Grade: IS - 5
Deadline: 21 August 2020 (11:59 PM KST)
The mission of the Green Climate Fund is to assist developing countries to respond to climate change while bringing prosperity to their peoples.
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 111 projects in 99 countries and has committed USD 5.0 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.
The Senior Transport Specialist, reporting to the Deputy Director, Mitigation of DMA, is responsible for the expansion and evolution of GCF’s Transport portfolio and pipeline, aligned with wider organization policies.
Working closely with accredited entities, national designated authorities and other internal/external stakeholders, the Senior Transport Specialist leads on project origination for the pipeline, manages the review of the funding proposals, supports the improvement of the projects under review, and provides technical oversight of the portfolio of investments in low emissions and climate resilient Transport.
Duties and responsibilities
Required experience and qualifications*
*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.