Clean Air Asia is an international non-governmental organization leading the regional mission for better air quality and healthier, more liveable cities throughout Asia. Our mission is to reduce air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions in Asia and contribute to developing a more sustainable, equitable, and healthier region. We empower governments and cities by inspiring action and focusing efforts on planning and implementing solutions at scale, fostering regional cooperation to address issues of mutual concern, and ensuring the integration of air quality management across sectors and institutions. Our work focuses on implementing solutions that reduce air pollution and its detrimental health impacts and mitigate the climate crisis. We do so by providing policy guidance, building capacity, and making a compelling case for action among stakeholders at the city, national, and regional levels. Since 2008, we have been a part of a United Nations-recognized partnership comprised of more than 250 organizations in Asia and internationally, with six Country Networks (Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, and Vietnam). Our headquarters are in Manila, Philippines, and we have offices in Beijing, China, and New Delhi, India. 

Clean Air Asia is implementing various electric mobility initiatives in different countries in Asia. In the Philippines, we are currently supporting cities in adopting sustainable e-mobility solutions. We are also supporting the cities in its sustainable transition through the institutionalization of processes and policies that enable the wider adoption of electric vehicles. As part of the process in sustaining these solutions, lessons from these city pilot implementations will be documented to inform and streamline the adoption of electric vehicles in the Philippines. Clean Air Asia is bringing these city-level lessons through an initiative that integrates electric mobility projects and pilots, particularly 2&3 wheelers, in the Philippines’ framework on Measurement, Reporting, and Verification (MRV) of climate change-related projects.

We are looking for a dynamic and self-motivated individual interested in supporting the organization’s initiatives in electric mobility. The role will involve working with individual staff and teams within a multicultural organization and with key external stakeholders.



The E-Mobility Expert (Consultant) will support Clean Air Asia’s electric mobility initiatives in the region. Specifically, the Expert will contribute to the following:

  • Developing a guidance document to prepare electric mobility projects for MRV compliance based on local experience.

  • Developing a stocktaking report on financing options and incentive schemes that support the electric vehicle industry in Southeast Asia, including, but not limited to, public transport, 4-wheelers, and 2- and 3-wheelers.



Under the direct supervision of the Sustainable Transport Lead, the primary duties of the Consultant include:

  • With the support of the local consultant, review and provide technical advice to the Philippine MRV framework that will include e-mobility initiatives.

  • Develop a policy advice paper for e-mobility MRVs based on experiences in the Southeast Asian region, particularly pilot demonstration activities and assessment outcomes. e-mobility and GHG accounting policies and MRV

  • Develop a white paper (no less than 10 pages, excluding references and figures) on financing options and incentive schemes that support the electric vehicle industry and the uptake of electric vehicles in the Southeast Asian region.

  • Participate in the Better Air Quality Conference (2023) as a speaker in one of the sessions in e-mobility (financing of EVs in Southeast Asian countries, GHG tracking of e-mobility impacts in Southeast Asia)

In performing these responsibilities, the Consultant is expected to coordinate with other staff as needed.



  • University degree in Urban Planning, Environmental Science, Environmental Management, Environmental Engineering, Engineering, or any related discipline. An advanced degree in the aforementioned field is an advantage.

  • Has worked on projects relating to electric mobility, city development, sustainable transport planning, and climate change mitigation in Southeast Asia.

  • Familiarity with agencies and policies relating to electric mobility and GHG tracking is an advantage

  • Proven track record in doing research or implementing programs related to electric mobility and GHG tracking in Southeast Asia

  • Has excellent written, verbal communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills

  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office applications required; capability in using statistical software is an advantage.

  • Demonstrated attention to detail.

  • Team player with the ability to contribute more widely to the direction of Clean Air Asia’s program.



The Consultant will be engaged until 15 December 2023 under a full-time consultancy contract. The remuneration is competitive but may vary subject to the candidate’s professional qualifications and work experience.

All applicants must clearly state in their cover letter how they meet the job specification above, as well as contact details of three referees.


We encourage early applications as applications will be processed as they arrive so the recruiting process may end earlier than closing date. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.