Job Opening : Senior Advisor for Energy and Infrastructure (Extended)
The Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Tehran is accepting applications for a full-time position on Senior Advisor for Energy and Infrastructure. Successful applications will be expected to begin his/her work in June, 2019
Position : Senior Advisor for Energy and Infrastructure
Job Description (Specific descriptions to be confirmed after the selection):
The Embassy is seeking for a candidate with a strong understanding of policies in the energy(including renewable energy)/mineral resources sector and business environment of Iran. The successful candidate is expected to play a vital role in the Economic/Commercial Section under the supervision of diplomats concerned.
Monitor, analyze and report the energy, renewable energy, plant infrastructure, mineral resources, technology development, and tender information in Iran
Reach out to Korean companies and help them develop their business, create valuable partnerships in sectors related to energy, renewable energy, plant infrastructure, mineral resources, technology development, and acquire tender information in Iran
Analyze international and Iranian economic issues and policies
Take responsibilities for arranging and assisting visits to Iran by Korean government officials and companies, and to Korea by Iranian government officials and companies.
Develop and maintain contacts with the government, industry and the NGO communities to achieve the above-mentioned tasks
Assist the Ambassador and other colleagues on the issues of the Energy, Renewable Energy, Infrastructure, Mineral resources, technology development, and tender information in Iran
Assist members of the Embassy in writing papers, letters, and speeches in Farsi and English
Minimum of a relevant Bachelor’s Degree
Legal status to work in Iran (The Embassy does not sponsor visas)
Expert level of computer skills including MS Office (Word, Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint) and web research capacity
Native level communications skills in English and Farsi, including translation techniques between Persian and English
Academic and/or career background with:
Doctoral degree on the field of energy, renewable energy, mineral resources, and infrastructure,
Master’s degree with at least two(2) years of experience directly related to the field of energy, renewable energy, mineral resources, and infrastructure, OR
Bachelor’s degree with at least five(5) years of experience directly related to the field of energy, renewable energy, mineral resources, and infrastructure.
Proven ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision in an intercultural environment
Timeliness in response to tasking and capacity to prioritize competing work demands within working hours to meet deadlines
Self-motivated and self-directed learner who is open to diverse work portfolios
Maintain a strong network with contacts within government, industry, and NGO community in the Energy, Renewable Energy, Mineral Resources, and green growth fields
Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills, flexibility in a team setting, ability to work independently and an enthusiastic approach preferred.
Deadline: 14th May, 2019 (Late submissions will not be considered in any circumstances)
Please fill out the resume in the attached form in English and send it by email to firstname.lastname@example.org(emb underbar ir2@mofa dot go dot kr) with the subject line “Application for the Senior Advisor for Energy and Infrastructure.” All the references for the resume, including certificates for education, language, employment and/or any other documents, should be submitted in the same e-mail address. Applicants should also submit both (a) their records of criminal conviction, which have been issued by the Public Court of the Islamic Republic of Iran and (b) drug test from the authorized medical centers. Applications which lack of either document will be deemed ineligible for the further process. (Applicants may submit ‘receipts’ for the record of criminal conviction and drug test if necessary)
Applicants may submit recommendation letters (letters of references) upon their discretion. An applicant who submits the letters should provide contact information of the recommenders.
Applicants who have been selected for an assessment test and/or interview will be contacted no later than 28 May, 2019. The Embassy will not make any contact to the applicants who are deemed to be ineligible for further consideration.
An assessment test and/or interviews are expected to be held during the 4th week of May. All test/interviews will be conducted in English, and applicants are expected to show their English proficiencies and/or their competencies at work during the evaluation process.
Any application which does not meet any above mentioned conditions will NOT be considered in any circumstances, and any descriptions for which references are not provided will be deemed invalid in the evaluation process.
Please note that the Embassy will NOT take any inquiries on which this notice has informed, including those on whether an applicant has passed or failed on the procedure.
The successful candidate will be offered with one year of contract with three(3) months’ of probation period, with the possibility of renewal of the contract subject to the budget availability and the performance of the candidate during the work period.
The salary for this position will be confirmed upon the conclusion of the employment contract.
May 8, 2019
Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Tehran