The Reform Support Team at the Ministry of Energy of Ukraine (MinEnergy) is a group of Ukrainian professionals (non-civil servants) funded on a temporary basis through the Ukraine Reforms Architecture (URA)* programme that provides targeted technical support and assists the Ministry in the design and implementation of priority reforms.
The RST at MinEnergy was launched in 2021 to assist the Ministry with the implementation of priority reforms in the following areas: integrated approach to the formulation of energy policy, ensuring efficient operation of energy markets, coal industry reform, improving energy efficiency, implementation of the National Emission Reduction Plan, public administration reform and capacity building.
Since February 2022, the RST has also assisted the Ministry in ensuring the stability of the energy system in the context of heavy damages inflicted on its critical infrastructure by the ongoing war in Ukraine. The team provides coordination, analytical and expert support to the Ministry in areas such as evaluation of damages, repair of critical infrastructure, formulation of energy sector related recovery plans and cooperation with international partners.
We are now opening the competition for the position of RST Director. The Director will be a full-time consultant at the Reform Support Team (RST) at the Ministry of Energy of Ukraine. The Director will be responsible for effective operational management of the RST, overall coordination of the implementation of priority reforms and cooperation with partners.
Interested professionals are encouraged to apply.
This consultancy assignment is expected to start on 15 March 2023. Duration of the assignment will depend on the availability of funding, needs of the URA programme and performance of the selected consultant. The probation period is three months.
Potential candidates should send a full package of documents (application form, CV, NDA Form and letter of recommendation) by 23:59 (Kyiv time) on 27 February 2023 to the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org. Candidates who submit an incomplete package of documents will not be considered.
Only short-listed applicants will be invited to the written test and interview.
The detailed Terms of Reference are available at the link, Application Form - at the link, NDA Form - at the link.
*Ukraine Reforms Architecture (URA) is a comprehensive technical assistance programme deployed by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), in partnership with the European Union, to support critical reform processes in Ukraine. URA is financed from the Ukraine Stabilisation and Sustainable Growth Multi-Donor Account (MDA) managed by the EBRD. Contributors to the MDA are Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, the United States and the European Union.