Laos Energy Security

Ecodit, MRC Secretariat in Vientiane, United States

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
Above 10 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
22nd June, 2020

Job Description

ECODIT is an international development firm working with governments, businesses, and local communities to advance environmentally- and socially-responsible development around the world. We provide technical assistance services ranging from quick-turnaround assessments and evaluations to design and implementation of long-term multi-million-dollar projects. Since its founding in 1993, ECODIT has provided professional services through more than 250 projects/contracts to diverse clients in more 50 countries. Building on our track record of success, we have continuously expanded the depth and breadth of our expertise in the water, energy, environment, and urban and local governance sectors.

ECODIT seeks applications from Laos nationals for multiple Laos-based long-term and short-term positions for the anticipated USAID Laos Energy Security (LES) Activity, which will support the Government of Laos’ (GOL) efforts to achieve a resilient and financially viable energy system that contributes to the national goal of innovative and sustainable economic growth. ECODIT seeks qualified candidates to support a range of activities over the life of the project, per the following requirements:

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) in energy, environment, or other relevant field and a minimum of eight (8) years of experience working on donor funded activities; experience supporting USAID projects preferred;

Experience working in one or more of the following technical areas:

  • Energy Sector Reform and Governance
  • Energy Security
  • Energy Trade
  • Energy Poverty
  • Clean Energy
  • Program Design and Evaluation
  • Human and Institutional Capacity Building
  • Private Sector Engagement
  • Environmental and Social Impact Assessment
  • Energy Sector Resiliency
  • Gender and Social Inclusion
  • Communications and Outreach
  • Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL)
  • Project Management
  • Operations
  • Administration and Finance
  • Strong project management skills, along with highly developed interpersonal skills, analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English; and
  • Fluency in written and spoken Lao at a professional level.


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