Advisor on Sustainable Finance job at Shamba Centre for Food & Climate

Vacancy title:
Advisor on Sustainable Finance

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources , Category: Management ]

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Shamba Centre for Food & Climate

Deadline of this Job:
Wednesday, January 31 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali, East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, January 17 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Job description
• The Shamba Centre for Food & Climate is seeking an Advisor on Sustainable Finance. This is a full-time position based in Kigali, Rwanda.
• Under the Director of Programmes, the Advisor on Sustainable Finance will occupy a pivotal role in steering the implementation of sustainable finance for agri-food systems
• This position requires a deep understanding of financial mechanisms and tools applicable to the agricultural and food industries.

Research and analysis:
• Conduct in-depth and comprehensive research to uncover emerging trends, potential opportunities, and significant challenges within the sphere of sustainable finance specifically tailored for agri-food systems.
• Analyze global and regional financial mechanisms and instruments to evaluate their applicability and effectiveness in promoting sustainability in the agri food sector.
• Synthesize complex data and research findings into actionable insights and strategic recommendations for the organization and its partners.
Thought Leaderships.
• Stay abreast of the latest developments, innovations, and best practices in sustainable finance, bringing perspectives and ideas to the organization.
• Contribute to articles, papers, blogs and presentations that highlight the organization’s work and promote wider adoption of the work on the organization on sustainable finance in agri-food systems.
• Perform scenario analyses to assess the potential outcomes of sustainable finance strategies.
• Collect, process, and analyze large datasets to inform model inputs and validate model outputs.
• Develop, test, and refine complex financial models to analyze the viability, risks, and impacts of various sustainable finance initiatives.

• At least a master’s degree in a master's degree in finance, economics or a related field
• Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in finance, with a specific focus on sustainability and agriculture.
• Strong understanding of financial instruments and mechanisms, including blended finance, carbon markets, and impact investment
• Demonstrated experience in policy advisory and stakeholder engagement.
• Excellent analytical, strategic thinking, and problem-solving skills.
• Strong communication and presentation skills.
• Excellent analytical and writing skills in English and French.

Evaluation of qualified candidates may include a written assessment and a competency-based interview.

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months:

Level of Education:
Associate Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Wednesday, January 31 2024
Duty Station: Kigali
Posted: 17-01-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 17-01-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 17-01-2066
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