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Frankfurt, 14.04.2021 12:00:00

Job posting Expert in Green Technologies & Finance

Frankfurt School of Finance & Management (Frankfurt School) is Germany’s leading private business school and advisory institute with over 60 years of experience in consulting, qualification and training services in all areas of banking, finance and management – in Germany and worldwide. Our mission is to advance national and international business practices through research, education, training and advisory services. On behalf of various agencies and development finance, our advisory arm, the International Advisory Services (IAS) carries out projects across the globe with the overall aim to strengthen the financial sector and thus contribute to improving access to finance for low-end population.

For a Frankfurt School project in Bolivia, we are looking for one or more Experts in Green Technologies and Finance. The project is being implemented in the framework of the Export Initiative for Environmental Technologies (Exportiniative Umwelttechnologien) of the German Federal Ministry of the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety. The expert(s) will support the development of an e-learning course on Green Finance in Spanish. The course aims to offer quality training for representatives of the financial sector (with focus on multi-stakeholder banks, complemented by SME banks and development finance institutions), project developers and representatives of the private sector and public entities. The course will complement knowledge on Green Finance (Profitability Calculation, Cash Flow, Risk Analysis etc.) with the introduction of green technologies in areas of implementation such as water / wastewater, industrial water treatment and recycling concepts, among others.

Your tasks:

Development of teaching materials (1-3 Units) in English/Spanish on the following topics, among others (tasks might be divided among more than one selected candidates):

  • Green and Sustainable Finance
  • Green Technologies and Market Trends/Perspectives
  • Green Finance Products and Services
  • Risk Management, including sustainability risks
  • Business Models for Green Technologies
  • Communication and Marketing, including applications for Green Products and sustainability-related reporting and monitoring
Your profile:
  • Relevant academic and professional experience (at least 5 years of experience)
  • Familiar with writing didactic teaching materials
  • Language skills: Proficiency in English and Spanish (German would be an asset)
  • Familiarity with topics such as Green Finance, Sustainable Finance, Business Models & Banking, Green Technologies (outside RE), and other topics stated above.

The assignment will be an engagement with a framework agreement (project duration until March 2022 with the possibility for extension), no permanent employment. Currently we estimate up to 60 working days in total. The consultant will be part of the Frankfurt School team and will report to the project manager at the Frankfurt School head office.

If you are interested in this assignment, please send your application to until 25 April 2021 COB at the latest. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Jonas Fleer (same e-mail address). We welcome applications by independent consultants and firms.

For the application, please share:

  • A detailed CV: stating the certificates and showing relevant experience
  • A writing sample proving your ability in writing didactic teaching materials in English/Spanish
  • Expectations in terms of daily fee.

Only complete and accurate applications will be considered. Good luck!