‘Climate and Biodiversity Finance’ Consultant (m/f)
Rio Impact is a consulting enterprise specialized in sustainable finance to accelerate the implementation of Rio conventions on biodiversity (CBD), land (UNCCD) and climate (UNFCCC).
Job offer – ‘Climate and Biodiversity Finance’ Consultant
In particular Rio Impact advises on
- Financing solutions and fundraising for Biodiversity conservation, Landscape restoration and Climate action.
- Synergies between Rio conventions at country level, through policy advice, planning processes, project design and financing.
- The development of integrated land use initiatives and projects following a landscape approach.
- A north-south co-development pathway towards an inclusive green economy.
- Rio Impact is headquartered in Luxembourg.
For more information : www.rioimpact.lu
Advisory services on climate and biodiversity finance
✔ Conducting studies and analyses on innovative financing mechanisms for climate and biodiversity.
✔ Organizing and delivering trainings for public and private sectors’ stakeholders.
✔ Participating in field missions in countries of operation.
Topics covered (include) :
✔ Climate Finance / Carbon Finance
✔ Development of climate action projects (GCF, GEF, Adaptation Fund)
✔ Design of climate funds (climate investment fund, national climate fund)
✔ Biodiversity finance solutions
✔ Conservation Trust Funds development
✔ Impact finance, including impact fund design
✔ ESG Finance
✔ Forest finance and economics
✔ Design of national forest funds
✔ Economic valuation of ecosystems and biodiversity
✔ Corporate Social Responsibility
Duration : 6 months (with possibility of renewal), ideally for a start in June or July 2023 (exact dates to be defined with the successful candidate).
Remuneration : depending on candidate’s experience – Location : Luxembourg or remote (home-office possible).
Minimum 2 years of professional experience gained in consulting firms and/or international cooperation projects.
Academic background in Environmental Economics, Sustainable Finance, Environmental Sciences, at Master-level or PhD.
Excellent knowledge of sustainable development issues (in particular : environmental finance/climate finance/biodiversity finance, climate change, biodiversity conservation, sustainable management of forests and natural resources).
Very good writing skills and synthesis capacities ; Creativity, method, attention to details, autonomy.
Fluency in spoken and written English is required (C1 level minimum). Strong command of French highly desired (C1 level minimum). Other languages such as Spanish or Portuguese (an asset).
Experience in organizing trainings, including distance learning (an asset).
To apply : Please send your CV and cover letter to email@example.com before May 30th, 2023.
More information : https://www.rioimpact.lu/job-offer-climate-and-biodiversity-finance-consultant/