Location London
Job-type Permanent
Salary £65,000 - £75,000
Reference 22373

Acre is working with a leading bank to help them hire an AVP of Environmental Sustainability.

They are one of the leading banks in the UK with a strong commitment to sustainability and backing from the board. Reporting to the Lead for Environmental Sustainability, you will be working on further developing the environmental strategy, sector-wise emissions reduction targets and portfolio alignment while also working on external engagement with industry bodies like NZBA and GFANZ.

You will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the development of environmental sustainability targets and ambitions

  • Building the team's capability as a centre of excellence for environmental sustainability

  • Developing thought leadership on emerging topics across environment and nature

  • Closely following developments with regard to industry and sector decarbonisation initiatives

  • Engaging in external industry initiatives that help the sector to evolve approaches to net zero, portfolio alignment and sector decarbonisation

  • Supporting the work to evolve the group's position on environment and climate change, taking into account stakeholder expectations, industry trends and peer activity

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Good understanding of SBTi and portfolio alignment for financial institutions

  • Knowledge of decarbonisation pathways and solutions for hard-to-abate sectors

  • Experience of working in a multi-stakeholder environment and collaborating with various teams to drive projects

  • Excellent stakeholder management and communication skills

This is an exciting opportunity to work with one of the UK's most admired banks with a great team and excellent benefits. If you are interested in this opportunity and have the necessary skills and experience, then please apply or reach out to Bibin Emmanuel at bibin.emmanuel@acre.com.