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Senior Sustainable Finance Specialist

WWF-UK Animal Finance & Legal
Senior Fixed Term Salary: £35,000-£45,000 Closing date: 26 January 2020

The finance sector is a key lever for change in the sustainability field, and we want you to use your finance industry expertise to encourage capital to be shifted to more sustainable and low-carbon economic sectors.

As a member of the team, you will work with, and challenge, financial institutions to reduce their impact on the natural world as well as influence financial mechanisms which protect and encourage sustainable ecosystems.

You will provide knowledge and support on issues related to sustainable finance. You will encourage the case for low carbon investment, new product innovation for sustainability, and natural capital finance. You will also get to work on policy change in the UK. Working with colleagues across the organisation, you will conduct research and engage with internal and external parties to achieve impactful conservation and climate outcomes.

Requirements                                                                                                                                                                  You will have work experience in the financial services industry including environmental finance, risk management, ESG, sustainability, corporate responsibility, or a closely related field. You will also have good knowledge of the specialism of sustainable and responsible finance as well as knowledge of the relevant frameworks, policies, and external developments that affect it. You will have demonstrated interest and understanding of climate change and other environmental issues.

Your technical expertise will be complemented by excellent communication, influencing, and presentation skills. Capable of working independently and proactively, you will be good at researching and analysing data as well as content reports.

How to Apply                                                                                                                                                            If you are a self-starter who is passionate about saving our planet, then we want to hear from you! Please visit our website via the link and complete the online registration and submit a copy of your up to date CV with cover letter highlighting why you are interested in this role as well as why this role is for you.

Closing Date: 26/01/2020

At WWF-UK we are committed to creating an inclusive working environment, where diversity is valued and there is equality of opportunity. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community and we offer a range of benefits to encourage a work life balance.

Our world needs you like never before. We are the first generation to know we are destroying the world and we could be the last that can do anything about it. We’re looking for people who are passionate about making it politically, socially and economically unacceptable to destroy our planet’s natural resources. We need you to join us in the fight for our world.

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