Job Summary

Our client, an innovative infrastructure development & finance organisation, delivering pioneering infrastructure in the poorest & most fragile countries in Africa & South East Asia, is looking to recruit a Regional Technical Assistance Manager. The successful candidate MUST have a minimum of 8 years of experience in infrastructure finance in developing countries within Africa.

  • Minimum Qualification: Masters
  • Experience Level: Executive level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

•    Provide advice to the Organisation team on the allocation of technical assistance resources & implementation.
•    Evaluate specific grant funding proposal from Organisation Companies to ensure appropriately support private participation.
•    Provide technical advice during the reviews of the regional portfolios of on-going Organisation projects.
•    Monitor the grant pipelines of Organisation companies working in the region.
•    Assist the Organisation team in liaising with the management & staff of other Organisation companies in the region.
•    Support with the promotion of strong strategic & operational partnerships with developing country’s governments.
•    Work with the regional representative for HSES to ensure the Organisation abides.
•    Support in implementing the Organisation business plan & strategy.


•    Must have an advanced university degree in development, finance, economics or related field.
•    Must have professional training in project finance and infrastructure projects.
•    5-8 years’ experience in infrastructure finance in developing countries in Africa.
•    Extensive knowledge of & experience with policy & financing issues related to a public-private partnership.
•    Demonstrate a track record of working in strategic partnerships with development community actors i.e. government officials, donors, private sector & civil society group.
•    Strong interpersonal skills.
•    Excellent management skills.
•    Excellent track record working effectively in interdisciplinary teams in the international environment.
•    Excellent communication skills.
•    Fluent in French will be an added advantage.

Monthly gross salary: Generous renumeration depending on individual skills & experience.
Education Level: Master’s Degree.
Position level: Executive Level Position.
Location: Nairobi, Kenya.
Deadline: 25th February 2020.

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