2 World Bank Project Job Opportunities – Transaction Execution Specialist at Ligomarc Advocates

Organization: Ligomarc
Advocates
Funding Source: World Bank
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Ligomarc
Advocates is recruiting for a valuable client, a Government Company funded by
Government of Uganda (Coil) and Development Partners, to provide financial,
technical and other support for Renewable Energy infrastructure development in
Uganda, with particular emphasis on enabling Private Sector participation. In
the above regard, our client is participating in the World Bank funded Energy
for Rural Transformation Project, now moving into its third Phase (ERT III),
and is also implementing other programs funded by GoU and other Development
Partners.
Job Summary: The Transaction
Execution Specialist will manage the Company’s Solar Financing Programmes
including; a Solar Refinancing Facility extended through Participating
Financial Institutions (PFIs) for solar systems acquisition and a Working
Capital Facility for solar vendors.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Sell the Company’s Solar Vendor financing
and guarantee programs by:
o   Initiating
business relationships with the Company’s Participating Financial Institutions
(PFIs), existing and new ones.
o   Steering and ensuring
that appropriate Agreements, including Participating Agreement for the Solar
Vendor Working Capital Facility and the Master Guarantee Agreement are signed
between the PFIs and the Company.
o   Obtaining
required approvals from other stakeholders where applicable.
o   Initiating
business relationships with the Solar Companies with particular emphasis to
those employing a pay-plan model
o   Proactively
engage Solar Vendors to promote the vendors financing programme available at
PFIs.
·        
As part of Energy for Rural Transformation phase III
(ERT III) preparatory activities, to work alongside the legal and consulting
firms to develop agreements, manuals, and procedures
·        
Actively engage PFIs already participating in the
solar refinance programme for increased uptake of the solar loans.
·        
Work closely with other Programme Stakeholders on a
continuous basis to obtain and/or share relevant information for effective
delivery of the programme outputs.  
·        
Process PFI applications for solar refinance and
solar vendor financing in accordance with the terms, conditions, and guidelines
of the programme.
·        
Process partial risk guarantee applications from
PFIs in accordance with the terms and conditions of the guarantee scheme terms
and conditions of the Guarantee Scheme.
·        
The incumbent will also process guarantee claims
from PFIs in accordance to the terms and conditions of the guarantee scheme.
·        
Manage the post-funding relationship(s) between the
Company and the PFIs by;
o   Liaising with
the Company’s M&E to capture data on solar connections.
o   Obtain relevant
feedback from the solar vendors and PFIs for. performance monitoring and
improvement.
o   Undertaking
joint periodic (at least semi-annually) monitoring visits with PFIs to solar
vendors.
o   Regularly
review quarterly progress reports from PFIs with a view to prepare internal
quarterly reports.
·        
Perform any other duties as assigned by the
Director, Transaction Execution.
Key Performance Indicators:
·        
Number of Participating Agreements signed with PFIs
·        
Processed PFI Disbursements under the Working
Capital Facility Agreements
·        
Processed PFI Applications for Guarantees under the
Master Guarantee Facility Agreements
·        
Number of Solar Working Capital Loans extended by
PFIs
·        
Continuous engagement between Solar Companies and
PFIs with a view to building a pipeline of Working Capital applications
facilitated
·        
Number of Guarantees extended to PFIs.
·        
Timely, quarterly, supervision and monitoring
reports.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The Transaction Execution Specialist should hold an Honours
degree in a Business or Science related field from a recognised University
·        
Possession of a post-graduate qualification or
professional qualification in business or science related field will be an
added advantage.
·        
A minimum of five years relevant work experience
with a reputable Bank or Financial Institution or Financial Services
Organisation.
·        
Proven skills in business development or
relationship management will be an added advantage.
·        
Demonstrable experience with the Energy sector will
be an added advantage
·        
High level of interpersonal and management skills
and ability to work with teams in the organisation at all levels.
·        
Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines
·        
Computer literacy skills
·        
Demonstrable integrity and confidentiality in
handling public resources
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications in hard copy
accompanied with a detailed CV that includes contacts of three professional
referees to:
The Compliance
Officer,
Ligomarc
Advocates,
5th Floor
Social Security House,
Plot 4 Jinja
Road,
P.O. Box 8230
Kampala, Uganda
Deadline: 4th December, 2015
by 5:00 PM
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