C-Quest Capital is hiring a
C-Quest Capital LLC (CQC) is an award winning leading global carbon project developer, social impact investor and climate finance specialist. Our mission is to transform the lives of families in the poorest communities in developing countries by providing access to clean and sustainable energy solutions and improving the health and wellbeing of women and children. Since 2010, we have been making investments in carbon reduction and removal programs, providing clean and efficient energy appliances, small-scale agriculture and forestry services to the rural poor.
We are committed to catalyzing a sustained transition to a climate resilient future for communities whose health and economic well-being are most at risk from climate change. Our ambition is to use carbon finance to achieve a long-term transition to more sustainable alternatives at scale. We aim to have a lasting impact on the planet, people, and their prosperity, which is why our projects are delivered under the banner of Transformation Carbon – projects that are truly transforming lives, behaviors, and technologies. CQC’s carbon programs have already improved the lives of over 20 million people in Africa, India, Southeast Asia and Central America.
CQC is headquartered in Washington DC, USA, with subsidiaries in India, Malaysia, Singapore, Cambodia and Australia and operations in over 20 countries across Sub-Saharan Africa, Central America, and South and Southeast Asia. We currently have c. 300 employees and over 1,000 contracted staff serving our clients and investors.
CQC is rapidly expanding its investment in cleaner cooking services across its core geographies. In Southeast Asia (SEA) we have launched a 1 million household five-year investment across Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, and Vietnam. The Lao cleaner cooking project entails the deployment of improved cookstoves to 100,000 households in rural Lao over 3 years. The distribution of stoves began in April 2022. The project is being implemented by a third-party (implementing partner). Currently, CQC has only the improved cookstove distribution project in Lao. However, it will seek to identify additional investment opportunities that meet the overall mission of the company.
The Junior Program Support Officer reports to the CQC Country Manager – Lao PDR and works closely with the Program Support Officers (PSO), the Implementing partner, and local stakeholders in Lao. S/he will be primarily responsible for coordinating and facilitating the CQC project implementation in Lao to accelerate carbon transformation activity, including -
The position is a NATIONAL post and will be based in Vientiane, Lao PDR.
The Junior Project Support Officer will be required to travel frequently to project sites located in remote areas in Lao. The Junior Project Support Officer is expected to travel on an as-needed short-notice timeline.
Qualifications or specialized knowledge/experience required: