Senior Manager, (Team Leader) Renewable Energy Advisory South East Asia

  • Work experience
  • Consulting
  • Published: 09.09.2021
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What if you could save the world?

Join act renewable, and help us drive the corporate renewable transition, by supporting multinational corporations’ on their journey to renewable energy in Vietnam and South East Asia.
We are recruiting a Senior Manager, (team leader) renewable energy advisory Southeast Asia for our office in Ho Chi Minh City but other Southeast Asia location can be considered

About Us:
act renewable GmbH is an independent international strategic renewable energy advisory, headquartered in Munich, Germany, and with an office in Ho Chi Min City, Vietnam.
We have the ambition to accelerate and simplify the path to zero-carbon emission for multi-national corporates. 
We support corporate brands and their suppliers around the world and have for the past years been advising clients across Southeast Asia.
We are engaged with large brands within apparel & sportswear, hygiene/pharma, financial, technology services as well as industrial manufacturing.
We are a joint venture between renewable energy developer BayWa r.e and environmental consulting firm RESET Carbon.  By combining BayWa r.e.’s technical expertise with RESET Carbon’s corporate consulting insights, we offer business solutions for every stage of the corporate renewable energy transition.

We are looking to expand our team in Southeast Asia with a team member who can help us develop and execute our business plan, in collaboration with the existing staff in Asia and Europe

Responsibilities we will trust you with:

  • Representing act renewables services to the Asian market
  • Along with the MD and other team members, responsible for developing the Asia strategy and execute accordingly
  • Manage and oversee our engagements with our clients and partners in Asia
  • Develop relationships and mandates with new clients in the Asian region in strong collaborations with the team in Europe and Asia
  • Build networks with both governmental officials, relevant NGO’s and commercial partners in Vietnam and rest of Asia
  • Be a strong ‘in-region’ colleague for our regional service delivery and support the executing team with both leadership support and hands-on service delivery when required.
  • Provide input in the form of commercial, technical, and financial advice, and ensure incorporation of the technical assessment of renewable energy transition (electricity and heating) provided by colleagues.
  • Facilitate and deliver client-training, as well as represent act renewable along with colleagues in networks, forums, and at conferences in the region.
  • Close collaboration and alignment with the two parent companies RESET Carbon and BayWa r.e. about developing and deliver services in the Asian market.

Your areas of knowledge and expertise:

  • Ideally, min. 7-10 years of experience within renewable energy or low-carbon development and planning, advisory services, or corporate sustainability
  • Bachelor or master’s degree in science, economics, or engineering is preferred
  • Fluent in speaking and writing
  • Vietnamese: Speaking and writing is an advantage
  • Chinese: Speaking and writing is an advantage
  • Experience from working in international teams and collaborating with both local and international stakeholders from the Corporate and NGO/development or the Governmental side
  • Project management and technical/financial advisory experience within a consultancy or corporate functions
  • Experience with proposals, report writing as well as presenting to C-level management
  • Strong commercial and strategic understanding and ability to put it into the context of the renewable energy transition for multinational corporates
  • A solid leader-figure who knows how to stimulate and motivate colleagues to follow a direction and not being afraid of being out front getting his/her ‘hands dirty’.
  • Understanding of corporate decision-making processes
  • Ability to handle many different types of tasks with short deadlines
  • Ability to simplify and communicate complex topics to non-technical stakeholders
Is this role the right fit for you?
  • Are you confident in performing technical and financial renewable energy assessments?
  • Do you have commercial and/or client-facing roles in the past?
  • Do you have people management experience?
  • Are you able to work in and motivated by a fast-moving and small organization, with a short distance from idea to execution?

What we are ready to offer you:

  • A job with a clear purpose, focusing on solving one of the most important and critical challenges the modern world is facing: Climate Change.
  • An international work environment with a large network of colleagues, clients, and cooperation’s, all over the world.
  • A dynamic and varied workday, with multiple types of tasks and opportunities to lead engagements and develop new skill sets.
  • Direct reporting to the managing director
  • The opportunity to influence and support the development of a new and evolving international advisory business

Is This Role The Right Fit For You?

We look forward to your application! 

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

  • Sra. Sirinan Teppaitoon
  • HR Specialist
  • +66-2-020-5756
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