Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions, Inc. (Wood) is seeking a Senior Technical Lead for Ghana in the energy sector to guide and support the West Africa Energy Program (WAEP) under the Power Africa Expansion Program. WAEP will target advancing the energy sector, specifically as related to facilitating the financial closure of power transactions and strengthening the enabling environment for private sector investment in Ghana and West Africa’s power sector, while addressing key constraints to such investment and strengthening the human and institutional capacity of key national power sector entities, including utilities, on - grid connections, and regional power trade. Projects will be performed in close coordination with US funding agencies and local stakeholder counterparts. Extensive experience living and working in Ghana is highly preferred.
This full - time position will be based in Accra, Ghana, and will require frequent travel to in - country project sites. Wood’s Senior Energy Lead for Ghana will provide technical leadership, project management, and strategy and project formulation support for all desired outcomes of the Ghana program. The successful candidate will report directly to the project COP.
Technical areas of expertise sought include:
Environmental, Resettlement, Social & Gender Considerations
Contract length: Four (4) years with possible option years.
Support Wood’s Home Office staff in developing monthly project invoices
Skills and Qualification
Ability to work in a team environment with multiple reporting priorities