Climate Change Finance Consultant - Full Time

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Skills you’ll need:


·         Education: Master’s degree or equivalent and a minimum of ten years of relevant professional experience, or the equivalent combination of education and experience in climate finance, environmental management, forestry, environmental law, natural disaster risk management, natural resource economics or another natural resource-related field.

·         Experience: experience in originating, structuring and bringing to approval climate change, climate finance and natural capital projects; significant experience working with global funds (CIFs, GCF, GEF, etc.); experience in negotiating project term sheets and other legal documents related to climate finance and sustainable infrastructure projects; sound experience writing terms of references for and preparing the evaluation of consultants and experience managing consultants to ensure delivery of timely and adequate results; knowledge and understanding of the international negotiations on climate finance; experience in managing relations with clients, including government agencies and other key stakeholders involved in the project cycle.

·         Languages: Fluency in English and Spanish is required.

·         Core and Technical Competencies: Highly developed project development and project management skills; good negotiation skills for legal documents, especially related to project structuring and key financial terms and conditions; technical report writing and verbal communication skills; strong analytical skills, ability to assess, mitigate and assume risks, capacity for innovation, motivation and ability to work in teams, as well as alone.  Organized, reliable and results oriented personality.


Opportunity Summary: 


·         Type of contract: Consultant

·         Length of contract: 19 Months

·         Starting date: March 1st, 2019

·         Location: IDB Headquarters, Washington, DC, USA.

·         Responsible Person: Lead Climate Change Specialist

·         Requirements: You must be a citizen of one of the IDB’s 48-member countries and have no family members currently working at the IDB Group.  


Our culture: Working with us you will be surrounded by a diverse group of people who have years of experience in all types of development fields, including transportation, health, gender and diversity, communications and much more.


About us: At the Inter-American Development Bank, we’re devoted to improving lives. Since 1959, we’ve been a leading source of long-term financing for economic, social, and institutional development in Latin America and the Caribbean. We do more than lending though. We partner with our 48-member countries to provide Latin America and the Caribbean with cutting-edge research about relevant development issues, policy advice to inform their decisions, and technical assistance to improve on the planning and execution of projects. For this, we need people who not only have the right skills, but also are passionate about improving lives.


Payment and Conditions: Compensation will be determined in accordance with Bank’s policies and procedures. The Bank, pursuant to applicable policies, may contribute toward travel and moving expenses. In addition, candidates must be citizens of an IDB member country.


Visa and Work Permit: The Bank, pursuant to applicable policies, may submit a visa request to the applicable immigration authorities; however, the granting of the visa is at the discretion of the immigration authorities. Notwithstanding, it is the responsibility of the candidate to obtain the necessary visa or work permits required by the authorities of the country(ies) in which the services will be rendered to the Bank. If a candidate cannot obtain a visa or work permit to render services to the Bank the contractual offer will be rescinded


Consanguinity: Pursuant to applicable Bank policy, candidates with relatives (including the fourth degree of consanguinity and the second degree of affinity, including spouse) working for the IDB, IDB Invest, or MIF as staff members or Complementary Workforce consultants, will not be eligible to provide services for the Bank.


Diversity: The Bank is committed to diversity and inclusion and to providing equal opportunities to all candidates. We embrace diversity based on gender, age, education, national origin, ethnic origin, race, disability, sexual orientation, and religion. We encourage women, Afro-descendants and persons of indigenous origins to apply.

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