Head of Centre Frankfurt School – UNEP Collaborating Centre for Climate & Sustainable Energy Finance
We are looking for applicants at the senior level, with corresponding qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will be a productive project manager, creative and effective contributor to the policy dialogue and capable of facilitating Frankfurt School’s applied research.
Prerequisite for the position is proven academic qualification in business administration, science or a related field (Ph.D. or equivalent). We explicitly welcome international applications.
We additionally request:
- A minimum 10 years relevant professional experience (energy, environment and/or development), also in an international context
- Sound knowledge of (financing) renewable energies and energy efficiency
- Strong understanding of climate and development policy, the UN climate process, as well as development finance cooperation
- Outstanding communication and networking skills with the ability to motivate and engage international project teams
The Frankfurt School - UNEP Collaborating Centre for Climate & Sustainable Energy Finance is a strategic cooperation between the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management. The Centre is committed to facilitating structural change of energy supply and use around the globe by helping to catalyse private sector capital flow towards investments in sustainable energy and climate change mitigation and adaptation. The Centre has a target budget of € 5 million and, today, 12 professional and academic staff.
We offer a stimulating environment with all the opportunities of a dynamic private business school that is closely connected to German banks and firms. For further information see our websites: www.frankfurt-school.de and www.fs-unep-centre.org.
The position is initially limited to a period of five years. A permanent contract, however, may be possible at an earlier stage. Please send your application, including CV, by November 15, 2011 to: Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Ms. Kerstin Schwarz, Postfach 10 03 41, 60003 Frankfurt am Main, Germany; or by e-mail to email@example.com.
The Frankfurt School of Finance & Management values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff with diverse backgrounds. The Frankfurt School is an equal opportunity employer. Women and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. For inquiries on the position, please contact Ms. Fatma Dirkes, Head of International Advisory Servcies, at +49-69-154008-616 or Udo Steffens, President and CEO of Frankfurt School, at +49-69-154008-135.