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Sustainability Manager - Risk

Jefferson Tiley
London / City of London, London
£85000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits package
Closing date
14 Apr 2024
CT - 11080

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My client is a City based insurance corporation with operations spread across the globe. Jefferson Tiley are assisting as they seek to appoint a Sustainability Manager (which will sit within the risk function) on a 7 month FTC.

This is a high level role and the successful applicant will have exemplary stakeholder relationship management skills as you will liase with all relevant committees across the group relating to Sustainability.

Responsibilities will include:

Maintaining the corporate Sustainability Strategy, and associated policies, and monitor progress against the strategic goals.

Develop and manage the corporation's approach to the transition to net zero.

Deliver governance updates and materials for the Sustainability Committee, and other Committees as required.

Liaise with managers across the business to improve understanding of climate-related issues and other sustainability-related risks.

Support the CRO in the coordination of Group-wide sustainability initiatives, working with contacts across the internal group and with external parties.

To maintain strong awareness of requirements and expectations for the company in sustainability, considering legal / regulatory developments, market initiatives, peer analysis and thought leadership.

Coordinate with the Risk Management Team to integrate sustainability into risk assessment, appetite and management frameworks.

Provide support to the Risk Management Team with ad hoc requests relating to sustainability, as required.

Design and execution of climate change scenarios, including both internal and regulatory scenarios.

Support the Risk Management Team with the management and review of emerging risks, in particular those relating to sustainability.

Managing a small team of analysts and allocating work accordingly.

This person will be passionate about the topic and have exemplary organisational and communication skills. A background and understanding Sustainability is key, as is experience of working either within insurance or wider financial services with a targeted commitment to Sustainability.

Interviews will take place on teams and in person.

This role is a 7 month Fixed Term Contract to cover a paternity leave.

c£85-90k base pro rata + benefits


Jefferson Tiley is a niche consultancy specialising in all recruitment relating to Internal Audit, IT Audit, Risk and Risk Management and Compliance. We recruit from part qualified accountants and internal auditors up to Audit Directors.

Our clients are FTSE listed and cover all sectors from Investment Banks, Global Insurance Providers and Niche Banks to FMCG, Practice, Automotive, Outsourcing, Engineering, Oil and Gas and Utilities to mention only a few.

At Jefferson Tiley we work hard to build relationships and understand both client and candidate requirements. We operate an honest and robust approach which clients and candidates find to be refreshing in today’s culture of spin.

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0345 4096195
New Broad Street House
35 New Broad Street

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