Governance & Accountability Expert (m/f/d)

GOPA Infra GmbH (former Rodeco Consulting GmbH)


For an upcoming project opportunity, we are currently looking for a Governance & Accountability Expert. It will be a long-term position with a minimum of 40 man-months.
Task description: 

The infrastructure technical assistance facility (ITAF) will be aimed at technical assistance that contributes to efficient, effective preparation leading to the design of sustainable and financially viable infrastructure programmes that will attract appropriate investment. The ITAF will access local and international experts who will assist in skills and knowledge transfer to relevant public role players in the infrastructure sectors. A key aspiration of the ITAF is to support high quality evidence-based research that will result in leading infrastructure financing and technical models, being created in the South African context.

  • Master’s degree in Economics, Business, Finance, or related field with more than 6 years’ experience; OR
  • Bachelor’s degree in economics, business administration or in any related field with 10 years’ experience.

General professional experience:

  • At least 6 years’ professional experience in financial or business and management analysis and modelling;
  • More than 5 years’ experience working with government (including SOEs) and the private sector;
  • More than 5 years’ experience in training, facilitation or organisation of learning programmes would be an added advantage.

Specific professional experience:

  • At least 6 years’ experience in project management, or monitoring and evaluation of at least one large infrastructure or development finance project of comparable value as one of the maximum budgets stated in the Contract Notice;
  • More than 6 years’ experience in planning and implementation of infrastructure projects for communities (including women and marginalised groups), and on increasing their engagement with public sector;
  • At least 6 years of experience in the public infrastructure sector with multiple stakeholders, including development finance institutions, or academia, or private sector or civil society;
  • Experience related to the rules and regulations in the public infrastructure and finance in South Africa;
  • Working knowledge of the public, private and civil society infrastructure eco-system in South Africa would be advantageous, demonstrated through previous working experience in South Africa.

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