Wednesday, November 28, 2012

UNFCCC Position: Coordinator of the Finance, Technology and Capacity Building (FTC) programme, deadline: January 2, 2013

Here's a job announcement from the UNFCCC Secretariat for a Coordinator of the Finance, Technology and Capacity Building (FTC) programme:

The UNFCCC secretariat is inviting applications to one of its the senior
management positions, i.e. Coordinator of the Finance, Technology and
Capacity Building (FTC) programme.

Organization: United Nations Framework Convention on Climate
Change secretariat
Website: <>
Post title: Coordinator, Finance, Technology and Capacity Building
Contract term: One and a half years with possibility of extension

The FTC programme supports the mobilisation of financial resources,
international cooperation on technology development and transfer,
capacity-building; and education, training and public awareness to enable
enhanced action by Parties related to climate change. Applicants must meet
the following requirements:

Education: Advanced university degree in environmental science, economics,
finance, public policy, international development cooperation or a related
area. A combination of relevant academic qualifications and extensive
experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced degree.

Experience: At least twelve (12) years of progressively responsible
professional experience, on issues related to climate change or
implementation of the Convention and the Kyoto Protocol, with a focus on
financial mechanisms and financial resources for adaptation and mitigation,
development and transfer of technologies, capacity building and education,
international development cooperation, or complex negotiations in an
international environment.

Specific professional knowledge and skills: Good knowledge of financial
instruments and processes in the finance sector, technologies and
technology transfer processes, capacity building activities and
international development cooperation. Excellent management and leadership
skills; Ability to identify strategic issues, provide analysis and solve
problems; Strong negotiations skills and ability to influence others to
reach agreement.

Language requirements: Fluency in English (both oral and written) is

Link to VA: <>

Application deadline 2 January 2013
Duty Station: Bonn, Germany
Contact details: Applications are requested on-line to vacancy
announcement no. VA 12/088/FTC.

Best regards
Sabine Blaum
Human Resources Assistant
Administrative Services
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
Martin-Luther-King-Str. 8 , 53175 Bonn, Germany
Tel.: +49 228 815 1347 Fax: +49 228 815 1999

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