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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

Deputy Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

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

Grade: IS - 7Deadline: 6 July 2022 (23:59 KST)Location: Songdo, Incheon, South KoreaSalary: USD 175,600 net (plus attractive benefits, that include the following allowances (as appliable): Relocation, dependency, education assistance and home country travel THE SEARCH PROCESS WILL BE MANAGED BY AN EXTERNAL RECRUITMENT FIRM The mission of the Green Climate Fund is to assist developing countries to respond to climate change while bringing prosperity to their peoples.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 which 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.We are looking to expand our team with more highly skilled and adaptable people who are driven by our mandate, people who appreciate challenges and know how to deliver and thrive in a fast moving, dynamic environment. Position ObjectiveThe Deputy CFO is responsible for the management of Finance functions under the Division of Support Services (DSS) including primary day-to-day responsibility for managing, planning and implementing all financial-related activities of the Fund. S/he will play a critical role in the Fund's ability to scale. Duties and responsibilitiesPurposeLead a team of approximately 22 staff across functions on financial policy and oversight, planning and reporting, financial management and treasury;Drive strategy and institutional initiatives to ensure a consistent operating platform and policies;Drive financial strategies and operational controls for project programming, managing the implications to the institution, its balance sheet and commitment authority;Develop and implement corporate financial strategies and instructions aligned with the strategic plan;Evaluate and propose solutions for complex finance issues through agreements and various financial instruments;Formulate financial and budgetary frameworks aligned with the GCF Strategic Plan.EngagementAdvise the CFO/COO on broad program areas of responsibility; evaluates proposed programs, reviews new or revised policies and procedures for impact on operations;Provide leadership and direction to ensure development of relevant financial information, and timely financial budgeting and planning and financial reporting;Actively engage in key decision-making process; advise Senior Management Team on sound mitigation and/or corrective strategies to ensure accountability, coherence and accountability in areas of expertise;Build alliances across and maintain strong relationships with senior staff to ensure cohesive programming and institutional lifecycle;Advise the CFO and stakeholders on GCF's internal control framework and provide oversight on resource planning for divisions.DeliveryAdvance the development of new financial products and automation strategies, managing demands on capital, and impact to facilities, staff planning and forecasting to support programming and institutional growth;Support and act as focal point to the Budget Committee of the Board;Lead the team towards continual improvements of workflows and operational decision-making processes, and development of transparent metrics to support data-driven insights and decisions;Provide oversight on financial management performance, sustainability and risks;Promote the effective and efficient financial controls;Innovate financial instruments aligned with the dynamic operating environment in the Fund and in compliance with standard regulatory frameworks. Required experience and qualifications*Master's Degree in Financial Management, Business Administration, Public Finance, Economics or related fields. A Bachelor's Degree with an additional 2 years of relevant work experience may be accepted in lieu of the Master's Degree requirement;Professional qualifications in finance would be an asset;At least fifteen (15) years of successful relevant work experience in progressively responsible financial management and leadership positions in similar organizations, in an international setting;Experience in leading and managing large and diverse teams;Ability to exercise a high degree of prudence and diplomacy;Possessing excellent and highly effective communication skills;Strong problem solving and creative skills as well as the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on timely and accurate analyses;A strong sense of urgency and results-orientation;Enhances the relevance and image of the organization in the areas managed by DSS;Influencing skills?persuades, convinces, and creates buy-in for ideas and initiatives in order to advance goals and strategies;Leadership?develops the vision and implements the strategy for the business area;Management ? engages and motivates his/her team towards continual improvement;Is innovative in finding effective and efficient solutions; proven track record of process optimization and driving scalable processes;Excellent written and oral communication skills in English are essential for this position; knowledge of another UN language would be an advantage. *The person assessed by the Selection Panel as most suitable for the position will be proposed for appointment. The above criteria should be seen as indicators of the qualifications, experience and skills that would qualify candidates for consideration. Other combinations of academic qualifications and years of experience may be considered. Selection among short-listed candidates will also take into account performance at interview, appropriate testing and references. Eligibility for certain benefits shall depend on the place of recruitment and residence, as determined by the Fund in accordance with its rules. 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:Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  Working with the United NationsWorking with International Financial InstitutionsFor Swiss nationals ______________________________________________________________________

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17/06/2022
Green Climate Fund

Accredited Entities Manager

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

Grade: IS - 5Deadline: 6 July 2022 (11:59 PM KST)Location: Songdo, Incheon, South KoreaSalary: USD 128,600 net (plus attractive benefits, that include the following allowances (as appliable): Relocation, dependency, education assistance and home country travel Recruitment is part of the Accreditation Talent Pool. The 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 190 projects in 123 countries and has committed USD 10 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 Accredited Entities Manager is responsible for guiding the Green Climate Fund on and to deliver strategic programming with GCF's Accredited Entity partners. S/he will drive strategies for building programming partnerships with Accredited Entities to identify and scale-up transformational, country-driven project/programme pipelines as they develop and implement a portfolio of investments that helps achieve the Fund's strategies, while also positioning the Fund as key partner for these entities. S/he will also work in close collaboration with relevant Managers across the project cycle to ensure that pipeline development, post-approval, portfolio implementation and accreditation/re-accreditation needs of direct access entities are met. To this end, s/he will be responsible for coordination to reach legal agreements with Accredited Entities and related obligations, and guide the development of GCF policies taking into account Accredited Entity partners. Duties and responsibilitiesPurposeLead the development and advancement of programming strategies from Accredited Entities that include and, where relevant, initiatives to provide technical assistance and capacity-building support to direct access entities to develop and implement, country-driven transformational project/programme ideas/concepts, and promote GCF strategies.Lead the development and advancement of initiatives to support the accreditation and re-accreditation of direct access entities, and related institutional-level legal arrangements and obligations to programming. EngagementAdvise Accredited Entities in confirming alignment of their programming strategies with country programming plans and GCF's strategies and sectoral programming guidance, and, where relevant, drive collaboration with relevant Managers to identify the needs of direct access entities to enable such programming alignment.Advocate with colleagues and management to advance innovative and impactful projects/programmes identified in the programming strategies of Accredited Entities aligned with country programming plans and GCF's strategies and sectoral programming guidance.Drive collaboration with relevant Managers to identify the needs of, and build partnerships with other international organizations to deliver technical support and capacity development for, direct access entities to enable them to develop and implement their programming strategies aligned with GCF's country and sectoral programming strategies. DeliveryLead engagements with Accredited Entities from finalizing legal arrangements to formalize the partnership, to the development of entity work programmes and through Secretariat endorsement, in preparation for subsequent programming cycle steps related to concept notes and funding proposals, and portfolio implementation.Organize knowledge on Accredited Entities, curating information from their programming strategies, pipelines and portfolios to inform and influence senior management decisions on projects/programmes and other partnerships.Lead the end-to-end processes associated with developing and delivering initiatives providing technical and capacity support throughout the accreditation and project cycles to direct access entities, including aggregating information on direct access entities from relevant Managers on their programming strategies, pipelines and portfolios to inform and influence senior management decisions on initiatives to support direct access entities and to develop knowledge products in such support. Required experience and qualifications*? Master's or higher-level degree in economic, environmental studies, business administration, finance, international development or other relevant fields; or a Bachelor's degree with 2 additional years of relevant experience.? 11 years or more experience including on developing programming strategies, managing programming cycles, developing and managing the delivery of technical support and capacity development, and at a management level working in developing countries and in a multilateral programming environment.? Knowledge of climate change and climate finance strategies of multilateral organizations and other international institutions and capacity development strategies supporting sub-national, national and regional institutions.? Fluency in English with knowledge of Spanish and/or French an advantage.  *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:Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  Working with the United NationsWorking with International Financial InstitutionsFor Swiss nationals ______________________________________________________________________

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14/06/2022
Green Climate Fund

Communications Specialist - IS3

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

The 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 192 projects in 123 countries and has committed USD 10.1 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 Communications Specialist will be responsible for developing and producing GCF's key messages and communication products, including publications and executive communications that will help shape GCF's public profile and contribute to advancing GCF's external relations strategy.   The Communications Specialist will ensure that GCF's key messages and communications products are effectively conveyed to audiences in consistent, creative, targeted and timely ways. Duties and responsibilities PurposeDevelop and produce content for communication products to raise GCF's profile, enhance its brand and inform of its results and achievements, including collecting multimedia and project stories from the field.Write, review and edit copy for various audiences (external, internal) and communications channels, including digital, social and traditional media outlets. EngagementDraft, edit and review speeches and other presentation materials at the executive level for external engagements.Support the development of topline corporate messaging for outreach and engagements. DeliveryCoordinate the production process for publications that include communication products and outreach materials to ensure quality, relevance and timeliness.Manage and track existing publications to ensure they are regularly updated and the content is relevant, accurate, and correct.Help develop and implement publication procedures and editorial standards and ensure quality control of communications. Required experience and qualificationsAdvanced university degree in international relations, economics, journalism, communications, etc.At least 7 years of relevant international experience and a proven track record of good political judgement and strong understanding of multi-lateral processes and climate finance.Demonstrated capacity to establish and maintain relationships with key partners.Experience in working with colleagues from different functions and cultures and solid interpersonal skillsExcellent writing and editing skills in English (Native level), as well as oral communication skills in English; knowledge of other languages a plus.Experience in editorial and managing publications preferred. *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:Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support.For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.  Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  Working with the United Nations Working with International Financial Institutions For Swiss nationals

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06/06/2022
Green Climate Fund

Project Preparation Facility and Technical Assistance Specialist - IS4

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

The 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 192 projects in 123 countries and has committed USD 10.1 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 ObjectiveThis position will significantly contribute to accelerate a tailored project support and technical assistance service to Accredited Entities with a focus on Direct Access Entities through the employment of the PPF financial resources and the support to the management of the PPF roster of international firms.  Duties and responsibilities PurposeCoordinate the assignments for project preparation and technical assistance through the PPF Roster of International Firms, in coordination with the AEs, the DCP Regional Desks and the DMA and PSF task teams; Provide Technical support and coordination for the development of the knowledge products and trainings on how to access the project preparation and technical assistance resources and support as needed for GCF related capacity building events;  EngagementCoordinate the deployment of the PPF grants and reimbursable grants for public and private sector PAP and SAP proposals by supervising the review and approval stages of the PPF requests, including the simplified PPF approval process; Provide technical support for the preparation and maintenance of dashboards and information systems for timely execution.  DeliveryCoordinate the GCF project preparation and technical assistance service to AEs and, specifically, DAEs; Support the coordination process for the drafting of the PPF Strategy and its subsequent operationalization, including provision of content. This includes reporting on project support and technical assistance to the Board and support to any relevant Board policies;  Required experience and qualifications Post-graduate degree in environment, engineering, economics or relevant degree with 9 years' experience with international organizations in formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of projects and programmes, related to climate change in developing countries employing different financial instruments (grants, loans, equity and guarantees). Two years' relevant experience accepted in lieu of a post-graduate degree.  Track record in project preparation with international organizations including the structuring of the terms of reference of the project preparation teams and costing of project preparation budgets. Demonstrated communication skills and strong client-orientation. Fluency in English is mandatory, knowledge of other UN languages a plus.  *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:Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support.For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.  Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  Working with the United Nations Working with International Financial Institutions For Swiss nationals

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06/06/2022
Green Climate Fund

Project Officer - IS2

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

The 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 192 projects in 123 countries and has committed USD 10.1 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 Project Officer in the Division of Mitigation and Adaptation will be responsible for undertaking a range of analytical and operational responsibilities necessary for: 1) project and programme review, and board approval processes, 2) project management from the Board's approval up until the project is handover to the Division of Portfolio Management (DPM) which includes FAA negotiation and related post-approval processes; and 3) other responsibilities related with the core business of the division.  Duties and responsibilities PurposeProvide analysis in support of pipeline development, and technical review of projects/ programmes funding proposals and concept notes.  Apply the Fund's investment criteria and other policies and guidance in the review of funding proposals and concept notes; Applies relevant operational policies to the Funded Activity Agreement (FAA) review/negotiation and post-approval process up until the project is handover to DPM, while supporting quality assurance; Contributes to development of efficient process/procedures and dissemination towards internal/external stakeholders. Supports improvement as well as integration of ICT tools related to pipeline and portfolio management.  EngagementInteracts with internal stakeholders (relevant divisions) and external stakeholders (Accredited Entities) to facilitate the review of proposals and post-approval process and to provide timely and effective action; Provide organizational support in Board meetings and other meetings and events. Provides inputs to FAA negotiation/post approval process/portfolio management up until the project is handover to DPM; Builds and capitalizes on lessons learned and good practices to optimize the pipeline review and post approval process.  DeliverySupport the engagement across the project cycle; Lead on the analytical and procedural stages of processing concept notes and funding proposals, including maintenance of the project database, across relevant stages of the GCF project cycle; Support coordination with the relevant teams and the AEs to make legal arrangements and all necessary arrangements properly done for effective project implementation after approval and up until the project is handover to DPM; and Support corporate, divisional and team initiatives and activities, as assigned. Required experience and qualifications Master's degree in economics, environmental sciences, finance, sustainable development, project management or related fields; At least five (5) years of relevant work experience; Experience in project management including but not limited to design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation;  Experience in supporting legal arrangement and coordination role in post-approval arrangements is required. Experience in a relevant sector and/or experience in climate finance or developing climate finance projects in international / developing countries settings is highly desirable; Relevant experience in international setting; Excellent business writing and presentation skills; and Fluency in English is essential; knowledge of another United Nations language is an advantage.  *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:Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support.For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.  Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  Working with the United Nations Working with International Financial Institutions For Swiss nationals

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05/06/2022