Job Opportunities

 

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Manager of Market Analysis - one year contract

Job:

Manager of Market Analysis

Location: London Bridge
Position: Full time for a one year contract from January 2018 – January 2019
Closing Date:         13 October 2018
Salary: £42,000 - £48,000 depending on experience  

 

The Role

 

Climate Bonds is looking for a senior staff member to manage the Markets team on a year contract. There is possibility for extension depending on funding and work flow.

Responsibilities & Key Tasks

  • Manage the workflow and dynamics of a team of four staff members
  • Coordinate and develop the research and drafting of the key reports that the Market Analysis team is responsible for. This includes:
    • Bonds and Climate Change: State of the market (annual)
    • Post-issuance reporting in the green bond market (annual/ semi-annual)
    • Primary market pricing (quarterly)
    • China Green Bonds report (annual)
    • Country reporting (sporadic)
  • Research and write regular market commentary including the market blog and the quarterly market updates and league tables.
  • Develop new areas of research and win revenue for them, typically from existing Climate Bond partners. For example, liaise with partners, draft proposals for research, manage budgets.
  • Manage data services to partners – this includes monitoring the green bond list, ensuring timely data delivery to partners and maintaining the public database
  • Respond to internal and external data requests

Qualifications and Experience

Essential:

  • Excited about climate finance
  • Eligible to work in UK
  • At least 4 years’ experience in related field
  • Good organisations skills
  • Good management and interpersonal skills
  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills
  • Broad knowledge of financial markets, particularly fixed income
  • Broad knowledge of climate change, application of mitigation, adaptation and resilience
  • Excellent English writing and oral skills

See full job description here

Climate Science Programme Manager

Job:

Climate Science Programme Manager

Location: London Bridge
Position: Full time - Permanent
Closing Date:         31st July 2017
Salary: £40,000 - £42,000 depending on experience  

 

The Role

We are seeking a Standards Manager to join our Standards team to
manage the
development of further green definitions and green Criteria ac
ross all other sectors of a
green economy
.

We are seeking a Climate Science Programme Manager to join our Standards team to manage the development of new green definitions and criteria across various sectors for a climate resilient low carbon economy.

Responsibilities & Key Tasks

  • Drive the development of science based green definitions in specified sectors.
    This includes:      
    - Chair Technical Working Group (TWG) and Industry Working Group (IWG) meetings through which green definitions and criteria will be discussed and determined.
    - Work with research staff to develop technical documents to facilitate and advance criteria development and communication, and communications staff to develop materials to engage the finance community to use these criteria.
    - Manage relationships with key scientific and research partners and assist in developing awareness around climate compatible investment issues.
    - Work with bond issuers to develop case studies to test draft green definitions.
  •  Provide support to the Head of Standards to shape the future development of the green definitions programme.
  • Support the Certifications team by liaising with bond issuers and verifiers to understand the nature of the assets they wish to be certified, and how the green definitions apply to those assets.
  • Present the Climate Bonds Standard at industry and financial sector events to raise awareness of green definitions, latest climate science, and how these can feed into investment decision making.
  • Develop and support junior Standards Team members.

 

Qualifications and Experience

Essential

  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Four-six years of relevant work experience
  • Ability to manage diverse representative groups to achieve consensus
  • Ability to assimilate technical details into simplified outcomes that are scientifically robust and applicable in the finance sector
  • Broad knowledge of climate change, application of mitigation, adaptation and resilience concepts
  • Broad knowledge of potential solutions for a low carbon, climate resilient economy across a variety of sectors
  • Experienced in maintaining and manage a network of professional relationships
  • Ability to manage, coordinate and prioritise across multiple projects and timeframes
  • Experience of managing a team
  • Excellent English writing and oral skills
  • Attention to detail

See full job description here

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Director of Policy

Job:

Director of Policy

Location: London Bridge
Position: Full time - Permanent
Closing Date:         Closed
Salary: Competitive NGO

 

The Role

This is an amazing job: rethinking how we use policy, regulation and every finance sector tool – and capital markets tool – we have to mobilize capital for a rapid global transition to a low-carbon and climate resilient economy.

It will involve looking at:

  • Growing the global market for green financial instruments
  • Capital markets policy proposals for economies around the world
  • What regulators can do to grow green finance

Green bonds are the focus, as an indicator of success and creating momentum for change.

The job is London-based; for this one we’re looking for someone who is eligible to work in the UK

Self-starting, hands-on, motivated individual, etc, and able to work in a small but potent organisation. Reporting to me (lucky person).

They’ll be:

  • Driving the policy development programme
  • Developing and managing relationships with public sector stakeholders
  • Promoting our policy work at external events

There’s a small team to manage, along with a vast agenda. Country-specific policy work includes China, the EU, the US, India, Brazil, Nigeria.

 

Key Tasks

  • Further develop existing research programme around policy and regulation reforms to scale up green bond markets in emerging markets and developed economies
  • Liaise with governments, regulators, central banks, development banks and other public sector stakeholders, as well as the private sector and NGOs.
  • Present and push for research findings and reports to be put into practice by relevant public sector actors
  • Manage small policy development, tracking and review team
  • Coordinate with senior management on long-term planning and strategy around mobilising capital for climate change solutions
  • Input into strategy for development of the organisation

 

See full job description here

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Internships

We often have projects and workstreams on which interns [with some experience] can make a valuable contribution, whilst learning a great deal about climate advocacy and finance. 

Currently we are searching for interns with skill sets relating to the following fields: industrial energy efficiency, energy efficient home components (HVAC, white goods), fisheries, and coastal habitats.

If you're interested in joining us in our London office for 3 to 6 months, please email info@climatebonds.net with a short CV and cover letter explaining why you'd like to gain some experience with Climate Bonds and which aspects of our work most interest you.