Sustainable Finance Manager

6-8 years
13 days ago
Job Description

The opportunity

We are seeking Managers to join our Climate Change and Sustainability Services (CCaSS) Team. As a member of our CCaSS team, specializing in Sustainable Finance, you will be working on market leading projects, building networks, and consulting on key strategic issues in sustainable finance. You will also participate in the research and development required to support the growth of our fields of expertise. You will be responsible for the management of key projects to clients all whilst being supported by some of the best practitioners in the business.

There are a wide range of exciting projects that you will be able to get involved in, across banking, insurance, and wealth and asset management. The topics that we cover include:

  • Sustainable Finance strategy
  • Principles of Responsible Banking, Responsible Investment and Sustainable Insurance
  • Climate change metrics and targets
  • Sustainable Finance regulatory developments and associated lobbying
  • Responsible, sustainable and impact investment
  • Environmental Social Governance (ESG) research and ESG integration
  • Climate change risk modelling and scenario analysis
  • Reporting and disclosure - including Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)
  • Measuring and reporting on Long Term Value
  • Sustainable Development Goals
  • Labelled bonds/loans advisory and assurance

Your key responsibilities

  • Assist in delivering key projects for our clients on the wide range of topics we work on.
  • Create innovative commercial insights for clients, adapt methods and practices to fit operational team and cultural needs, and contribute to thought leadership.
  • Actively contribute to improving operational efficiency on projects and internal initiatives, consistently driving projects to completion making sure that the work delivered is industry leading.
  • Work with the project heads to lead teams or parts of teams on engagements, keeping a clear focus on anticipating and identifying risks, and escalate issues as appropriate.
  • Create a positive learning culture by working closely with colleagues and engaging in coaching & counselling activities with junior team members.
  • Contribute to the development of SGV capabilities in technical areas and engage with clients regarding the application of these methodologies to their businesses.
  • Collaborate with colleagues within and outside of the CCaSS team to deliver multi-disciplinary and cross-geographical work

Skills and attributes for success

As a manager within the team, you are expected to consult, so it is essential that you bring the competencies that will allow you to do so:

  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills, verbal, written but also active listening

To qualify for the role, you must have:

  • Obtained at least a Bachelor's degree and, if applicable, relevant professional qualifications.
  • Gained at least 6 years relevant work experience in Sustainable finance, particularly in banking, insurance or wealth and asset management.
  • Spearheaded the implementation of small projects or parts of large projects in financial services.
  • Experienced managing a group of people, including internal and external stakeholders

What we are looking for

We want Sustainability/Sustainable Finance professionals who are not just great technicians but brilliant consultants. Professionals who can build networks, spot industry trends, and solve industry problems. If you are interested in being part of a growing team, serving clients and reaching your full potential, we want to hear from you!

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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Labelled bonds/loans
Responsible Banking
Responsible Investment
Sustainable Finance
Sustainable Insurance
Sustainable Development Goals
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