Portfolio Implementation Monitoring and Management Internship

Green Climate Fund

Korea, South Korea

The Division of Portfolio Management (DPM) within the Green Climate Fund is currently seeking an intern for a duration of 6 months to support the portfolio performance management functions of the DPM. Of the three workstreams within the DPM, the intern will have the opportunity to contribute to the work the Portfolio Implementation Monitoring and Management (PIMM) workstream. The PIMM ensures efficient and effective implementation of approved GCF projects/programmes by directly liaising with Accredited Entities (AEs).  

The intern will be based at the Fund’s headquarters in Songdo, Incheon City, Republic of Korea. 

Internship Assignment:  

The intern will provide support to the portfolio performance management functions of the Division of Portfolio Management (DPM) including operational and administrative support for the PIMM Readiness workstream. S/he will have the opportunity to learn and expand her/his experiences by providing support to ​the improvement of portfolio performance tracking, disbursement, and adaptive management.​ Specifically, under the overall guidance of the Senior Portfolio Manager, the intern is expected to provide support to PIMM Readiness Team to ensure efficient and effective implementation of approved Readiness Grant Portfolio in the following ways: 
  • Conduct review of interim progress reports (IPRs), completion reports (CRs), no-cost extensions, budget reallocations, and disbursement requests within PIMM. 
  • Sending notification emails to Delivery Partners and NDAs on submission of overdue reports.  
  • Coordinate with other divisions to facilitate disbursements, extension requests and updating disbursement schedules on Fluxx. 
  • Support the readiness team in drafting disbursement, extension memos, and other portfolio management related documents. 
  • Support the Readiness team in conducting portfolio assessments and preparation of briefs, reports, and presentation slides for the Readiness grants. 
  • Support the team with the preparation of key reports and case studies. 
  • Support the team with learning activities including the organization of learning events.  
  • Prepare a final report to document and reflect on the work to be done and the knowledge and skills to be gained through the internship experience. 
Requirements and qualifications: 
  • Enrolled in Masters’ program in ​Economics, Management, Climate Policy, Environmental Science, Information Science, Development studies,​ or related fields.  
  • Knowledge and experience with ​portfolio monitoring, information management, data analysis, and dashboard systems.​ 
  • Good understanding and experience in international organizations operations is an added advantage. 
  • Proficiency in using standard software programs: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Tableau, Fluxx, Asana, Outlook, Access, and any other data management tools. 
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills. 
  • Fluency in English is essential; knowledge of another United Nations language, in particular French and Spanish, Arabic, and/or Portuguese is an advantage.