Uganda Development Bank Green Finance Officer Jobs

Uganda Development Bank Green Finance Officer Jobs


Job Summary

  • The Green Finance Officer is responsible for the coordination of a vast array of green financing initiatives in the bank.

    Accountability Statement

  • The Green Finance Officer is accountable for providing technical support and providing sound advice the managementon green
    financing options and activities, ranging the generation of funding proposals and mobilization of green finance from different financial

  • mechanisms and instruments, to analysis and identification of lowcarbon, and climate resilient investments.

  • (S)he will play a key role in building strategic knowledge and partnershipsin the arena of green finance, with various
    stakeholders within and outside the bank.
    Principle Duties and Responsibilities

    The Green Finance Officer will be responsible for:

  • Scoping technical and commercial market potential for sustainable green projects (including energy, water, transport
    projects, etc); and understanding the ability for project developers to access, manage, absorb climate finance and identify opportunities for climate finance sources to the bank

  • Developing a practical and operational model for leveraging green finance from public funders and private financiers

  • Developing green finance guidelines and appraisal tools for new investmentproposals during the early stage of project
    screening and due diligence

  • Conducting green finance analysis for new investments and preparing appraisal reports for submission to the relevant Committees for approval.

  • Develop green financing monitoring indices to monitor the progress and consistently track the impact of projects through regular reporting

  • Support technical due diligence in line with GEF, GCF environment standards, and work with relevant internalteams to ensure contractual conditions include necessary green finance indices.

  • Conduct portfolio assessment for investment projects in using relevant tools for Green House Gas accounting, evaluate finance requirements and match sources to different resilience activities

  • Provide technical inputs in establishing and managing partnerships and networking initiatives with key players in the
    climate change space to advance the Bank’s Climate finance agenda

  • Undertaking research for a thorough understanding of banking, financial institutions and related industry knowledge for climate investment

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with clients, banking and
    multilateral partners and government officials to develop
    specific investment and advisory opportunities

  • Support strategies on investment and quality assistance over activities linked to climate adaptation within the Bank

  • Lead preparation of analytical work and knowledge on climate adaptation/mitigation including supporting UDB teams to
    incorporate climate adaptation/mitigation throughout the Bank's portfolio

  • Develop guidelines to support inclusion of climate risk and disaster resilience in the Bank’s policies, strategies and investments

  • Perform such other roles as may be assigned by the bank from time to time

    Level of Authority

  • Identify and build opportunities for climate finance

  • Report on carbon footprint of the bank

  • Advise Management on carbon emission reduction strategies

    Relationships

    Internally

  • All UDB Departments

    Externally

  • Customers, Service providers & researchers, Regulatory
    bodies & business associations, key stakeholders.

    Requirements

    Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental studies or other related field
    from a reputable education institution;

  • Post graduate qualification and professional certification in a
    related field will be an added advantage

    Experience

  • 5 years related experience

  • Sector specific underwriting specialization and/or experience
    will be an added advantage

    Competencies

  • A good understanding of topical green finance, environmental
    and social issues

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Strong planning and organizational skills

  • Integrity and sound judgment

  • Strong analytical skills

    Application Procedure

    Interested persons should send or deliver their applications and academic documents which shall
    include an up-to-date curriculum vitae, certified copies of academic documents and contact
    addresses of 3 references to the Director Strategy & Corporate Affairs, 1st Floor Wing B, Rwenzori
    Towers, Plot 6 Nakasero Road.

    Closing date

  • 7th February 2020


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