Organization: Abt Associates Inc./ USAID Clean Power Asia

Position: Renewable Energy Investment Advisor

Duty Station: Bangkok (Krung Thep), Thailand

Deadline for Application: until suitable applicant is found

Selection Criteria:

  1. Minimum of a Master’s degree in finance/ economics / business admistration or a relevant discipline is required
  2. Minimum five (5) years’ experience in project finance / structured finance in one or more of the Lower Mekong countries in which USAID Clean Power Asia is focused (Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Lao PDR) and/or in ASEAN;
  3. Experience in originating and shaping bankable projects and financial instruments in the sector in ASEAN which have resulted in economic, environmental/climate and social impacts;
  4. Exceptional conceptual, problem-solving and strategic thinking skills on how public and private investments flows into renewable energy sector, related value chains and market channeling with an aim to effectively mobilize investment.
  5. Ability to communicate complex investment related issues in a clear and simple way to a diverse audience;
  6. Demonstrated capacity in facilitating in-depth and effective dialogues both internally to support the team as well as externally consultations.
  7. Outstanding interpersonal, engagement and consensus-building skills, ability to foster strong relationships with key agencies, as well as the banking and private sector and understand their needs;
  8. Creative, entrepreneurial and a proactive attitude, able to manage multiple activities in multidisciplinary teams, while meeting tight deadlines;
  9. Progressive experience working on donor-funded – preferably USAID-funded — energy and/or economic growth projects in the ASEAN region;
  10. Proven ability to manage logistical aspects of donor-funded project activities with multiple actors including energy ministries, regulators, universities, domestic banks, equity firms, and utility and planning agencies across the ASEAN region;
  11. Applicants must bring native-level proficiency in one or more of the ASEAN languages;
  12. Strong skills in oral and written English are essential.

Interested applicant should contact, Kiattisak Kraiket (

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