GFANZ Country Chapter Office Lead – Brazil (12 Month Contract)

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Posted Feb 16, 2024 - Requisition No. 123257

GFANZ Country Chapter Office Lead – Brazil

The Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ) is a global coalition of financial institutions committed to accelerating the decarbonization of the economy in line with governments' commitments under the Paris Agreement. Through net zero alliances, over 650 financial institutions from over 50 jurisdictions have committed to the goal of net zero by 2050, in line with science-based pathways to limit warming to 1.5 degrees C. GFANZ was established in 2021 as a forum for delivering sector-wide tools to aid net-zero transition, helping to ensure high levels of ambition are met with credible action that support transition globally. Learn more about GFANZ at

GFANZ will be launching a Brazil Country Chapter to harness leadership and innovation from Brazil to help solve local and global net-zero challenges as part of the GFANZ Latin America and Caribbean Network, which aims to support financial institutions as they independently work to decarbonize across relevant sectors of the economy and seize transition-related opportunities.

In alignment with the global priorities of GFANZ, the Brazil Chapter’s key objectives include:

  • Analysis, research, and knowledge exchanges
  • Engagement with financial system and growing support for GFANZ domestically
  • Connecting stakeholders and amplifying resources.

To support our ambitious work, we are looking for an experienced and effective individual to lead our in-country efforts in Brazil. The successful candidate will act as in-country lead for GFANZ. The role requires a deep commitment to advancing the net-zero transition with local stakeholders, with a clear understanding of the respective roles of all involved, an ability to secure delivery from the perspective of private finance in a manner that is consistent with GFANZ’s wider role and participant firms’ expectations. It will require excellent stakeholder relationships and management skills, experience with private sector financial transactions, and a track record of leading organizations and delivering complex projects.

We'll trust you to:

  • Serve as the GFANZ in-country lead, building and maintaining excellent relations, including at the most senior levels, with key in-country stakeholders across financial institutions, government, international partners, and academia.
  • Officially represent GFANZ as the in-country lead and local secretariat, serving the GFANZ Brazil Chapter for the interest of GFANZ’s global strategic priorities, reflecting the needs of local participant institutions.
  • Serve as the lead and primary project director for the GFANZ Brazil Chapter. Ensure the Brazil Chapter’s activities and work products are of high quality, and incorporate i) the perspectives of the diverse types of financial institutions that are part of sub-sector alliances, and ii) the global/regional/local perspectives and insights.
  • Collaborate with the GFANZ Latin America and Caribbean Network Director and GFANZ Central Secretariat in the progress and final sign-off of workplans, activities and products of the Chapter developed by the Brazil Chapter
  • Help to support GFANZ’s work encouraging the mobilization of capital in support of the climate positive growth plans of the Brazilian government.

Expected skills and experience:

  • Experience working at senior positions at financial institutions, public sector, intergovernmental agencies, regulators, NGOs or academia in Brazil
  • Strong understanding of and expertise in finance and the financial system
  • Fluency in English and Portuguese.
  • Expertise in some combination of climate finance, climate transition, and public policy
  • Proven experience of working effectively with local public and private sector stakeholders and building relationships across different levels of leadership
  • Strong ability to take a strategic approach while also delivering practically as part of a complex multi stakeholder project
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A strong team player, able to work constructively and collaboratively with local and global stakeholders

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