Project Officer (Climate Finance)

  • Full Time
  • Kathmandu
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Website Prakriti Resources Centre


Job Details

Project Officer (Climate Finance)

Reporting Lines: Programme Manager
Station: Kathmandu

About Prakriti Resources Centre (PRC)
Prakriti Resources Centre (PRC) is a non-governmental organisation dedicated to sustainable development and environmental justice in Nepal. Our focus areas include climate change, low- carbon initiatives, resilience and disaster risk reduction, and environmental sustainability. Through research, policy interventions, awareness building, and stakeholder capacity development, we strive to address pressing environmental challenges.

Job Summary
The Project Officer (Climate Finance) will be a full-time member of Prakriti Resources Centre, reporting to the Programme Manager. They will work within a project team to ensure effective and timely delivery of project activities, supporting the planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation processes.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead the delivery of climate finance projects for the organization.
  • Support in tracking and maintaining a database on climate finance received and utilized by the country.
  • Assist or lead in the publication of policy briefs, reports, and other knowledge products related to climate finance.
  • Monitor project progress and track expenditures accurately.
  • Prepare high-quality reports on project activities.
  • Engage and communicate with government stakeholders, NGOs, development partners, and relevant networks and platforms.
  • Represent PRC in pertinent meetings, workshops, conferences, and events as required.
  • Support or organize events such as workshops, meetings, trainings, and other related activities.
  • Document and maintain records of work on climate finance.
  • Collaborate with relevant organizational team members to ensure timely delivery of activities and outputs.
  • Assist in preparing concept notes, generating new ideas, and writing proposals as needed.

Qualification and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably Masters) in Economics, Economic Development, Finance, Public Policy, Climate Change, Development Studies, or related disciplines.
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience in related projects.
  • Experience in national budget analysis is essential.
  • Previous engagement with NGOs and/or private sector, preferably within the climate or environment sector.
  • Familiarity with engaging Ministry of Finance and/or the Ministry of Forest and Environment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong understanding of climate finance, planning, budgeting, and climate change.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for effective engagement with the organizational team, partners, and government stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English and Nepali.
  • Demonstrated research and reporting abilities.
  • Capability to facilitate meetings, workshops, and events.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities efficiently.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and social media usage.
  • Willingness to travel as required by the job demands.

Interested applicants should send in their CV (max 3 pages) and a cover letter. The letter should explain why the person is interested in the position and detail relevant achievements. The applicant must explicitly mention the position she/he is applying for in the letter’s subject line.

Only short-listed candidates will be called for further screening.

Please send the application to by April 3, 2024, before 5:00 p.m.

Women and persons from marginalized and disadvantaged communities are encouraged to apply.

This announcement is an extension of vacancy announced by PRC in Jobs Nepal on January 26, 2024. Therefore, candidates who have already applied for the vacancy are not required to reapply.

Telephone enquiries will not be entertained.

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