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Nam Ngiep 1 is a hydropower project under operation in the central provinces of the Lao PDR. The Nam Ngiep 1 Power Company (NNP1PC), co-owned by Kansai Electric Power of Japan, EGAT International Company Limited, and the Lao Holding State Enterprise, is operating a 290-MW hydropower project to provide clean renewable electricity and contribute to poverty reduction in Laos. To assist in creating and operating a world-class hydropower project with international-standard environmental and social programs, NNP1PC is looking for a potential candidate to fill the following position.

POSITION: Team leader – Socio Economic Monitoring

Location: Site Office in Hatngiun Village, Bolikhan District, Bolikhamxay Province, Lao PDR


  • Provide input and expertise into the monitoring sector systems and policies in close coordination with the Social Manager, International consultant and based on the requirements of Social Management Office and Environment and Social Division and in line with ADB Safeguard policy statement and Government of Laos (GoL) regulations,
  • Implement the day-to-day activities of the Socio-Economic Monitoring Team including but not limited to activities and car scheduling, budgeting, reporting, staff performance evaluation, coaching & training and other functions,
  • Plan, design, prepare for and implement the Biennial Socio-Economic Survey including all arrangements for consultants, consultancy companies and supervision,
  • Plan, design, prepare for and implement the ongoing Biennial Socio-Economic Monitoring,
  • Prepare periodic reports and presentations as required in English language,
  • Prepare periodic reports and presentations as required in Lao language for staff and GoL counterparts,
  • Prepare other regular or thematic reports as requested,
  • Support the work of the international socio-economic monitoring consultants,
  • Provide translation for international consultants, Lao counterparts and the Lao staff of the Social Economic Monitoring team as required,
  • Conduct training of staff of Social Division on monitoring related topics as required and/or requested, and
  • Perform other tasks as they may arise and are reasonably assigned by the management.


  • University Degree in Information Technology, Development, Sociology or similar field,
  • Minimum five years’ work experience with, preferably with socio economic monitoring for hydropower, rural development projects,
  • Experience with survey/questionnaire data management and presenting survey findings to relevant counterparts,
  • Proven experience leading a team and working with government staff,
  • Proven experience working with international consultants,
  • Excellent English including English language reporting, and
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Words, Excel, Power Points etc.) and Monitory an Evaluation Software, etc.).

Potential candidates are asked to submit an application letter including curriculum vitae (CV) and related documents with clearly mentioning the position applying for.

Contact: HR Department via email: or bring hard copy to NNP1PC Office on 2nd Floor of Sky City Building, P.O. Box 5503, Sibounheuang Village, Chanthabouly District, Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR.

T: +856-21-261251, Fax: +856-21-261252.

Closing date for application is August 23rd, 2023. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviewing.
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