Senior Project Developer - Vietnam (Vietnamese only)

  • BayWa r.e.
  • Work experience
  • Published: 2020-02-18

BayWa r.e. APAC offers fascinating roles with great prospects in the fields of wind power, solar energy, bio-energy and small hydro. Our business activities include trading, project development and realization, consultancy services and technical/commercial operations management. We have positions at our locations in Thailand, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia Malaysia and in the Philippines.
  Due to our dynamic growth, we are expanding our team in Vietnam and are currently looking for a Senior Project Developer - Vietnam:


Overall responsibility for all permit, license and permission delivery on BayWa r.e. pipeline of wind and solar projects, from concept to construction. Accountable for driving permit/license approvals on all active projects and delivering the permissions according to the project schedule. Tasks including but not limited to:

        Wind and solar green fielding / site searching

  • Represent BayWa r.e. in discussions and negotiations with national & provincial government (MoIT, PC, DoIT, DPI, EZ, ect.) and local communities/landowners;

  • Secure the policy decision from the local government in target provinces that allows BayWa r.e. the right to develop land with high potential for wind and/or solar farms;

  • Drive the pre-feasibility studies and meteorological measurement installations, securing all necessary permissions and approvals;

  • Secure the inclusion of selected sites into the provincial and national master plans;

  • Lead on regional marketing/advertising to notify landowners and small developers that BayWa can support proposed projects from inception;

  • Be the company liaison with EVN (National and Regional), and EVN subsidiaries, to determine suitable grid connection locations, and help secure the required assessments and material to progress the development of the projects;

  • Be responsible for delivering the approval of the feasibility studies by the MoIT;

  • Support the engineering and development teams with potential new site identification and selection, advising on and sourcing local data/information to guide the technical assessments;

  • Work with technical, legal, and financial resources (both internal & external) that facilitate the project development process;


  • Work with brokers, consultants, service providers and local contractors to identify potential new locations with high potential for development, identification of new project investment opportunities, presenting BayWa value proposition to potential partners and stakeholders;

  • Identify and follow up on other potential routes to identify developable new opportunities;

  • Understanding potential partner requirements and drafting/agreeing key terms of partnership agreements;

  • Assessment of new project investment opportunities, working with Bangkok management and support functions on technical and commercial appraisals;

  • Managing relationships with project stakeholders and following up as required, understanding potential partner requirements and drafting/agreeing key terms of partnership agreements;

        Project Management

  • Ensuring project compliance with local regulations and company policy;

  • Defining permit and licensing budget, and be responsible for deliverables within budget;

  • Maintaining the overall project schedule through ensuring timely deliverables;

  • Reporting progress to management and tracking key risks/issues. Maintaining a project technical execution plan;

  • Travel in country for business as required.


  • An experienced renewable energy professional with at least 3-5 years track record of renewable development activities (or similar) in Vietnam, and at least 15 years of professional working experience (preferably in the power sector);

  • Strong understanding of permitting regulation and requirements;

  • Deep knowledge of Vietnamese renewable market;

  • Demonstrable track record of successfully working with local government departments and national licensing bodies;

  • Good negotiation & relationship building skills, able to build and maintain rapport internally and externally;

  • Experience with public consultation and land compensation process is desirable;

  • Fluent in both Vietnamese and English with the ability to clearly express complex issues in both languages;

  • A problem solver, able to demonstrate abilities to take on multiple simultaneous issues;

  • Flexible in approach and time, willing to travel when required and work out of hours when necessary (position can be based anywhere in Vietnam, but travel is part of the job);

  • Reports to the regional heads of wind and solar at BayWa r.e. HQ in Bangkok.


  • Vacation

  • Performance bonus


We look forward to your application! 

If you have any questions about the job offer, please get in contact with us.
  • Manager/Specialist (HR)
  • Ms. Sirinan Teppaitoon
  • +66-2-020-5756
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