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JOB #R2300559

Team Lead- Korean Green Energy Partnership

The Team Leader plays a crucial role in the success of a seven-year program set to begin in 2023, which will involve overseeing the delivery of programming in Korea. This role is based in SEOUL, South Korea.

What you will do:

  • Be responsible for meeting project objectives, leading the team to deliver results, and ensuring that all objectives, deliverables, and outcomes are met while adhering to EU operational, commercial, and reporting requirements.

  • Manage and oversee a team of long-term and short-term experts and local staff and act as a representative for the Green Partnership Project to government officials, stakeholders, and partner organizations.

What you will need:

  • Expertise in at least three of the following areas: green diplomacy, environmental policy, energy transition, circular economy, and bilateral cooperation, as well as the ability to develop and execute a vision for the project.

  • Experience working internationally, with a preference for experience in Korea, and managing large donor portfolios.

  • Established connections and knowledge of processes with governments, civil society organizations, and private sector organizations in the EU and/or Korea.

  • Experience as a team leader and leading teams to successful outcomes.

  • Familiarity with the Korean policy context and experience working in Korea.

  • Fluency in English. Proficiency in Korean preferred.

  • Bachelor's degree

What would be good to have:

  • A Master's degree in a related field is preferred.

  • Cultural and political sensitivity and awareness of Korean customs and ways of working.

About us:

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.

We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are committed to creating a culture where we embrace our differences in ideas and identities. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. 

Learn more about what we do and our commitment to inclusion.  

The benefits of joining ICF:

Our people at ICF are our most important asset, so we invest in them from the moment they arrive. When you join our team, you’ll have access to a vast array of benefits to help you live your life well.


We offer a hybrid working policy, which will provide you with the flexibility to collaborate in the office, as well as in the comfort of your own home, ensuring you are able to successfully deliver the requirements of your role.


To support you, our employee wellbeing hub is designed to provide highly personalised support across a comprehensive range of wellbeing issues, such as mind, body, finances, community, career programs and HR support.


We enjoy celebrating success, which is why we have a competitive recognition program called ‘You Matter’, which awards points as a ‘thank you’ for your work achievements. These can be spent on a large variety of high-quality items, as well as online or high-street vouchers, all with zero tax payable by the employee.


ICF also offers a range of competitive benefits, which include:

  • Single Private Medical Insurance cover with no restrictions on existing conditions.
  • Dental insurance and an online GP service.
  • 25 days annual leave, plus UK bank holidays (annual leave increases with years of service).
  • Pension scheme with 5% of salary employer contribution
  • Life assurance paying 4x annual salary and Group Income Protection paying 66% of salary for up to 5 years if you are off work on long-term sick.
  • Enhanced parental leave policies, enhanced maternity, paternity, adoption, and shared parental pay.

GB Remote Office (GB99)

Who is ICF?

A global consulting services company with approximately 8,000 people across 75+ countries, but we are not your typical consultants.

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