World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Senior Program Officer (SPO) for its Green Climate Fund (GCF) Accredited Entity team. The SPO engages and coordinates national governments, donor country agencies, private sector entities and WWF Offices in designing small ($10m-$50m) and medium ($50m-$250m) size projects for submission to the Green Climate Fund that assist developing countries in addressing climate change adaptation and mitigation challenges.
- Project Development: Turning a pipeline of project ideas into submission-ready Funding Proposals is the major focus of this role. Oversee and guide planning and development of WWF GCF projects and programs through the GCF project cycle in coordination with WWF offices, governments, GCF Secretariat, and other key partners; Provide strategic GCF and technical guidance for successful project design; Coordinate and ensure compliance of WWF and GCF standards throughout project development;
- Implementation: Supervise, and provide implementation support of, WWF GCF projects in coordination with WWF offices, governments, and other key partners; Support project teams in adaptive management, troubleshooting, reporting, and other implementation management duties; Coordinate and ensure compliance of WWF and GCF standards throughout project implementation; Complete GCF Accredited Entity project reporting;
- Representation: Represents WWF’s GCF Accredited Entity with the GCF Secretariat including in project consultation sessions, technical supervision missions, national structured dialogues, GCF-convened regional and thematic workshops, and key international events.
- Capacity-building: Builds capacity of select WWF Offices, government agencies, and other key partners to engage in GCF political processes and technical designs; Provides expert guidance on the application of GCF policies, procedures and tools for the development of transformative climate projects in line with GCF priorities;
- Other duties as assigned.
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