Climate Finance Project Manager

  • Mid-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 10 October 2019
  • Bangkok, Thailand
  • Closing on 25 October 2019
  • Current

Job Description

Devex is assisting a privately-owned sustainable solution and service provider its search for a Climate Finance Project Manager. This position will be based in Bangkok, Thailand.

As part of the Consultancy team, the postholder will be a key player in growing advisory work on Green Finance in Southeast Asia. You will focus on the successful and efficient implementation of their projects for their Thai and international clients within the sustainability field. As aClimate Finance Project Manager, you will lead the development of proposals and participate in business development activities for the organization. You will work independently and execute tasks related to the development and delivery of accurate, timely and high-quality products and services. In addition, you will work on multiple projects, liaise with colleagues and participate in client/partner meetings and communications.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Planning, coordination, and management of consultancy mandates for public sector clients related to Green Finance topics
  • Delivering high-quality proposals, consultancy reports and other deliverables (e.g. presentations, blogs, workshop materials) in English
  • Where required, provide technical leadership in the implementation of advisory projects and technical reviews of projects managed by other colleagues
  • Design project work plans, schedules, budgets and delivery of financial and technical status reports
  • Financial and administrative oversight of advisory mandates
  • Leading assignment-specific, international teams composed of internal and external experts and organisations
  • Liaise with clients on specific consultancy mandates
  • Supporting the acquisition of new mandates through networking with local and international stakeholders in Thailand and the region, as well as the preparation of proposals
  • Participation in client-facing events and meetings, speak about relevant topics and represent the organization and its services (in English and in local language)
  • Development of concept and methodologies for new consulting opportunities within the topic of Green Finance
  • Support the development of the organization’s strategy and service offering in the field of Green Finance Advisory

Your profile

  • Minimum a Masters degree in Finance, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science or a related discipline
  • At least 2 years of relevant work experience, ideally with consultancy within the public sector in the area of climate change and sustainable development
  • Sound understanding of Green Finance both nationally and internationally
  • Awareness of current national and international policy developments with regard to climate change and sustainable development
  • Proven network with government, development finance institutions, development agencies, and other public or private donors/stakeholders, particularly in Thailand or Jakarta, and ideally in Southeast Asia
  • Commercial skills and good business sense to be able to identify and seize opportunities in a challenging and competitive market environment
  • Extensive coordination, project management, proposal writing, and presentation skills
  • Diligent, reliable and independent approach to work and ability to act as a team leader in a multicultural environment
  • Experience in working with and implementing activities with large multilateral funding/granting mechanisms/platforms are of advantage

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