Climate Risk Lead

27th August 2023, 12:48 pm

Climate Risk Lead

Climate is an international privately owned engineering and sustainability firm providing top-notch client service and smart solutions in sustainability, climate, environmental, social, and governance (ESG) and energy transition —from the A to Z. Climate was founded with a commitment to maintaining the enduring pursuit of excellence, putting our responsibility to our clients second only to our responsibility to the public. By being true to our promise, providing unmatched deliverables and providing high-quality work are the core of serving our clients. We invest in our people, technology and tools to find better solutions and foster careers. Whether you’re a client, employee, partner or stakeholder – trust that we’re the partners you want to be working with. We are collaborating with our clients to lead a wave of sustainable innovation and economic growth that safeguards the planet and advances sustainability practices. We work with governments, banks, and other global institutions to ensure investment can be swiftly channeled toward truly sustainable projects. Through our partnerships, we play a role in developing the strategies and plans needed to take the world to net zero.

We are seeking a passionate and driven Climate Risk Lead who is looking for an exciting new opportunity to work within our Technical Division. 

The successful candidate will form part of our dynamic Technical Division located in our Cairo office. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide strategic and technical advice on climate change funding opportunities.
  • Support the identification, development and submission of climate finance proposals, including navigating funding sources, engaging stakeholders to fulfil funding proposal requirements, and assessing financial instruments to structure investments.
  • Conduct pre-/feasibility assessments of climate finance projects and programmes engaging all relevant stakeholders.
  • Support financial, economic, social and regulatory analysis throughout project design in collaboration with government counterparts, implementing partners and other stakeholders.
  • Support and maintain close collaboration between institutional and technical partners involved in climate finance project development and implementation in the region.
  • Conduct economic and financial assessments for the alternative energy solutions and climate change mitigation options vis a via traditional energy systems including GHG emission reductions

Qualifications

  • Advanced degree (Masters) in a discipline relevant to climate change (e.g. environmental science, geography, etc)
  • 10+ years’ experience in climate change or similar discipline.
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience in a management or senior technical role.
  • Experience in developing technical and financial proposals for climate change assignments
  • Technical and project management experience in the following:
  • Climate finance
  •  Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) due diligence
  •  Climate risk assessment
  •  Climate change impact assessment
  •  Greenhouse gas inventories/carbon footprint assessments aligned with relevant international standards
  • High communication and presentation skills
  • Proficiency in both English and Arabic languages.
  • Communication and reporting skills (verbal and in writing). 

For applications, please submit your CV to CAREERS@CLIMATE-INC.COM

 

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