Major FunctionThe Sustainable Banking Officer will support the overall implementation of the Sustainable Finance project that aims to integrate environmental risk management in the financial system and develop an innovative financing solution for landscape financing.Major Responsibilities: The key responsibilities of the project officer include, but are not limited to, 1. Technical Support: Build technical understanding on sustainable banking and finance and provide technical inputs 2. Stakeholder engagement: Build solid relations with financial institutions. Project officer will be the main point of contact for private sector and ministeries to communicate with the project team3. Coordination with technical team: Create a group of technical experts from various financial institutions and coordinate the training.4. Translation: The officer would be expected to support the translation between Myanmar and English5. Administration: Support in preparation and translation of contracts, request letters to government, reports and briefs. Lead on the logistics requirements of training, meetings, travel and other relevant events.6. Communication: Work with the communication team to ensure timely development and distribution of communication materialThe detailed job description is at http://www.wwf.org.mm/en/myanmar_career_page/
RequirementsEducation and Experience• Bachelor and/or Master degree in business, economics, finance or related field• 2+ years of work experience in finance, sustainable finance or consulting in Myanmar• A good understanding of how Myanmar financial system operate both at regulatory level as well as individual financial institution level• Strong interest in environment and biodiversity conservation• Experience in meeting facilitation, report writing and/or training delivery• Ability to interact with senior officials in private sector and government• Must be fluent in English and Myanmar language (written and spoken)
Meal or travel allowance
Fun working environment, Joined an experienced team, International Standard
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.