Location London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Job-type Permanent
Salary £Competitive
Reference BBBH14053_1627982977

DC Advisory is an international investment bank committed to making a difference. As part of an established global business we offer access to over 500 professionals in 21 locations throughout Asia, Europe and the US. Across 11 industry focused teams, we offer tailored, independent advice on M&A, debt raisings and restructurings, private capital and access to unrivalled Asia investment knowledge. For more information, visit www.dcadvisory.com.

As ESG Director, you will have the opportunity to join a high performing, growing international business committed to delivering its ESG pledges via the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Reporting to the Managing Director of International Marketing & Communications, you will be responsible for establishing and delivering the ESG function for the firm, advising on all areas of ESG best practice and our international pledge to 'Make a Difference'.

Core responsibilities

  • Become UN SDGs centre of excellence for DC Advisory

  • Lead the implementation of strategies developed by international committees for:

    • Sustainability

    • Inclusion & Diversity

    • Wellbeing

  • Advise on industry KPIs best practice

  • Implement KPIs reporting framework for all offices

  • Manage all UN SDGs communications (internal and external)

  • Roll-out internal ESG education programme

  • Advise on industry / third party accreditations and partnerships

  • Provide direction for charitable giving initiatives

The Individual

  • 7+ years' experience within an in-house ESG team or similar, ideally across professional or financial services

  • A track record in leading and delivering ESG programmes and strategy implementation, with specific experience in climate action, science-based targets, and climate reporting

  • Experience in Inclusion & Diversity and Well being is desirable

  • Senior stakeholder engagement experience with strong influencing ability

  • Deep understanding and experience in driving a 'green' culture change in a complex international business

  • An ability to translate complex scenarios, communicate to difference audiences with exceptional presentation skills

  • Ambitious, enthusiastic and solutions-focused

  • Exceptional project management skills

  • Nice to have: Understanding of the corporate finance / private equity landscape and increasing focus on ESG

If you are looking to be a part of a business that's prioritising ESG as a part of their corporate agenda, please apply directly or send your CV and a brief overview of your experience to Kate O'Rourke via kate.orourke@acre.com.