Power Economist and Regulatory Advisor

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WSP

Kuwait City, Kuwait

JOB DESCRIPTION / ROLE

Employment: Full Time

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WSP is seeking to appoint a Power Economist and Regulatory Advisor whom will be responsible in tariff setting, financial/economic evaluation of power project, power system financial modules economic/financial dispatching management.

* WSP provides consultancy services to major clients in the Middle East and has gained a reputation as being a market leader in many of these services.
* We therefore require a high performing individual to join the Power team and support our internal teams and external clients
* Being part of a successful delivery team will maintain our positive commercial revenues.

Your new role, what's involved?
* Experienced in tariff setting, financial/economic evaluation of power project, power system financial modules economic/financial dispatching management, power purchase agreements and trade coordination
* Monitor and assess national authorities on policy and regulatory developments having a strategic or a commercial impact on the power business in Kuwait.
* Develop mid- and long-term power policy and regulatory advocacy strategies to allow successful business outcomes.
* Determine essential policies and regulatory positions and proactively create actions to shape the policy and regulatory landscape in the power industry.
* Represent the business internally and externally as appropriate
* Transfer my knowledge and expertise by carrying out appropriate trainings to WSP and the client's Engineers
* Actively engage in key client relationships;
* Work collaboratively with Team Leaders and Project Managers to obtain regular feedback from clients on our performance, and look to cross-sell the wider business.

REQUIREMENTS

We'd love to hear from you if you have:
* Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering. Masters or Doctorate Degree will be viewed as an advantage.
* 15 years work experience of which a minimum of 10 years in tariff setting, financial/economic evaluation of power projects, power system financial modules economic / financial dispatching management, power purchase / sale agreements and power trade coordination.
* Preferably an Experienced Interconnected system regulation.
* Preferably having an experience in Trainings.

What's in it for you?
* You will be up to date with Health and Safety objectives and implement them into daily work practices.
* You will be up to date with Quality Assurance and Management Systems and implement them into daily work practices.
* You will be up to date with personal training objectives including industry best practice and relevant professional institution training objectives.
* You will be up to date with the minimum Continuing Professional Development (CPD) training days.
* You will maintain good relationships with colleagues and internal & external clients.
* Your work will be of high quality and accurate.
* You will meet project and prospect delivery targets and deadlines.
* You will have a good understanding of commercial issues related to the projects you are working on and be able to contribute to a good financial performance of these projects.
* Your communication skills will enable you to write high quality technical reports.
* You will be a consultant with a high professional standards and work ethics with a commitment to equality, diversity and sustainability.

Apply now and be the future of WSP!

ABOUT THE COMPANY

WSP is one of the world's leading engineering professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international brainpower. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Property & Buildings, Transportation & Infrastructure, Environment, Industry, Resources (including Mining and Oil & Gas) and Power & Energy sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With 36,000 talented people in more than 500 offices across 40 countries, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come.

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