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Posting Title:Compliance Consultant
Job Location: South Korea
Skill Required: Finance And Account,
Preferred Experience: 3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 31th Dec, 2020

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Job Description

Green Climate Fund is a multilateral fund created to make a significant and ambitious contribution to the global efforts towards attaining the goals set by the international community to combat climate change.

GCF will contribute to the achievement of the ultimate objective of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). In the context of sustainable development, GCF will promote the paradigm shift towards low-emission and climate-resilient development pathways by providing support to developing countries to limit or reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and to adapt to the impacts of climate change, considering the needs of those developing countries particularly vulnerable to the adverse effects of climate change.

GCF is expanding its workforce to realize this unprecedented mission. It is seeking a Compliance Consultant for the Office of Risk Management and Compliance/Compliance Unit who will be part of a growing organization that offers exciting challenges and responsibilities.

The Compliance Consultant for the Office of Risk Management and Compliance will be based at the GCF’s headquarters in Songdo, Incheon City, Republic of Korea. The position is for a six-month period.


The Compliance Consultant will provide support to the Compliance team (within the Office of Risk Management and Compliance). S/he will provide assistance in the area of Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT), KYC, and General Compliance (including integrity risk assessments). In addition, s/he will have the opportunity to apply her/his first-hand knowledge on institutional Compliance to the specifics of the Fund while supporting the development and implementation of the Compliance and Risk Management Framework.

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the overall guidance of the Compliance Manager, s/he will be responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Support drafting, reviewing, and editing of compliance-related policies and guidelines and raising awareness of other divisions;
  • Function as the Compliance team focal point distributing and monitoring the team members assignments and serving as an internal liaison for operational and administrative matters;
  • Recording and identifying trends related to issues, such as AML/CFT, anti-corruption, and other issues identified as critical for tracking;
  • Support the Compliance team in conducting a preliminary review of funding projects including readiness program proposals, funding proposals, disbursement proposals, and other similar;
  • Organize and monitor the Compliance Records in order to present updates statistics and data for annual Compliance reports;
  • Support Compliance Team’s work, including external consultancy projects;
  • Further enhance Compliance checklists for the Readiness Programme, disbursements, and funding proposal review, in accordance with Compliance policies and internal procedures;
  • Perform research for Compliance teams, such as on compliance management systems, web-based training providers, due diligence software, or similar;
  • Update Funding proposal review tracker and file corresponding checklists;
  • Support development of KYC questionnaires;
  • Provide assistance in initiating and monitoring procurement processes for the Compliance Team;
  • Liaising with internal and external parties to coordinate and monitor upgoing compliance projects;
  • Organize and improve SharePoint structure and content (Compliance folder and Knowledge Database);
  • Format, proof-read, and edit texts for adherence to established standards, grammar, and style in official documents, reports;
  • Draft routine correspondence and invitation letters;
  • Receive visitors and maintain the calendar/schedule for arranging meetings and appointments for the Compliance team;
  • Provide general administrative support to the Risk and Compliance team and carry out other support duties on a need basis; and
  • Contributing to other work as may be assigned by the Compliance Manager.

Required experience and qualifications

  • Master level degree in Law, Compliance, Finance, Public Administration, Business Administration, Accounting, or related field;
  • Minimum three (3) year with a Master level degree (a combination of five (5) years with a Bachelor level degree and relevant work experience can be also considered);
  • Strong understanding of Compliance principles, AML/CFT frameworks, and Due Diligence;
  • CAMS, CFE, or similar qualification will be considered a strong advantage;
  • Proven interest in due diligence software applications;
  • Ability to deal with large volumes of work under time pressure with a high level of accuracy;
  • Ability to organize his/her work, set priorities, meet critical deadlines, and follow up on assignments with minimum direction;
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain the highest ethical standards of professional and personal conduct, including the ability to undergo a thorough professional, personal and financial background investigation with satisfactory results;
  • Strong competence and autonomy in the use of standard software programs is highly desirable; and
  • Fluency in English is essential; knowledge of the local language and/or another United Nations language is an advantage.


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