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Rolling Stock

Rolling Stock Expert  Tashkent,   Posted: 5/14/2023
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Rolling Stock

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Our client is seeking a Rolling Stock Expert for an intermittent assignment in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

Objective and Purpose of the Assignment:
Preparation of a pre-feasibility study summarizing rolling stock financing options for CAREC countries, with a view to identifying an enabling roadmap that could lead to client or IFIs entering railway R/S financing in a sound approach, seeking to establish a client or IFI rolling stock financing facility encompassing all or several of the possible financing options and with potential to lead to large scale rolling stock investments.
Preparation of a case study for Uzbekistan, to prepare an assessment of private sector participation (PSP) and public-private partnership (PPP) options related to rolling stock and an assessment of contractual options for the procurement and maintenance of diesel and electric locomotives.

This is an intermittent contract with 66 work days starting on 12 June 2023 and finishing on 30 October 2023

This job closes on 29th May 2023.

Scope of Work
* Provide an overview of existing models for rolling stock financing and their characteristics and prerequisites. For each model, list geographies where the model is applied with reference to the level of maturity of the railway sector.
* Summarize implications for CAREC countries, including but not limited to AZE, GEO, UZB, TKM
* Develop a roadmap that could lead to private sector participation in R/S financing in Uzbekistan.
* Identify an 'enabler' role and scope for the client to get involved.

Job Requirements


Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, railway transportation, or equivalent. The post-graduate qualification will be preferred.

Minimum of 15 years of railway experience, including 6 years in advisory roles. Significant international experience in railway operations, maintenance, and railway sector reforms at the policy level, including private sector participation. Experience with a client or other International Financing Institutions will be an advantage. Experience in Central Asian countries is a requirement. Russian language skills will be considered as an advantage.

Minimum General Experience - 15 Years
Minimum Specific Experience (relevant to assignment)- 15 Years
Regional/Country Experience - Required


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