Clean Heating Specialist (International, 8 Person-Months, intermittent)




The Government of Mongolia has received a grant from the Japan Fund for Prosperous and Resilient Asia and the Pacific (JFPR) through the Asian Development Bank financing toward the cost of the Renewable Heating Demonstration in Remote Areas Project. For more information about the project please visit the link below.


Clean Heating Specialist (International, 8 Person-Months, intermittent)


The international Clean Heating Specialist (CHS) will support analysis for building selection and will finalize the selection of clean heating supply systems to be adopted under the grant. The international CHS will (i) prepare modeling of heat supply options that can meet the demand of the buildings after adoption of energy efficiency measures, (ii) prepare sustainability analysis, (iii) develop technical part of the draft bidding documents to recruit heat supply companies and provide support in the field during installation. The international CHS shall provide input for materials and training for O&M as well as for periodic assessment of performance. The specialist will also provide input to the various capacity development programs.


Detailed tasks and/or expected output.


The Clean Heating Specialist is expected to work with MOE, PMU, other consultants, and CSO in support of all targeted objectives under the grant. Specific tasks include, but are not limited to, the following:


  1. Provide overall technical guidance on climate and building data collection, review and analyze the data collected, advise on buildings’ suitability for the grant and finalize selection of buildings in compliance with criteria set by ADB’s JFPR;
  2. Identify available and effective heating technology solutions that can be adopted in the project and provide overall guidance and support with the market assessment of possible providers to the national CHS;
  3. Collaborate with the other consultants and identify suitable cleaner heat supply systems for adoption, including preparation of modeling to demonstrate adequate heat supply, share from each component, and relative costs;
  4. Prepare optimized design configuration including the lay out, cost estimate including O&M, simulate energy yield, implementation schedule for suitable buildings selected in (i).  Simulate coefficient of performances, the system coefficient of performance and seasonal performance factor.
  5. Prepare the technical part of draft bidding document with technical specifications, evaluation criteria (including life-cycle assessments) for bid evaluation for heating technology to be adopted.
  6. Provide support to the EA during construction and commissioning to ensure construction quality and adherence to design as well as during O&M in coordination with the national CHS;
  7. Evaluate the availability of components and ease of installation and maintenance prior to finalizing the design configuration in collaboration with the national CHS;
  8. Provide support to develop a road map for scalability of the proposed solution in collaboration with the other consultants as needed;
  9. Prepare inputs for the various capacity development activities, tailoring for the relevant audiences considering their specific opportunity/impact area and level of technical knowledge in collaboration with the national CHS;
  10. Prepare building maintenance strategies to ensure sustained performance of the cleaner heating system in collaboration with the other consultants;
  11. Provide input for monitoring and evaluation of project activities, including financial and economic benefits of the project, and sustainability analysis; and
  12. The specialist shall ensure that environmental mitigation measures per EMP are incorporated into the design in coordination with PMU safeguards’ specialist;
  13. The specialist will also be required to provide other inputs as requested to ensure achieving project outputs.



Minimum Qualification Requirements:


The international CHS must have (i) at least 12 years of experience in the design and implementation of cleaner heating projects, including use of solar thermal, heat pumps including air source and ground source types; (ii) higher education degree in energy, renewable energy, engineering economics; and (iii) experience working with similar stakeholder groups (e.g., government, domestic construction companies, etc.). Experience in working for projects financed by ADB and other multilateral donors is an advantage. Oral and written English proficiency are required.


Required documents include:


  • Cover letter;
  • CV prepared following the ADB format;
  • Copies of diploma(s) and certificate(s);
  • Reference letters from previous employers; and
  • Any other relevant supporting documents


Application Deadline: 9:00 AM, October 4, 2023


Application submission address:


Attention:           Ms. Zultsetseg Davaanyam, Procurement Officer

Address:            Room #507, White Gate Center, 3rd Khoroo, Khan-Uul District, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Telephone:        (+976) 77105007


Interested individuals should apply through ADB’s Consulting Services Recruitment Notice (CSRN).