Recruiting [Recruit] Climate Finance Team 2024-05-31

Climate Finance Team

1+ year of experience




Solutions for Our Climate (SFOC) is an independent policy research and advocacy group that aims to make emissions trajectories across Asia compatible with the Paris Agreement 1.5°C warming target. SFOC is led by legal, economic, financial, and environmental experts with experience in energy and climate policy.


Since its founding in 2016, SFOC has led strategic campaigns on coal power phase-out, renewables, and climate finance. More recently, we have expanded our work beyond the power sector, establishing oil & gas, legal, steel, land-use, methane, and maritime transportation programs. SFOCs effectiveness comes from its extensive digital and media communication, legal strategy, political and diplomatic network, and leadership among grassroots campaigns.


Job description  


SFOCs Climate Finance Team promotes the phase-out of coal and encourages strengthened responses to climate crises across the financial industry, including pension funds, banking, insurance, asset owners, and asset management.


  • Analyse potential climate-related financial risks of carbon-intensive Korean firms.
  • Conduct policy research that could help accelerate the decarbonization of the financial industry.
  • Engage stakeholders including financial institutions, policymakers, regulators, etc.
  • Support relevant works and tasks within the Climate Finance Team.



  • Proficiency in Korean and English
  • Strong interest in climate change and social justice.
  • Critical thinking, strategic mindset, and effective communication skills (including report writing).
  • Willingness to work in a quickly growing organization and endure the instabilities related thereto.
  • Able to communicate and cooperate with different teams within SFOC as well as with external partner organizations.


Preferred Qualifications  

  • Postgraduate degree or proven work experience in finance, business management, sustainable development, climate change, journalism, or policy research.
  • Relevant experiences in NGO/NPOs, and research institutes, think tanks will be an asset.


Required documents for application:

  • English or Korean Cover Letter and Resume (in PDF or MS Word format)
  • 개인정보수집이용동의서
  • To apply: by email to (email subject: SFOC_CF Researcher_Your Name)



* E-7 visa support