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Renewable Energy Policy Expert/Task 2 Lead


Organization : Abt Associates/USAID Clean Power Asia
Type : Business / องค์กรภาคธุรกิจ
Date : 10 Oct 2017
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Deadline : 31 / December / 2017

Job Description

Renewable Energy Policy Expert/Task 2 Lead

(Full Time Staff Position)

USAID Clean Power Asia Program, Bangkok Based

Abt Associates, a global leader in technical assistance, program implementation and international development, seeks qualified individuals to fulfill the position of Renewable Energy Policy Expert (Task 2 Lead) for the USAID Clean Power Asia program, reporting to the Chief of Party.  This position is full-time, based in Bangkok, Thailand, and is open to Thai Nationals ONLY. No allowances or relocation will be paid.


The purpose of USAID Clean Power Asia is to accelerate the regional transition to high performing, low carbon power sector. The Activity will assist the governments of the Lower Mekong and other developing countries in Asia in energy planning and help establish effective policy, regulatory, and technical environment for low-emissions growth in the power sector, while simultaneously attracting public- and private-sector investment in Renewable Energy (RE) development. USAID Clean Power Asia is focused on the following resources: solar, wind, small hydro (


The program will initially focus on the four Lower Mekong countries of Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Vietnam, and will include activities on the ASEAN regional level.

Overall Responsibilities


Position Specific Responsibilities

The Task 2 Lead will lead overall activities under Task 2, Smart Incentives and Policy Support, under the direct supervision of the Chief of Party. Overall, the Task 2 Lead will review and analyze best practices in Smart Incentives and other enabling environment issues related to power sector policy, laws and regulations that impact the scaling of RE investment in the Mekong countries and the broader ASEAN, suggest incentive and policy support options to be undertaken with program support in each target country, and lead efforts with partners, subcontractors, and others to institute such mechanisms in support of a stronger enabling environment for RE.

The program will initially focus on the four Lower Mekong countries of Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Vietnam, and will include activities on the ASEAN regional level. The position is based in the USAID Clean Power Asia/Abt Associates office in Bangkok, Thailand and may require up to 25% travel within the ASEAN territory. As a regional program, responsibilities of this position frequently could be of such a nature or condition that may require the incumbent to perform duties outside of the premise of Abt Associates’ office and/or without a fixed or definite working time.


Potential activities that the Task 2 Lead will be expected to direct include, but are not limited to:





Application Procedure

Interested candidates may express their interest by emailing

referencing “Policy Expert” in the subject line.


Candidates will be evaluated on a rolling basis. To be considered, your email MUST INCLUDE the following information; failure to provide this information will result in your application being discarded.

  1. A written expression of interest summarizing your qualifications for the scope of work.
  2. CV clearly indicating work/consulting history and either daily consulting rate or annual compensation for each consultancy/position, stated in currency of payment.
  3. Preference will be given to Thai nationals.
  4. Preference may be given to candidates with immediate availability.


Additional Documentation

If a candidate is selected for an interview, the following documents will be required (while not required in application, you may choose to submit these with your application package:

  1. US Federal Form 1420 (EBD)
  2. Proof of Education/Degree attained (transcript or diploma)
  3. Proof of annual salary or daily consulting rate as stated in the EBD (acceptable forms include employment agreement, pay stubs, employer verification letter).


Due to the volume of anticipated applicants, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Interviews will be scheduled as warranted and may be conducted in person or via electronic means.

Abt Associates is doing business as Abt Associates Thailand, registered with the Thailand Department of Commerce.  Abt Associates is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce.

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