Secretariat of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
Project Facilitation and Support Division (PFS)
Publication Date: 6 January 2022
Deadline For Application: 27 January 2022
Job Title and Grade: Associate Web and Systems Developer - Renewable Energy Finance Markets, P-2
Indicative Annual Salary: USD 49,254 to USD 57,428 and other benefits
Duration of Appointment. One-year, with extension based on performance
Duty Station: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Entry on Duty: As soon as possible
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) is an inter-governmental organization headquartered in Abu Dhabi, mandated to promote the adoption and continuous use of all forms of renewable energy to pursue sustainable development, energy access, and security and low-carbon economic growth and prosperity. IRENA's mission is to lead the ongoing transformation of the global energy systems as a center of excellence for knowledge and innovation, a global voice of renewable energy, a network hub for all stakeholders, and a source
The Agency is committed to accelerating the energy transition through integrated project facilitation to support member countries to meet their NDCs, in their endeavor to scale renewable energy (RE) technologies in their economies.
In 2013, IRENA and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) created a partnership to deploy funding resources to finance renewable energy (RE) projects in developing countries. The United Arab Emirates anchored the initiative with USD 350 million to fund the IRENA-ADFD Facility (the Facility).
During its seven cycles, the Facility received over 600 project proposals, 26 of which received capital allocations benefiting 21 developing countries. The Facility further attracted approximately USD 570 million in co-funding from other financing sources. Overall, IRENA and ADFD enabled the mobilization of almost USD 1.0 billion in impact investing.
The IRENA and ADFD institutional convening power, the lessons learned from and track-record built with the Facility reinforced the continuation of the partnership and layout the foundations to design and implement an ambitious climate financing platform. The Energy Transition Accelerator Financing (ETAF) platform will be fit-for-purpose IRENA's mandate to accelerate the energy transition and the UAE's objective to become an international financing center for climate finance.
The Energy Transition Accelerator Financing platform is an open climate finance platform dedicated to mobilizing capital to facilitate financing matchmaking of RE projects in IRENA's 166 member countries. The Energy Transition Accelerator Financing (ETAF) platform will:
Duties and Responsibilities
Through its RE Finance Markets unit, IRENA seeks to recruit a Associate Professional responsible for the IT services, development of new applications and upgrading existing applications and information systems for the the PFS/ RE Markets Finance Unit and Energy Transition Acceelerator Finance (ETAF) platform.
The Associaste Programme Officer P-2 will:
: Extensive experience in full project life-cycle, website development, Content Management Systems (CMS), especially Sitecore, is required. Shows pride in work and in achievements. Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter. Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results.
Keeps up-to-date of available technology. Understands applicability and limitations of technology to the work of the office. Actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks under the guidance of ICT. Shows willingness to learn new technology.
: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailored language, tone, style, and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
Considers all those to whom services are provided to be "clients" and seeks to see things from clients' point of view. Establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect. Identifies
: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others' ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts following final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
Educatiuon: Master's degree or equivalent in computer science, information systems, software engineering , or related field is required. A first level university degree in combination with relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
Knowledge in Project Management and MS CRM is desired.
Experience: Minimum of two years of progressively responsible experience in planning, design, development, implementation, testing, maintenance and support of information technology systems. Additional essential qualifications:
Languages: Excellent command of both written and spoken English is essential for this position. Fluency in other languages would be of additional benefit.
Qualified candidates must apply for the above-mentioned vacancy on-line by uploading the completed application form and a letter of interest, including details of three professional references who will be contacted if their application is shortlisted.
Please note that only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted for an interview and will receive notice of the final outcome of the selection process.
 IRENA provides similar ICSC benefits and entitlements, including rental subsidy, education grant (for school aged children), annual leave, health insurance, provident fund, etc.