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Green Climate Fund  

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

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

Manager, Software Engineering

South Korea, Incheon , Songdo

Grade: IS - 5Deadline: 8 November 2021 (11:59 PM KST)Location: Songdo, Incheon, South KoreaContract Length: 3 yearsSalary: USD 128,600 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 and has committed USD 10.0 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 Manager, Software Engineering, reporting to the Head of ICT & CIO, fulfils the organisational role of Chief Software Architect by providing technical leadership for innovative, reliable, scalable and maintainable cloud-native solutions (both built and bought).  As a manager for software development team you'll get to immerse yourself in cutting edge technology with the team and play a part in the global fight against climate change. Duties and responsibilitiesPurposePredict the Fund's nature of software needs in two, three years out and their architectural implications for today; undertake industry trend scouting for identifying and pursuing up and coming catalytic solutions that can further the Fund's fulfilment of mandate; craft respective concepts and programmes.Show creativity when orchestrating an agile and adaptable SaaS based landscape of programmatic and complementary administrative system components; act strategic when deciding about to build versus buy, configure/customise, and integrate.EngagementArticulate, present and explain the value and the vision of proposed technology innovations and solutions for addressing business needs to a wide range of audiences, including external engagements during conferences and meetings, with an in-depth understanding of GCF's business processes and practises, industry's technical directions, and emerging technology trends.Bridge the gap between ICT colleagues and business users by coordinating on-the-job trainings, systems and solution introduction sessions and ICT consultation sessions to grow and nurture organizationally ?integrated' understandings on Information and Communication Technologies.DeliveryIdentify and specify needs and opportunities of business automation to deliver efficiency/cost containment, effectiveness, quality enhancements, reliability, security, agility, decision support or transparency/accountability improvements for the wide audience of internal and external stakeholders.Define the technical specifications, create solution approaches and build technical roadmaps in achieving the solutions goals, and devise sourcing strategies; planning for, acquiring and organising a wide range of onsite, offsite, turnkey and times & means nature engagements with parties across several continents, with one key focal area of all work relating to the overarching objective of GCF and partners reaching excellence as learning organisations. Required experience and qualifications*Master's degree in computer science, information systems or related domains, or a relevant bachelor's degree with an additional 2 years professional experience.At least 10 years of experience in project management and/or software/systems integration management in ICT fields.At least 5 years of experience in leading software development and integrations teams, with responsibility for internal and external personnel for respective work undertakings.Communicating at ease with and working at the same time with business audiences as well as technical experts; proactively bridging potential communication gaps when required.Familiarity with a product-oriented way of handling the portfolio of solutions provided by the own team and the wider overall IT organisation.General understandings and experience regarding the architecture of modern web-based solutions, including cloud-native backend database configuration, along with a good command of tools associated with development, maintenance and administration of such systems.Working experience and knowledge in relation to cloud architecture in at least one of the leading platforms: Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS), or Google Cloud Platform (GCP).Working experience with the core Microsoft software stack (Active Directory, Exchange Online, SharePoint Online and other Office365 products) with exposed responsibilities of integrating them to 3rd party SaaS solutions.Experience in integrating Single-Sign-On solutions is desirable.Knowledge of formal project management methodologies: Project Management Institute PMBOK or PRINCE2 related certification is desirable.Knowledge of information security and/or information systems audit: ISACA CISA or (ISC)2 CISSP certification is desirable.Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently and coping with parallel initiatives in different phases, typically under pressure with firmly committed to timelines for internal and external customer audiences and partners.Familiarity with formalized procurement processes and their principles.Work experience with international organizations as staff, consultant or contractor is a distinct advantage; andExcellent written and oral communication skills in English are essential for this position, knowledge of another UN 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. After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.  When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.  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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Green Climate Fund

Communication and Uptake Associate

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

Grade: IS - 1Deadline: 5 November 2021 (11:59 PM KST)Location: Songdo, Incheon, South KoreaSalary: USD 79,000 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 Communication and Uptake Associate will be responsible for supporting the communications, uptake, strategic outreach and partnership needs of the IEU, in line with and operationalizing the Updated Terms of Reference of the IEU and the Evaluation Policy for the GCF. Under the guidance of the Head a.i. of the IEU and the Communications Officer who is leading the communications work of the IEU, the Associate will play an instrumental role in developing and implementing a communications strategy for each evaluation that the IEU conducts. S/he will be aware of key internal and external events around the world, and inform and facilitate the IEU's strategic engagement with key stakeholders through those events and engagement opportunities. S/he will recognize that the use of evaluations is not just a function of high quality and timing, but also knowing and engaging closely with a diverse set of stakeholders and building a coalition of support. S/he will support the IEU team in connecting with global/regional evaluation networks, other evaluation offices of IEU partners, UN organizations and implementing entities of the GCF. The Associate will need to be proficient in writing, speaking and communicating with internal and external stakeholders and across a wide range of platforms. S/he will be a leader in state-of-the-art social media tools, multimedia production, communications techniques and strategic outreach. The Associate will support the dissemination of outcomes of IEU's evaluations, evaluation syntheses and learning and uptake products, produced in partnership with other evaluation organizations. The Associate will also support the IEU with targeted uptake by helping IEU provide the policy- and decision-makers in the GCF ecosystem with the evidence to foster evidence-based and improved policies. To do this effectively, the Associate is expected to use state-of-the-art methods, behavioural and transformational change insights and targeted communication techniques. To enable the effective implementation of Communications Strategies for IEU's evaluations, the Associate will be integrated into specific evaluation teams and/or thematic workstreams of the IEU as a member. S/he will support the evaluation teams/thematic workstreams in shaping the messaging of the evaluations and preparing shorter summaries and communications products, designed to enhance the uptake of evaluation findings and recommendations. This role will be borne by the Associate as a Communications and Uptake Focal Point (CUFP) for specific evaluation teams and/or thematic workstreams of the IEU. Duties and responsibilitiesPurposeExamine, implement and adapt strategies for communication/dissemination/uptake, using different platforms and ensuring consistent messaging across all projects, related to evaluations, learning products, evaluation syntheses, data, methods and others.Develop and execute communication and uptake plans that are informed by good evidence-based research to ensure that IEU is building a strong coalition that helps support the production and use of high-quality evaluations and advocating for it.Develop and execute uptake and outreach strategies that drive a state-of-the-art dissemination process of IEU's learning, knowledge and evaluation products and build a next-level forum for engagement with prospective partners at global level.EngagementSupport IEU's external relations function, internally and externally to the Green Climate Fund, and communicate IEU's mandate, objectives and activities.Foster engagement with external stakeholders, including Designated Authorities, Accredited Entities, Civil Society Organizations, GCF Board and external partners, including other evaluation offices and networks.Inform IEU's different international and internal engagements with the aim of leveraging maximum influence and visibility.Support development of productive relationships with IEU's stakeholders and leaders in the field of evaluation and climate change.DeliveryProduce highest quality communications materials, employing excellent editorial skills (while also helping manage copy editors) to:Increase the access to information about IEU's evaluation work and state-of-the art tools, among others, evaluation policy, IEU-led and managed evaluations, learning-oriented real-time impact assessment tools, and visioning and delivering effective learning products.Build IEU's communication/dissemination/uptake strategies and strategically promote IEU's engagement with GCF stakeholders.Engage, learn and share recent findings with respect to evaluation work, methodologies and practices on- and offline.Convey IEU assessment outcomes and lessons learnt and GCF's progress in implementing its objectives related to countries' needs effectively to internal and external audiences.Explain the impact of GCF's activities in the context of global efforts to combat climate change.Undertake background research and work to ensure that IEU is at the forefront of practice in communication, uptake, advocacy and engagement.Copy-edit IEU's communications products and manage effectively and efficiently a wide range of IEU's communications channels both on- and offline, including the website, social media, newsletter, briefs, IEU lunch/virtual talk presentations, publications, speeches and events in multiple languages.Keep abreast of monitoring and evaluation-related work and updates, and be ready to take part in the IEU's evaluation work and teams. In this capacity, also support the production of approach and background papers and shorter communications and knowledge materials for the evaluation(s).As a Communications and Uptake Focal Point (CUFP) for specific evaluations and/or thematic workstreams of the IEU, be ready to attend evaluation team meetings, support developing a communications strategy for the evaluations assigned, help shape the key message of the evaluations for target audiences, and report back to the Communications Workstream any upcoming activities or communications needs of the evaluation teams/thematic workstreams concerned.Drive the process of integrating emerging state-of-the-art communications channels, strategies and tools in order to foster excellence in communication, engagement and outreach of the IEU at any level.Support the Communications Workstream meetings by preparing agenda, gathering updates, taking notes and ensuring that action items from each team meeting are well completed.Manage the IEU website and social media channels, paying close attention to details and employing good political judgment.Support the Communications Workstream's multimedia production in all aspects (podcast, short videos, teasers) and organize IEU's internal and external events, including IEU's monthly lunch/virtual talks.Perform other duties as assigned by the direct supervisor and Head of the IEU.Be willing to travel, as required. Required experience and qualifications*Master's degree in communications, journalism, international relations, finance, economics, sustainable development, climate policy, environmental sciences, law or related fields; or Bachelor's degree plus 2 years additional experience.At least two years of relevant work experience (minimum) in a professional capacity in the communications sector (journalism, corporate communication), within an international organization, public relations agency, governmental, private sector or non-profit sector.Track record in implementing communications/uptake strategies at multiple levels.Track record in sectoral communication and knowledge within one or more of the following specialisms: speech writing, media relations, corporate communication, political campaign, advocacy and outreach, and publications (including multi-media publications).Good understanding of multilateral processes, good political judgment and international experience in environment, climate change or development.Excellent written and oral communication skills in English at mother tongue level (which may be tested during the interview process).Suitability to undertake the responsibilities mentioned above at the required level, with the following:Proven application of expertise and knowledge in communications.A team player with a proactive and can-do attitude.Proactive attitude towards learning about new ways of communicating. CompetenciesCommunication - Teamwork - Planning & Organizing - Accountability - Client Orientation  *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. After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.  When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.  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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Green Climate Fund

Deputy Director, Private Sector Facility (PSF)

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

Grade: IS - 7Deadline: 31 October 2021 (11:59 PM KST)Location: Songdo, Incheon, South KoreaSalary: USD 175,600 Recruitment for this position 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 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 177 projects in 123 countries and has committed USD 8.9 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 Depty Director of PSF will oversee the delivery of a cohesive and transformative climate financing and investment program engaging the local and global private sector in support of the fund's strategic core areas. He/She will serve as a role model leading PSF's investment team with insights and being a fair and motivating manager while promoting effective teamwork. Duties and responsibilitiesPurposeIntegrate the diverse financial products offering within PSF in partnership with sector specialists to develop transformational adaptation and mitigation programmes that support the Fund strategic goals, in line with the GCF Private Sector strategy;Motivate and lead PSF's investments specialists team and ensure coherence in the delivery and execution of the Private Sector programme;Transform PSF practices in creating best in class private climate investment teams known internally and externally;Provide quality control as PSF's chief investment officer ensuring all investment programmes are responding to climate imperatives of the Funds and its strategy. EngagementNurture strong relationships across PSF's private sector products specialists and the Division of Mitigation and Adaptation (DMA) sector specialists to create a dynamic environment that foster collaboration and create the best transformative programme for the PSF;Oversee the delivery of managers and create a cohesive, constructive and engaged team across PSF;Be a role model of teamwork and coherence with the PSF Director around the Fund's strategic goals;Support the presentation of programmes throughout the GCF project cycle. DeliveryDeliver a strategic programme involving all specialists in a comprehensive manner and create a productive relationship within PSF senior specialists, DMA and the Office of Risk Management and Compliance (ORMC);Empower the investment team to deliver and originate innovative financing solutions aligned with programs that will unleash the private sector while supporting transformative in the strategic programme of the Fund; Be responsible for the culture and integrate the values of the organization within and outside PSF. Required experience and qualifications*Master's or higher-level degree in climate science, environmental studies, climate finance or a related field;At least 15 years of relevantexperience operational experience with multicultural public, private, and/or international organizations; at least 10 years of experience in senior leadership and management roles, preferably in role related to climate change, climate finance and/or climate fund management;Deep substantive knowledge related to addressing the global challenge of climate change and climate finance;A substantial record of achievements in a similarly complex and demanding senior roles;Demonstrated ability to lead and work across a wide range of strategic, operational, and administrative responsibilities with outstanding team and project management skills;Proven leadership, coaching, and stakeholder engagement experienceDemonstrated ability to constructively adapt and contribute in various settings with a high degree of self-awareness and empathy;Proven operational experience with a range of financial instruments (such as grants, technical assistance, guarantees, concessional loans and equity) and complex financial structures;Strong analytical skills and the decisiveness and creativity to solve problems of varied types;Absolute integrity with an open and fair-minded management style;Strong communication and advocacy skills; able to engage and motivate a diverse range of stakeholders;Well-developed political judgement and understanding of the Fund's multi-dimensional work challenges;Excellent written and oral communication skills in English are essential for this position; knowledge of another UN language 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. After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.  When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.  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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Green Climate Fund

Legal Counsel

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

Grade: IS - 4Deadline: 31 October 2021 (11:59 PM KST)Location: Songdo, Incheon, South KoreaSalary: USD 114,600 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 177 projects in 123 countries and has committed USD 8.9 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. Duties and responsibilitiesPurposeReview 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 Associate Counsel, consultants and interns, and making presentations;Solution oriented and the ability to think creatively so as to resolve complex issues which arise from time to time in the course of transactions; andPerform additional tasks as assigned by the Deputy General Counsel and the General Counsel, as relevant. EngagementProvide legal support to other divisions on matters relating to the operations of the Fund;Provide legal support and advice to Associate Counsel, consultants and interns within the Office of the General Counsel;Keep abreast of developments in all relevant legal fields and particularly in relation to multilateral 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; andSupervise and review the work performed by Associate Counsel, consultants and interns. 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 reports;Applying creative solutions to common issues which arise in transactions from time to time;Keeping the senior officers within the Office of the General Counsel abreast of the latest trends/developments in multilateral finance; andProviding sound and practical legal advice on the legal policy framework and advice regarding the operations of the Fund. Required experience and qualifications*Juris Doctor, LLM, 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 institution;Experience working on novel areas of law, or innovative and/or complex financial transactions 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 managing the work of lawyers 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 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. After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.  When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.  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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