Project Director (Infrastructure Power Projects) – Lusaka, Zambia.

Our client, a well-established Non-Governmental Organisation, focused on economic development through the funding of Infrastructure Projects across sub-Saharan Africa in collaboration With a Power Company based in Zambia, is looking to recruit a Project Director. The successful candidate MUST have relevant experience developing successful greenfield hydropower projects across Africa.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Establish & manage a master strategy programme & budget for the remainder of the project’s development period.
  • Maintain a focus on ensuring that the project’s economic fundamentals & structuring will be affordable.
  • Ensure that the development of the project is conducted efficiently.
  • Minimise overall development cost & schedule.
  • Achieve the financial close of the project.
  • Responsible for EPC & PPA contract negotiations.


  • Must have experience working in Africa.
  • An Engineering or Technical Degree will be preferred.
  • A minimum of 15 years of experience working in the power sector in emerging markets.
  • Must demonstrate a successful track record in managing large infrastructure projects.
  • Candidates with experience handling hydropower projects will have a distinct advantage.
  • Excellent education track record.
  • Must have proven experience in negotiating & structuring the EPC contract.
  • Experience in raising debt & equity finance.
  • Experience in reporting to SPV boards and managing various stakeholder interests.
  • Demonstrate the ability to complete projects with limited resources and time constraints.

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  • Education:Bachelor's.
  • Job Type:Contract.
  • Location:Lusaka, Zambia.
  • Career Level:Executive Level.
  • Salary:Monthly gross salary: Competitive remuneration depending on individual skills & experience.
  • Deadline:20th April 2020.