Resource Mobilization Consultant
Korea (Korea (Republic of))
Resource Mobilization Consultant
Date: Jul 15, 2021
Location: Korea (KOR), KR
Company: Green Climate Fund
The Green Climate Fund (“GCF”) is a new multilateral fund created to make a significant and ambitious contribution to the global efforts towards attaining the goals set by the international community to combat climate change.
GCF will contribute to the achievement of the ultimate objective of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). In the context of sustainable development, GCF will promote the paradigm shift towards low-emission and climate-resilient development pathways by providing support to developing countries to limit or reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and to adapt to the impacts of climate change, taking into account the needs of those developing countries particularly vulnerable to the adverse effects of climate change.
GCF is governed by a Board, composed of an equal representation of developed and developing countries. The Fund is operated by an independent Secretariat headed by an Executive Director. GCF will pursue a country-driven approach in its operations.
The Fund seeks to recruit a Resource Mobilization consultant to join its team at its headquarters in Songdo, Republic of Korea, for a 6-month Period .
The Resource Mobilization Consultant will be responsible for assisting the Resource Mobilization team with a range of operational and analytical tasks necessary for mobilizing and managing resources while engaging in technical dialogues with the GCF’s contributors at Division of External Affairs (DEA). The position is based at the Fund’s Headquarters in Songdo, Incheon City, Republic of Korea for a 6-month period.
Duties and responsibilities
Within DEA, the consultant will be responsible for but not limited to;
• Support in facilitating outreach and engagement with potential/existing contributors of GCF, including background research, conducting analytical work, coordinating inputs within the Fund, etc. This may include scheduling and organizing meetings including events, preparing relevant documentation, taking minutes at meetings and managing follow-up tasks;
• Perform analytical and operational support in drafting the policy paper for contributions from philanthropic foundations and other alternative sources (“the policy”);
• Support in developing engagement plan to mobilize resources from alternative sources;
• Manage and update regularly the database on status of existing and potential contributor countries, which includes country-by-country research and analysis on recent policies on climate change, political economy of decision-making, trends on development and climate finance in the country.
• Coordinate the internal flow of communications, ensuring timely dissemination of information; by responding to routine requests for information.
Expected experience and qualifications
• Master’s level in climate policy, development policy, international relations, finance, or related fields;
• Minimum of 7 years of relevant work experience. Fund-raising and resource mobilization experience including working with sovereign contributors in an international organization is desirable;
• Experience with advocacy for and management of contributions from philanthropic foundations and alternative sources is desirable;
• Ability to deal with large volumes of work under time pressure with high level of accuracy;
• Experience in organizing and facilitating meetings with a diverse group of stakeholders;
• Strong analytical skills as well as excellent writing skills;
• Ability to organize his/her work, set priorities, meet critical deadlines, and follow up on assignments with minimum direction;
• Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills, and highly developed cultural sensitivity in communicating with all levels of staff and external clients, both orally and in writing;
• Experience in the use of standard software programs: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access. Knowledge of tableau is an added advantage.
• Fluency in English is essential; knowledge of local language and/or another UN language is an advantage.
• Planning & organizing
• Client orientation
Candidates of all nationalities are welcome to apply. However, the compensation and benefits package for this position will be determined on the basis of a local recruitment.
Applications from women and national of developing countries are strongly encouraged.
Closing date for applications is 03 August 2021 (KST). Applications submitted after the closing date may not be considered.