Location New York
Job-type Permanent
Salary Competitive+benefits
Reference 15354

The ESG Reporting & Disclosure, VP will be responsible for helping to measure, manage and drive Environmental, Social, and Governance performance of the Group Americas Division. This role will lead reporting and disclosure, help drive strategic initiatives, and work with stakeholders across functions to advance sustainability and ESG programs, evaluate progress, understand external expectations, ensure readiness for emerging ESG requirements, respond to external inquiries, and amplify success stories.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain a reporting framework, working across functions to access data, evaluate KPIs, understand what is driving performance, and advise to ensure programs are on track to meet targets and objectives

  • Prepare high quality materials to support steering committees, management and board meetings, as well as training materials and knowledge sharing to enhance organizational awareness and the sustainability business case

  • Manage external disclosures in coordination with relevant departments, ensuring full validation and documentation of all sustainability metrics in line with assurance and Group disclosure methodology, including responding to external inquiries, surveys, ratings agencies, etc.

  • Help build programs and drive continuous improvement consistent with reporting standards and best practices, such as GRI, SASB, TCFD, and GHG protocols. Bench-mark best-in-class methods, monitor future trends, and incorporate expert feedback.

  • Monitor regulatory landscape for Americas Division, research emerging issues, and support readiness and response for ESG-related compliance.

  • Support stakeholder engagement process, plans, and events to understand and integrate relevant feedback and expectations, including supporting materiality assessments

  • Ensure regional policy development and resources are consistent with broader corporate sustainability commitments; identify gaps and make recommendations for enhancements

  • With corporate communications, elevate sustainability story to raise visibility & brand reputation through ESG publication, communications, fact sheets, and other related materials

  • Support vendor relationships, including preparing SOWs and managing external engagements to successful completion

  • Coordinate with Tokyo to collaborate on key initiatives, and support other program initiatives as needed

Qualifications

  • In depth knowledge of reporting frameworks, including GRI, SASB, CDP, GHG Protocol, TCFD; and strong understanding of the SDGs and aligning activity/reporting strategy

  • Outstanding communicator with excellent presentation skills, strong verbal and written skills, and keen attention to detail

  • Highly organized with strong project management skills, ability to navigate large number of stakeholders, manage simultaneous projects and drive to completion

  • Experience leading and facilitating group processes, strong influencing skills and collaboration, and maintaining positive relationships

  • Experience providing strategic advice to enhance and drive ESG strategy and initiatives

  • Understanding of evolving stakeholder expectations and experience engaging with a variety of stakeholders, as well as ESG rating/evaluation systems

  • Self -starter, with ability to thrive in collaborative team environment, global or multi-national experience preferred

  • 7 to 10 years specialized experience; 7+ years increasing responsibility in sustainability, ESG or corporate social responsibility

  • Experience in banking, financial sector, or a publicly listed company strongly preferred

  • Candidates with related consulting background will also be strongly preferred

  • MA/MS/MBA preferred

If you are interested, please reach out to dorothee.rambourg@acre.com