Senior Assistant - Climate Finance job at Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)

Vacancy title:
Senior Assistant - Climate Finance

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Consulting , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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Deadline of this Job:
Wednesday, April 03 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala, East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, March 20 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Position Summary
The Senior Assistant will support the Project Manager in day to day project activities to achieve the work targets including support the preparation of a concept note, Project Identification Forms (PIFs) and proposals. The Senior Assistant also supports the project team with organization of information, meetings communication and reporting in line with GGGI corporate policies, standards and protocols.
The position-holder will also support project donor reporting and will be reporting primarily to GGGI Uganda Project Manager Climate Finance.

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is a treaty-based international, inter-governmental organization dedicated to supporting and promoting strong, inclusive and sustainable economic growth in developing countries and emerging economies.

• Coordinate the collection of documents from key partners and contribute to the preparation of minutes of meetings with key partners for the development of PCNs, PIFs and full proposals to support climate finance mobilisation
• Support stakeholder engagements to ensure buy-in, gather diverse perspectives and ensure inclusivity.
• Coordinate consultants’ activities in the preparation of work products for the GGGI Uganda CF Program
• Contribute to the preparation of donor reports of the Uganda CF Program
• Support alignment of planned projects with the GCF, GEF other donors and Government of Uganda’s strategies and directions, as well as GGGI Uganda and Head Office Strategies.
• Executes background research and literature studies for proposal development or to support engagement in new topics when they arise (like for example debt nature swaps, green bonds or other -for Uganda innovative- topics)

• Maintain day to day relationship with national counterparts (officer level), key stakeholders and private sectors
• Assist research and analysis of relevant information and knowledge from a variety of sources, in support of the delivery of good quality PINs, PCNs, PIFs or full proposals.
• Acquire information and knowledge by participating in the assessment of program needs and resources to assist in program design, development and implementation.

• Understand the cycle of climate finance mechanisms and windows and organize ones work to ensure that deliverables are provided in a timely manner to leverage these mechanisms
• Support the PM to evaluate delivery issues and work with national counterparts to establish common understanding and coordination on proposed project activities to ensure achievement of objectives against established timelines.
• Capture lessons learned in resource mobilization to support refinement / improvement of existing policies and procedures.
• Organize program activities including consultation and validation meetings and workshops.

• Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, climate change, economics, or a related field.
• Preferred 3 years of project experience in, climate change adaptation or mitigation projects with at least one year in project development.
• Understanding of global climate finance mechanisms, trends, and environment.
• Experience with working in international organisations is an advantage.
• An excellent command of spoken and written English required.

• Self-motivated, teamwork and creative problem-solving abilities
• Detail-oriented striving for quality and consistency in all outputs and communications.
• Good level of proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.),
• organized with excellent prioritization skills
• Excellent English communication, presentation and writing skills

• Understand and actively supports GGGI’s mission, vision and values.
• Promote an organizational culture of trust, transparency, respect and partnership.
• Excels at problem solving, ask questions and seeks support when needed, shares easily information and knowledge with others both internally as externally.
• Manage emotions and stress positively, builds rapport and resolves conflict easily.
• Strong ability to work independently and/or remotely, while maintaining productivity.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Uganda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 03 April 2024
Duty Station: Kampala
Posted: 20-03-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 20-03-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 20-03-2068
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