Programme Coordinator

Job Title: India Programme Coordinator

Location: Remote

Position reports to: Deputy Head of India

Salary: 2,900,000

Closing Date: TBD

 

About the Climate Bonds Initiative

Climate Bonds Initiative is an investor-focused NGO working to mobilise the $100 trillion global bond market for climate change solutions. We promote investment in projects and assets necessary for a rapid transition to a low carbon and climate resilient economy.

Our main workstreams are green bond standards and certification, data and market analysis, policy and market development, communications and advocacy.

Climate Bonds is a fast growing, dynamic NGO driven by a big mission. You will be working within an organisation that is leading the development of innovative international climate finance solutions.

The Role

This role is designed to support the India Programme in managing and streamlining the team’s projects and deliverables. It involves closely coordinating with key external and internal stakeholders, including the finance department and the Programme Assurance and Learning team, to ensure projects align with CBI’s strategic objectives and governance standards. The role will ensure that the India Team’s work is organized, prioritized, and executed efficiently, facilitating robust programme delivery in line with CBI’s overarching strategies. Moreover, this role will entail the management of events and convenings within India, handling all aspects from planning to execution.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Deputy Head to prioritise work, proposals and resources for the India team.
  • Put together project plans for all major projects to outline key milestones and timelines.
  • Liaise with other Teams within the Climate Bonds Initiative, project partners and external stakeholders to ensure effective coordination of projects.
  • Coordinate the Team’s weekly calls, help put together its agenda, and chair the call when needed.
  • Put together project updates, take note of technical meetings, summarise them in a comprehensible way and support the preparation of presentations.
  • Manage documents to make sure it is kept up to date with all the relevant information required by the Team. This will also involve conducting research, contacting relevant stakeholders and summarising information in a succinct way.
  • Work with team and Deputy Head to update and maintain online project management system.
  • Work with Deputy Head on strategy and direction of team to ensure resources are sufficient to meet demand.
  • Work with the Programme Assurance and Learning Team to coordinate budgets and the Team’s documents related to its Project Development Framework.
  • Creation of event proposals and sponsorship packages and execution of events from planning to co-ordination, including roundtables, dinners and conferences.
  • Planning of events, including sending invitations and guest list management, organising contacts and management of the mailing list, replying to emails and resolving issues.
  • Event management tasks such as coordination of teams, welcoming guests, directing event set-up, communicating with staff, and organising vendors.
  • External liaison with clients and suppliers, speakers, sponsors and other stakeholders.
  • Ability to work flexibility depending on the time/day of events and convenings.

Requirements

Qualifications and Experience:

Essential:

  • University degree in a relevant subject or equivalent
  • Experience in project management.
  • Stakeholder engagement and management experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Attention to detail.
  • Experience in working with a team with a multi-cultural background and across time zones.
  • High proficient in working with project management tools, MS Excel, PowerPoint
  • Knowledge management skills.
  • Ability to work in close collaboration with team members.
  • Demonstratable experience in organising and planning events.

 

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of climate policy and finance.
  • Experience and knowledge of financial markets and investing.
  • Experience of corporate event environments.

Benefits

  • Impactful responsibilities from the day you join with responsibility for your own learning curve, the role is what you make of it and the possibilities depend on you.
  • Amazing opportunities for career progression and structured career development – we’ll work with you to explore your learning development and career potential
  • We offer a structured and bespoke induction programme specifically suited to the team you’ll be joining and the specific role you’ll be doing. During your first few months, you’ll be given all the training you need to succeed in your role.
  • Opportunity to attend a series of Lunch and Learns, delivered by internal subject matter experts and external guest speakers
  • An international and diverse work atmosphere
  • The chance to be part of our rapid growth and play a key role in the next exciting phase of Climate Bonds Initiative journey
  • Everyone that joins us is given the opportunity to undertake our signature Green Bond training, which is recognised and certified by CPD.