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. All positions including internships are also advertised on the UN’s career website here.


UNEP FI is hiring a Social Issues Lead to build and implement its work programme on social issues. The candidate will support banks and insurers, focussing on human rights and a just transition. At least five years of professional experience and expertise in sustainable finance. Applications open until 20 December 2021.

UNEP FI is hiring an Operations Coordinator to work on the UN-convened, industry-led Net-Zero Banking Alliance. The candidate will support internal operations, communications and coordination within the Alliance’s membership, secretariat, governance body and partners. Find out more and apply by 5 January 2022.

Call for proposal:

UNEP and UNDP are looking for a contractor to support the development of a sustainable Covid Recovery Finance guide for Malaysia. The guide will build on UNEP FI’s Principles for Responsible Banking and other international sustainable finance standards. Proposals may be sumbmitted until 10 December 2021.