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Energy Officer

The French Agency for Development (AFD) Phnom Penh local office is seeking a project officer to supervise its projects portfolio in the energy sector.
Main activities (not exhaustive):
To conduct and follow up the operational activities:
− Identify new projects in the energy sector
− Participate to the assessment and contracting of the new projects
− Follow up the implementation of projects in all its aspects (i.e. risk and compliance)
− Organize and accompany the field missions of the local agency or headquarters
To contribute to intellectual property productions:
− Launch initiative for intellectual property productions
− Ensure sector monitoring and produce briefing notes
− Contribute to the definition of AFD strategy for the country
Be the representative of AFD for all partners and beneficiaries (local authorities, French Embassy, Development Partners, NGOs, companies, etc.)
− Participate to the sector dialogue and represent AFD in all technical meetings
♦ The applicant should be an energy engineer as the job requires high level skills in the energy sector
♦ 5-10 years of energy experience, having specific experience on energy transition will be highly appreciated
♦ Experience with international organizations and development institutions in particular will be considered as a plus
♦ Written and oral English, French and Khmer communication skills are required
♦ Individual should display a positive, team-oriented attitude to match our friendly work environment with colleagues and partners
The position is based in Phnom Penh, even though the job may require some business trips inside the country.
If you are interested, please submit a cover letter with your resume that details your specific knowledge in energy as well as your strengths relative to the other requirements, indicating as subject matter “Job offer _ energy officer” at the following email address:
[email protected]
If you want to know more about AFD, visit our website at: http://www.afd.fr/lang/en/home