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Green Climate Fund  

Site: South Korea, Incheon, Yeonsu-gu
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Sector: Nonprofit/Community/Social Services/International Cooperation

Green Climate Fund GCF is a unique global platform to respond to climate change by investing in low-emission and climate-resilient development. GCF was established by 194 governments to limit or reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in developing countries, and to help vulnerable societies adapt to the unavoidable impacts of climate change. Given the urgency and seriousness of this challenge, GCF is mandated to make an ambitious contribution to the united global response to climate change.

 

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Green Climate Fund

Chief Finance and Risk Officer - IS 9

South Korea, Incheon , Incheon
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services/International Cooperation
Other

Grade: IS-9Deadline: 24 March 2024 (11:59 PM KST)Job Category: InternationalSalary: USD 263,800 net (plus attractive benefits, that include the following allowances (as applicable): Relocation, dependency, housing, education assistance and home country travel. Introduction:The Green Climate Fund is the world's largest dedicated multilateral climate fund and invests in impactful, innovative, catalytic programs and projects in developing countries across the globe. By the end of 2023, GCF had a portfolio of 243 projects in 129 countries, committing a total of USD 13.5 billion to date.  In 2023, an additional USD 12.8 billion was pledged, to support our new strategic and programming cycle from 2024-2027; our ambition is to grow to become at least a USD 50 billion fund by 2030. Rooted in the core objectives of impact and efficiency, access and a focus on the most vulnerable, and mobilizing a much higher scale of public and private sector financial flows for climate action we have an unparalleled scale of resources, which, together with our risk appetite and flexibility allows us to bring together different partners and stakeholders in innovative partnerships for profound impact.  GCF is seeking a top-tier individual with a demonstrable track record of harnessing experience, energy and networks to tackle complex global climate change challenges. You will be committed to making a positive, measurable difference through a mission-driven role, and thrive in a fast-paced, diverse environment.  You will be able to quickly scan and analyze complex, competing issues and lead significant sized teams to find solutions in evolving contexts, across multiple geographic locations. You will be a nurturer of people: recognizing and growing the talent around you, exemplifying values of transparency, respect and innovation.You will be committed to learning, knowledge-sharing, convening and communicating with partners to work together to ideate, develop and implement climate action initiatives that make a profound difference to people and planet.You will join a team of talented, committed individuals representing almost 80 nationalities contributing skills and experience from academic, scientific, private, government and nonprofit backgrounds.  Together, we work with governments, communities and civil society, technical agencies, and the private sector across the world. Interested in more information? Learn about working for GCF: d/about/careers View current vacancies: d/ About the Green Climate Fund (GCF)Set up in 2010 by the 194 countries who are Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), GCF takes its responsibility as the world's largest dedicated multilateral climate fund to heart.  GCF funds transformative climate projects across the developing world, supporting countries in their responses and actions to tackle climate change while fostering sustainable development within their communities.  Our country-driven approach ensures that our actions are tailored to the unique circumstances and national aspirations of each nation we support. Besides channeling public and private sector investment through a broad range of financing instruments, GCF builds the capacity of developing countries to take climate action through an extensive Readiness Programme ensuring countries are increasingly well-equipped and financed to manage their climate futures. Headquartered in the Republic of Korea, GCF operates with a diverse and talented workforce of over 300 people. Position ObjectiveThe Chief Finance and Risk Officer (CFRO) leads all financial and risk aspects of the Fund, including financial planning, financial reporting and controlling, budgeting, accounting, treasury, and enterprise-wide risk management. S/he ensures the financial and operational integrity of the organization and is accountable for all aspects of the financial statements of the Fund as well as leading the design, formulation, and implementation of all policies related to all the above areas. The CFRO safeguards GCF financial stability and protects its assets by identifying, assessing, mitigating, and monitoring all risks that could impact the Fund's operations and performance. S/he is a member of the executive leadership team. As a strategic thought partner and financial steward, the CFRO will collaborate with other members of the executive leadership to ensure the organization's financial health and resilience in a dynamic global environment.   PurposeStrategy: as a member of the executive leadership team, contributes to the overall direction setting and strategic development of the organization; develops and implements innovative financial strategies aligned with the organization's mission and growth objectives; and formulates high-level budgetary and accounting strategies and frameworks. Policy: Leads the design, formulation, and implementation of all policies relating to financial, treasury, budgeting, accounting, and risk management. Internal Financial Planning: Drives a culture of innovation throughout the department, encouraging creative thinking and adaptive problem-solving; leads robust internal financial planning, accounting, budgeting, and analysis, supported by clear business analytics, that enables the executive leadership to make decisions that are fact-based and risk-informed. Risk Management: Drives and oversees the establishment and implementation of a robust risk management framework and necessary systems to identify, assess, and mitigate potential risks; catalyzes and instills approaches throughout the Fund to help regions implement and maintain sound risk management approaches across all categories of risk, including necessary early warning systems to ensure appropriate oversight and audit performance and results.  EngagementStakeholders: Partners with the executive leadership in the Fund's replenishment process and growth strategy, including interactions with contributors and key stakeholders; explores opportunities for strategic partnerships and financial collaborations to support organizational objectives. Coordinates with Chief Strategy and Impact Officer on resource mobilization issues.  DeliveryOrganizational Effectiveness: Drives efficiency in financial planning, accounting, budget management, achievement of financial targets and goals, and effectiveness in risk management. Strategy: Develops and implements financial plans and strategies, demonstrated by robust financial health and resilience of GCF. Risk: Advises executive leadership on risk exposures and mitigation strategies. Strengthens the risk and control framework and underlying systems and analytics to effectively manage all risk aspects of the Fund. Stakeholders: Enhances stakeholder satisfaction via transparent and timely financial reporting, achieving agreed-upon financial targets, and demonstrating fiscal responsibility; and cultivates and maintains relationships with financial institutions, investors, and all other relevant stakeholders. Team Performance: Defines roles and responsibilities in the team; holds team members accountable for outcomes; provides effective feedback; fosters a culture of accountability and continuous improvement. Board: Provides timely, accurate, and comprehensive reporting to the Board and relevant committees; leads implementation of Board decisions on financial and risk matters; and obtains feedback from the Board on financial performance and strategic financial initiatives. Presents annual financial statements to the Board. Requirements (Education, experience, technical competencies required of the job)At least 15 years of relevant experience. Significant experience and track record of success in progressive financial leadership positions, with experience working at the executive level with Boards and technical Board committees (finance, budget or audit);  A postgraduate degree in finance/MBA/qualified chartered accountant/CPA equivalent is required; Experience in IFRS-based financial reporting including facing and responding to audits conducted by globally recognized external auditors is strongly preferred; Demonstrated record of successfully developing and executing accounting, financial reporting, and risk management in a complex, multi-stakeholder, global organization; Comprehensive knowledge of capital and money markets, including treasury and investment functions and experience in dealing with Trustees and banks is desirable; Experienced in establishing state-of-the-art internal financial systems, performance thresholds, and processes appropriate for a large multilateral financial institution and managing institutional change;  Sound knowledge of the International Financial Reporting Standards, and a thorough understanding of risk management function within a financial institution environment; Demonstrated ability to lead sizeable and diverse teams;  Familiarity with international development, multilateral development banks and/or the UN system would be an advantage. Fluency in both written and spoken English; knowledge of another UN language is desirable.  Competencies Inspires and guides the department with a compelling vision for the future, aligning strategies and actions with a shared sense of purpose; Possesses exceptional communication skills and the ability to persuasively convey ideas, gaining buy-in and inspiring action from others; Demonstrates a creative and forward-thinking mindset, consistently generating new ideas and solutions to address challenges and capitalize on opportunities; Exhibits tact, discretion, and the ability to navigate complex interpersonal relationships, particularly in high-stakes or politically sensitive situations; Ability to attract, recruit, lead, and mentor high quality finance, accounting, and risk staff; Inspires and motivates others to achieve their best by fostering a positive and supportive work environment, recognizing, and celebrating achievements; Maintains high ethical standards ensuring fairness, respect, and integrity. The closing date for application is 24 March 2024. Applications submitted after the deadline may not be considered. *The person assessed by the Selection Panel as most suitable for the position will be proposed for appointment. Selection among short-listed candidates will also take into account performance at interview, appropriate testing, and references.  Applications from women and nationals of developing countries are strongly encouraged.This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position: Application preparation: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. Our coaches are here to help tailor your application to the requirements of the job (service provided at your own cost). Interview preparation: When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. Additional services for  Swiss nationals who get invited to  the selection process (written test, interview, assessment centre, etc.): Let us know by writing to recruitment@cinfo.ch. We flag matching applications to HR partners and SDC/SECO for visibility. Benefit from free interview/assessment preparation by registering here: Interview and Assessment Centre Preparation for Jobs in Multilateral Organisations. Our coaches stand ready to help prepare for upcoming interview/assessment centre.​ 

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26/02/2024
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Green Climate Fund

Director of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning - IS 8

South Korea, Incheon , Incheon
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services/International Cooperation
Other

Grade: IS-8Deadline: 24 March 2024 (11:59 PM KST)Job Category: InternationalSalary: USD 230,900 net (plus attractive benefits, that include the following allowances (as applicable): Relocation, dependency, housing, education assistance and home country travel. Introduction:The Green Climate Fund is the world's largest dedicated multilateral climate fund and invests in impactful, innovative, catalytic programs and projects in developing countries across the globe. By the end of 2023, GCF had a portfolio of 243 projects in 129 countries, committing a total of USD 13.5 billion to date.  In 2023, an additional USD 12.8 billion was pledged, to support our new strategic and programming cycle from 2024-2027; our ambition is to grow to become at least a USD 50 billion fund by 2030. Rooted in the core objectives of impact and efficiency, access and a focus on the most vulnerable, and mobilizing a much higher scale of public and private sector financial flows for climate action we have an unparalleled scale of resources, which, together with our risk appetite and flexibility allows us to bring together different partners and stakeholders in innovative partnerships for profound impact.  GCF is seeking a top-tier individual with a demonstrable track record of harnessing experience, energy and networks to tackle complex global climate change challenges. You will be committed to making a positive, measurable difference through a mission-driven role, and thrive in a fast-paced, diverse environment.  You will be able to quickly scan and analyze complex, competing issues and lead significant sized teams to find solutions in evolving contexts, across multiple geographic locations. You will be a nurturer of people: recognizing and growing the talent around you, exemplifying values of transparency, respect and innovation.You will be committed to learning, knowledge-sharing, convening and communicating with partners to work together to ideate, develop and implement climate action initiatives that make a profound difference to people and planet.You will join a team of talented, committed individuals representing almost 80 nationalities contributing skills and experience from academic, scientific, private, government and nonprofit backgrounds.  Together, we work with governments, communities and civil society, technical agencies, and the private sector across the world. Interested in more information? Learn about working for GCF: d/about/careers View current vacancies: d/ About the Green Climate Fund (GCF)Set up in 2010 by the 194 countries who are Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), GCF takes its responsibility as the world's largest dedicated multilateral climate fund to heart.  GCF funds transformative climate projects across the developing world, supporting countries in their responses and actions to tackle climate change while fostering sustainable development within their communities.  Our country-driven approach ensures that our actions are tailored to the unique circumstances and national aspirations of each nation we support. Besides channeling public and private sector investment through a broad range of financing instruments, GCF builds the capacity of developing countries to take climate action through an extensive Readiness Programme ensuring countries are increasingly well-equipped and financed to manage their climate futures. Headquartered in the Republic of Korea, GCF operates with a diverse and talented workforce of over 300 people.  Position ObjectiveThe Director of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) drives GCF's focus on impact and results, providing strategic leadership for GCF in assessing its own performance and the performance of its projects and programmes, promoting a culture of learning and knowledge sharing throughout the organization, and feeding a rigorous focus on results and impact into forward strategy at all levels. S/he determines the organization's strategy for investing in impact and contextual data, and leads the development of systems for monitoring and evaluation throughout the organization, with oversight of the key institutional processes and formats. S/he oversees knowledge management ensuring effective knowledge generation and dissemination, institutional learning from external knowledge partners, and the development of a culture of continual learning and improvement at all levels within GCF.  PurposeDevelop effective institutional monitoring, evaluation, and learning strategies and systems, and establish high quality results-based monitoring and evaluation practices that can be implemented and coordinated throughout the organization.   Drive improved knowledge and data collection, management and use, integrating cross-cutting attention to effectiveness, risk and inclusion in GCF processes and evaluations.   Promote the use of data and analysis on GCF effectiveness (strengths and weaknesses) in the development of organizational strategy and policy.   Guide an ambitious institutional investment strategy for data collection and analysis, including targeted recruitment and training. Lead the development of world-class knowledge management systems and processes, establishing and nurturing knowledge partnerships with global thought and practice leaders in climate policy and action, and ensuring integration of the latest relevant knowledge developments into GCF strategy, policy and practice. Develop a strategy for supporting partners' (including direct access entities) capacities for monitoring, evaluation and learning and, more broadly for data gathering and analysis.   EngagementPromote culture of results-based learning for impact within and beyond GCF, engaging key implementation partners.  Leverage GCF's leading position in global climate finance to establish GCF as a global thought and practice leader in monitoring, evaluation and learning for climate action and finance.  Establish robust arrangements for producing high-impact knowledge products backed by effective communication and review processes.  Lead innovations in conducting evaluations to improve quality and ensure work at the cutting-edge of evaluation methodology, such as enhancing quality assurance and quality review processes, and use of technology (including AI-based solutions) in coordination with the Director of Information Technology.   DeliveryEnsure GCF strategy, planning and policy reflect a strong evidence base gathered from organisational monitoring, evaluation and learning. Ensure that GCF strategic planning promotes effective use of data and high-quality monitoring, evaluation and learning.  Ensure organizational strategy, policy and operations are strongly informed by captured institutional knowledge and lessons learned, as well as relevant innovations in the global theory and practice of climate action.   Lead a multi-year global learning agenda to guide the execution of GCF's strategy, assembling global learning partnerships on key initiatives to track evidence of impact and learning points on best practice in real time as practice develops.  Ensure institutional formats and procedures for monitoring, evaluation and learning (including the Integrated Results Management Framework and project and readiness reporting and evaluation formats) are fit for purpose and reflect the best global practice in climate action and international development.  Oversee the monitoring, evaluation and learning practice throughout GCF and its partner network to identify strengths and weaknesses and promote continual knowledge management and learning for effective practice.   Requirements (Education, experience, technical competencies required of the job)A thought leader in monitoring, evaluation, knowledge management and learning for climate change and/or sustainable development policy with at least 15 years of relevant experience in conducting rigorous evaluations in complex climate change policy and operational contexts;  Extensive experience in leading organizational monitoring, evaluation, knowledge management and learning strategy at a whole organization level; Relevant postgraduate degree, ideally with a track record of influential publications and engagement in monitoring, evaluation, knowledge management and learning in the field of international development or climate finance; Demonstrated technical expertise in leading and conducting rigorous evaluations (using designs that are well aligned with the evaluation questions and, if seeking to measure impacts, using designs that establish cause and effect relationships); Experience in developing and executing organizational knowledge management strategies with demonstrable impact; Extensive networks with relevant leading institutions and experts in monitoring, evaluation, knowledge management and learning for climate/development policy; Extensive knowledge of climate mitigation and adaptation approaches, with evaluation expertise in areas relevant to GCF's mandate and strategy; Extensive stakeholder management skills with a focus on influencing and negotiating with senior leaders; track record of business partnering;  Previous experience in an international organization and environment, ideally experience working and influencing cross-culturally; Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated experience in leading and managing high-performing teams;  Fluency in both written and spoken English; knowledge of another UN language desirable.   Competencies  Demonstrates the ability to formulate and articulate a compelling and forward-looking vision, aligning strategies with long-term goals;  Possesses exceptional communication skills and the ability to persuasively convey ideas, gaining buy-in and inspiring action from others;  Exhibits tact, discretion, and the ability to navigate complex interpersonal relationships, particularly in high-stakes or politically sensitive situations;  Encourages and embraces innovation, demonstrating flexibility and adaptability to changing circumstances and emerging trends; Leads and develops high-performing teams, fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and professional growth; Able to develop effective partnerships and engage effectively with various stakeholders, including government bodies, NGOs, and community-based organizations in promoting GCF's strategy; Maintains high ethical standards, ensuring fairness, respect, and integrity.   The closing date for application is 24 March 2024. Applications submitted after the deadline may not be considered. *The person assessed by the Selection Panel as most suitable for the position will be proposed for appointment. Selection among short-listed candidates will also take into account performance at interview, appropriate testing, and references.  Applications from women and nationals of developing countries are strongly encouraged to apply. This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position: Application preparation: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. Our coaches are here to help tailor your application to the requirements of the job (service provided at your own cost). Interview preparation: When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. Additional services for  Swiss nationals who get invited to  the selection process (written test, interview, assessment centre, etc.): Let us know by writing to recruitment@cinfo.ch. We flag matching applications to HR partners and SDC/SECO for visibility. Benefit from free interview/assessment preparation by registering here: Interview and Assessment Centre Preparation for Jobs in Multilateral Organisations. Our coaches stand ready to help prepare for upcoming interview/assessment centre.​  

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26/02/2024
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Green Climate Fund

Chief Operating Officer - IS 9

South Korea, Incheon , Incheon
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services/International Cooperation
Other

Grade: IS-9Deadline: 24 March 2024 (11:59 PM KST)Job Category: InternationalSalary: USD 263,800 net (plus attractive benefits, that include the following allowances (as applicable): Relocation, dependency, housing, education assistance and home country travel. Introduction:The Green Climate Fund is the world's largest dedicated multilateral climate fund and invests in impactful, innovative, catalytic programs and projects in developing countries across the globe. By the end of 2023, GCF had a portfolio of 243 projects in 129 countries, committing a total of USD 13.5 billion to date.  In 2023, an additional USD 12.8 billion was pledged, to support our new strategic and programming cycle from 2024-2027; our ambition is to grow to become at least a USD 50 billion fund by 2030. Rooted in the core objectives of impact and efficiency, access and a focus on the most vulnerable, and mobilizing a much higher scale of public and private sector financial flows for climate action we have an unparalleled scale of resources, which, together with our risk appetite and flexibility allows us to bring together different partners and stakeholders in innovative partnerships for profound impact.  GCF is seeking a top-tier individual with a demonstrable track record of harnessing experience, energy and networks to tackle complex global climate change challenges. You will be committed to making a positive, measurable difference through a mission-driven role, and thrive in a fast-paced, diverse environment.  You will be able to quickly scan and analyze complex, competing issues and lead significant sized teams to find solutions in evolving contexts, across multiple geographic locations. You will be a nurturer of people: recognizing and growing the talent around you, exemplifying values of transparency, respect and innovation.You will be committed to learning, knowledge-sharing, convening and communicating with partners to work together to ideate, develop and implement climate action initiatives that make a profound difference to people and planet.You will join a team of talented, committed individuals representing almost 80 nationalities contributing skills and experience from academic, scientific, private, government and nonprofit backgrounds.  Together, we work with governments, communities and civil society, technical agencies, and the private sector across the world. Interested in more information? Learn about working for GCF: d/about/careers View current vacancies: d/ About the Green Climate Fund (GCF)Set up in 2010 by the 194 countries who are Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), GCF takes its responsibility as the world's largest dedicated multilateral climate fund to heart.  GCF funds transformative climate projects across the developing world, supporting countries in their responses and actions to tackle climate change while fostering sustainable development within their communities.  Our country-driven approach ensures that our actions are tailored to the unique circumstances and national aspirations of each nation we support. Besides channeling public and private sector investment through a broad range of financing instruments, GCF builds the capacity of developing countries to take climate action through an extensive Readiness Programme ensuring countries are increasingly well-equipped and financed to manage their climate futures. Headquartered in the Republic of Korea, GCF operates with a diverse and talented workforce of over 300 people. Position ObjectiveThe Chief Operating Officer (COO) is a key leadership role responsible for overseeing and optimizing critical institutional functions, including information technology (IT), human resources (HR), and corporate services. The COO ensures that all corporate operations align with the organization's objectives and are executed efficiently. The COO is responsible for overseeing the human resource function, including organization design, capability optimization throughout employees' lifecycle, engagement and leadership frameworks to foster a high-performance collaborative culture. S/he oversees development and implementation of information technology strategies that support the organization's digital transformation and technological advancement. The COO oversees and manages the procurement function, including managing relationships with vendors, designing and implementing procurement strategies, and ensuring regulatory compliance. S/he is a member of the executive leadership team.  PurposeTransformational Architect: Sets operational strategy and drives operating transformational initiatives that align with the Fund's mission and goals. Performance Management: Reviews, assesses, and modifies the operational strategy to ensure optimal effectiveness based on organizational performance outcomes. Corporate Operations: Manages and oversees corporate facilities and projects, enhances operational processes for efficiency, and leads technology and digitization efforts to streamline work processes and improve overall productivity. Oversees security and safety of staff. Human Resource Management: Oversees the HR function to ensure efficient and effective human resource programmes; provides strategic direction for initiatives that boost talent acquisition, retention, and professional development; and ensures a competent and engaged workforce. Procurement: Implements sustainable and ethical procurement practices, adhering to international standards. Oversees procurement activities and establishes procurement strategies that align with GCF's mission.  EngagementStakeholders: Partners with the executive leadership in the Fund's corporate and institutional operations, including collaborating with internal stakeholders to understand institutional service requirements and providing tailored solutions. Fosters effective communication and coordination between corporate service departments and other organizational units.   DeliveryOrganizational Effectiveness: Drives improvement in operational efficiency and productivity, measurable through timely, efficient, compliant and within budget project design and execution. Implements new technology-based systems and processes using artificial intelligence where appropriate, to speed up organizational processes and enhance efficiency and effectiveness. Leads institution-wide efforts to improve employee engagement and satisfaction scores.  Strategy: Achieves strategic objectives within set timeframes and budgets; creates impact in alignment with the Fund's goals; incorporates innovative approaches in problem-solving. Stakeholders: Increases stakeholder satisfaction and engagement, as measured by feedback mechanisms such as surveys, and successful management of change resistance among stakeholders. Board: Provides timely, accurate, and comprehensive reporting to the Board on transformation progress; leads implementation of Board decisions related to transformation initiatives; and obtains feedback from the Board on the transformation role and its impact.  Requirements (Education, experience, technical competencies required of the job)At least 15 years of relevant experience. Significant experience and track record of success in a high-level management role preferably within a fund in a multilateral environment, financial institution, or similar organization demonstrating successful operational leadership; Master's or higher-level degree; Proven expertise in strategic planning, project management, and change management in a complex organizational structure; Prior experience with financial management and budget oversight in a large-scale organization; Success in transforming and streamlining operations, policies, and procedures to increase efficiency and effectiveness; Extensive leadership experience in overseeing IT, HR, safety and security and/or corporate services functions, preferably within an international organization; In-depth knowledge of international regulations and standards related to support service functions. A track record of engaging with stakeholders and guiding collaborative efforts; Understanding of the regulatory and compliance requirements for multilateral organizations; Experience with digital transformation and the use of technology to streamline operations.  Competencies High-level orchestrator and leader of complex processes; analytical and technologically savvy; comfortable in leading digital transformation efforts; Process-oriented; skilled in streamlining operational efficiencies and project management; Inspires and guides the organization with a compelling vision for the future, aligning strategies and actions with a shared sense of purpose; Possesses exceptional communication skills and the ability to persuasively convey ideas, gaining buy-in and inspiring action from others; Demonstrates a creative and forward-thinking mindset, consistently generating new ideas and solutions to address challenges and capitalize on opportunities; Leads and develops a high-performing team, fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and professional growth; Exhibits tact, discretion, and the ability to navigate complex interpersonal relationships, particularly in high-stakes or politically sensitive situations; Maintains high ethical standards ensuring respect and integrity.  The closing date for application is 24 March 2024. Applications submitted after the deadline may not be considered. *The person assessed by the Selection Panel as most suitable for the position will be proposed for appointment. Selection among short-listed candidates will also take into account performance at interview, appropriate testing, and references.  Applications from women and nationals of developing countries are strongly encouraged to apply.This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position: Application preparation: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. Our coaches are here to help tailor your application to the requirements of the job (service provided at your own cost). Interview preparation: When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. Additional services for  Swiss nationals who get invited to  the selection process (written test, interview, assessment centre, etc.): Let us know by writing to recruitment@cinfo.ch. We flag matching applications to HR partners and SDC/SECO for visibility. Benefit from free interview/assessment preparation by registering here: Interview and Assessment Centre Preparation for Jobs in Multilateral Organisations. Our coaches stand ready to help prepare for upcoming interview/assessment centre.​ 

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26/02/2024
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Green Climate Fund

Director of Information Technology - IS 8

South Korea, Incheon , Incheon
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services/International Cooperation
Other

Grade: IS-8Deadline: 24 March 2024 (11:59 PM KST)Job Category: InternationalSalary: USD 230,900 net (plus attractive benefits, that include the following allowances (as applicable): Relocation, dependency, housing, education assistance and home country travel. Introduction:The Green Climate Fund is the world's largest dedicated multilateral climate fund and invests in impactful, innovative, catalytic programs and projects in developing countries across the globe. By the end of 2023, GCF had a portfolio of 243 projects in 129 countries, committing a total of USD 13.5 billion to date.  In 2023, an additional USD 12.8 billion was pledged, to support our new strategic and programming cycle from 2024-2027; our ambition is to grow to become at least a USD 50 billion fund by 2030. Rooted in the core objectives of impact and efficiency, access and a focus on the most vulnerable, and mobilizing a much higher scale of public and private sector financial flows for climate action we have an unparalleled scale of resources, which, together with our risk appetite and flexibility allows us to bring together different partners and stakeholders in innovative partnerships for profound impact.  GCF is seeking a top-tier individual with a demonstrable track record of harnessing experience, energy and networks to tackle complex global climate change challenges. You will be committed to making a positive, measurable difference through a mission-driven role, and thrive in a fast-paced, diverse environment.  You will be able to quickly scan and analyze complex, competing issues and lead significant sized teams to find solutions in evolving contexts, across multiple geographic locations. You will be a nurturer of people: recognizing and growing the talent around you, exemplifying values of transparency, respect and innovation.You will be committed to learning, knowledge-sharing, convening and communicating with partners to work together to ideate, develop and implement climate action initiatives that make a profound difference to people and planet.You will join a team of talented, committed individuals representing almost 80 nationalities contributing skills and experience from academic, scientific, private, government and nonprofit backgrounds.  Together, we work with governments, communities and civil society, technical agencies, and the private sector across the world. Interested in more information? Learn about working for GCF: d/about/careers View current vacancies: d/ About the Green Climate Fund (GCF)Set up in 2010 by the 194 countries who are Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), GCF takes its responsibility as the world's largest dedicated multilateral climate fund to heart.  GCF funds transformative climate projects across the developing world, supporting countries in their responses and actions to tackle climate change while fostering sustainable development within their communities.  Our country-driven approach ensures that our actions are tailored to the unique circumstances and national aspirations of each nation we support. Besides channeling public and private sector investment through a broad range of financing instruments, GCF builds the capacity of developing countries to take climate action through an extensive Readiness Programme ensuring countries are increasingly well-equipped and financed to manage their climate futures. Headquartered in the Republic of Korea, GCF operates with a diverse and talented workforce of over 300 people. Position ObjectiveThe Director of Information Technology (IT) will lead GCF's technology function and will create and drive innovative and tailored development roadmaps as a core part of GCF's digital evolution. S/he will manage the technology budget and team to provide a world-class digital experience for GCF's personnel, stakeholders and clients. The Director ensures that GCF's information technology systems are fit-for-purpose to meet GCF's overall institutional strategic goals and objectives, while maintaining a world-class standard of cyber security for the organization.  PurposeLeadership of overall IT strategy and implementation: Directs information technology strategies, policies, roadmaps, and procedures by evaluating organizational outcomes; identifying risks and areas for improvement; evaluating trends; anticipating institutional requirements; and ensuring the team stays abreast with technologies available in the marketplace. Develop a technology strategy and lead the implementation of a cost-effective technology development programme:  Fully understand the climate finance value chain and recognize where technology can be introduced to maximize GCF's impact. Determine the institutional technology development roadmap and lead its implementation in compliance with stage gate requirements and budgets. Support funding decisions by provision of value and achievability assessment. Engage leaders across GCF to ensure the technology development programme is driven effectively throughout the organization, resulting in a high adoption rate for the solutions deployed as well as a satisfactory end-user experience. Unlock the value of data to enable game-changing improvements in effectiveness and impact: Establish the frameworks, systems, and processes for the use of data and analytics to drive operating excellence. Assess the economic opportunity to partner strategically with analytics providers. Leverage learnings and information across the organization. Actively monitor new and emerging data science technologies, trends, practices, issues and solutions and assess their applicability to GCF. Predict and prepare for the impact of potential changes, decisions or outcomes on the behavior of GCF workforce and stakeholders. Infrastructure, platforms and networks: Leads and determines the framework of the IT department within the context of a cloud-only agile, harmonized (SaaS-PaaS-IaaS model) approach across GCF. Leads and ensures rapid rollout of all IT projects including the ongoing deployment and improvement of the ERP system. Ensures the IT function provides undisrupted service to its users. Delivers ongoing necessary changes to current infrastructure and systems landscape in an efficient and cost-effective manner, while ensuring adequate handling of ICT assets including environmentally friendly disposal at EOL. Streamlines internal IT operations to ensure integrated systems and a seamlessly cohesive end-user experience. Cyber Security: Maintains robust and diligent cyber security solutions, policies and procedures to protect GCF and its stakeholders. Innovation and emerging technologies, including AI: assesses emerging technologies for their applicability to GCF's mission; keeps informed on market trends and incorporates these into IT strategy and implementation. Implements new tools, including AI-based solutions, to improve organizational efficiency, learning and effectiveness.  EngagementDevelop and implement a stakeholder driven information management strategy and solutions. ​​​​​​Work closely with the relevant stakeholders to define, agree and deliver a portfolio of IT initiatives and solutions to enable and support the delivery of GCF's strategic and operational objectives. Establish and drive the consistent implantation of IT standards, project management procedures, best practices and policies that meet business requirements. Manage the provision of IT infrastructure services, including data center operations, service desk, end user/workplace computing, voice & data networks, video conferencing and messaging. Manage IT governance processes including risk, software licensing, sourcing strategy, vendor contract management, and budgets. Identify potential threats to the business and bring prompt responses and timely recoveries from cyber or other physical safety and security events. Enable safe remote working and create a non-invasive culture of security to protect GCF teams at work and at home. Innovation and emerging technologies: Fosters and promotes a culture of innovation within the team and across the technology function and organization. DeliveryOrganizational Effectiveness: Accountable for best-in-class effectiveness of IT systems and external interfaces to key stakeholders and clients. Strategy: Evaluate the existing technology, develop a cloud-based enterprise architecture and platform strategy, and create an IT roadmap to drive simplification and consistency. Team: Build a lean and high-performing IT department, foster a strong outcome-oriented team and excellent, affordable and transparent IT support for all of GCF's staff, stakeholders, and clients. Stakeholders: Proactively partner with regional leaders to understand their needs and design a technology operating model and strategy aligned with short- and medium-term goals. Data: Drive the use and availability of data as a core focus of the business, enhancing its utilization for collating key insights that drive business transformation. Artificial Intelligence: Lead the use of AI-based tools in all relevant GCF operations, while ensuring an adequate framework to protect the institution from potential risks or unintended pervasive effects. Lead the design and implementation of training of GCF staff in appropriate use of these tools. Requirements (Education, experience, technical competencies required of the job)Seasoned technology executive with 15+ years of experience leading the technology function in a leadership, managerial and strategic role, ideally as most senior officer in the IT function. Strong problem-solving skills; experience with project management, budget & financial management, audit/risk management, establishing and managing a central IT department for a global institution, and implementing organization-wide and shared solutions which span countries and continents;  Technology Transformation experience: Leveraged technology to drive transformations across a business or business unit; People Leader: Led international teams covering a range of technology disciplines; Stakeholder Management: Built relationships and influenced across a business at all levels to further the technology strategy and enable effective change; Education technologist: Relevant post graduate degree with strong background in one or more of computer science, engineering and IT; Industry background: Experience working in multilateral development bank with international stakeholders and / or an institution with global presence would be an advantage; Language: Fluency in English required. Working knowledge of one or more UN languages would be beneficial.  Competencies  Passion for technology and transformation; Forward-looking for opportunities and risks to the business from a digital / IT lens; Demonstrates the ability to formulate and articulate a compelling and forward-looking vision, aligning strategies with long-term goals; Possesses exceptional communication skills and the ability to persuasively convey ideas, gaining buy-in and inspiring action from others; Exhibits tact, discretion, and the ability to navigate complex interpersonal relationships, particularly in high-stakes or politically sensitive situations; Encourages and embraces innovation, demonstrating flexibility and adaptability to changing circumstances and emerging trends; Leads and develops high-performing teams, fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and professional growth; Able to develop effective partnerships and engage effectively with various stakeholders, including government bodies, NGOs, and community-based organizations in promoting GCF's mandate and strategy; Maintains high ethical standards and demonstrates honesty and fairness in actions.  The closing date for application is 24 March 2024. Applications submitted after the deadline may not be considered. *The person assessed by the Selection Panel as most suitable for the position will be proposed for appointment. Selection among short-listed candidates will also take into account performance at interview, appropriate testing, and references.  Applications from women and nationals of developing countries are strongly encouraged to apply.This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position: Application preparation: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. 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26/02/2024
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Green Climate Fund

Director of Strategy, Policy and Innovation - IS 8

South Korea, Incheon , Inechon
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services/International Cooperation
Other

Grade: IS-8Deadline: 24 March 2024 (11:59 PM KST)Job Category: InternationalSalary: USD 230,900 net (plus attractive benefits, that include the following allowances (as applicable): Relocation, dependency, housing, education assistance and home country travel. Introduction:The Green Climate Fund is the world's largest dedicated multilateral climate fund and invests in impactful, innovative, catalytic programs and projects in developing countries across the globe. By the end of 2023, GCF had a portfolio of 243 projects in 129 countries, committing a total of USD 13.5 billion to date.  In 2023, an additional USD 12.8 billion was pledged, to support our new strategic and programming cycle from 2024-2027; our ambition is to grow to become at least a USD 50 billion fund by 2030. Rooted in the core objectives of impact and efficiency, access and a focus on the most vulnerable, and mobilizing a much higher scale of public and private sector financial flows for climate action we have an unparalleled scale of resources, which, together with our risk appetite and flexibility allows us to bring together different partners and stakeholders in innovative partnerships for profound impact.  GCF is seeking a top-tier individual with a demonstrable track record of harnessing experience, energy and networks to tackle complex global climate change challenges. You will be committed to making a positive, measurable difference through a mission-driven role, and thrive in a fast-paced, diverse environment.  You will be able to quickly scan and analyze complex, competing issues and lead significant sized teams to find solutions in evolving contexts, across multiple geographic locations. You will be a nurturer of people: recognizing and growing the talent around you, exemplifying values of transparency, respect and innovation.You will be committed to learning, knowledge-sharing, convening and communicating with partners to work together to ideate, develop and implement climate action initiatives that make a profound difference to people and planet.You will join a team of talented, committed individuals representing almost 80 nationalities contributing skills and experience from academic, scientific, private, government and nonprofit backgrounds.  Together, we work with governments, communities and civil society, technical agencies, and the private sector across the world. Interested in more information? Learn about working for GCF: d/about/careers View current vacancies: d/ About the Green Climate Fund (GCF)Set up in 2010 by the 194 countries who are Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), GCF takes its responsibility as the world's largest dedicated multilateral climate fund to heart.  GCF funds transformative climate projects across the developing world, supporting countries in their responses and actions to tackle climate change while fostering sustainable development within their communities.  Our country-driven approach ensures that our actions are tailored to the unique circumstances and national aspirations of each nation we support. Besides channeling public and private sector investment through a broad range of financing instruments, GCF builds the capacity of developing countries to take climate action through an extensive Readiness Programme ensuring countries are increasingly well-equipped and financed to manage their climate futures. Headquartered in the Republic of Korea, GCF operates with a diverse and talented workforce of over 300 people. Position ObjectiveThe Director of Strategy, Policy and Innovation leads under the guidance and oversight of the Chief Strategy and Impact Officer the development and execution of GCF's strategy and policies. S/he leads the preparation process of agreed policy inputs for the GCF's Board consideration. S/he manages a team that: develops strategy and policy; reports to GCF's executive leadership and the Board on progress in relation to key strategic objectives and milestones; monitors and ensures that the latest information across key knowledge domains (including climate science, social and economic sciences, and megatrends) inform strategy development and implementation; and promotes policy and operational innovation throughout the organization. S/he promotes a culture of results-based innovation throughout the organization, conducting continual horizon-scanning for significant policy and operational innovations of potential value to GCF's work and mission, and seeks to promote their application.   PurposeStrategy and policy:  Ensures approaches to policy and strategy formulation in GCF are informed by the latest developments in theory and practice, as well as comprehensive analysis of relevant data both internal and external. Monitors and ensures that the latest information across sciences (including climate science, social and economic sciences, and megatrends and developments) informs strategy development and implementation. Oversees the full cycle of strategy and policy development in GCF in collaboration with other relevant teams. Identifies and leads partnerships that are relevant for GCF in relation to strategy and policy development. Science and innovation:  Keeps abreast of latest mega-trends, scientific evidence and innovative technological and investment solutions and ensures usage in strategy and policy development as well as broad organizational awareness of opportunities related to such knowledge and information. Actively engages with GCF's investment teams to promote adoption of latest science and innovation in the portfolio. Actively engages with GCF's results, evaluation, knowledge and learning team to promote adoption of latest science and innovation in their respective work.  EngagementStakeholder engagement:  Scans policy, strategy and innovation developments in comparator organizations to ensure GCF can draw effectively on best emerging practices at a global scale. Leads engagement with relevant organizations to support the strategy and policy development efforts in GCF. Engages with relevant internal GCF committees as well as Board processes in support of strategy and policy formulation and delivery.  DeliveryPolicy: Develops and evolves GCF's policy framework in accordance with guidance from the Board and executive leadership. Manages the preparation of specific policy inputs for Board review and approval. Manages the program of policy development including: communication with the Board on scheduling and development; monitoring and executing policy delivery in accordance with agreed schedules. Strategic planning: Supports the CSIO in developing GCF's high-level strategic plans.Requirements (Education, experience, technical competencies required of the job)At least 15 years of relevant experience. Significant experience and track record of success in a high-level management role driving and delivering policy development, strategy development and implementation, and strategic innovation at a senior management level preferably in an international organization;  Track record of strategy and policy development and adoption in an organization with a core focus on international development, climate policy, or a related field; Track record of using frontier knowledge and solutions to inform strategy and policy development and organizational culture; Strong knowledge of international development and climate change science and social and economic implications; Relevant postgraduate qualification; Proven leadership experience in international development, climate policy, or a related field;  Deep familiarity and understanding of practice and theory in climate change and sustainable development; Track record of delivering policy and operational innovation in a relevant institutional context; Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated experience in leading and managing high performing teams;  Familiarity with international development, the UN system and institutions of global climate governance would be an advantage; Fluency in both written and spoken English; knowledge of one or more other UN language desirable;  High level of commitment to values of inclusion and sustainable development.    Competencies  Demonstrates the ability to formulate and articulate a compelling and forward-looking vision, aligning strategies with long-term goals;  Possesses exceptional communication skills and the ability to persuasively convey ideas, gaining buy-in and inspiring action from others;  Exhibits tact, discretion, and the ability to navigate complex interpersonal relationships, particularly in high-stakes or politically sensitive situations;  Encourages and embraces innovation, demonstrating flexibility and adaptability to changing circumstances and emerging trends;  Leads and develops high-performing teams, fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and professional growth;   Able to develop effective partnerships and engage effectively with various stakeholders, including government bodies, NGOs, and community-based organizations in promoting GCF's strategy;  Maintains high ethical standards, ensuring fairness, respect, and integrity.  The closing date for application is 24 March 2024. Applications submitted after the deadline may not be considered. *The person assessed by the Selection Panel as most suitable for the position will be proposed for appointment. Selection among short-listed candidates will also take into account performance at interview, appropriate testing, and references.  Applications from women and nationals of developing countries are strongly encouraged to apply.This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position: Application preparation: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. Our coaches are here to help tailor your application to the requirements of the job (service provided at your own cost). Interview preparation: When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. Additional services for  Swiss nationals who get invited to  the selection process (written test, interview, assessment centre, etc.): Let us know by writing to recruitment@cinfo.ch. We flag matching applications to HR partners and SDC/SECO for visibility. Benefit from free interview/assessment preparation by registering here: Interview and Assessment Centre Preparation for Jobs in Multilateral Organisations. Our coaches stand ready to help prepare for upcoming interview/assessment centre.​ 

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26/02/2024
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Green Climate Fund

Chief Strategy and Impact Officer - IS 9

South Korea, Incheon , Incheon
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services/International Cooperation
Other

Grade: IS-9Deadline: 24 March 2024 (11:59 PM KST)Job Category: InternationalSalary: USD 263,800 net (plus attractive benefits, that include the following allowances (as applicable): Relocation, dependency, housing, education assistance and home country travel. Introduction:The Green Climate Fund is the world's largest dedicated multilateral climate fund and invests in impactful, innovative, catalytic programs and projects in developing countries across the globe. By the end of 2023, GCF had a portfolio of 243 projects in 129 countries, committing a total of USD 13.5 billion to date.  In 2023, an additional USD 12.8 billion was pledged, to support our new strategic and programming cycle from 2024-2027; our ambition is to grow to become at least a USD 50 billion fund by 2030. Rooted in the core objectives of impact and efficiency, access and a focus on the most vulnerable, and mobilizing a much higher scale of public and private sector financial flows for climate action we have an unparalleled scale of resources, which, together with our risk appetite and flexibility allows us to bring together different partners and stakeholders in innovative partnerships for profound impact.  GCF is seeking a top-tier individual with a demonstrable track record of harnessing experience, energy and networks to tackle complex global climate change challenges. You will be committed to making a positive, measurable difference through a mission-driven role, and thrive in a fast-paced, diverse environment.  You will be able to quickly scan and analyze complex, competing issues and lead significant sized teams to find solutions in evolving contexts, across multiple geographic locations. You will be a nurturer of people: recognizing and growing the talent around you, exemplifying values of transparency, respect and innovation.You will be committed to learning, knowledge-sharing, convening and communicating with partners to work together to ideate, develop and implement climate action initiatives that make a profound difference to people and planet.You will join a team of talented, committed individuals representing almost 80 nationalities contributing skills and experience from academic, scientific, private, government and nonprofit backgrounds.  Together, we work with governments, communities and civil society, technical agencies, and the private sector across the world. Interested in more information? Learn about working for GCF: d/about/careers View current vacancies: d/ About the Green Climate Fund (GCF)Set up in 2010 by the 194 countries who are Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), GCF takes its responsibility as the world's largest dedicated multilateral climate fund to heart.  GCF funds transformative climate projects across the developing world, supporting countries in their responses and actions to tackle climate change while fostering sustainable development within their communities.  Our country-driven approach ensures that our actions are tailored to the unique circumstances and national aspirations of each nation we support. Besides channeling public and private sector investment through a broad range of financing instruments, GCF builds the capacity of developing countries to take climate action through an extensive Readiness Programme ensuring countries are increasingly well-equipped and financed to manage their climate futures. Headquartered in the Republic of Korea, GCF operates with a diverse and talented workforce of over 300 people. Position ObjectiveThe Chief Strategy and Impact Officer (CSIO) leads the strategy development, impact monitoring and assessment, and external positioning of GCF under the guidance of the Fund's Executive Director. A global thought leader, s/he scans megatrends and developments in politics and science to ensure that GCF's strategy remains fit-for-purpose in a fast-moving global context. S/he oversees the monitoring, evaluation and learning function with a strong focus on impact and demonstrating GCF's unique value globally. Through oversight of the strategic partnerships and communication functions, s/he leads efforts to mobilize resources to support GCF's mission on a global scale and drives the changes necessary for the successful implementation of GCF's strategy. S/he is a member of the executive leadership team. PurposeStrategic leadership:  Leads the development and monitors the implementation of GCF's strategy, including the Strategic Plan, ensuring that it incorporates the latest developments on climate science, social and economic sciences, innovation and megatrends. Ensures that the latest scientific, knowledge and solutions relevant to GCF's mission are available to the executive leadership team and staff, and oversees implementation of mechanisms to drive their adoption when relevant. Policy:  Oversees policy formulation and liaises with the executive leadership team to ensure high quality policy outputs are delivered in a timely manner at the Board level effectively. Ensures policy coherence and complementarity across GCF. Results, evaluation and learning:  Oversees the results monitoring, impact assessment, knowledge management and learning functions of GCF ensuring the appropriate tools, systems, capacities, and partnerships are in place to deliver at high standards. Ensures systematization of the results and impact data and information for effective use by all key stakeholders in GCF, including GCF management, operational teams, corporate services and Board.  Drives an organizational culture informed by results and impact. Leverages GCF's experience and knowledge to promote learning for impact among key external stakeholder groups. Resource mobilization:  Leads resource mobilization strategy efforts, appropriately tailored to the different Sovereign and non-Sovereign partners and oversees its effective implementation. Identifies and oversees the establishment of strategic partnerships in support of GCF's resource mobilization efforts. Leads the institutional efforts of engagement at annual High-Level events such as Conferences of Parties. Leads the structured replenishment efforts of GCF. Communications:  Oversees GCF's external communications, working to amplify awareness about GCF, and the Fund's influence and strategic impact on a global scale. Ensures that GCF has a sound communications strategy, including concrete and tangible external and internal communication plans; and oversees their implementation. Ensures that GCF takes advantage of all key media formats to promote its messaging and experience. Represents GCF externally for where relevant and as agreed with the Executive Director.  EngagementLeads efforts to drive an organizational culture informed by research and data analytics related to results and impact. Leads cross-organizational efforts to ensure knowledge and learning are embraced within GCF but also actively disseminated and used by key GCF stakeholders, key among which are AEs and NDAs. Inspires and motivates staff in GCF to honor the values of impact and innovation within the organization  DeliveryDrive key priorities in GCF strategies and the ?50by30' vision: reaching vulnerable people and communities; mobilizing private sector engagement; reinventing the partnership model; expediting project review and approvals; enhancing country ownership, amongst others. Drive a rigorous focus on impact and results to transform GCF's approach to policy, strategy, and operations.  Requirements (Education, experience, technical competencies required of the job)At least 15 years of relevant experience. Significant experience and track record of articulating and successfully implementing global strategies (as evidenced by measurable outcomes).  Track record of leading strategy and policy development efforts using the latest science, knowledge and empirical experience. Track record of global thought leadership in climate action, climate finance and sustainable development. Strong knowledge and experience of tools and systems to support strong results, evaluation, knowledge management and learning organizational functions. Demonstrated effectiveness in improving processes and integrating knowledge with broader strategic, policy and operational objectives.  Relevant postgraduate qualification. Senior leadership experience in international development, climate policy, or a related field.  Demonstrated ability to lead sizeable and diverse teams.  Familiarity with international development and the UN system, institutions of global climate governance, research and policy (UNFCCC, IPCC) would be an advantage. Familiarity with current private sector approaches to investment in climate action and sustainable development would be an advantage. Excellent presentation, interpersonal and communication skills. Fluency in both written and spoken English; knowledge of another UN language desirable.  High level of commitment to values of inclusion and sustainable development.     Competencies Inspires and guides the department with a compelling vision for the future, aligning strategies and actions with a shared sense of purpose; Possesses exceptional communication skills and the ability to persuasively convey ideas, gaining buy-in and inspiring action from others; Demonstrates a creative and forward-thinking mindset, consistently generating new ideas and solutions to address challenges and capitalize on opportunities; Exhibits tact, discretion, and the ability to navigate complex interpersonal relationships, particularly in high-stakes or politically sensitive situations; Ability to attract, recruit, lead, and mentor high quality strategy, policy, science, resource mobilization and communications staff Inspires and motivates others to achieve their best by fostering a positive and supportive work environment, recognizing, and celebrating achievements;  Maintains high ethical standards ensuring fairness, respect, and integrity.  The closing date for application is 24 March 2024. Applications submitted after the deadline may not be considered. *The person assessed by the Selection Panel as most suitable for the position will be proposed for appointment. Selection among short-listed candidates will also take into account performance at interview, appropriate testing, and references.  Applications from women and nationals of developing countries are strongly encouraged to apply. This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position: Application preparation: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. Our coaches are here to help tailor your application to the requirements of the job (service provided at your own cost). Interview preparation: When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. Additional services for  Swiss nationals who get invited to  the selection process (written test, interview, assessment centre, etc.): Let us know by writing to recruitment@cinfo.ch. We flag matching applications to HR partners and SDC/SECO for visibility. Benefit from free interview/assessment preparation by registering here: Interview and Assessment Centre Preparation for Jobs in Multilateral Organisations. Our coaches stand ready to help prepare for upcoming interview/assessment centre.​  

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26/02/2024
Green Climate Fund

Investment Risk Specialist (Talent Pool) (Incheon, South Korea (ICN), KR)

South Korea, Incheon , Incheon
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services/International Cooperation
Other

Grade: IS-4Deadline: 13 March 2024 (11:59 PM KST)Job Category: InternationalSalary: USD 129,400 net (plus attractive benefits, that include the following allowances (as applicable): Relocation, dependency, housing, education assistance and home country travel. IntroductionThe mission of the Green Climate Fund is to assist developing countries to respond to climate change while bringing prosperity to their people.Established in 2010, the GCF invests in transformational climate projects in the developing world. The Fund makes an ambitious contribution to global climate action and channels significant financial resources into developing countries to help build low-emission and climate-resilient societies. It is country-driven and undertakes actions that reflect the circumstances of each country concerned and its national aspirations. The GCF is a key enabler of the 2015 Paris Agreement on Climate Change.Since its establishment, the GCF has approved 243 projects in 129 countries and has committed USD 13.5 billion in climate finance. In addition, it has built up an extensive program to support developing countries to identify their needs, in particular, those who are most vulnerable to climate change impacts.The GCF's diverse workforce is advancing its mission from its headquarters in South Korea. Our talented staff makes unique contributions to the Fund, enriching the institution through their combined expertise and professional commitment. Position ObjectiveThe mission of the Office of Risk Management and Compliance (ORMC) led by the Chief Risk and Compliance Officer is to: develop, manage and update comprehensive risk and compliance frameworks, policies and processes; identify, prioritize, monitor and manage actual and potential risks affecting the Green Climate Fund (GCF); and review pipeline and portfolio investments and programs to ensure that they are within the Fund's risk tolerances,  comply with the Fund's compliance and risk policies, and achieve optimal risk-reward for the Fund. The ORMC has two Units, the Risk Unit and the Compliance Unit. The Investment Risk Specialist, reporting to the Risk Manager and working with other Specialists, will be responsible for reviewing funding proposals and post approval amendments and restructuring requests to provide an objective and independent risk assessment and solution oriented advice to management and programing teams. The incumbent will actively engage with other members of the deal team and synthesize her/his risk assessment into the secretariat assessment submitted to the Board. The Specialist will also play an important role in the development and revision of investment risk guidelines and tools. PurposeCreate, maintain, and apply, with guidance from the Risk Manager as needed, credit and equity standards, deal acceptance criteria, risk tools and knowledge management products to ensure rigorous assessment of funding proposals and proactive management of portfolio projectsReview and improve investment risk review process for maximum effectiveness and efficiency EngagementCollaborate with other members of the ORMC, the origination and portfolio teams to ensure that risks and opportunities are identified and fully understood throughout the approval and portfolio management processProvide expert advice on risk mitigation and persuade stakeholders to improve the risk and reward profile of the funding proposals and restructuring requestsDeliveryReview complex funding proposals and post approval amendments and restructuring requests in accordance with the Risk Management Framework of the Fund Adapt the review commensurate with the risk profile and complexity of the funding proposal and amendment and restructuring requestsProvide independent risk assessment as part of the secretariat assessment of the funding proposals Requirements (Education, experience, technical competencies required of the job)Master's degree or equivalent in Economics, Finance, Business, or related disciplines is preferred.At least nine (9) of relevant experience in a similar work setting (international financial institution, international bank, funds, or other similar institution), or a relevant bachelor's degree with an additional 2 years of relevant work experience.Thorough understanding of macro-economic and political analysis, sector dynamics, financial modelling, equity valuation, legal structuring, and financial instruments and application of this understanding to the analysis of funding proposals and portfolio management.Experience of structuring and documentation of private sector projects with various financial instruments (debt, equity, mezzanine, and guarantee) is required. Experience of fund investments is desirable. Advanced analytical capacity including extensive experience with analytical tools and financial modeling skills. Strong writing and communication skills and ability to work in multi-cultural environments.Developed negotiation skills and ability to seek constructive solutions that achieve optimum risk-reward.Ability to work independently, while adhering to the timelines and quality of deliverables.Professional designation such as FRM or CFA is an advantage. Professional experience in developing countries is an advantage.Fluency in English is essential; knowledge of another United Nations language is an advantage. The closing date for application is 13 March 2024. Applications submitted after the deadline may not be considered. *The person assessed by the Selection Panel as most suitable for the position will be proposed for appointment. Selection among short-listed candidates will also take into account performance at interview, appropriate testing, and references.  Applications from women and nationals of developing countries are strongly encouraged.This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position: Application preparation: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. Our coaches are here to help tailor your application to the requirements of the job (service provided at your own cost). Interview preparation: When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. Additional services for  Swiss nationals who get invited to  the selection process (written test, interview, assessment centre, etc.): Let us know by writing to recruitment@cinfo.ch. We flag matching applications to HR partners and SDC/SECO for visibility. Benefit from free interview/assessment preparation by registering here: Interview and Assessment Centre Preparation for Jobs in Multilateral Organisations. Our coaches stand ready to help prepare for upcoming interview/assessment centre.​ 

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22/02/2024
Green Climate Fund

Legal Counsel

South Korea, Incheon , Incheon
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services/International Cooperation
Other

IntroductionThe mission of the Green Climate Fund is to assist developing countries to respond to climate change while bringing prosperity to their people.Established in 2010, the GCF invests in transformational climate projects in the developing world. The Fund makes an ambitious contribution to global climate action and channels significant financial resources into developing countries to help build low-emission and climate-resilient societies. It is country-driven and undertakes actions that reflect the circumstances of each country concerned and its national aspirations. The GCF is a key enabler of the 2015 Paris Agreement on Climate Change.Since its establishment, the GCF has approved 243 projects in 129 countries and has committed USD 13.5 billion in climate finance. In addition, it has built up an extensive program to support developing countries to identify their needs, in particular, those who are most vulnerable to climate change impacts.The GCF's diverse workforce is advancing its mission from its headquarters in South Korea. Our talented staff makes unique contributions to the Fund, enriching the institution through their combined expertise and professional commitment. Position ObjectiveThe Legal Counsel will be part of the Office of the General Counsel providing legal support to the entire Fund on operational matters, specifically on the drafting, reviewing and negotiating of financing agreements; conducting legal due diligence in connection with funding proposals; and preparing legal advice on the interpretation of statutes, contracts and other legal documents. PurposeReview of funding proposals and legal documents required by the Fund for its operations, and ensure they are coherent with best practice and the legal framework of the Fund as well as negotiating these arrangements/agreements and other legal documents required by the Fund for its operations; Conduct and review legal due diligence in connection with the proposed funding structures;Participate in GCF's Board meetings and other events and meetings of the GCF. This may include the preparation of relevant documentation, supervision of the work done by  consultants and interns, and making presentations; Collaborate with operational teams across the Fund ;Perform additional tasks as assigned by the  Associate General Counsel and the General Counsel, as relevant. EngagementProvide legal support to other divisions on matters relating to the operations of the Fund; Keep abreast of developments in all relevant legal fields and particularly in relation to climate  finance;Liaise with other offices and departments within the GCF in order to assess and address their requirements, to advise on the drafting of legal documents. DeliveryTimely delivery of review of funding proposals and other legal documents necessary for the Fund's legal and policy framework;Thorough, accurate and timely delivery of due diligence reportsApplying creative solutions to  issues which may arise in operational transactions from time to time;Keeping the Office of General Counsel colleagues abreast of the latest trends/developments in climate finance;Providing sound and practical legal advice on the legal, policy and operational frameworks, procedures and processes  of the Fund. Requirements (Education, experience, technical competencies required of the job)Juris Doctor, LLB, or equivalent law degree (a higher degree in law is an advantage); or a Bachelor's degree plus additional two years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the Master's degree.Qualification to practice law in at least one jurisdiction;At least 9 years of relevant work experience practicing law in cross-border transactions involving debt and/or equity with a well-recognized law firm, an international financial institution and/or a development finance institution;Experience working on novel areas of law, or innovative and/or complex financial transactions, including assessment of legal risks, is an advantage;Solid legal drafting skills specifically of drafting financing agreements;Experience liaising with, and advising, senior members of staff; experience advising management is an advantage;Experience working in multidisciplinary teams and directing  the work of external or internal counsel  and interns is an advantage;Experience in, or working with, developing countries; andExcellent written and oral communication skills in English are essential for this position; knowledge of another UN language is an advantage. The closing date for application is 17 March 2024. Applications submitted after the deadline may not be considered.*The person assessed by the Selection Panel as most suitable for the position will be proposed for appointment. Selection among short-listed candidates will also take into account performance at interview, appropriate testing, and references. Applications from women and nationals of developing countries are strongly encouraged. Grade: IS-4Deadline: 17 March 2024 (11:59 PM KST)Job Category: InternationalSalary: USD 129,400 net (plus attractive benefits, that include the following allowances (as applicable): Relocation, dependency, housing, education assistance and home country travel. This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:Application preparation: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. Our coaches are here to help tailor your application to the requirements of the job (service provided at your own cost).Interview preparation: When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support.Additional services for  Swiss nationals who get invited to the selection process (written test, interview, assessment centre, etc.):Let us know by writing to recruitment@cinfo.ch. We flag matching applications to HR partners and SDC/SECO for visibility.Benefit from free interview/assessment preparation by registering here : Interview and Assessment Centre Preparation for Jobs in Multilateral Organisations. Our coaches stand ready to help prepare for upcoming interview/assessment centre. 

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