The Regulatory Assistance Project (RAP)® is an independent, nonpartisan, nongovernmental organization dedicated to accelerating the transition to a clean, reliable and efficient energy future. We focus on the world’s four largest power markets, responsible for half of all power generation: China, Europe, India, and the United States.

The Regulatory Assistance Project is an equal opportunity employer.


The Regulatory Assistance Project (RAP) helps energy and air quality government officials to apply global best practices for progress in power sector policy. RAP contributes to and provides thought leadership for a network of NGOs and others in China. Can you expand the reach and influence of RAP on public policies and solutions to China’s most pressing energy challenges; manage key relationships within the region to deliver direct assistance to decision-makers; and provide technical assistance, outreach, writing, and speaking on power regulation, energy efficiency, and climate policy to various groups and organizations? If so, we just might be looking for you.

Our ideal China Program Director will demonstrate that they:

  • Have extensive understanding of Chinese government and NGO involvement in energy networks, power sector decision-making, and energy efficiency.
  • Can manage staff as well as project and organizational budgets.
  • Have personal creativity and strategic vision, coupled with an ability to listen to others and learn from their best ideas.
  • Possess excellent English language communication skills. Proficiency in Chinese language (Mandarin) both in writing and orally is mandatory.

RAP is dedicated to accelerating the transition to a clean, reliable, and efficient energy future. As the China Program Director, not only will you play a crucial role in our organization, but your day will also be filled with rewarding global interaction.

Position is based in Beijing. RAP offers a highly competitive salary/benefits combination that is commensurate with experience.

If you want to know more about the position, view the full the job description.

Does this sound interesting? If so, we would love to hear from you.

Please send in your cover letter and resume by December 18th, 2019 to [email protected], attention Noelle MacKay, Chief Operating Officer, and refer to RAP/China PD in the subject line. Interviews will commence by early 2020.