Description

Description

Climate Finance Expert
Vasudha Foundation
Location: India


Vasudha foundation proposes to establish a climate finance unit, which would work on a wide range of issues covering the entire gamut of climate finance.  We are looking for a motivated and experienced professional who can conceptualise the broad terms of reference and work of the climate finance unit.

The broad roles and responsibilities would include and not limit to:

  1. Establish a climate finance unit within Vasudha Foundation which entails:
    • Develop a work programme for the Climate Finance Unit
    • Conceptualize projects for the Climate Finance unit (eg: Climate Budget Analysis, etc.)
    • Maintaining database of multilateral, international financial agencies etc.
    • Help in Fund Raising for the Climate Finance Unit
  2. Provide technical assistance to government stakeholders on climate finance
    • Develop state level climate finance frameworks
    • Conceptualize and develop climate finance tracker / dashboard for state governments
    • Provide strategies and advice state government / state nodal departments / district / city administrations on climate financing mechanisms.
    • Identify climate finance channels/avenues for the state/city agencies
  3. Guide team members to collate and provide all climate finance relevant data sets / information for Vasudha’s Power Sector Portal / ICED Portal
  4. Provide support to other teams in developing comprehensive climate action plans / net zero vision documents for a city/district/state
  5. Conduct research, policy analysis and write blogs, articles, policy briefs on various aspects of climate finance

Requirements:

  • A motivated, creative, independent individual with a passion for climate change and sustainability related issues with Master’s degree environmental economics/climate finance/sustainable development or related field.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience, with at least 3 years of relevant experience in required field
  • Excellent research skills with a good understanding of reliable sources of information on climate finance as well as other aspects of climate change including: climate science, policy and regulation, reporting and disclosure, and legal frameworks.
  • Strong understanding of the workings of multilateral/international financial agencies and knowledge of climate financial regimes
  • Experience with premier research institutes & think tanks will be an added advantage
  • Excellent qualitative and quantitative analysis skills.
  • Experience handling large data sets and good command over MS Office, experience with analytical and statistical tools will be a plus
  • The ability to communicate complex information clearly and concisely to a range of audience.
  • Excellent interpersonal communications and an ability to work collaboratively
  • Professionalism, ability to work as part of a team and independently, and ability to liaison with stakeholders, government and private partners among others

To Apply

Kindly mail your CV to hr@vasudhaindia.org with the subject line – Job Application for Climate Finance Expert