Location London
Job-type Permanent
Salary £Competitive
Reference 16869
Category EUR

Are you a sustainability specialist looking to get into the financial services sector to support driving impact across Net-Zero strategy, look no further... Acre is working with a leading financial services provider, who are looking to hire a new Sustainability Manager for a growing Environment Team.

The business has a clear purpose of becoming the best financial service provider for its customers and clients by making a genuine difference to the customer/client/family ecosystem as they aspire to be recognised as the leader in, sustainability.

To achieve their goal, they have made a number of significant hires to support actioning their sustainability strategy, offering you the opportunity to work alongside other sustainability and financial services experts.

The business has a collaborative and inclusive working culture; they offer excellent training, development and educational programmes, as well as flexible working (no set days in the office).

You will be an experienced environmental sustainability expert coming from a carbon-intensive sector, finance or a consultancy. You will have experience in science base targets, decarbonisation roadmaps and ESG reporting. As well as being able to apply your knowledge of business and the marketplace to embed their objectives, communicate effectively with stakeholders, and ask the right questions to encourage others to think differently.


  • Supporting the development of initiatives that contribute to the Group's ESG transition strategy to be net-zero by 2050

  • Provide technical support to the wider Group on climate change, including initiatives across science-base targets, financed emissions, green finance, ESG reporting and due diligence

  • Support the development of their environmental sustainability policy and internal frameworks through analytical analysis, external benchmarking

  • Collaborating across groups to develop their approach to decarbonisation strategy

  • You will carry out external scanning of emerging themes and regulatory developments with regard to sustainability and align with the clients


  • An experienced environmental specialist from a carbon intensive, finance or consultancy background with tangible experience in developing environment strategies

  • Strong understanding and knowledge of climate change and green finance

  • Experience in developing and delivering communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences

  • Demonstrable experience in effectively building formal and informal relationships inside and outside the organisation

  • Proven record of problem-solving, being able to make sense of complex information to effectively solve problems, asking questions to encourage others to think differently

If you are considering your next career move within environmental sustainability? Please apply directly or send your CV and a brief overview of your experience to juliana.kuz@acre.com.