UNEP FI recruits staff, consultants and runs an ongoing internship programme to assist its Secretariat in Geneva and abroad. UNEP FI also issues requests for proposals on an ad hoc basis according to its work programme requirements.

Senior Project Manager – Natural Capital Finance Alliance

  • Location: Oxford, London or Geneva
  • One year contract until end-December 2018 with potential for extension
  • Salary: from £40k

 The Natural Capital Finance Alliance (NCFA) is a pioneering finance-sector led initiative, working to advance the integration of natural capital considerations into financial decision-making. It drives innovation and thought-leadership in this space, and works to develop the practical tools which financial institutions need to better understand natural capital risks and opportunities, and establish the foundation for resilient long-term economic growth.

It is supported by over 40 financial institutions worldwide, and is convened by the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) and the Global Canopy Programme.

 The Natural Capital Finance Alliance is seeking a Senior Project Manager to work closely with finance sector partners on Advancing Environmental Risk Management. This ambitious NCFA project works both at a global level and in 4 pilot countries (Colombia, Indonesia, Peru and South Africa) to develop new finance sector approaches and methodologies to address natural capital risk.

Please find full job description here.

Please send your CV and a cover letter to [email protected]  letter detailing how you meet the essential criteria on the job description by January 2nd 2018. Please note that early applications are advised as we may close the recruitment process earlier, if a suitable candidate is found before the closing date. Interviews will be held on the 4th and 8th of January 2018.

The Positive Impact Initiative is looking for a temporary intern to support the further development of UNEP FI’s youngest initiative focused on financing the SDG gap.


  • The Positive Impact internship is for 6 months
  • The Internship is UNPAID and full-time
  • The Internship takes place in Geneva


The intern will assist with implementing UNEP/FI’s work programme related to the Positive Impact Initiative. Daily responsibilities may vary depending on the individual’s background as well as the internship period. Duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Carry out research on financial institutions’ business analysis frameworks and positive impact indicators.
  • Update members’ database and directory.
  • Assist with the drafting, designing and editing of publications (reports, brochures, etc.)
  • Assist with day-to-day coordination of communications (general liaison, setting up meetings, note-taking)
  • Assist with the preparations for local launches (Grounding paper, Principles) during 2018 and other relevant events.
  • Assist with other tasks as relevant.

Please find full internship description and application requirements .

Application is open from 18 January 2018 to 01 February 2018.