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The Government of Kiribati (GoK) have made significant commitments under the Kiribati Development Plan 2016-2019 and the Paris Agreement to building the resilience against the threats of Climate Change. This highlights the importance of a strategic approach to accessing global climate finance. As such, the GoK has decided to establish a Climate Finance Division within the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development (MFED) which will focus on facilitating access to multilateral climate funds including the Green Climate Fund, Climate Investment Fund and, Adaptation fund. This division will work within existing structures and coordinate closely with the office of Te Beretenti (the President) as the focal point for Kiribati under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
GOK requires a technical finance adviser to continue to lead the establishment of this division and provide strategic guidance to the division and develop a strategic approach to accessing multilateral funds for climate finance.
You will be accountable to the Minister of Finance and Economic Development and be directly supervised by the Secretary for Finance and Economic Development. This role is expected to commence in May 2021 for a period of 12 months.
Please note there are special COVID-19 provisions with this position, please read the Information for Applicants – available below or on https://www.pactam2.com/ carefully to understand those conditions.
Scope Global – Engaged in the present to develop the future
Scope Global is a specialist project management company with people as the focus of its program delivery. We have a history of successfully managing projects in the international development and international education sectors.
The Pacific Technical Assistance Mechanism Phase 2 (PACTAM2) is an Australian Government initiative, funded through the Australian aid program and managed by Scope Global. It places highly skilled Advisers with Partner Governments in participating Pacific Island countries to build capacity and to meet identified human resource needs.
Scope Global recruitment operates under equal employment opportunity principles and laws. We encourage appropriately qualified and experienced people to apply regardless of age, sex, ethnicity, physical ability or beliefs.
Applications willonly be accepted via our online application system. For more detailed information on the position and to apply online, please click Apply Now.
No late applications will be accepted.
For more information contact a member of our team at recruitment.PACTAM2@scopeglobal.com, using the subject line: Director Climate Change Finance Division - Kiribati enquiry via EthicalJobs.
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