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Job Vacancy For Senior PPP Specialist At Ministry of Finance & Economic Planning (MOFEP)

Posted on: July 5th, 2012 by Ghana Jobs

{Ministry of Finance & Economic Planning (MOFEP),Accra,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,31 Jul-2012};

Background:
The Government of Ghana (GOG) recognizes the need to explore Public Private Partnership (PPP) option in the delivery of public infrastructure and social services. In this regard, the Ministry of Finance & Economic Planning (MOFEP) has in the last two years embarked on a robust PPP programme and is undertaking an impressive set of reforms to improve the policy, legal, institutional and regulatory environment for the implementation of PPP projects as well as preparation and transaction advisory support for PPP projects.

MOFEP through the Public Investment Division (PID) which is leading the PPP Programme in Ghana is now seeking to appoint an experienced Senior PPP specialist with international experience in PPP investment appraisal as well as project development, transaction and structuring. The Senior PPP Specialist shall therefore be attached to the PID and will have cross-cutting functions for PPP transaction development and Gate-Keeping.

Purpose of the Position:
The PPP Specialist will operate at the PID office within MOFEP in Accra. The assignment will be for two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to work requirements and satisfactory performance of the Specialist.

•  The Specialist will provide advisory support for the implementation of the Ghana PPP Programme at all levels of the PPP project life cycle and provide leadership to the team of professionals in the PID, with regards to the organizational, professional and modus operandi requirements of the division. A key purpose of this position will be to transfer important PPP transaction and gate-keeping oversight and management skills, models, and procedures to relevant units under the PID
•  She/he Will, under the direction of the PID Director, assist in overseeing the assessment of a growing portfolio of PPP transactions in Ghana as well as support the generation of PPP pipeline projects across various sectors through a robust Investment Appraisal (IA), Affordability and Value for Money (VfM) assessments in accordance with the Government of Ghana National PPP Policy. The Specialist will also be overseeing and managing teams of PPP project consulting and transactions advisory firms and individuals who will be carrying-out PPP pre-feasibility and full feasibility studies, and preparing and implementing PPP tenders

Qualification Required & Experience

Education:
A minimum of a Master’s degree in Economics, Law, Finance, Business Administration or Management. An interdisciplinary background is desirable but not necessary.

•  Minimum of 10 years’ experience with analyzing, structuring, and financing PPP infrastructure investments with some experience at the international level, especially in Developing Countries and Africa and working with Governments, including:
a) Experience with preparing, structuring, and negotiating limited recourse project financing transactions;
b) Experience with preparing or bidding on international competitive procurements for large capital investments projects;
c) Experience in appraising investment projects, such as conducting due diligence reviews for investors and lenders;
d) Strong quantitative experience with designing and reviewing financial feasibility studies and tariff-setting analysis for long-term infrastructure investments
Experience with conducting and reviewing Public sector Comparison (PSC) and Value for Money (VfM) analysis for large investments projects;
•  Experience with advising on PPP policies, institutional development, legal & regulatory frameworks, and training;
•  Demonstrated ability to work with Ministry of Finance decision-makers and donor organizations alike;
•  Must have practical experience in leading and coordinating professionals within a complex multi-cultural and cross-sectoral environment;
•  Ability to conduct on-the-job training and to transfer key PPP project and transaction management skills to other members of the PPP Team
•  Experience in the design, implementation and successful closing of PPP transactions and working on multiple transactions
•  Demonstrated knowledge of PPP opportunities in areas relating to economic and social infrastructure and services;

Other Requirements:

•  Strong oral and written communication skills in English language with a capacity to communicate effectively to a wide variety of audiences, including conducting periodic presentations;
•  Ability to convey ideas and positions clearly
•  Ability to manage multiple tasks effectively
•  A strong team player with excellent leadership and interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a high profile environment

How To Apply For The Job

Interested individual Consultants must provide information (Detailed Curriculum Vitae showing the dates and organizational titles for all relevant employment and assignments and a Statement of interest showing how the consultant’s experience meets the competency and expertise requirements and describing what their candidacy can offer the PID for this important position)

Individual Consultants will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in the World Bank Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits and Grants by World Bank Borrowers, January 2011 version.

Interested Individual Consultants may obtain further information at the address below from 0900 to 1700 hours. Monday through Friday (except public holidays)

Expressions of Interest must be submitted in five (5) copies (one original and four copies) in sealed envelope clearly marked “Ghana PPP Project-Expression of Interest for Senior PPP Specialist position” and delivered at the address below:

The Chief Director
Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning
Attention: Director, Public Investment Division
28th February Road
Post Office Box M40
Ministries, Accra
Fourth Floor (New Block) Room 419

Tel: +233-302-673431
Email: [email protected]

Closing Date: 21th July, 2012

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