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Transport Planner - Cape Town

Sector: Transport

PEGASYS is an advisory group driving developmental impact in emerging economies. We work to solve complex problems and improve overall quality of life. We are trusted advisors and partners to the public and private sector and support our clients to develop infrastructure and manage natural resources. Our specialists are from a broad range of disciplines, which include engineering, law, finance, economics, international relations, policy, the humanities and science. Together we form a multidisciplinary team and bring our diverse skillset and experience to take on challenges facing the developmental sector.

  • Permanent position (in the transport practice) Location – Cape Town QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE Required ▪ A post graduate qualification in an appropriate field including (but not limited to) Transport Planning, Transport Studies, Transport Engineering, Transport Economics and / or Urban Planning. ▪ Must have 2 to 5 years practical transport planning experience, including network planning and service design. ▪ Must have a good understanding of public transport and the link between land-use and transport planning. ▪ Broad knowledge of emerging best practices and sustainable public transport approaches, operations and principles. ▪ Understanding and ability to interpret transport modelling outputs, some modelling ability or experience will be an added advantage. ▪ Demonstrable experience in public transport survey data analysis. ▪ Experience in stakeholder engagement, including public consultation initiatives. ▪ Must have a good understanding of transport planning issues in developing econom

  • Preferred ▪ An understanding of the unique public transport context and issues in South Africa or any other developing country, including the structure of the public transport industry. ▪ Experience in a consulting environment, exposure to research, analysis, synthesis and problem-solving will be an added advantage. ▪ A keen interest or previous exposure to any one (or all) of the following areas: - South African public transport policy & legislation / transport modelling / dealing with public sector clients. 2 KEY SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES This role calls for several specific skills and characteristics in the candidate, including: - ▪ Strong work ethic, self-motivated and demonstrable high standards of achievement; ▪ Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in diverse teams as well as independently; ▪ An energetic problem-solver, who is open-minded with multi-perspective views; ▪ Interest in working towards a desired outcome on complex and ambiguous client problems; ▪ Ability to research a

  • Must demonstrate strong numeracy capabilities; ▪ Good time management, with the ability to meet task deadlines within timeframe and budget; ▪ Excellent oral and written communication skills; ▪ Attention to detail and excellent numerical skills; ▪ Demonstrable ability to clearly break down and explain a complex topic verbally and in writing; ▪ Ability to listen and respond to input and diverse perspectives; and ▪ Ability to adapt and work in a highly-pressurized environment. Salary ▪ Commensurate with experience and qualifications. PREFERRED CANDIDATE PROFILE ▪ HDI preferred but not a constraining requirement ▪ Fluency in English Closing date: 20 September 2018

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Bid Coordinator - Cape Town

Sector: Corporate Services

PEGASYS is a strategy and management consultancy driving developmental impact in emerging economies. We work in highly complex and dynamic environments, in the public and private sector spaces, and have differentiated ourselves as an innovative, principled and trusted advisor to clients across Africa and the world.

  • The Bid Coordinator takes full accountability for the compilation and submission of bids (tenders), ensuring high quality, compliant and compelling submissions. The role includes liaising with technical personnel in bid formulation and forms part of the strategic planning process that aligns to business development priorities. This role reports to the Bid Manager. Full time position Location - Cape Town DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Will include but not be limited to: • Analysing tender documents to ensure all necessary mandatory information is included. • Flagging any potential risks or compliance issues. • Chairing and coordinating bid kick-off and check-in meetings. • Ensuring that the bid development process is followed, and correct templates are used. • Guaranteeing high quality of bid documents, in accordance with company standards. • Engaging with various external stakeholders, other departments and levels of management. • Ensuring that bid documents are completed within the stipulated time

  • QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE Required: • Must have a post - matric qualification in any relevant field. • At least 3 years of bid coordination and tendering experience, where applicant has managed the bid process end to end. • Demonstrable knowledge of local government tendering processes and (PPPFA) regulations. 2 • Knowledge of international bid submissions with DFID, World Bank, USAID, etc • Must have a proven track record of successfully driving tender processes and submissions, as well as operational excellence. • High proficiency with MS Office Excel and Word. • Exposure to SharePoint would be advantageous. • Previous copy-writing experience advantageous but not essential.

  • KEY SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES This role calls for several specific skills and characteristics in the candidate, including: • High attention to detail, accuracy and strong organisational skills. • Ability to take initiative, prioritise and follow-through. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. • Confident, assertive and capacity to cope with heavy workloads and tight deadlines. • Ability to exercise appropriate judgement and discretion, especially when handling confidential information. • Strong work ethic and demonstrable high standards of achievement. SALARY • Commensurate with experience and qualifications. PREFERRED CANDIDATE • HDI preferred but not a constraining requirement. Closing date: 29 March 2019

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Economic development consultant - Cape Town

Sector: Resilience

PEGASYS is a strategy and management consultancy driving developmental impact in emerging economies. We work in highly complex and dynamic environments, in the public & private sector spaces and have differentiated ourselves as an innovative, principled and trusted advisor to clients across Africa and the world. Our specialists are from a broad range of disciplines, which include engineering, law, finance, economics, international relations, policy, the humanities and science. Together we form a multidisciplinary team and bring our diverse skillset and experience to take on challenges facing the developmental sector.

  • Full time position Location - based in Cape Town QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE Required ▪ Must have a graduate degree in Economics, plus a relevant master’s degree in (but not limited to) Economics or Development Economics. ▪ 8 -10 years’ experience in economic appraisal and the wider economic benefits of development and or infrastructure investments to support cost benefit assessments and economic analysis of regional and local development opportunities. ▪ Strong economic capacity associated with the planning and preparation of infrastructure and or regional and urban development planning frameworks. ▪ Must have solid work experience in strategy consulting, while exposure to multilateral development institutions or development finance institutions will be an added advantage. ▪ Experience in managing large complex project to deliver outstanding products to clients. ▪ Established regional networks in climate responsiveness, infrastructure investment and or climate investment, particularly in Af

  • Preferred • A keen interest or previous exposure to climate and / or infrastructure finance and development and planning. • Exposure to development projects in developing countries, particularly in Africa. • Fluency in French or Portuguese. 2 KEY SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES This role calls for several specific skills and characteristics in the candidate, including: - ▪ Strong work ethic and demonstrable high standards of achievement. ▪ A very strong ability to think on one’s feet, must be able to process large amounts of information as you are exposed to it. ▪ An extremely good writer with proven and exceptional writing skills of international caliber. ▪ A team player who is productive working in a collaborative, multi-disciplinary environment. ▪ Self-motivated, self-driven, with the ability to work independently and deliver tasks entirely at the level of quality expected, with minimal supervision or guidance. ▪ Positively disposed towards dynamism, comfortable with a fluid and constantly changi

  • Comfortable with strategic thinking, including the ability to draw linkages between and observe implications of the evidence available, to understand what the information suggests or points to. ▪ Must have extremely high attention to detail. ▪ An energetic problem-solver, who is open-minded with multi-perspective views on development finance, governance, systems, policies and broader developmental issues; ▪ Ability to excel in a fast-paced, dynamic, unpredictable work environment. ▪ Adaptive, quick-thinking, short lead times and a results-oriented mindset. ▪ Good time management, with the ability to meet task deadlines within time-frames and budget; ▪ Desire to contribute towards making the world a better place, and belief that a small group of committed and hard-working individuals can have a significant impact. SALARY ▪ Commensurate with experience and qualifications. PREFERRED CANDIDATE HDI preferred but not a constraining requirement. Closing date: 05 April 2019

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Infrastructure investment consultant - Cape Town

Sector: Resilience

PEGASYS is a strategy and management consultancy driving developmental impact in emerging economies. We work in highly complex and dynamic environments, in the public & private sector spaces and have differentiated ourselves as an innovative, principled and trusted advisor to clients across Africa and the world. Our specialists are from a broad range of disciplines, which include engineering, law, finance, economics, international relations, policy, the humanities and science. Together we form a multidisciplinary team and bring our diverse skillset and experience to take on challenges facing the developmental sector.

  • Full time position Location - based in Cape Town QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE Required ▪ A master’s degree in an appropriate field including (but not limited to) Engineering, Finance, Development Finance and / or Development Studies. ▪ 8 -10 years’ experience in infrastructure project finance, financial structuring, project planning and preparation in any relevant sector: energy, water, agriculture and / or climate. ▪ Must be comfortable working in quantitative environments, with a broader interest in strategy, social issues and development. ▪ A good understanding of the political economy of African countries and the economic dimension of infrastructure financing and development planning. ▪ Established regional networks in climate responsiveness, infrastructure investment and or climate investment, particularly in Africa, and exposure to dealing with funders. ▪ Experience in managing large complex project to deliver outstanding products to clients. ▪ Ability to engage clients at a range of

  • Preferred • A keen interest and previous exposure to infrastructure investment, infrastructure project planning, and project preparation in developing countries, particularly in Africa. 2 • Exposure to multilateral development institutions or development finance institutions will be an added advantage. • Comfort with communicating in French or Portuguese, including reading and writing. KEY SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES This role calls for several specific skills and characteristics in the candidate, including: - ▪ Strong financial acumen and the ability to interpret and apply financial information. ▪ Numerical excellence and a good understanding of best practices in financial project planning. ▪ Comfortable with strategic thinking, including the ability to draw linkages between and observe implications of the evidence available, to understand what the information suggests or points to. ▪ A very strong ability to think on one’s feet, and process large amounts of information as you are exposed to it.

  • Positively disposed towards dynamism, comfortable with a fluid and constantly changing environment, including changing directions related to work being done. ▪ Ability to clearly break down and explain a complex topic verbally and in writing, and an ability to listen and respond to input and factor in diverse perspectives in real time. ▪ Equipped with rigorous research skills, including familiarity with research methods and referencing / citation methods. ▪ Must have extremely high attention to detail. ▪ Effective communication and presentation capabilities. ▪ An energetic problem-solver, who is open-minded with multi-perspective views on development finance, governance, systems, policies and broader developmental issues; ▪ Ability to excel in a fast-paced, dynamic, unpredictable work environment. ▪ Adaptive, quick-thinking, short lead times and a results-oriented mindset. ▪ Good time management, with the ability to meet task deadlines within time-frames and budget; ▪ Desire to contribute to

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