Green Climate Fund (GCF) is Hiring a Team Assistant for Division of Support Services in South Korea

Green Climate Fund (GCF) is Hiring a Team Assistant for Division of Support Services in South Korea

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 209 projects in 123 countries and has committed USD 11.4 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 GCF’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.

Green Climate Fund (GCF) is Hiring a Team Assistant for Division of Support Services in South Korea

Position Objective 
The Team Assistant reporting jointly to the Deputy CFO, the Chief Administration Officer, and the Head of Financial Analysis and Product Innovation, contributes to the development and implementation of the Support Services strategy by providing administrative support to the Division of Support Services.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support with Division activities, including, but not limited to travel arrangements, coordination of mission schedules, meetings with internal and external stakeholders, conferences and maintaining their calendar/schedules.
  • File and keep records of key administrative, official, and legal documents, and maintain a database of them (tracking sheets).
  • Assist with preparation of presentations and documents as requested, including editing their format, proof-read, checking for adherence to established standards, grammar, and style.
  • Oversee and integrate transaction services, which includes preparing and/or processing administrative requests/documents (e.g., purchase order in Ariba, travel request in Concur, visa applications).
  • Monitor the ticketing system requests and route tasks accordingly for the appropriate Financial Management and Innovation Unit (FMIU) colleagues, and other relevant tasks associated with the Division’s mandate.

 Requirements (Education, experience, technical competencies required of the job)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Administration, Management, or a relevant field is required.
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience in administrative support is essential.
  • Previous experience supporting large teams is required, experience having supported multiple leaders simultaneously is a plus.
  • Solid knowledge of office technology such as MS Office packages, and experience in working with databases is highly desirable.
  • Experience in handling logistics for events, workshops, conferences, and committee meetings.
  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills, and highly developed cultural sensitivity in communicating with all levels of staff and external clients, both orally and in writing.
  • Efficient and organized scheduling of travel arrangements on behalf of the supported officers.
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills.
  • Excellent analytical and research skills.
  • Demonstrated experience with prioritizing multiple assignments, meeting tight deadlines, and willingness to be flexible with a lean staff in a fast-paced environment.
  • Possess a cultural sensitivity and adaptability to work and interact with colleagues from diverse backgrounds.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English are essential for this position; knowledge of another UN language an advantage.

Application Deadline: 25 June 2023

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