Location Dubai
Job-type Permanent
Salary £Competitive
Reference 17611

Acre is working with one of the leading global banks to help them hire a Director of ESG Risk. This is a unique role working closely with the sustainable finance front office team to help them grow the business while managing ESG opportunity and risks.

You will be responsible for:

  • Providing strategic ESG risk advisory and transaction support for the bank and its clients

  • Driving the ESG risk management strategy and due diligence for the sustainable finance business

  • Working with the central and second line risk teams to build frameworks and policies to manage current and emerging ESG risks

  • Building an in-house centre of excellence to act as subject matter expert on all ESG risk issues

  • Building and managing relationships with external stakeholders to represent the bank's views on ESG and emerging trends

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Strong experience in ESG risk and advisory with some exposure to industrial and hard to abate sectors

  • Experience in conducting detailed environmental and social due diligence

  • Ability to work in matrix teams and influence senior stakeholders to drive change

  • Experience in banking or financial services will be beneficial but not essential for this role

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a high impact role with a leading global bank with very ambitious sustainability goals and a strong commitment towards green & transition finance. If you have good experience in ESG risk and are passionate about helping clients transition to net-zero, then please apply on the link below or reach out to Bibin at bibin.emmanuel@acre.com