Permitting Manager and Regulatory Lead – TESCo needed at CrossBoundary

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Job title : Permitting Manager and Regulatory Lead – TESCo jobs in Abuja

Job Location : Abuja

Deadline : April 15, 2023

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Job Description

  • The chosen candidate will play an important role in a unique team, with the opportunity to make a big impact on the clean energy landscape in Africa. Team members come from diverse backgrounds but share several qualities: curiosity, humility, integrity, a drive for excellence, and a bias for action.

Who You Are

  • Excellent in written and verbal communication
  • Proactive problem solver and possess meticulous attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills that reflect an ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment and stay calm under pressure
  • Excellence: You hold yourself to high standards and lead by example. You overdeliver on all tasks big or small necessary to contribute toward the team objective
  • Curiosity: Not satisfied with no; assists others to generate creative solutions by looking at problems from new perspectives
  • Acts Like an Owner: Systematic and highly organized; takes personal accountability for completing all tasks on time and setting and meeting changing deadlines
  • Deliberate Thinker: A pragmatic decision-maker known for deducing the simple, robust solution where more complicated approaches would deliver the same results. Excellent strategic writing and presentation skills; ability to communicate clearly and effectively with diverse audiences
  • Bias to Action: Self-starter who is passionate about creating lasting change in Africa. You are comfortable with ambiguity and effective in a fast-moving and complex environment
  • Prioritizes Results: Attention to detail is one of your top strengths. Your final products almost never contain errors because you regularly examine your own work for accuracy

Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years of related experience working in energy or infrastructure project development, environmental or energy consultancy, telecommunications, or a related field
  • Motivation to work in the renewable energy industry, particularly the distributed generation / off-grid sector  
  • Experience working in rural Nigeria with established connections to key energy, environmental or telecommunications regulatory agencies
  • Professional fluency in English. Expert and professional communicator in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field

Primary Responsibilities

  • Establish and maintain personal relationships with energy permitting officers of regulatory agencies to drive successful licensing of CBE’S TESCo portfolio of projects across rural Nigeria
  • Support the Regulatory Affairs teams at CBE to refine our understanding of the licensing roadmap for TESCo projects based on legal advice and consultations with local stakeholders in Nigeria
  • Support the team to effectively use permit checklists, flagging areas where items are missing or not meeting stated requirements
  • Draft and update permit application documents to meet CBE standards, leveraging input from the regulatory, ESG, and project development and technical teams where required  
  • Prepare digital application files for CBE license and permit submissions across over 20 Nigerian states, including site-by-site approvals where needed
  • Consistently, accurately, and clearly captures project licensing knowledge and data. Transmit this knowledge to the team through existing tools and procedures in accordance with internal and external reporting deadlines
  • Follow up with relevant government agencies and entities in person when required to streamline application processes (where possible) and minimize delays to project development timelines
  • Honour Cross Boundary’s code of ethics around compliance and anti-bribery in every aspect of the role
  • Identify potential external agencies with which CBE can partner to grow our regulatory resources in Nigeria. Support CBE Contracting and onboarding of these resources.
  • Once the team is established, lead this team to drive progress in this workstream, whilst maintaining links and participating within CBE’s wider regulatory team.

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