USAID Banking/Finance Specialist Jobs – Power Africa Uganda Accelerator
Job Title: Banking/Finance Specialist
Organisation: Power Africa Uganda Accelerator
Funding Source: Unites States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Chief of Party
USAID’s Power Africa Uganda Electricity Supply Accelerator (the Power Africa Uganda Accelerator) activity, implemented by Energy and Security Group LLC and funded by the United States Agency for International Development, seeks to rapidly increase the level of electricity access in the country through assistance for off-grid and on-grid energy solutions. The goal of the Power Africa Uganda Accelerator is to facilitate 1,000 Megawatts (MW) of additional generation capacity and one million new connections in Uganda by 2020. This target is aligned with the Government of Uganda’s (GOU) target of increasing generation capacity to 2,500 MW by 2020 and Power Africa’s overall target of adding 30,000 MW and 60 million new connections in sub-Saharan Africa by 2030.
Job Summary: The Banking/Finance Specialist will assist Power Africa in working jointly with developers/end users and banks/financial institutions in structuring debt financing packages, including appropriate credit enhancements as and when required, that will permit closing transactions for on-grid and off-g