Sustainable Finance Analyst
- Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT
- Job Type
- Deadline for Applications
- How to Apply
- Full time
- Where to Apply
The CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) is led by the Alliance of Bioversity International and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), one of the 15 research centers of CGIAR. They bring together the world’s best researchers in agricultural, climate and earth science to deliver innovative research-based solutions that catalyze positive change towards low-carbon and climate-resilient food, land and water systems.
CCAFS considers sustainable finance as a key lever for change in the sustainability agenda and a crucial driver to support the transition to sustainable and climate-resilient food, land and water systems. Greater engagement on sustainable finance will contribute to reducing poverty, improvements in food and nutrition security and protection and regeneration of natural resources and ecosystem services. To that end, they work with governments, international financial institutions, asset owners, asset managers and corporates to help reorient and leverage capital flows towards innovative investments in sustainable food systems.
This is a key growth area for CCAFS, as they receive greater demand from public and private investors for their cutting-edge research, advisory services, global operational capacity and innovation focus. They focus on providing innovative science-based solutions that drive sustainable economic growth while delivering positive climate and development outcomes. Their main areas of work on sustainable finance focus on:
1. Develop innovative investment solutions for sustainable food systems
CCAFS is looking for a talented, creative and dynamic sustainable finance professional who is highly driven and has the skills and network required to tackle the most pressing challenges facing their food, land and water systems. The Sustainable Finance Analyst will play a crucial role in supporting the implementation and growth of CCAFS sustainable finance work. Specifically, she/he will focus on the key duties and responsibilities listed below.
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
– Provide analytical support to CCAFS on sustainable finance-related issues
THE CANDIDATE SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING COMPETENCIES, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
– Advanced degree in Economics, Finance or Business Administration required
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
This position is globally recruited. It will be hosted by the Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT and funded by CCAFS. Homebased work may be considered.
The consultancy contract will be for an initial one-year period, renewable depending on performance and milestones achieved. They offer a challenging position with remuneration commensurate with experience, high degree of independence and a very flexible and multicultural working environment. The candidate will report to Alberto Millan (Global Lead, Sustainable Finance).