Uganda Development Bank Green Finance Officer Jobs
Uganda Development Bank Green Finance Officer JobsJob SummaryThe Green Finance Officer is responsible for the coordination of a vast array of green financing initiatives in the bank.
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
All UDB Departments
Customers, Service providers & researchers, Regulatory
bodies & business associations, key stakeholders.
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
5 years related experience
Sector specific underwriting specialization and/or experience
will be an added advantage
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
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.
7th February 2020
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