CLIMATE FINANCE SPECIALIST (Principal) Cape TownR80 R95 Per Month plus Performance Based Bonus (Negotiable on Qualification and Years of relevant experience)Our client,a Global Strategy and Management Consulting firmis currently expanding their Climate division / team.
This individual willsupport the delivery of the Companys portfolio of climate finance work and deliver long-term consulting and project implementation assignments.
They will also co-lead the growth of the Companys climate change practice alongside experienced Directors.One would describe you as an energetic problem-solver, who is open-minded with multi-perspective views on development finance, governance, systems, policies and broader developmental issues.
You should have strong financial acumen and the ability to interpret and apply financial information.A team player who is productive working in a collaborative, multi-disciplinary environment.
Furthermore, you also have the desire to contribute towards making the world a better place, and belief that a small group of committed and hard-working individuals can have a significant impact.
Intent to develop a profile as a globally recognized subject matter / domain expert in climate finance.Key Duties and Responsibilities : Producing high-quality research and analysis on climate finance strategy & implementationActing as the hub of expertise on evolving climate finance issues, for clients and internal teamsLeading client engagements focusing on climate finance mobilisation, climate facility & fund design and climate finance tracking processes in collaboration with other climate experts in the firmSupporting clients to apply for, secure, and deploy climate finance into specific projectsManaging teams of consultants and external experts to deliver client assignments in a fast-paced international environment and owning project deliverablesPlaying an active role in driving the growth of our climate change team through business acquisition, direct sales activities and responding to tendered public sector opportunitiesBuilding & maintaining active networks with technical partners, clients, and global sources of climate financeQUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCEPost-graduate degree in an appropriate field including (but not limited to)Development Finance, Finance and Economics, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Environmental or Natural Resource Economics, Public Policy, or Public Administration8+ years professional experienceincluding a minimum of4 years of experience in a banking / strategy consulting / management consulting / or engineering consultancy environment, with a strong professional focus on climate change finance advisory servicesStrong financial acumen and experience, ideally demonstrated by working withcommercial orDevelopment Finance Institutions(including development partners)Track record ofsupporting project origination, design and developmentofworkable financing strategiesExperience in providing bothresearch and advisory services on climate changeinfrontier markets(Africa experience will be particularly valued)Financial modelling experience(Advantageous)Foreign language proficiency in French or Portuguese (Advantageous)To apply, please forward anupdated and detailed copyof your CV toNicole Spamers : Please upload your CV here andAndrea Jones : Please upload your CV here Please Note : Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and should you not hear from us within two weeks, then please consider your application unsuccessful.