Accreditation Officer (Re-advertise)

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  • Added Date: Thursday, 30 June 2022
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Grade: IS - 2

Deadline: 17 July 2022 (11:59 PM KST)

Location: Songdo, Incheon, South Korea

Salary: USD 87,700 net (plus attractive benefits, that include the following allowances (as appliable): Relocation, dependency, education assistance and home country travel

The mission of the Green Climate Fund is to assist developing countries to respond to climate change while bringing prosperity to their people. Established in 2010, the GCF invests in transformational climate projects in the developing world. The Fund makes an ambitious contribution to global climate action and channels significant financial resources into developing countries to help build low-emission and climate-resilient societies. It is country-driven and undertakes actions that reflect the circumstances of each country concerned and its national aspirations. The GCF is a key enabler of the 2015 Paris Agreement on Climate Change. Since its establishment, the GCF has approved 190 projects in 123 countries and has committed USD 10 billion in climate finance. In addition, it has built up an extensive program to support developing countries to identify their needs, in particular, those who are most vulnerable to climate change impacts. The GCFโ€™s diverse workforce is advancing its mission from its headquarters in South Korea. Our talented staff makes unique contributions to the Fund, enriching the institution through their combined expertise and professional commitment.

Position Objective

The Accreditation Officer is responsible for implementation of the accreditation and reaccreditation processes by contributing to the development of accreditation-related strategies, policies and standards and assessing country approaches to identifying potential Accredited Entity partners and applicants for the ability to contribute to country-driven transformational projects/programmes, including support to the Accreditation Committee and the Accreditation Panel of the Board in line with their respective roles in relation to accreditation. S/he will assess the capacity needs of entities, and collaborate with colleagues and external partners to deliver services to address the needs identified.

Duties and responsibilities


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