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Technical Coordinator
EnergyLab is seeking an enthusiastic, organised, flexible and adaptable Technical Coordinator eager to provide technical expertise and advice in the clean energy, agriculture, aquaculture, fisheries sector to shape EnergyLab's programs. You will actively engage and build relationships with stakeholders in these sectors in Cambodia and find opportunities to create synergies with EnergyLab programs.

Reporting: Country Manager
Contract: Full Time (40 hours), ongoing contract (including 3-month probation)
Are you someone who wants to make a positive contribution to the world, someone who:
● Is proactive, positive, flexible and adaptable
● Enjoys working with people, networking and building relationships
● Is curious and likes asking questions. Always looking to improve, learn and get the most out of opportunities
● Enjoys problem solving to get the most impact and best outcomes in creative ways
● Open to try new things and new ideas with a positive attitude
● is interested in the environment, entrepreneurship, new technologies ... if these personal characteristics sound like you - we'd love you to apply to join our team!
Responsibilities and Duties
Support EnergyLab Incubation and Entrepreneurship Programs
● Support startups and our mentors in the incubation program to assess technical viability of business ideas, concepts, prototypes and products.
● Support EnergyLab team to build a pool of companies working in clean energy, agriculture, aquaculture and fisheries sectors and maintain an ongoing relationship with them. Create mutually beneficial opportunities.
● Engage in all technical aspects of the Switch to Solar Program to transfer learnings to our entrepreneur teams, potential entrepreneurs and Incubation partners.
● Build a pool of mentors and an understanding of how they can support our work around innovation and entrepreneurship
● Work with the Program Manager and Coordinator to design program content including hackathon challenges, webinar/event content
● Keep updated with startups, technology and trends in the agriculture, fishery and energy sectors both in Cambodia and globally

Support advocacy, engagement and outreach activities including Clean Energy Week
● Train EnergyLab staff, alumni and volunteers to be able to present confidently on clean energy and the benefits to Cambodia
● Design and deliver technical presentations for events and meetings including during Clean Energy Week
● Build strong networks with stakeholders in the clean energy sector. Scope and propose potential partnerships
● Support the release of bi-monthly newsletter to share opinions and update people on relevant EnergyLab, stakeholder, international/regional progress as it relates to clean energy
● Support energy sector content development for EnergyLab programs including the Young Professionals Fellowship and ongoing advocacy work

Participate in, support and coordinate other Energylab programs as necessary.
● University Degree (or equivalent) in engineering, agriculture, rural development, education, economics, business, or management
● 3-5 years or more work experience in agriculture, fisheries and/or energy sector
● ability to assess technology or products from technical and broad economic concepts (eg technology required, investment cost and payback)
● Proven ability to work to deadlines and work under pressure
● Excellent written and oral communication in English and Khmer
● Full proficiency in Microsoft suite and online tools.
● Experience in supporting or writing activity reports and managing budgets
● Experience working with stakeholders and strengthening partnerships
● Able to work in a full-time job (Monday-Friday) and available for weekend events
Professional Qualities
● Passionate about clean energy and the agrifishery sector in Cambodia
● Proactive, hard-working, positive, flexible and adaptable – no task is too small or too large and always happy to help the team
● Enjoys problem-solving to get the most impact and best outcomes in creative ways
● Open to try new things and new ideas with a positive attitude
● Strong desire to help entrepreneurs grow and develop and keen to support entrepreneurship & innovation ecosystem in Cambodia
● Enjoys leading and working with workshop participants from a wide range of background and skills level to ensure the events are engaging, positive, and valuable to the participants.
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.

Application Details
Please click 'Apply' to fill in the online application form.

Closing Date: 10th June 2021 – or until we find the person we're looking for!