• Job Opportunity at Africa Power and Development Advisors (APDA) - PricewaterhouseCoopers

  • Posted on: 17 January, 2017 Deadline: 31 January, 2017
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  • PricewaterhouseCoopers - Our client, Africa Power and Development Advisors (APDA) was set up with a mandate to provide first class advisory services to African countries to attain economic advancement through regional interdependence and international cooperation within the context of their national development plans and achieving the United Nations Global Development Goals.

    Manager, Oil & Gas and Power Sector

     

    Reference Number: 130-PEO00712
    Department: People & Change Nigeria
    Job type: Permanent

    Roles & Responsibilities

    • This role is responsible for the execution of the various advisory and project management activities that focuses on the needs of clients in the Oil & Gas and Power Sector.

    Accountabilities

    • Establishes an execution plan to achieve the project objectives that is consistent with the terms of the contract and the organizations mandatory requirements.
    • Oversees all APDA’s Oil & Gas and Power related projects by ensuring deliverables/scope, costs/budgets and schedules/project are met.
    • Identifies all resources and support (i.e. human, physical, financial) required to achieve the project objective and deliverables.
    • Manages the execution of projects while promoting quality and safety by providing leadership and clear direction to project teams with a focus on the organization’s specific related capital projects.
    • Monitors and controls project performance against budget, schedule, quality and safety requirements using appropriate control tools, and reporting to Management and the client.
    • Identifies changes in the scope of work and ensuring that change orders are current and adequate while effectively communicating project scope and changes to all stakeholders.
    • Monitors cash flow to protect APDA and client investment in the project.

    Requirements

    • A Bachelor’s Degree in Sciences (preferably Engineering) with a minimum of Second Class Lower Division
    • MBA or Masters in a related Discipline
    • Relevant Professional Qualification in related Discipline
    • Consulting experience is an added advantage
    • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in a similar organization and role
    • Ability to speak French fluently
    • Strong understanding of Project Management

    Skills and Competencies Required:

    • Project Planning, Initiation and Organization
    • Resource allocation and Management
    • Negotiation and Communication
    • Budgeting and Cost Management
    • Ability to lead a multi-disciplinary team

    Director of Business Development and Project Finance

     

    Reference Number: 130-PEO00711
    Location: Abuja
    Department: People & Change Nigeria
    Job type: Permanent

    Roles & Responsibilities

    • The Director of Business Development and Project Finance will supports the company in the creation of long term values through identification of business initiatives and ensuring availability of funds to carry out business activities.

    Key Accountabilities

    • Develops and implements a comprehensive strategic and tactical plan for business development, income generation and project funding for the organization.
    • Directs the business development activities of the organization and drives the new sales business for the company playing key role in the company’s bottom line.
    • Works with the Chief Executive Officer of APDA, to liaise with banks, financial institutions, Private Equity Funds, rating agencies and other stakeholders in the financial community to ensure timely availability of financing for projects at the most competitive terms.
    • Provides direction to the project finance team to identify, analyze and execute the most optimum financing solution for APDA’s projects (including debt and equity).
    • Undertakes and manages all fund raising activities and development of required documents needed to attract investors/ financiers. These activities include due diligence, business plan & financial model development, financing strategy, Information memorandum and necessary marketing documents required by potential investors
    • Oversees financing negotiations with potential financiers
    • With the support of internal and external counsel, ensure all deals with appropriately documented and successfully concluded in line with required approvals.
    • Seeks to ensure all project financial close (i.e. first disbursement) are achieved in a timely manner

    Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree in Management, Finance, Economics or Business related discipline with a minimum of Second Class Lower Division
    • MBA or Masters in a related discipline
    • Professional membership in the industry
    • Over 12 years’ experience in a similar organisation out of which 4 years must have been spent at a senior management level and relating with the board
    • Ability to speak French fluently is required
    • Strong understanding of project finance and project management
    • Strong understanding of debt/equity sourcing, project facilitation and funding

    Skills and Competencies Required:

    • Strategy formulation and business planning
    • Business/Marketing intelligence
    • Knowledge of debt/equity sourcing
    • Financial analysis
    • Negotiation and Communication skills

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

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