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Country Director
We are seeking a Country Director who is motivated to lead an organisation <driving> change in Cambodia. EnergyLab has a established a strong reputation and wonderful small team since we started in January 2018.

If you get the energy transition and are looking for a more active way to influence and drive long term change, consider the chance to lead EnergyLab

Are you someone who wants to make a positive contribution to the world, someone who:

  • is strategic, opportunistic and adaptable
  • creative, bold and not afraid to do things differently
  • loves collaborating and empowering people and organisations to achieve their objectives
  • enjoys building relationships, networking and actively seeking out those who can support your objectives
  • happy working towards big picture change, but enjoys the small details along the way
  • not afraid to ask advice, seek opinions and be flexible
  • ... if these personal characteristics sound like you - we'd love you to apply to join our team!
What we're after...
We are looking for someone who is interested in supporting a country transition towards a cleaner energy future.

We want someone who is passionate about making a positive contribution to the world, but has worked long enough to know how the world works.

We don't want you to build solar farms, microgrids, electric vehicle smart charging stations, or to do modelling for an ISP - but we do want you to enable others to do all of this and more!

You're role ...
· Represent EnergyLab and advocate for the opportunities clean energy can bring for Cambodia

­ Continually forge new relationships and maintain existing relationships with diplomats, development partners, private sector, industry, government policy makers, think tanks, education institutes, NGOs, professionals, and startup community to:

Seek support for EnergyLab's mission and activities.

Support the Country Manager to oversee programs, staffing, finance, reporting and compliance

Motivate the team & stakeholders through visionary leadership

Collaborate with team and oversee development of strategic direction and future programming

Develop new programs and concepts in response to evolving market conditions and partner agencies.

ready to hustle to ensure the ongoing financial viability of the organisation,
Oh! and we're at Factory Phonm Penh the coolest co-working space in town!
  • Bachelor and/or Master degree (or equivalent) from internationally recognised university
  • An engineer, lawyer, scientist, business, communication, technology, education professional with an understanding and interest about distributed energy, renewable energy and the big picture about the clean energy and mobility transition.
  • 5 or more years' experience (or equivalent) working in energy, climate change, entrepreneurship, mobility or a related market · a broad technical understanding of energy systems, clean energy and electric mobility
  • Experience in establishing, working with or supporting a start-up or entrepreneur
  • Excellent English language communication skills, written and verbal. ·
  • An interest in living and working in a developing country for a year or more
Application Details

Please send us your CV and a cover email.
In your email, please outline
1. why you are interested in working with us!
2. an example of an activity or project that shows you can do this job
3. if your friend was describing you - what would they say about you? (2-3 sentences)

Closing Date 28th February – or until we find the person we're looking for!

EnergyLab Principles
● We are positive: We encourage positive progress and focusing on opportunities rather than criticising. Critical is ok, negative is not!
● We are open to new ideas. failing or not knowing how is ok.
● We are empowered to find creative ways to achieve our objective
● We are opportunistic – take/make chances when they arise which means we are flexible and 'can-do'
● We work with and support partners – build the ecosystem encourage collaboration
● We are lean – we are smart, effective and do a lot with a little.
● We try to reduce our impact on the environment by reducing, recycling or reusing where we can.