Operations & Maintenance Coordinator, Vietnam

  • BayWa r.e.
  • Diamond Plaza No. 34, Le Duan Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Work experience
  • Fulltime
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BayWa r.e. is the home for change makers. We r.e.think energy – how it is produced, stored and can be best used to enable the global renewable energy transition that is essential to the future of our planet.  At BayWa r.e. we effect change globally. With locations in 30 countries, we have over 4,500 people already working across the world, collaborating with local businesses to proactively shape the future of the energy sector.

In the APAC region, we already have more than 250 employees located in our country offices throughout the APAC region (Thailand, Vietnam, South Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, and Australia).

At BayWa r.e. Energy Solutions, we offer integrated renewable energy solutions such as PV roof-top and ground-mounted installations, solar carports with integrated e-mobility concepts and battery storage systems, as well as financing concepts, including leasing and power purchase agreements. Drawing on our years of expertise in the sector, we work closely with clients to identify the energy sourcing mix that best matches their needs. We understand the importance of helping companies to play their part in creating a net-zero world, with long-term, low-cost, sustainable energy solutions.

About the role
Operation and Maintenance (“O&M”) Coordinator based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. BayWa re is the responsible for the turnkey asset management solar rooftop projects in Vietnam (the “Project”). As part of the BayWa Asset Management team, the O&M Coordinator will be the point of contact for the power purchaser (“offtakers”) and responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations, maintenance, and performance monitoring of the solar asset. The O&M Controller is expected to manage coordination with contractors local governmental authorities.

The position will be located in Ho Chi Minh City, with frequent travel to sites in Ho Chi Minh City and Quang Ngai Province. 

What You Will Do

Coordination with contractors:
  • Manage day-to-day activities and planning with contractors.
  • Ensure contractors meet project timelines and HSE guidelines.
  • Calculation of performance metrics and liquidated damages as part of contractor performance evaluation.
  • Assist with warranty and insurance claims.
  • Provide update and site operations reports to Asset Manager.
Quality Assurance:
  • Implement and oversee quality control processes.
  • Conduct inspections and audits to ensure all requirements are met.
Local Stakeholder Engagement and Site Support:
  • Represent company professionally to the offtakers (power purchaser) and local stakeholders.
  • First point of contact of company to the offtakers (power purchasers).
  • Support on coordination and administrative process (such as documents submission and coordination with offtaker, governmental authorities and advisors).
Reporting & Monitoring:
  • Provide daily and monthly reports to the asset management team.
  • Responsible for uploading incidents, updates and activities in relation to the project into ticketing system in timely manner.
  • Track spare parts and consumables inventory.
  • Monitor monthly environmental and social performance metrics.
  • Conduct monthly meter reading with offtaker.
Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) Management:
  • Enforce health, safety, and environmental policies and procedures to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards.
  • Promote a culture of safety and environmental stewardship among all project stakeholders, emphasizing the importance of sustainability and responsible resource management.

What You Bring

  • Vocational or technical education in a relevant field with a minimum 3 years as a foreman in solar installation.
  • Technical background in solar rooftop energy systems and/or solar farms.
  • Familiarity with various solar technologies, inverters, and monitoring systems.
  • Good track record in O&M with solar projects.
  • Fluency in Vietnamese and English.
  • Experience in quality control procedures for solar maintenance, operations, retrofit and installations.
  • Ability to manage contractors.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for effective documentation, data analysis, and presentation purposes.
  • Willingness to undertake occasional business travels in Vietnam.
  • Be available outside normal working hours for emergency incidents.

What We Are Ready To Offer You

  • A flexible working environment so that you can maintain a positive work-life balance.
  • A diverse and inclusive team with a strong culture focusing on employee health and wellbeing. 
  • The possibility to make a positive contribution to our planet and use your knowledge to set new standards in Renewable Energy.

Is This Role The Right Fit For You?

  • Do you have O&M experience in Solar Projects in Vietnam?
  • Do you have knowledge and experience in Quality Assurance/ HSE Management? 
  • Do you have experience working with "offtakers" and "contractors"?
  • Are you willing to frequent travel to sites in Ho Chi Minh City and Quang Ngai Province?
  • Are you a native Vietnamese speaker who can also speak well in English? 
  • Are you a “hands on” person with a “roll-up the sleeves and can-do” attitude, comfortable with working towards targets and objectives and with site operation in Vietnam? 
  • Have you ever worked in a multinational setting? 
You matter to us
At BayWa r.e. we are fully committed to fostering equity and inclusion and embrace the diversity, of all our people, both present and those yet to join us!

We welcome applications from everyone, irrespective of gender, gender identity, national origin, religion, social-, cultural-, or ethnic-background, sex, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other status protected by appropriate law. All hiring decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and qualifications. We are dedicated to being an equal opportunity employer for all by providing an inclusive environment free of discrimination or harassment.

If you as an applicant require additional assistance or accommodation throughout the recruitment process, please reach out to us.


We look forward to your application! 

If you have any questions about the job offer, please get in contact with us.

  • Chamaiporn Manochai
  • Head of Talent Acquisition and Employer Branding APAC
  • +6620912650
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