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Head of ESG

Job Type
Contract/Temporary
Location
London
Salary
Negotiable
Job Ref
BBBH143800_1715096382
Date Added
May 7th, 2024

Head of ESG

6 Month Contract

UK Based

Via Umbrella

 

Our leading financial services client is looking for a Head of ESG to join their team for an initial 6-month contract, with a strong possibility of extension.

 

What are we looking for?

  • You will be a subject matter expert responsible for leading the work to successfully deliver the Group's sustainability strategies and targets, including net zero target and transition, and broader response to key environmental issues in the Supply Chain.
  • You will act as subject matter expert supporting the development of sustainability, including climate change related propositions, projects and risk management activity.
  • You will be responsible for developing and coordinating the plan to meet these, including ensuring clear reporting and communication of the delivery of the sustainability strategies.
  • You will act as an external spokesperson on sustainability and climate change related matters, including engaging with industry wide initiatives, conducting thought leadership and communicating and building relationships with external stakeholders.
  • You will track the latest developments in the business, market and policy response to sustainability, climate change and broader environmental issues, such as waste and biodiversity loss, ensuring the group has a cutting edge strategy in place.
  • You will also support the Chief Sustainability Officer and the central team to ensure the Group is a leader in Sustainability which is central to our purpose-led strategy.
  • You'll have the opportunity to work on a broad range of initiatives across the business and be accountable for ensuring delivery of various initiatives, working with a wide range of stakeholders across the will have a strong understanding of concepts and principles of sustainability and ESG with a financial services focus, as well as project management skills.
  • You are expected to be a self-starter with a curious and entrepreneurial mindset who is open to working and developing in areas outside of your specific area of expertise. A key aspect of this role involves networking and brokering connections across the organisation to broaden knowledge and effect change. Similarly, you are expected to network externally and broker relationships and contacts that can help us to unlock additional opportunities as an organisation and collaborate to win.
  • The role reports to the Head of Procurement and supports the development of the Group's ESG supply chain strategy, creation of appropriate frameworks and reporting mechanisms, as well as effective operationalisation and roll out across the supplier base. You will have line manager responsibilities.

We want to hire the whole version of you.

  • We are committed to ensuring that everyone feels accepted and welcome applicants from all backgrounds. If your experience looks different from what we have advertised and you believe that you can bring value to the role, we'd love to hear from you.
  • If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process, please let us know so we can help you to be at your best.

 

If you find this opportunity intriguing and aligning with your skill set, we welcome the submission of your CV without delay.

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Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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