The Regional Resource Centre for Asia and the Pacific (RRC.AP) at the Asian Institute of Technology is recruiting a resource mobilisation intern to support with donor intelligence and management.
Location: Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
Deadline to apply: March 31, 2019
Expected Start date: 2 May 2019
Expected duration: 3 months.
Under the supervision of the Climate Change Cluster team, the Climate Finance Intern will carry out activities with close collaboration with other staff in RRC.AP in the following areas:
- Develop a donor intelligence management system and research key donors to RRC.AP, including relevant new developments, products for donor visibility, funding projections and trends.
- Review and update data on earmarked contributions by key donors to RRC.AP programming, to ensure consistency and accuracy of records.
- Support in drafting funding proposals on relevant climate related topics as needed.
- Support the team in uploading documents on internal database of proposals and projects.
- Provide other assistance to the team as needed during the internship period.
- Bachelor’s degree or Masters (completed or in progress) in economics, management, international development, climate change, environmental sciences, social sciences, or related fields;
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
- High proficiency in English, both written and spoken. Proficiency in a regional language is preferred but not necessary;
- Basic understanding of climate change and sustainable development issues, (ideally in Asia and Pacific).
- At least 1 year of demonstrable experience performing resource mobilisation tasks (proposal drafting, partnership building, liaising with stakeholders, etc.)
- Familiarity institutional funding streams in Asia and the Pacific for international development, climate change, and disaster risk reduction programmes;
- Multi-tasking, autonomy and problem solving skills are highly appreciated;
- Motivation and drive to promote climate change adaptation & mitigation, and sustainable development in Asia and the Pacific;
- Good interpersonal skills and a collaborative mindset, with experience working or studying in a multicultural environment;
Please note that the above list of responsibilities is indicative and the selected candidate may be asked to work in other areas if needed. We work in a collaborative way and everyone does a bit of everything, so flexibility is highly appreciated (by this we don’t mean making coffee or making copies – we are a paperless team anyway).
Please note this is an unpaid position. However, the office can provide assistance to the selected candidate during visa application processes and in searching for accommodation.