The Senior Policy Advisor is expected to fulfill the following general obligations:
Work closely with the CASE team in Vietnam.
Attend and actively participate in regular consortium meetings focused on CASE.
Towards IKI JET:
Operate within the "Interregional Networking Unit" of IKI JET.
Familiarize yourself with the various programs and measures of GIZ and IKI.
Establish connections within the field of Just Energy Transition in Coal Regions specifically in Vietnam.
Professionally represent commissioners in all interactions.
Maintain ongoing and consistent communication with the IKI JET Project team, both in Germany and Vietnam.
Be prepared for travel, both domestically and internationally, as required.
For both CASE and IKI JET:
Offer expert advisory support on renewable energy, energy efficiency, and transitioning to relevant public agencies.
Collaborate closely with stakeholders in Viet Nam and the Consortium.
Oversee the selection and assignments of consultants.
Organize and lead workshops and seminars.
Provide technical guidance and support for monitoring project activities.
Be flexible and ready to undertake additional tasks as directed by supervisors.
Yêu Cầu Công Việc
Minimum of a master’s degree in an area that is related to Just Energy Transition, such as economics, regional development, social science, finance, and/or engineering.
Minimum 15 years of relevant work experience in the management of economic transformation, climate change, or sustainable development projects in international cooperation, advisory, or consulting services.
Knowledge in two or more of the following fields: inclusive climate change, sustainable infrastructure, regional economic development, coal economy/mining, energy transition, social security, labor market policies, and/or green fiscal policy.
Knowledge of the Green Economy and Just Energy Transition landscape in Viet Nam.
Sound knowledge of Viet Nam public and private sector landscape and proven network about Just Energy Transition, green economy, and climate change.
Proven experience in managing and conducting multi-stakeholder engagement sessions of a diverse nature.
Experience in working with local, provincial, or national government.
Excellent technical writing and communication skills, verbal and written; proven track record of drafting and editing complex knowledge and communication materials as required.
Demonstrated experience of working in a team environment.
Knowledge of and sensitivity to climate change-related impacts as well as social and environmental challenges in Viet Nam.
Good networker, ideally already providing an existing network of relevant stakeholders in the field of inclusive climate change, just energy transition, circular economy, sustainable infrastructure, green finance, and/or green fiscal policy.
Ability to work independently, approach tasks proactively, and provide results on time.
Ability and willingness to acquire knowledge and quickly master new topics.
Good ability to write and edit reports and ideally experience in media/communication work.
Very good practical knowledge of Microsoft 365 Office tools.
Ability to facilitate international working groups, workshops, and events.
Be compliant with the ESP corporate design and templates.
Full professional proficiency in English. Advanced knowledge of German is an asset.
What we can offer to the successful candidates:
Good working environment
Competitive compensation and benefits packages, including additional health insurance and 24-hour accident insurance.