Finance Expert (Short Term, part-time)

MEET-BIS Vietnam ( is inviting applications for a service contract of FINANCE EXPERT (Short Term, part-time) based in Hanoi, Vietnam.

Project Title and Country
MEET-BIS – Vietnam
Mainstreaming Energy Efficiency through Business Innovation Support

Short term expert for energy efficiency and water efficient (EE/WE) technology finance
- Networking with financial institutions
- Creating financial products to enable businesses to invest in EE/WE technology
- Workshops with FIs and businesses to brainstorm on these financial products
- About MEET-BIS
- MEET-BIS is an EU funded project aimed at enlarging the market of EE/WE in SMEs through the facilitation and by offering services to technology suppliers. A specific part of the services is to enhance the finance possibilities for SMEs to invest in EE/WE technology.

Assignment description
- Updating of a market-scan of financial institutions, mapping the financial products that are being offered and identify key selection criteria for banks to provide loans;
- Networking with the financial institutions and identifying key partners for MEET BIS;
- Co-creating one or more financial products specifically aimed at financing EE/WE technology investments, in collaboration with the implementing partners;
- Gain/increase knowledge on EE/WE cash savings potential and circumstances in order to estimate possibilities for new financial products;
- Workshops with technology suppliers on how to offer financial solutions accompanying their technology supply;
- Workshops with SMEs how to conceptualize financed technology investments and how to manage these investments;
- Workshops with key partner financial institutions how to create, offer and manage product/investment specific financial products;

Profile candidate
- 10 years experience with financial institutions and financial products
- Hanoi based (nationality not important)
- Fluency in English and Vietnamese
- Knowledge of Vietnamese financial institutions and related legislation
- Affinity – or even better: experience - with Energy Efficiency and Water Efficiency technology
- Masters or equivalent degree in a relevant field
- Expected Outputs:
- Analyses & mapping of financial institutions and their financial products offered
- Have an overview of selection criteria the qualify for loan
- Reaching memorandums of understanding with two or more financial institutions
- Creation of one or more financial products (concepts)
- Delivery of several workshops

Starting immediately until March 2012. Part-time (average 1.5 days per week). For this assignment 40 working days are available. Input of days will be co-ordinated by the local Project Manager of this project.

How to apply
Letters of interest and CVs should be sent electronically to Mr. Remco van Stappershoef ([email protected]), Project Manager a.s.a.p.
Only short-listed candidates will be invited for interviews. The starting date is a.s.a.p.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
MEET-BIS Vietnam
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Mon, 2011-09-05