Programme Lead, Sustainable Finance Group – Banking


£Competitive + Benefits


Posted 3 months ago

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Our client is looking for an exceptional individual who is motivated by the prospect of building a sustainable financial system. The right candidate will work as a strategic relationship builder, tasked with developing and accentuating key sustainability research to the eyes of internal and external stakeholders at a senior level, helping drive them toward a sustainable business model.

This teams unrivalled access to senior leadership across the sell side and buy side provides a truly unique opportunity for this role to contribute directly to the rewiring of the global financial system.

The Programme Lead will be responsible for spearheading product, platform and research development, as well as engaging with and leading senior buy and sell side stakeholders - as a subject matter expert - through tailored sustainability focused programmes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Platform development, delivery and evaluation
    • Manage development, delivery and evaluation of the programme/platform to high quality standards and meet market needs on time and within budget
    • Identify potential contributors, partners and participants in the programme/platform, including continuous review of progress to ensure delivery of intended outcomes
    • Manage a project team responsible for the programme/platform. Nurture talent, capacity and learning within the team and more widely across the organisation through effective partnership with colleagues
  • Business development
    • Develop new and existing relationships in order to extend the scope of the programme/platform within the team and organisation more broadly
    • Develop and maintain an understanding of relevant market sectors and subject areas to ensure the programme/platform remain current and relevant
    • Develop fundraising strategies and proposals to support new and existing projects within team, as well as take responsibility for implementing the strategy and developing selected fundraising relationships
  • Marketing and Communications
    • Assist the organisation's marketing and communications team with a strategy to build the public profile of programme/platform
    • Consult with Programme Director, commissions, reviews and approves marketing and communications strategies for programme/platform and ensure successful delivery
  • Processes and systems
    • Line manage one or more junior members of staff and contributes to the annual resource plan for the team.
    • Ensure compliance with established financial management systems within own areas of operation

Experiences Sought:

  • Hold a formal qualification to at least degree level
  • Clear understanding of the global banking sector
  • Experience in managing commercially viable projects or programmes.
  • Strong experience in managing staff
  • Experience in event management
  • Demonstrated knowledge of major global issues and trends, such as climate change, and how they affect financial institutions' risk, opportunity and leadership
  • High proficiency in another major global language

This is a unique opportunity to join one of the best-connected advisory groups in the sustainability space. If you feel you have the requisite knowledge of the global financial system, and the appetite to drive change in the global economy by that knowledge to some of humanity's biggest challenges, please get in touch today.

Talk to an Acre consultant about this role:

Scott Norvall-Andersen 02074005570

Job Ref. BBBH8689