Energy Services Senior Director
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|| Energy Services Senior Director
|| Asia and Pacific
|Type of job
|| permanent contract
|| Energy Access
|Language of description
|| In April, Pact will be launching Smart Power Myanmar Facility (SPMF). SPMF will be a world-class platform to accelerate national-level rural electrification and related economic development. The goal of SPMF will be to connect 5 million people to electricity over the five years. Direct and indirect support from multiple donors will facilitate the development of energy access models in Myanmar. Amongst other objectives, SPM aims to facilitate energy market growth and investments as well as the economic development by close community engagement and extensive support to the demand creation; business advisory services for local ESCOs and investors to improve energy access models; and by analysing evidence and data, lessons and expertise to ultimately provide support to government and international donors in shaping mini-grid policies and regulatory issues.
With start-up funding from Rockefeller Foundation, supported by several high-profile entities, PACT is currently building a team of high calibre experts to design, develop and run SPMF to provide high quality services to accelerate commercial development of energy access market in Myanmar. SPMF will sit at the nexus of the demand, supply, policy and financing of current and future electrification initiatives. Candidates will be passionate about energy as a driver of economic growth; as well as about the role of renewable energy; and will have outstanding experience and credentials in a range skills that the Facility will be expected to provide, including but not limited to policy advocacy, investment facilitation, development and demand creation at the community level, knowledge and data management. This particular position is open to highly experienced energy professionals with significant international experience from both, private and public sectors. Full expatriate package will be offered to the successful candidate.
Pact seeks a competent Energy Services Senior Director to oversee project development as well as, investment and business advisory services at SPMF. S/he will lead evaluation and procurement for mini-grid projects, and facilitate negotiations between communities, developers, and the government. S/he will support the development of new business models and strategies to accelerate investment in Myanmar’s rural energy sector. S/he will facilitate and sustain partnerships with financial institutions, investors, development finance institutions (DFIs), and the Government of Myanmar to mobilize investments and appropriate financing for off-grid energy projects. S/he will assist in developing effective business strategies for energy access and delivery models to roll out commercial initiatives for energy access in remote regions.
The Energy Services Senior Director will work closely with the Facility’s Managing Director and manage part of a small team consisting initially of energetic professionals who are results-oriented and dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in a challenging and diverse environment.
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