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IT Infrastructure Advisor - Sustainable Energy for Pakistan (SEP) Project

Tetra Tech ES, Inc., a subsidiary of Tetra Tech (USA) dedicated to international development, is recruiting
Pakistan-based professional for the position below to support multi-year (2017-2021) USAID-funded
sustainable energy project in Pakistan.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS:

The position entails supporting DISCOs in the areas of implementing smart grid technologies to improve operational and financial performance, which include but not limited to:

  • Prepare overall Smart Grid implementation roadmap with detailed Smart Grid pilot projects or mass rollout (as required) implementation plans which employs investment requirements and projected benefits.
  • Undertake gap analysis and baseline survey of operational technology (OT) and information technology (IT) systems in targeted DISCOs for the implementation of Smart Grid Systems.
  • Supervise the project field team for the implementation/installation of Smart Devices in line with project requirements.  
  • Define scope and use-cases in consultation with DISCOs, implementation partner and establish business needs for the proposed SG systems such as Grid Modernization, Network Expansion, and Augmentation, Reduction in Technical & Commercial losses and improved distribution and commercial operations.
  • Carry out a cost-benefit analysis of various Smart Grid technologies and applications in the context of DISCOs improved business operations and compliance to regulatory performance improvement framework.
  • Establish business requirements for the proposed SG systems and related integration, systems integration architecture, workflows and functional as well as technical specifications.
  • Administer planning, design, and execution of pilot projects; budget and schedule planning, tenders/bidding documents and implementation overview.
  • Manage IT systems integration with existing third-party systems such as SAP/Oracle — requirement gathering, development of test cases and integration of testing framework.
  • Review and re-define DISCOs current and future automation plans with regards to ERP, CRM, GIS, Billing, and other IT-based solutions.

Location

Islamabad, Pakistan with visits to Lahore, Peshawar & Multan.

QUALIFICATIONS: (MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS)
EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related disciplines such as Computer Science / Electrical Engineering coupled with Master’s in business administration /Computer Sciences.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Candidate must have worked in a lead role at a senior level position for min 5 years in DISCOs or worked in project implementation for DISCOs in areas of Solution Architecture related to AMI, Smart Grid, OMS integrate on, ERP (SAP/Oracle).
  • The experience of working on multi-donor projects is a plus.

 

SKILLS:

  • Ability to work in a team environment and meet tight deadlines under demanding conditions.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills with the ability to present complex technical proposals.

LANGUAGES:

Fluency in both English and Urdu required.





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