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SOFRECO is a highly international company in terms of its clients, its partners, the nationalities of its experts, its headquarters staff and its presence in numerous countries.

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We have three types of clients: governments, administrations and public bodies; public and private companies; multilateral and bilateral development funding agencies.

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SOFRECO employs several hundred senior and junior experts of various nationalities, the vast majority of whom are technical specialists

Facility Team Leader – Sustainable Energy Expert, Vietnam (Hanoi)

Vietnam (Hanoi)
EU Vietnam Sustainable Energy Transition Facility

Sofreco is shortlisted for the tender on the EU funded project “EU-Viet Nam Sustainable Energy Transition Facility”. 

This facility will provide, on a demand-driven basis, expertise and capacity development in areas such as technology and knowledge transfer through cooperation on areas like research, higher education and R&D for renewable energy and energy efficiency, renewable energy and energy efficiency policy, legal and regulatory frameworks, norms and technical standards, power market analyses, energy governance, energy information systems, energy budgeting and planning. The main beneficiaries/users of the facility will be Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) and its various subsidiary institutions, and other energy stakeholders like the Provincial People's Committees, relevant Committees of the National Assembly, the Ministry of Planning and Investment, the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Science and Technology as well as relevant social organisations. 

Sofreco is looking for a qualified professionnal with experience in Vietnam, for the position of Key expert 1: Facility Team Leader – sustainable energy expert. The position will be full time, for around 5 years (1280 working days).


The Team Leader will be responsible for the overall management, planning, coordination, implementation and reporting of the Facility and ensure delivering timely quality outputs and the achievement of the Facility’s expected results.

Qualifications and skills:

  • A Master’s Degree in energy economics, energy policy, engineering (electrical or mechanical), energy and environmental Technologies, or a related discipline;
  • Strong leadership skills;
  • Excellent communication skills in English (reading / speaking / writing).

General professional experience:

  • At least 12 years of relevant professional experience in the field of the assignment (as a practitioner);
  • Extensive experience of working in a complex structure of government ministries and dealing at a senior level with governmental, private sector and other institutions;
  • Knowledge of and working experience in Asia would be an advantage;
  • Excellent competence in one or more project management software (Microsoft project, etc).

Specific professional experience:

  • At least seven years of relevant international experience in sustainable energy projects in developing countries;
  • A thorough knowledge of energy sector, energy policies, energy institutional, legal and regulatory framework and regulatory issues, and understanding of the energy challenges in developing countries;
  • Proven experience as a team leader on a long term assignment (over two years);
  • Experience with EU energy policy and EU funded projects is an advantage;
  • Previous working experience in Viet Nam would be an asset.


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