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Finance Consultant



Posted 3 weeks ago

Join the Circular Economy Revolution in Textile and Apparel with ICLEI's EU SWITCH Asia Project


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Huzhou and Shaoxing, China

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Expires at anytime

ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability is a prestigious global network dedicated to sustainable urban development. With a presence in over 125 countries and a commitment to creating low emission, resilient, and circular cities, ICLEI works with more than 2,500 local and regional governments. This is a unique opportunity to contribute to the transformation of the textile and apparel industry towards circular economy practices in China, under the EU SWITCH Asia project.

  • Develop and translate two Feasibility Studies in English and Chinese.
  • Create project-specific roadmaps and identify suitable financing instruments and sources.
  • Support MSMEs projects from pre-feasibility analysis to investor matchmaking and project pitching.
  • Engage with investors and mobilize projects identified in the pre-feasibility report.
  • Expertise in project development and finance within relevant sectors.
  • Proficiency in English and Chinese translations.
  • Strong networking skills with experience in investor relations.
  • Capability to work independently and deliver within a 9-month period starting September 2024.

Proposals should be submitted in English, include a budget in Euros, and be sent via email by the specified deadline. Address your application with the subject 'Application - Finance Consultant_SwitchAsia' to the designated contacts.

ICLEI World Secretariat is seeking to appoint an individual expert or a company, herein the ‘Consultant,’ to develop and translate (English and Chinese) two Feasibility Studies in the EU SWITCH Asia project. The project aims to facilitate the transition to circular economy practices in the textile and apparel industry in Huzhou City and Shaoxing City, China.

The Consultant will be responsible for developing project specific roadmaps, recommendations regarding the most suitable financing instruments, and the most relevant and accessible financing sources to be considered. The Consultant will also support the two most relevant MSMEs projects from the pre-feasibility analysis report.

The Consultant will be required to connect with investors in matchmaking events and project pitching. The Consultant will support the mobilization of the projects identified in the pre-feasibility analysis report and the projects supported in Task 1. At least 2 suitable investors will be separately presented to each of the above projects.

The period of work sought in these Terms of Reference is approx. 9 months, starting in September 2024 and ending in May 2025. Proposals should include budgets that are in Euros. Payment will be in Euros, and ICLEI will not be liable for fluctuation in the exchange rate to the Renminbi.

The successful applicant will report to Jaume Marques Colom, Officer, Innovative Finance, ICLEI World Secretariat, and Ying-Chih Deng-Sommer, Senior Officer, Built Environment and Circular Development, ICLEI World Secretariat.

Applications should be submitted via email with the subject “Application: Finance Consultant_SwitchAsia” by 28 June 2024, 18:00 CEST to [email removed - click apply for more details] and [email removed - click apply for more details] in copy.

About ICLEI: ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability is a global network working with more than 2,500 local and regional governments committed to sustainable urban development. Active in 125+ countries, ICLEI influences sustainability policy and drives local action for low emission, nature-based, equitable, resilient and circular development.


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