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Head of Country (Vietnam)

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH113858
  • Location: France
  • Sector: Solar, Renewables
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 11/10/2017
This vacancy has now expired.
Spencer Ogden are working exclusively with a pioneer in the renewable energy industry in order to help them find a Head of Country (Vietnam) for Wind/ Solar to join their growing business.

The Head of Country (Vietnam) will be responsible for leading and structuring the successful project development in Vietnam and will be a representative towards local authorities and partners.

As part of its function, key objectives will include:

*Budget definition and implementation to meet company objectives
*Renewable energy project development in Vietnam (Wind, Solar)
*Set up of the local office in Vietnam
*In charge of project supervision and of relationships with local consultants and partners
*Supervision of projects in portfolio, as well as prospection of potential projects across Vietnam
*Project audits
*Drafting of marketing/strategic documents
*Drafting of project business plans, before validation by company management
*Meeting with potential partners
*Relationships with technical consultants and potential EPC contractors
*Implementation of strategic plan defined by company management
*Post development phase, Head of Vietnam to lead project financing, with the active support of company's financing teams
*In charge of representing the company locally, and to promote the company towards local and national Vietnamese authorities
*In charge of regular reporting's to company management
*Develop strong and active intelligence regarding Vietnamese markets: competitors, project development, financing solutions, legal evolution, and opportunity sourcing etc.
*Participate to PPA drafting / negotiations with local authorities
*Ensure the efficient use of company resources:
*Control expenses and external costs to meet budget as defined by company management
*Optimize financial, HR and supply needs

Essential skills:

*5 - 10 years' experience
*Ideally a Vietnamese national
*Fluent in Vietnamese and English required - French is a big plus
*Renewable energy experience is a plus - otherwise required experience as a manager in project development to be demonstrated
*Previous experience with Project Development in APAC
*Engineering background preferred

For more information about this role please contact our London office