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Market Analyst - Green and Affordable Residential Buildings in Ulaanbaatar, Mong


Market Analyst - Green and Affordable Residential Buildings in Ulaanbaatar, Mong

The Investment and Policy Solutions Division (IPSD), based at GGGI's Seoul headquarters works with programs in countries and on (global) projects, by:

  • Providing technical and financial know-how through advice to country programs in the areas of energy, green cities, land-use and water;
  • Addressing the financing gap in GGGI’s partner countries by developing bankable projects, designing risk-mitigating financial instruments, and establishing National Financing Vehicles (NFVs);
  • Working with the Green Growth Planning and Implementation Division (GGP&I) on the development of service offerings (in GGGI’s four main focus areas) and related methodologies (delivery approaches);
  • Converting experience gained through country activities and engagement in international networks into elements of South-South cooperation programs, sub-regional knowledge sharing programs and national level capacity building activities;
  • Collaborating with the Green Climate Fund (GCF)[1] to support its National Designated Authorities (NDAs) in developing countries to support countries for enhanced access to international climate finance under  GCF’s Readiness Program.



Since April 2016, GGGI has been supporting the Government of Mongolia and the Mongolian Bankers Association (MBA) to establish the Mongolia Green Credit Fund (MGCF) to bring long-term finance to projects and companies that stimulate green growth as well as to meet its goals in the National Green Development Policy (NGDP) and National Determined Contribution (NDC) under the Paris Agreement.

The successful candidate will, under the supervision of senior staff, support the preparation of market assessments and the development of pilot projects for the MGCF as part of GCF’s Readiness Program in Mongolia. Specifically, he/she will focus on green and affordable residential buildings in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

[1] The Green Climate Fund (GCF) is an operating entity of the financial mechanism of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).  Access to Fund resources will be through national, regional and international implementing entities accredited by the Board. Direct access by national public and private entities will be a key feature of the Fund in line with a GCF’s commitment to country ownership. The Government of Mongolia nominated Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) to be the NDA to liaise with the GCF and MET designated GGGI to be its Delivery Partner to implement this project.

Contract Type
Salary scale
Country Scale
Contract Duration
1 Year
Date to close
Ref No


The successful candidate shall support the preparation of a comprehensive market study for green and affordable residential buildings in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Specific tasks include:

  • Collecting information from relevant institutions in the public sector, real estate developers, and local FIs; supporting the analysis of current and potential affordable and green housing demand/supply and future projections to determine market size and investment potential
  • Supporting the assessment of Ulaanbaatar’s housing market, with specific reference to the availability of a range of public and private housing types, the demand for housing, and the efficiency of existing residential housing stocks
  • Through discussions with stakeholders such as real estate developers, local FIs, and equipment providers as well as relevant public institutions, supporting the development of green and affordable housing techno-economic landscape mapping and identifying business linkage opportunities in the property market in Mongolia
  • Conducting a literature review of green and affordable housing success models for prospective low and middle income households and financing solutions
  • Supporting the identification of effective mechanisms to improve the affordability of housing, with respect to both the demand and supply of housing and associated infrastructure
  • Drafting presentation materials summarizing the final report for workshops.
  • Providing support in pilot project development based on the findings of the final report.



The successful candidate will support the country and investment teams in engaging government/private sector stakeholders as well as prospective end-users of the green and affordable residential buildings.



The successful candidate will be involved in the delivery of five outputs as detailed below:

  • A work plan detailing the precise list of activities and analyses to be included in the final report (in the form of a list of headings), complete with a Gantt chart.
  • Comprehensive and up-to-date literature review of all previous and ongoing projects involving green and affordable residential buildings in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
  • A report (i.e. the market assessment study) that reflects all discussions and comments to date from government and private sector stakeholders.
  • Drafting presentation materials summarizing the final report for workshops.
    • Providing data and analysis as needed to the MGCF fund manager.
    • Supporting the development of a pilot project.



GGGI needs a person who can bring more than knowledge and passion to the role: someone who has the grit and resilience to do this work, someone who is proactive, dynamic and able to work together with minimal supervision. The successful candidate is a skillful team member with an ability to interact within and beyond GGGI, a thoughtful communicator, a deep thinker, and a diplomatic change agent who understands the dynamics and tensions in this kind of diverse, global landscape. The individual should be:

  • excellent in knowledge development
  • ready to anticipate and provide necessary support to the team leader and those who need support
  • able to handle complex multi-stakeholder relationships
  • keen on maintaining a high degree of professional integrity
  • be willing to travel internationally, be curious about new environments and new countries
  • able to effectively communicate, listen to others, and create and promote an environment for open communication
  • able to work effectively with other teams of a high degree of cultural/professional diversity



  • At least 3 years of relevant experience in the area of international development and climate change with extensive firsthand involvement in projects in Mongolia (experience related to green affordable buildings strongly preferred)
  • Experience developing projects in green buildings preferred.
  • Knowledge of engaging the private sector in the green building/construction industry preferred.
  • Familiarity with working with various public & private sector players for establishing partnerships and business development
  • Experience in making stakeholder engagement plans and related documents preferred.
  • Strong communication, analytical and writing skills
  • Proficiency in both spoken/written Mongolian and English
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
  • Organization: Global Green Growth Institute
  • Location: Mongolia
  • Grade: X6 - Junior level
  • Occupational Groups:
  • Closing Date: 2017-09-19

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