Deadline: 9 November 2016
Global Climate Fund (GCF) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Mitigation Coordinator in Songdo, South Korea. The duration of this post is 3 years.
The Mitigation Coordinator will work closely with developing countries and national teams by providing substantive guidance on methodological matters and technical implementation of project activities in the area of mitigation.
The mission of the Green Climate Fund is to expand collective human action to respond to climate change – the defining challenge of our time.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Mitigation Coordinator will perform the following functions-
- Leading the preparation of documents, reports, operational guidelines, tools and other products, as requested by the Board and/or the Executive Director, taking into account Conference of the Parties (COP) guidance to the Fund with respect to mitigation.
- Leading the establishment and monitoring of a mitigation activity pipeline and portfolio, including reporting on the progress, determining trends and level of commitment of available resources in the mitigation window of the Fund.
- Providing support with the implementation of the results management framework for mitigation, including supporting further refinement and development of appropriate indicators for mitigation activities.
- Leading the knowledge management on the Fund’s mitigation activities.
- Participating in the review of funding proposals, including the provision of guidance on the development of proposals.
- Maintaining an overview of the portfolio implementation performance under the mitigation window.
- Managing day-to-day work to ensure mitigation window objectives are achieved.
- Liaising closely with internal and external partners to fully understand the business requirements and deliverables of projects and programs.
Applicants must have-
- Master’s degree in engineering, economics, environmental studies, or another relevant field.
- At least 15 years of post-university degree, relevant professional work experience with progressively increasing responsibility implementing climate change mitigation activities, including in developing countries, preferably including grant funding and/or concessional finance.
- Evidence of project management experience in relevant sectors and areas where mitigation is a priority in developing countries (e.g. energy, urban development, forestry, etc.).
- Ability to meet deadlines with attention to detail and quality.
- Ability to contribute to the project/programme strategy and recommend options/approaches to projects/programs.
- Previous experience at relevant international organizations and regional organizations is a plus.
- Fluency in English.
- Knowledge of another UN language is an advantage.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their CV and a letter of interest in a single PDF file via email given on the website.
For more information, please download the PDF GCF.