Energy Efficiency Engineer - Phnom Penh

Long term
Phnom Penh, Cambodge
Posted on 05-15-2019


Sevea is a Consulting Company, based in Cambodia, providing strategical & operational support to corporates, organizations and social enterprises in the development of their social impact strategies in emerging markets worldwide. Sevea operates mainly in clean energy sector or for energy related issues in the sectors of water, health & agriculture

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Role and responsibilities

Sevea is at a strategic turn and needs to reinforce its team. We aim to expand our activities and launch of new Energy Efficiency department. We are looking for a hard-working, passionate Energy Efficiency engineer with minimum 2 years experience in the sector.

Energy Efficiency Engineer

Under the supervision of the Head of Energy Efficiency department, your goal will be to lead missions and projects in energy efficiency, supporting commercial development, and developing the expertise of Sevea in this sector.

  • You will support the development of the EE department and expand Sevea’s services across the low carbon energy sector
  • You will be leading projects and providing expert advice to a range of clients
  • You will support business development and sales
  • You will be responsible for supporting the Head of Energy Efficiency managing, undertaking and developing a wide range of consultancy work with public and private sector clients along with helping to build expertise within the new Low Carbon Energy Team. The work is likely to be varied across the sector and may include undertaking energy audits in private and public sector organisations, providing strategic advice to clients on energy efficiency opportunities, realising feasibility studies, designing and implementing energy efficiency measures, certifying and assessing Measurement and Verification (M & V) Plans

Sevea’s development

Sevea being a SME, all employees are asked to contribute to the internal life of the company, from reinforcing its communication and marketing tools, to optimizing internal processes to run it more efficiently. Working at Sevea implies contributing to all aspects of its development. In this case, you will be asked to take part in the commercial development of the company, especially by creating strategic partnerships or establishing new client relationships with SMEs or organizations from the development sector and by developing new offers.


Quality and skills required

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in the field of Energy Efficiency
  • Strong understanding of energy efficiency technologies and energy-saving solutions including, lighting, HVAC and mechanical systems
  • An interest in and aptitude for developing areas of technical expertise within the company (experience and aptitude for developing commercial opportunities is a plus)
  • Critical approach
  • The ability to manage multiple clients, stakeholders and projects. The successful applicant will be expected to be comfortable interacting with a range of clients and should be an effective communicator
  • Hard-worker, ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Strong analytical skills and you can switch from helicopter view to focus on the details
  • Ability to work within and to support the development of a growing team from diverse socio-economic backgrounds and in a multi-cultural environment (our team is composed of Khmer, French and British employees for now)
  • The ability to help develop the careers of national (khmer) junior staff
  • Experience to answer to calls for proposal and grants and to write studies
  • Very strong written and verbal communication skills in English and including report writing
  • Excellent interpersonal, time management, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Attracted by professional challenges
  • Willingness to ‘muck-in’ and carry out all types of task as necessary
  • Strong commitment to the environmental and social principles which drive Sevea
  • Be able to demonstrate a commitment to quality in the work they do and adopt a pragmatic approach
  • Polyvalent and proactive
  • Proficient in MS. Office (Word, Power Point and Excel)



  • Job Title/grade: Energy Efficiency Engineer
  • Location: Phnom Penh (Cambodia), with the possibility to travel in provinces of Cambodia
  • Type of contract: Full Time
  • Salary & benefits: Depending on educational background and experience
  • Starting Date: We are flexible but our team is eager to have you on board as soon as April 2019
  • Reporting to: Head of Energy Efficiency