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Job Post: CVF-V20 Program Analyst

Job Post: CVF-V20 Program Analyst

Summary

Role: Program Analyst
Start Date: Immediate Hiring
Duration: 12 months (with 3 months probation)
Compensation/Benefits: US dollars (USD) Competitive
Contract Type: Full time; Year-long basis consultancy with monthly fee
Location: Remote or Accra, Ghana

 

Organizational Context

The Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF), founded in 2009, is an independent intergovernmental organization of countries most threatened by climate change, headquartered in Accra, Ghana. It is composed of leaders of 68 governments1 from Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America, Middle East, and the Pacific, who together represent 1.74 billion people.

Position Purpose 

The purpose of the consultancy is to provide operational support to the CVF-V20 Secretariat, especially in secretariat functions and partner relations.

Reporting Relationships

The Program Analyst reports to the CVF-V20 Secretariat Leads.

Duties and Responsibilities

Program Analyst will focus on supporting the CVF-V20 Secretariat in the following areas:

Events & Communications:

  • Take responsibility for the organization of political events, technical policy events, including side events during key intergovernmental meetings, committee and expert group meetings of CVF-V20 members and high-level CVF-V20 meetings, developing program and agenda documents and overseeing different events’ program execution, contacting and following up with participants, and guiding, overseeing and/or contributing to their organizational and logistical realization
  • Contribute to a variety of communications (web posts, website copy, public reports, press releases, social media posts, newsletters) and conduct media monitoring and track and share periodic updates on V20 coverage in the media;

Knowledge Management

  • Maintain an easily accessible e-drive for CVF-V20 workstreams, ensure resources are sorted and backed up to ensure security of data and information. 
  • Maintain an up-to-date registry of focal points and contacts in member states including details of partners and stakeholders.

Other:

  • Contribute as needed to any further activities related to CVF-V20 on the ground, including supporting logistical arrangements for country visits.
  • Perform other organizational, or communications tasks as requested by the supervisor.

Profile

Education/Enrolment Status

Bachelor’s or master’s degree in business, economics, finance and/or development.

Experience

At least 4 years of professional experience

Competencies, Skills & Languages

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint);
  • Proficiency with online finance platforms an advantage;
  • Strong relationship management and organizational skills, including the ability to identify clear objectives, prioritize effectively, and use time efficiently;
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, as well as individually;
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines;
  • Experience in development work in sectors such as agriculture, energy, water, etc.
  • Proven experience and interest in organizing policy events and activities in a multilateral governmental setting;
  • Experience with communications, especially online: web and social media;
  • Aptitude for working according to specific guidance of senior staff and experts, and meticulous attention to detail;
  • Ability to multitask, to work seamlessly with colleagues and counterparts from a wide range of nationalities and backgrounds and to work effectively within interdisciplinary and intercultural teams;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and other language is a plus.

Application

Interested applicants should email their letter of interest, CV and a writing sample to [email protected] by 30 June 2024 with the following subject line: [APPLICATION; NAME OF POSITION].


1 The V20 membership stands at 68 economies representing some 1.74 billion people including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Barbados, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Chad, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Fiji, The Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jordan*, Kenya, Kiribati, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine**, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Rwanda, Saint Lucia, Samoa, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Viet Nam, and Yemen.

* Formalization pending further discussions

**As a UN non-member observer state