Consultants for the Energy Efficiency and Cleaner Production Financing Project; Marketing/Communications Consultant

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, creates opportunity for people to escape poverty and improve their lives. We foster sustainable economic growth in developing countries by supporting private sector development, mobilizing private capital, and providing advisory and risk mitigation services to businesses and governments.

In the Mekong region covering Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Vietnam, IFC Advisory services are delivered in partnership with the European Union, Finland, Ireland, New Zealand, the Netherlands, and Switzerland.

IFC is seeking consultants for the Energy Efficiency and Cleaner Production Financing Project, which aims to support enterprises in their modernization investments to achieve energy efficiency, cost savings, higher productivity, and better environmental performance.

1. Energy Efficiency/Cleaner Production Consultant(s) ­- Individual or seconded through firm contracts 100 days between February-July 2010, 150 days between July 2010-June 2011
Based in Ho Chi Minh City or Hanoi

- Graduate degree(s) in engineering, with strong knowledge of business and finance
- Seven years of experience in the private sector, preferably in energy efficiency audits and/or cleaner production assessments, feasibility studies, and project developments for investments
- Extensive knowledge of the commercial and industrial energy efficiency markets, both internationally and in Vietnam
- Strong analytical, organizational, and project management skills
- Ability to work independently, take initiative, and handle a variety of activities concurrently
- Excellent interpersonal skills and dynamic personality
- Ability to communicate technical and financial issues effectively
- Note: Secondments from technical firms can also be accepted

2. Marketing/Communications Consultant - Individual contracts
100 days between February-December 2010, with possible extension afterwards
Based in Ho Chi Minh City

- University degree, minimum three years direct experience in a marketing/communications position, preferably for an international company, and/or in financial service sector
- Strong analytical skills, ability to think strategically
- In-depth understanding of financial terminology and financial institutions
- Effective interpersonal skills, with successful experience as both a leader and member of a team
- Excellent writing and presentation skills
- Excellent oral and written Vietnamese, fluent in written and spoken English

Interested candidates should download a detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) from the IFC website: Opportunities. Applications in English with a recent photograph and a detailed CV should be sent to the following address before February 08, 2010:

IFC Advisory Services, Mekong Region

Attn: Le Quang Nhanh
3rd Floor, Somerset Chancellour Court
21 - 23 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street, District 1, HCMC, Vietnam
E-mail: [email protected]

Regarding secondment: Interested firms should first ensure their eligibility to be a World Bank vendor by viewing World Bank vendor requirements at:

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
HCMC; Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Mon, 2010-02-08