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Results and Data Management Associate


  • Organization: GCF - Green Climate Fund
  • Location: Incheon
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Statistics
    • Accounting (Audit, Controlling)
    • Administrative support
    • Information Technology and Computer Science
    • Scientist and Researcher
  • Closing Date: Closed

Grade: IS-1
Deadline: 18 June 2023 (11:59 PM KST)
Job Category: International
Salary: USD 83,200 net (plus attractive benefits), that include the following allowances (as appliable): Relocation, housing, dependency, education assistance and home country travel)


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 209 projects in 123 countries and has committed USD 11.4 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 Objective
The Researcher-Results and Data Management Associate will provide analysis and support in the implementation of a results data architecture for the portfolio of funded activities (FA), the readiness preparatory support programme (RPSP), and the project preparation facility (PPF) to ensure the capture of key results and knowledge generated from the GCF’s investments through those three modalities. 


The position will also participate in the delivery of data validation, analyses, and reports with respect to portfolio-level results and performance. In addition, s/he will make a crucial contribution to the creation of knowledge products in collaboration with other DPM workstreams as well as relevant divisions/offices.



  • Support in the implementation of GCF’s results management frameworks for the FA and RPSP portfolios, including through engagement in the development of robust measurement, reporting, and data validation tools, processes and systems.   
  • Implements of enhanced data governance under the Data Management Strategy and its use cases, such as the Portfolio Risk and Performance Management Guidance; it includes developing and implementing common standards and tools for improved data quality and streamlined/integrated data flow across the GCF Secretariat and Independent Units for the portfolios of Funded Activities, RPSP, and PPF. 
  • Support in the conduct of analyses on the status, results and risk/performance of the FA and RPSP portfolios including through a systematic results management approach by leveraging technologies and by using state-of-the-art data management methodologies. 
  • Optimization of knowledge capture and key lessons to be used for knowledge product development via support to the Data and Knowledge Management Specialist along with support of relevant divisions/teams.  
  • Assist the further conceptualization, development, and refinement of online-based portfolio management platforms known as Portfolio Performance Management System (PPMS), Integrated Portfolio Performance Management System (IPMS) and Fluxx in cooperation with other relevant divisions/offices such as Information, communication and Technology (ICT) Unit and external vendors.  



  • Preparing portfolio analytical reports, presentations, and dashboards on portfolio implementation trends and performance. 
  • Support the delivery of portfolio analyses and reports including reaccreditation performance reviews, replenishment related data analyses, and reporting to stakeholders such as the GCF Board and COP.  
  • Support the development of new and/or updated dashboards for systematic portfolio monitoring and management. Some of this work includes the refinement of various dashboards such as the Operational Committee (OC) performance review dashboard, reaccreditation review dashboard, and other Open Data Library (ODL) components.  



  • Contribute to the refinement and enforcement of monitoring and reporting processes, procedures and guidelines for portfolio reporting, including provision and review of inputs and feedback from various divisions and stakeholders and follow-up. 
  • Support the optimization of the analysis of information on status of Funded Activities, Readiness and PPF implementation performance to inform management actions and decisions   
  • Support in the preparation portfolio monitoring and performance dashboards/presentations as may be required. 
  • Assist in the compilation, review and present lessons learned, case studies and best practices to inform and improve portfolio selection under guidance of Data Management Specialist, Data and Knowledge Management Specialist and other colleagues as may be required. 

Requirements (Education, experience, technical competencies required of the job) 

  • Advanced university degree (master's degree) in economics, environmental studies, business administration, statistics, social science or other relevant field with minimum two years of relevant work experience; two additional years of relevant work experience is required in lieu of master’s degree (for bachelor’s degree applicants)
  • Exposure to both the public and private sector and/or climate change portfolio management, preferably with experience in international organizations and/or multilateral development banks is an advantage;  
  • Exposure/knowledge of GCF working modalities is an added advantage; 
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver quality under tight deadlines and high-pressure environments; 
  • Hands-on experience in standard data analytics and management software such as Tableau, STATA, R and other management tools 
  • Very strong competence in data analysis and organization backed by professional skills in standard software such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access; Proficiency in data management and presentation tools and software is a plus; 
  • Proven Interpersonal and problem-solving skills; 
  • Excellent organizational skills and mature judgement; 
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment with diverse stakeholders at different technical and strategic levels– staff, Board and external stakeholders;  
  • Unquestionable integrity and adherence to the highest ethical standards;  
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English are essential for this position; knowledge of another UN language would be an advantage; 



The closing date for application is 18 June 2023. Applications submitted after the deadline may not be considered.


*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.

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