Senior Consultant Climate Finance

 Senior Consultant Climate Finance

 
You will be supporting developing country governments in innovative policy concepts such as Intended nationally determined contributions (INDCs), Low-Carbon Development Strategies (LCDS), National Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs), funding proposals to multilateral funding agencies, Green Growth, and related technology transfer and finance issues.
 
Profile
 
Senior expert/consultant with at least 10 years’ experience:
Climate and/or development finance including with Global Environmental Facility, World Bank, multilateral development banks
In depth understanding of climate/development finance issues, at the international and regional scales, with experience of the current climate finance landscape (through UNFCCC channels and others)
Country level issues and concerns in access to resources and developing in-country capacity development and needs
Knowledge of key stakeholders/actors engaged in climate/development finance for developing economies
Thorough familiarity with the renewable energy/energy efficiency industry / climate finance
Experience in writing of reports, proposals, briefings in English
Willingness to undertake short term missions in developing countries, traveling up to 40% of the time
 
Educational Qualifications
 
Advanced degree (Masters Degree or equivalent) in Economics, International Development/Relations, Governance and Institutional Analysis, Environmental Economics or a related field from a recognized and reputable institution.
 
Working area of the Energy research Centre of the Netherlands
 
ECN is an international leader in energy innovation. Since its founding in 1955 ECN has been developing new technologies to accelerate the transition to a sustainable energy system. The more than 500 staff work on reducing the cost of solar power, wind energy, biomass and energy efficiency.
 
Based on our extensive in-house technical knowledge we provide governments with policy support to promote the use of sustainable energy and energy conservation. ECN is a founding member and one of the “centers of excellence” of the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN), the operational arm of the UNFCCC Technology Mechanism.
 
ECN has offices and representatives in The Netherlands, China and Indonesia.
 
Our offer
We offer you a position in a highly motivated team in Amsterdam. Formal labour conditions are comparable to those at Dutch universities.
 
Information and application
 
For more information please contact Donald Pols, senior manager Global Sustainability *31 88 515 4413, pols@ecn.nl.

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