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Technical advisor – energy policies and energy sector institutional and regulatory framework, Vietnam (Hanoi)

JOB DESCRIPTION
Contract:
Long-term
Deadline:
27/08/2021
Location:
Vietnam (Hanoi)
Project:
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 2: Technical advisor – energy policies and energy sector institutional and regulatory framework. The position will be full time, for around 5 years (1280 working days).


QUALIFICATION
The Technical Advisor will assist the Team Leader in the overall project management and implementation. He/she will be responsible for the operation of the VEPG. He/she will lead the VEPG Secretariat that consists of Key experts 2 and 3, and be responsible for its role and functions as identified in the approved VEPG Terms of Reference.

Qualifications and skills:
  • A Master Degree in energy policy, energy economics, public administration, engineering or equivalent;
  • 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;
  • A thorough knowledge of energy sector, energy governance and policies and regulatory issues, and understanding of the energy challenges in developing countries;
  • 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.
Specific professional experience:
  • At least seven years of experience related to energy policy, institutional and regulatory framework (for example power market reform, renewable energy and energy efficiency regulation and support mechanisms, energy information system, etc.) in developing countries;
  • Experience in networking, facilitation of policy dialogue and partnership;
  • Proven ability to develop solid partnership with high level officials;
  • Experience in technical assistance team management is an asset;
  • Experience with EU energy policy and EU funded projects is an advantage;
  • Knowledge of and working experience in Viet Nam is an asset.
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