채용공고 [채용] SFOC Climate Finance Program / Transition Finance Associate 2022-08-22

 

SFOC Climate Finance Program / Transition Finance Associate

 

Organization description 

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, financial, and environmental experts with experience in energy and climate policy.  

 

Job description  

Since its founding in 2016, SFOC has led strategic campaigns on coal power phase-out, renewablesexpansion, and climate finance. SFOC’s effectiveness comes from its extensive digital and media communication, legal strategy, political network, and leadership among grassroots campaigns. The Coal Transition program is a part of our Climate Finance team and covers activities around facilitatingan accelerated coal retirement using innovative financial tools.

 

SFOC is seeking a Program Associate to join the Coal Transition program. The ideal candidate has experience in the field, is an excellent strategist, has good writing skills, has experience collaborating with a talented team, and is passionate about addressing climate change. The Transition FinanceAssociate would be responsible for the following:

 

  • Support SFOC’s coal transition program, which seeks to use finance as a tool to expedite the closure of coal power projects in Korea and Asia
  • Completing and disseminating policy briefs on a potential coal transition mechanism in Korea
  • Coordinate events and messaging on Korea’s coal phase-out and transition finance
  • Engage with Korean policymakers, development financial institutions, private financial institutions, coal power industry stakeholders, and the workers and local communities affected by the coal plants’ closure, to accelerate the industry’s decarbonization
  • Participate in planning and documenting the climate finance team’s strategy and goals for the next five years and refine campaign strategies and tactics
  • Correspond and collaborate with international and domestic climate advocacy organization partners
  • Monitor, analyze, and evaluate policies, initiatives, and new developments around coal power issuesand coal phase-out policies of major financial institutions
  • Draft advocacy materials and policy briefs, and provide data/materials for fossil fuel phase-out campaigns

 

Qualifications 

Experience implementing tasks in demanding situations 
Critical and strategic thinking skills 
Business and marketing skills 
Fluency in Korean and English
Experience in climate change is preferred, but not a prerequisite 
Ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment and the agility to work in ambiguous and unpredictable settings 
 

 

Required documents for application

- Korean or English Resume/CV
- Cover letter in Korean or English
 

To apply:

Email: work@forourclimate.org (title: SFOC_climatefinance_Full name)