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NRECA International projects require a diverse range of technical and operational expertise—which may include GIS planning, distribution system design, cooperative development and operation, and lineman training, among others—so there are ample opportunities for interested applicants to apply their respective skills to the challenge of rural electric system development in countries around the world.

NRECA International is currently providing expertise in electrification program design; rural utility development; legal, regulatory, financial and economic analysis; and engineering design and analysis, in sixteen countries, including Bangladesh, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Ghana, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Liberia, Pakistan, the Philippines, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda, and maintains its headquarters in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. Our focus is on resolving the issues that are critical to successful rural electrification program design and implementation.


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NRECA International is managing and operating a 10MW HFO-diesel power plant in the north of Haiti. Funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development in partnership with the Government of Haiti, the Pilot Project for Sustainable Electricity Distribution power utility provides modern electricity services to the Caracol Industrial Park where it is located, and the surrounding communes. Currently, PPSELD has around 14,000 clients and 270 km of distribution lines.

NRECA International is seeking to hire a General Manager for this project who will reside in Caracol, Haiti, and perform the following duties:

  • Develop and implement operational directives required to enforce all PPSELD policies and procedures.
  • Direct PPSELD employees to operate and maintain all facilities necessary to provide reliable and affordable electric service to all connected customers.
  • Ensure that all management practices, methods, and procedures are followed by PPSELD management and staff to ensure effective operations of the system.
    Participate in planning service expansions during the contract period and integrate new PPSELD customers and service territory in the distribution system.
  • Promote customer understanding of rights and obligations as consumers of PPSELD service.
  • Ensure safe working conditions for PPSELD personnel, providing them the opportunity for maximum creativeness, personal satisfactions, and a sense of accomplishment.
  • Evaluate PPSELD project needs, including power supply and local political needs that arise from time to time.
  • Advise and assist NRECA International to develop effective policies and procedures to support informed decision-making towards effective direction and management of PPSELD.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the PPSELD Chief of Party.

Level of effort
This will be a full-time assignment working on the PPSELD calendar as defined by PPSELD project management.

Supervision
During the course of this assignment, the General Manager will report to and be under the technical supervision of the NRECA Chief of Party.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must possess a degree in Engineering or Business.
  • Must have 10 years of experience in electric utility business in Haiti or similar environment.
  • Five years of experience in a management position.
  • Must have experience managing an electric utility including aspects of generation and distribution.
  • Experience overseeing and handling the procurement of materials and services for the electric system.
  • Good working level skill in French, Creole and English (or Spanish), is required.

Requirements
Haitian citizenship


NRECA International is managing and operating a 10MW HFO-diesel power plant in the north of Haiti. Funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development in partnership with the Government of Haiti, the Pilot Project for Sustainable Electricity Distribution power utility provides modern electricity services to the Caracol Industrial Park where it is located, and the surrounding communes. Currently, PPSELD has around 14,000 clients and 270 km of distribution lines.

NRECA International is seeking to hire a power generation advisor for this project, who will reside in Caracol, Haiti, and perform the following duties:

Management Duties:

  • Develop operational directives required to implement and enforce policies and procedures for the power generation department.
  • Direct power generation department employees to operate and maintain the generation plant in high levels of reliable service.
  • Ensure that all management practices, methods, and procedures are followed by generation department employees to ensure effective operations of the system.
  • Participate in planning service expansions during the contract period.
    Promote customer understanding of rights and obligations as consumers of PPSELD service.
  • Ensure safe working conditions for power generation department personnel, providing them the opportunity for maximum creativeness, personal satisfactions, and a sense of accomplishment.
  • Advise and assist NRECA International to develop effective policies and procedures to support informed decision-making towards effective direction and management of PPSELD.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the PPSELD Chief of Party.

Technical Duties:

  • Power plant optimization:
    • Engineering review. During equipment shut down or failure, provide in-depth review of each generation unit and implement corrective action.
    • Operation and maintenance. Provide accurate reporting of plant operations and maintenance to keep track of the energy balance between fuel consumption and electrical production.
    • Identify training requirements for employees. When feasible provide on-the-job and class type training to improve employee’s expertise and provide adequate tools for their respective tasks.
    • Maintain special attention to efficiency monitoring. Insure that required spare parts are available for optimum plant operation.
    • Implement standard operation procedures (SOP) for safe and continuous operation.
  • PLC and HMI (Programmable Logic Controller and Human Machine Interface: Resolve/manage the issues with the existing PLC program that limit the flexibility and operations of the plant.
  • Improve plant reception fuel metering installation: Identify new equipment requirement to address limitations with fuel metering, to include fuel meters with temperature correction to 15 Celsius. This equipment would also improve the reporting accuracy on fuel consumption / balance for the plant.
  • Install a new Homogenizer Unit : Oversee installation of a new homogenizer system to replace the damaged unit. Modification to the existing piping will be needed with revision to the electrical connection.
  • Preventive maintenance software: Implement dedicated and efficient preventative maintenance software that addresses the requirements for optimizing the proper operations and management infrastructure. This software should include modules covering inventory management, work orders, asset inventory, preventative/corrective tasks, consumption, etc.
  • Procurement for fuel (HFO / Diesel) and all consumables : Ensure proper fuel procurement, lube oil and consumable for power plant operation. Work in conjunction with the Arlington office for fuel procurement and specifications.
  • Capacity building: Provide adequate and very specific training and guidelines for employees and create opportunities for personnel and professional growth. Proper training and employee recognition will lead to increased understanding of the purpose of PPSELD, necessary changes in attitude, and allow the personnel to grow to the next level of initiatives required to properly manage a power plant efficiently.

Level of effort
This will be a full-time assignment working on the PPSELD calendar as defined by PPSELD project management.

Supervision
During the course of the assignment, the Power Generation Advisor will report to and be under the technical supervision of the NRECA Chief of Party.

Qualifications

  • Must possess a degree in Engineering.
  • Must have five years minimum experience in power generation plant operations and maintenance.
  • Must have five years minimum experience in management of generation plants.
  • Must have experience in management of diesel generation plants.
  • Experience managing HFO generation plants is desirable.
  • Good working level skill in English (and or Spanish) is required and Creole or French is not mandatory.


NRECA International is managing and operating a 10MW HFO-diesel power plant in the north of Haiti. Funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development in partnership with the Government of Haiti, the Pilot Project for Sustainable Electricity Distribution power utility provides modern electricity services to the Caracol Industrial Park where it is located, and the surrounding communes. Currently, PPSELD has around 14,000 clients and 270 km of distribution lines.

NRECA International is seeking to hire a Finance and Administration Manager for this project who will reside in Caracol, Haiti. The PPSELD Finance and Administration Manager’s duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Oversight of PPSELD utility accounting functions and financial reporting.
  • Management/oversight of accounts payable, accounts receivable, payment of current accounts, and all PPSELD banking functions.
  • Preparation and presentation of PPSELD annual budgets.
  • Oversight of human resources management.
  • Oversight of procurement and warehousing.
  • Oversight of information technology support (data processing support).
  • Oversight of PPSELD security.
  • Oversight of PPSELD vehicle fleet.
  • Prepare the project local cost reports.
  • Prepare PPSELD financial reports on a monthly basis.
  • Other duties assigned by PPSELD General Manager and/or Chief of Party.

Level of effort
This will be a full-time assignment working on the PPSELD calendar as defined by PPSELD project management.

Supervision
The Finance and Administration Manager will report to and be under the technical supervision of the NRECA Chief of Party and/or the PPSELD General Manager.

Qualifications

  • A degree in Accounting.
  • Six years minimum of experience in accounting.
  • Three years of experience in management and/or supervisor positions.
  • Excellent working level skill in French, Creole and English (or Spanish) is required.

Requirements
Haitian citizenship


NRECA International is managing and operating a 10MW HFO-diesel power plant in the north of Haiti. Funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development in partnership with the Government of Haiti, the Pilot Project for Sustainable Electricity Distribution power utility provides modern electricity services to the Caracol Industrial Park where it is located, and the surrounding communes. Currently, PPSELD has around 14,000 clients and 270 km of distribution lines.

NRECA International is seeking to hire a Financial Advisor for this project who will reside in Caracol, Haiti, and report to the PPSELD General Manager and the Chief of Party. The duties and responsibilities are as follows:

  • Oversight of PPSELD utility accounting functions and financial reporting.
    Management/oversight of accounts payable, accounts receivable, payment of current accounts, and all PPSELD banking functions.
  • Preparation and presentation of PPSELD annual budgets.
  • Oversight of information technology and data process support.
  • Define training activities to support finance, accounting and administrative staff development.
  • Direct modifications and improvements to PPSELD business systems, including the Customer Information System, accounting program, human resource programs, annual performance appraisal process, and other business and management systems as needed.
  • Assist the Accounting and Finance Manager to prepare and submit the monthly financial reports.
  • Assume the responsibility to submit the financial reports to the Chief of Party.
  • Assist the Accounting and Finance Manager to define accounting policies and procedures.
  • Produce periodic financial reports, and present the data and information needed to monitor PPSELD performance to PPSELD and NRECA International management, as well as to USAID.
  • Periodically review performance of PPSELD subcontractors to ensure compliance with terms and conditions of contract agreements.
  • In collaboration with the PPSELD Technical Advisor, develop and implement monthly performance monitoring report to cover all technical, financial and institutional performance targets.
  • Other duties assigned by PPSELD General Manager and/or Chief of Party.

Level of effort
This will be a full-time assignment working on the PPSELD calendar as defined by PPSELD project management.

Supervision
During the course of this assignment, the Financial Advisor will report to and be under the technical supervision of the NRECA Chief of Party and/or the PPSELD General Manager.

Qualifications

  • A degree in Accounting.
  • Minimum six years of experience in accounting.
  • Minimum of five years in a financial management position.
  • Excellent working level skill in English or Spanish is required. French,  and Creole is not mandatory.

NRECA International is managing and operating a 10MW HFO-diesel power plant in the north of Haiti. Funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development in partnership with the Government of Haiti, the Pilot Project for Sustainable Electricity Distribution power utility provides modern electricity services to the Caracol Industrial Park where it is located, and the surrounding communes.

NRECA International is seeking to hire an accountant for this project. The accountant will reside in Caracol, Haiti, and report to The Chief of Party, the Administrative & Financial Manager, the and/or the person appointed by them. The duties and responsibilities are as follows:

  • Prepare the payroll every two weeks.
  • Book the payroll information in the accounting system.
  • Prepare and monitor taxes and contributions payments, related to the payroll.
  • Monitor TCA taxes payments.
  • Reconcile bank accounts monthly and monitor daily cash flows.
  • Responsible for the monthly cash counting and reconciliation.
  • Prepare the information to pay annual bonus to employees and/or other adjustments as instructed by the Administrative and Finance Manager.
  • Prepare the reconciliation between bank account and collection reports.
  • Prepare the journal entries to book revenue and collection data in the accounting system.
  • Prepare journal entries monthly to book all the accounting transactions.
  • Prepare financial statements.
  • Prepare financial reports and distribute them as required.
  • Maintain necessary work papers for auditors and year-end financial reporting.
  • Promptly report discrepancies in accounts to the Administrative and Finance Manager.
  • Assist with all necessary and reasonable internal accounting control.
  • Assist the Administrative and Finance Manager in budget preparation.
  • Support the Administrative and Finance Manager for audits.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Administrative/Finance Manager.
  • Follow all instructions provided by PPSELD/NRECA.

Supervision
The Accountant will report to and be under the supervision of the Administration and Financial Manager and Financial Advisor.

Qualifications

  • A degree in Accounting.
  • Minimum four years of experience in accounting.
  • Excellent working level skill in French, Creole and English(or Spanish) is required.

Requirements
Haitian citizenship


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