Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit- Regional Programme on Coping with Climate Change in the Pacific Island Region (GIZ-CCCPIR) is a government-owned corporation that has international operations. It is a programme that aims to improve people’s living conditions by promoting political, ecological, economical and social development all around the world. GIZ-CCCPIR Climate Finance Officer Vacancy is open to qualified candidates to come and apply, as they are in search of a highly qualified and motivated candidate for the following position below who will be located at the Pacific Island Forum Secretariat (PIFS) in Suva.
- Climate Finance officer responsible for providing support to GIZ Climate Finance Specialist and Pacific Finance Management (PFM) in order to improve the capacity of Pacific Island Countries to access finance.
Several challenges are faced by the Pacific Island Countries trying to adapt to climate change impacts and transitioning to a low carbon economy. In order to access climate finance, the interested party will require endowed public financial management systems, sound scientific and social analysis to inform policy and project development as well as strong institutional and coordination mechanisms.
About the GIZ-CCCPIR Climate Finance Officer Vacancy 2020
The Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit- Regional Programme on Coping with Climate Change in the Pacific Region (GIZ-CCCPIR) will support Pacific Island Countries in bolstering this system through the Pacific Island Forum Secretariat (PIFS) in close coordination with the Pacific Financial Technical Assistance Center (PFTAC) and other partners. The Australian government for Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) provides support for this work to the Pacific Island Countries through the GIZ-CCCPIR
Remuneration packages befitting for candidates experience and qualifications. To further source for the full term of reference of the Climate Finance officer role, email should be sent to the Senior Human Resource Officer, Ms Salote Dau at [email protected]
Roles of the Climate Finance Officer
The GIZ-CCCPIR Climate finance officer will have a certain responsibility to be fulfilled in order to support the GIZ Climate Finance Specialist and Pacific Finance Management (PFM) to improve the capacity of Pacific Island Countries access to finance. Below are the other roles of the GIZ-CCCPIR Climate Finance Officer;
- Provide support to the management, monitoring and evaluating the CCCPIR’s components on Climate Finance.
- Conduction of research to support development research, policy briefs and analysis
- Provide support in conducting background research.
- Support partner coordination required by PFTAC, SPC and SPREP in particular
- Provide support for the development of a socially-inclusive project proposal.
The Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) Climate Finance Officer is required to perform the above roles as well as additional duties that may be required.
Certain experience and qualifications must be met by the candidate applying for the GIZ-CCCPIR Climate Finance Officer Vacancy. Below are the following eligibility criteria and requirements;
- Postgraduate degree in Climate Change, Economics, Public Administration and related fields.
- Minimum of 5 years on climate change finance and/or public policy and administration.
- Experience on providing technical assistance
- Strong knowledge of multilateral, regional and bilateral climate finance mechanisms
The GIZ-CCCPIR Climate Finance Officer candidate is also required to have a good standing in interpersonal relationship and communication skills.
Applications which should be accompanied by achievement-oriented Curriculum Vitae with details of three referees and attached documents are to be sent by email to the Senior Human Resource Officer, Salote Dau at Salote.Dau@giz.de or via post or hand-delivered on or before 4:00 pm on 19th of June, 2020. Addressed to:
VACANCY- Climate Finance Officer GIZ
Level 3, Module 2, Plaza One, Downtown Boulevard, 33 Ellery Street, Suva.
P.O Box 14041, Suva.
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