Major FunctionThe Sustainable Finance Officer will support the overall implementation of the Sustainable Finance project that aims to integrate environmental risk management in the financial system and develop innovative sustainable financing solutions. The job holder will assist the Head of Sustainable Finance in managing sustainable finance work in Myanmar.Major Responsibilities• Assist Head of Sustainable Finance in running sustainable banking project and partnerships with the finance sector and other stakeholders in Myanmar so as to promote and leverage WWF’s commodity finance interests.• Assist Head of Sustainable Finance in managing research on sustainable finance related topics, working with banks and investors in developing responsible lending and investing policies as well as developing proposals.• Administration work, including but not limited to preparation and translation of contracts, request letters to government, reports and briefs. Lead on the logistics requirements of trainings, meetings, travel. • Work with the communication team to ensure timely development and distribution of communication material.• Support the translation between Myanmar and English in meetings.• Keep abreast of trends and developments relevant to sustainability and finance.
Requirementso Relevant educational qualifications such as finance, economics, environmental management, agriculture or forestryo Minimum 2 years of relevant work experience in the area of finance, consulting or sustainability, international work experience is a plus o Good understanding of how environmental concerns relate to material business risks and opportunitieso General knowledge of the finance sector in Myanmaro Experience in meeting facilitation, report writing and training deliveryo Ability to interact with senior officials in private sector and governmento Must be fluent in English and Myanmar language (written and spoken)o Excellent communication and computer skills
Meal or travel allowance
Fun working environment, International Standard, Joined an experienced team
Training provided, learn new skills on job
WWF’s Secretariat based in Gland, Switzerland and operating with over 5,000 staff worldwide. It is the world largest conservation organization with over 5 million supporters worldwide, working in more than 100 countries,supporting around 1,300 conservation and environmental projects.The groups mission is "to stop the degradation of the planet’s natural environment and to build a future inwhich humans live in harmony with nature.” Currently, much of its work focuses on the conservation of three biomes that contain most of the world's biodiversity: oceans and coasts, forests, and freshwater ecosystems.Among other issues, it is also concerned with endangered species, pollution and climate change.Expanding WWF- Greater Mekong to Myanmar, WWF- Greater Mekong has built an extraordinary network of partners – local communities, the private sector, and governments – all working together to find solutions to conserve the region’s biodiversity and build a secure and sustainable future for its people, ecosystems and wildlife. WWF- Greater Mekong consists of a regional team and country offices in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar,Thailand and Vietnam.