02 June, 2015

5618 Consultancy in Electricity Network Safety

Utilities Regulatory Authority

Port Vila, Vanuatu
Job Hours:
Due Date:

26-June-15, COB-4.30pm

Job Description:
About the Utilities Regulatory Authority
The URA was established under the Utilities Regulatory Authority Act No. 11 of 2007. The Authority acts independently of the Government and its primary purpose is to increase access to safe, reliable and affordable electricity and water services, and to promote the long-term interests of consumers throughout Vanuatu. In addition, the Authority assists to resolve consumer complaints and disputes and advises the Government on matters related to electricity and water. 

The Utilities Regulatory Authority (“the URA”) is seeking to procure a Consultant in Electricity Network Safety - utility regulation
The URA is seeking to procure a Consultant who specialises in Electricity Network Safety. The Consultant will work closely with the URA designated technical personnel to achieve the following milestones:
  • To develop Electricity Network Safety Guidelines for Vanuatu;
  • To develop a process by which a Safety inspection is to be undertaken in accordance with standards identified in this Guidelines; and
  • To develop a mechanism for enforcing the standards defined by the Electricity Network Safety Guidelines.

The Contract package for this service is USD 24,000.  
      • University degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
      • At least 10 years of working experience or practice in the electricity network safety and technical matters.
      • Experience in drafting electrical network safety regulations and other instruments including electrical installation wiring standards and licensing.
      • Detailed knowledge of  electricity safety standards in New Zealand, Australia
      • Knowledge of electricity network safety methods and techniques.
      • Knowledge of electricity network safety principles and practices.
      • Knowledge of electricity network safety assessment and inspection techniques.
      • Experience in the Vanuatu, Pacific Region or Small Island nations electricity sector.
      • Fluency in English. Knowledge of French will be an advantage.


      Not Stated


      English, French

      How To Apply:

      If you are interested in this consultancy work, please obtain information from Ms. Belinda Reuben on the terms of reference for this procurement. All applications are to be submitted by hand or by post to the attention of Ms. Belinda Reuben, URA Office, PMB 9093, Port Vila, Vanuatu. Applications may also be sent electronically to breuben@ura.gov.vu . An Application must include CV and references to be considered. 

      Contact Person:

      Ms Belinda Rueben


      (+678) 23335
      Ms. Belinda Reuben, URA Office, PMB 9093, Port Vila, Vanuatu.



              02-June-15 Direct from Employer

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