Green Financial Solutions Project Leader - Jakarta

Long-term contract
Localisation Jakarta, Indonesia
No remote
5 yrs of exp.
Posted on 06-27-2024

WWF Indonesia

An Indonesian legal entity civil society organization that operates in the field of nature conservation and sustainable development, with the support of more than 100,000 supporters.

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Job Description

  • Supporting the Sustainable Finance Lead in developing baseline and specific strategy green finance for landscape and seascape; and green financial solutions program aligned with the WWF-Indonesia’s Conservation Target and Finance Practice Strategy.
  • Local business and pipeline development in following sectors: water, environmental protection, forestry and agriculture aligned with DFCD mandate and WWF national/landscape and seascape strategies.
  • Project management, incl. coordination, planning, implementation, and reporting of DFCD and other relevant projects such as Green Financial Solutions under IKI project.
  • Build relationships with relevant partner organizations.
  • Liaise and provide technical assistance to the selected priority projects.
  • Ensure the project is delivering results and contributing towards the objectives and strategies of DFCD and WWF-Indonesia’s conservation target.
  • Work with the WWF programmatic and Indonesia regional office on project origination, engagement with investees, investors and other financial institutions.
  • Training colleagues in sustainable finance and conservation departments in Indonesia on concepts of landscape finance and bankable projects
  • Work with regional WWF-Indonesia offices on origination of bankable projects, engagement with project owners, investors, and other financial institutions.
  • Alignment of activities with WWF`s Impact and Environmental and Social Safeguards Framework
  • Responsible for developing reports on implementing green finance related activities project in WWF Indonesia.

Job Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in the field of Economics, Finance or Business
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in business development, private sector finance and/or impact investment with strong financial and budgeting experience
  • Experience of working in emerging markets is an asset
  • Strong interest in nature conservation and the mission of WWF
  • Prior experience in assessing financial institutions and climate risks would be an advantage
  • Preferably experience with public donors
  • Proven organizational, diplomatic and negotiating skills that yield positive results on the sustainability agenda, especially as it relates to the finance and business world
  • Strong ability to lead the implementation of large-sized projects, including working with and coordinating funding partners, third parties and users
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member with a wide range of individuals across cultures and time zones
  • Independent worker, pro-active in thinking about opportunities to further improve the work
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, including in English