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Senior expert on sustainable energy and Facility Coordinator, 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 3: Senior expert on sustainable energy and Facility Coordinator. The position will be full time, for around 5 years (1280 working days), and requires to speak Vietnamese fluently.


QUALIFICATION
He/she will be in charge of the overall coordination of the Facility’s activities with all relevant Facility’s target groups. He/she together with Key expert 2 will form the VEPG Secretariat and be responsible for its role and functions as identified in the approved VEPG Terms of Reference.

Qualifications and skills:
  • A Master Degree in economics, energy, public administration, business administration or equivalent;
  • Strong inter-personality and good leadership skills;
  • Ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams;
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Vietnamese (reading / speaking / writing).
General professional experience:
  • At least six years of relevant work experience in the energy sector;
  • A thorough knowledge of energy sector, energy 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, and particularly in Viet Nam, would be an advantage.
Specific professional experience:
  • A minimum of five years of professional experience in project coordination, preferably working interaction with government, private sector and other stakeholders;
  • A thorough knowledge and understanding of Government of Viet Nam’s energy sector structure;
  • Substantial networking, facilitation of policy dialogue and partnership experience;
  • Proven knowledge and experience of EU project management procedures would be an advantage.
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