Information and Knowledge Management Officer

£39,599 plus benefits
Closing date:
29 July 2022, 05:00 PM

The Secretariat’s flagship programme, the Commonwealth Climate Finance Access Hub (CCFAH), supports small and other vulnerable states with improved access to climate finance necessary to support their climate mitigation, adaptation, and resilience efforts.

Duration: 1 year (with the possibility of extension)

Working together with the CCFAH Adviser and Manager, Commonwealth Regional and National Climate Finance Advisers, the Secretariat’s Media and Communications Section,  Government line Ministries, Regional and National Communication Focal Points and other key stakeholders, the scope of work for the CCFAH Knowledge Management and Information Officer is expected to cover raising the visibility of CCFAH and project results along with strengthening the dissemination of best practices and learning.

The role of CCFAH  Knowledge Management and Information Officer will be a remote position with travel involved as required.

To be considered, you will need a post-graduate qualification (Master’s degree is essential) in any of the following: Environmental Science and Management, Climate Change, Sustainability, Economics, Business Administration, Science Communications, and/or any other relevant discipline related to Sustainable Development.

You will also need at least five years of relevant professional experience, preferably within an international development context; knowledge on environment and climate change processes (development and implementation) particularly climate finance; and strong analytical and writing skills with proven experience in developing knowledge products, including analytical pieces, papers, reports and related products. Excellent interpersonal and diplomatic skills with demonstrated experience in stakeholder coordination, relationship building and collaboration with government agencies, donors and/or international development partners, and non-government organisations is also required, as is a proven ability to deliver under time constraints, work in a matrix environment, and have a proactive approach to problem-solving; and having a good  understanding of  various communications and media platforms including social media.

Please apply for by submitting a cover letter with your CV, outlining your experience and suitability for the role. To be considered you must be a Commonwealth citizen.