We’re currently recruiting a a self-motivated and enthusiastic Programme Officer to support our Corporate and Investor Practices programmes. The deadline for applications is 6 November.

See below for an overview of the role and see here to learn more about IIGCC.

Programme Officer – overview

On the Corporate programme, the Programme Officer will support investors participating in engagement with European companies through Climate Action 100+. The Programme Officer’s role will be to assist with the coordination of IIGCC’s Climate Action 100+ working group by helping to track engagement progress and support investors with delivery of some engagement strategies such as statements made at annual general meetings.

Through its Investor Practices programme IIGCC supports investors to identify, assess and manage climate related financial risks, and align their portfolios to global climate goals. The Programme Officer will be responsible for co-ordinating a number of workstreams within our investor practices programme; convening working group meetings and members’ events, and working directly with investors and other external stakeholders to identify and implement projects that support investor action on climate change.

Please see the full job description here for full details of the role including tasks and responsibilities.

Main tasks

  • Organise and manage investor working groups for a number of the different workstreams, including working closely with investors that are designated as leads for these workstreams.
  • Maintenance of working group documents including minutes and engagement tracking documents, and well as identifying and collating information on climate related actions and best practices from our members.
  • Work with IIGCC communications team to develop materials to promote the activities of the Investor Practices and Corporate programmes including preparing content on the activities of the Climate Action 100+ (e.g. for update emails, newsletters and IIGCC’s website)
  • Collaborate with other IIGCC initiatives as required.

Key skills and experience required

  • Understanding of climate change and its implications for the financial sector
  • Proven ability to pick up complex topics quickly and distil and summarise such issues effectively
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills, with proven ability to prioritise
  • Strong project management skills
  • Enthusiastic team player
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • High levels of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and disciplined with the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Flexible and positive approach
  • Fluent in routine IT tools including Microsoft office
  • Fluency in English language

Full job description – IIGCC Programme Officer

Applications
Interested applicants should submit a Curriculum Vitae and a cover letter detailing their qualifications and experience for the role to vacancy@iigcc.org by 6 November.

Benefits

In addition to competitive salaries, we offer a range of benefits including:

  • 25 days’ annual leave plus public holidays
  • Generous company pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Private healthcare

Other

  • Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

IIGCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, gender, sex, sexual orientation, disability, religion, marital status, or any other basis of discrimination prohibited by law.

Join our team

We are always on the lookout for ambitious, engaging, smart people who are passionate about addressing climate change and have a good understanding of the finance sector.

If you are interested in working for IIGCC please e-mail your CV and cover letter to vacancy@iigcc.org.
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