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JOB OPPORTUNITY (UGANDA): GGGI Uganda office is hiring an Senior Assistant in the Climate Finance Office

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), operating in Uganda under the auspices of the Ministry of Finance Planning and Economic Development, collaborates closely with government, non-governmental partners, and the European Union. GGGI's overarching objective is to facilitate robust, inclusive, and sustainable economic growth in Uganda. The Spear-CF project is designed to address the financing gap hindering climate action initiatives in Uganda. Its primary aim is to improve the accessibility and retention of climate finance within the country by tackling key challenges posed by climate change. Through four targeted outcome areas, the project aims to achieve significant progress in enhancing Uganda's capacity for climate action:

1. Introduction of a National Green Taxonomy.
2. Issuance of Uganda's inaugural Sovereign Green Bond.
3. Access to international carbon markets by Uganda.
4. Acceleration of climate finance flows to Uganda through the Climate Finance Unit (CFU).

The Senior Assistant role will support the Project Manager in daily project activities, including concept note preparation, Project Identification Forms (PIFs), and proposals. Additionally, the Senior Assistant will aid in organizing information, facilitating meetings, managing communication, and adhering to GGGI corporate policies, standards, and protocols. Responsibilities also include assisting with project donor reporting and reporting directly to the GGGI Uganda Project Manager for Climate Finance.


- Bachelor's degree in environmental science, climate change, economics, or a related field.
- Preferably three years of project experience in climate change adaptation or mitigation, with at least one year in project development.
- Understanding of global climate finance mechanisms, trends, and environments.
- Experience working in international organizations is advantageous.
- Proficiency in spoken and written English is essential.

**Functional Skills:**
- Self-motivated with strong teamwork and creative problem-solving abilities.
- Detail-oriented with a focus on quality and consistency in all outputs and communications.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
- Organized with excellent prioritization skills.
- Excellent English communication, presentation, and writing skills.

**Corporate Values:**
- Support GGGI's mission, vision, and values actively.
- Foster an organizational culture of trust, transparency, respect, and partnership.
- Excel at problem-solving, seek support when needed, and share information and knowledge easily.
- Manage emotions and stress positively, build rapport, and resolve conflicts effectively.
- Demonstrate strong ability to work independently and/or remotely while maintaining productivity.

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