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Engility delivers innovative solutions to critical challenges facing the nation and the world. As a premier provider of integrated services for the U.S. government, we support the Department of Defense, intelligence community, space communities, federal civilian agencies and international customers. Engility is dedicated to making lives better, safer and more secure.


Engility Corporation, building on IRG’s legacy in international development, is currently seeking a Senior Energy Legal and Policy Advisor for an anticipated USAID-funded Competitive Energy Market Program in Ukraine. The project is intended to assist the country’s goals in opening the energy markets for competition, as per EU 3rd Energy Package requirements, increasing electric power generation and renewables capacities, expanding transmission, distribution and regional trading, and have committed to make the utility and energy sector reforms to pave the way for investment and growth. The goal is to ensure energy security of Ukraine, remove energy constraints to economic growth and spur trade and investment, while mitigating long-term greenhouse gas emissions trajectories. The project will serve as a catalyst that will spark a transformation in Ukraine’s energy sector.
Responsibilities include delivering legal and regulatory technical assistance under the supervision of the Chief of Party. May act as “Task Leader” for specific activity areas. The responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:
  • Support the Ministry of Energy and other governmental agencies on review and improvement of national energy strategy, policies and plans;
  • Support the Ministry of Energy and Parliament Committee on harmonization of Ukrainian energy legislation and regulations with the EU 3rd Energy Package requirements
  • Review and improvement of electrify market legislation, regulations, standards
  • Assist in improvement of legal and regulatory framework for renewables and energy efficiency;
  • Assist in improvement of enabling legal environment for private investments in energy sector;
  • Support high-level governmental and inter-agency working groups on energy policy and energy planning

Required Qualifications:

  • Advanced University degree in law, energy, economics, business administration, or another relevant discipline.
  • At least 10 years of development cooperation experience in areas including energy policy and planning, development of regulation and tariffs in the energy sector in the Ukrainian context.
  • At least 5 years of experience in assisting developing countries in national energy sector policy analysis and development (sector reform and restructuring, regulatory and institutional capacity building, sector planning and energy access, tariff regulation, investment promotion and renewables).
  • Proven oral and written communication skills in English.

Desired Qualifications:

  • 15+ years of development cooperation experience in areas including policy and planning, regulatory and institutional support in the energy sector of the region.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience working on the following;
  • Energy policy, planning and legislation as per EU 3rd Energy Package requirements
  • Regulatory reforms, with focus on renewable energy
  • Legal and regulatory framework for PPPs and IPPs for infrastructure development and energy services contracting.
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