Technical Programs Director

Nexus for Development
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Position Type: 
Experience Level: 
Mid-Level/Senior (8-9 Years)
Degree Required: 
Advanced Degree (Master's or JD)


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Nexus seeks an experienced and motivated Technical Programs Director with skills in business development to be based in our office in Phnom Penh, Cambodia!

The Technical Programs Director position is a key position at Nexus to manage programs and technical services, originate projects for funds, develop carbon projects (for carbon finance) and to secure technical consultancies.

Nexus currently manages climate and impact funds for fast-growing social businesses that sustainably address climate change by providing affordable energy, water and sanitation solutions. As a complement to this work, Nexus positions itself as a regional environmental consultant and delivers on multi-partner consultancies with subject matter expert inputs for local and international clients, in the government and private sector.

Examples of current projects supported include SMEs and social businesses producing and/ or distributing solar technologies, household biogas digestors, water filters and improved cookstoves primarily in the developing economies of Asia. Nexus seeks to keep abreast of new technologies, lead in the creation or adoption of innovative finance tools and programmes, and to expand its portfolio in a sustainable way.

The role will focus on scoping and generating new business opportunities, including, for example, new technologies to be added to our investment project portfolio, consultancy opportunities and additional certification services. The post holder will also ensure quality management and the timely delivery of activities specifically under the existing carbon programs, climate funds, and consultancy assignments managed by Nexus. The post holder will share responsibilities with the Executive Director for oversight and management of the debt impact funds.

The position reports to the Executive Director and holds management oversight of a multidisciplinary team. The position also requires continuous coordination with other key functions at Nexus.

Please submit a CV and a 1-page cover letter to "> . The cover letter should address how you meet the Key Requirements by providing examples from a previous position. The subject of the email should read: “Application Technical Programs Director”. Applications will be considered on a rolling based until March 29th, 2019, early applications are encouraged.

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