Job Opportunities

 

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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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Media Manager

Job:

Media Manager

Location: London Bridge
Position: Full time - Permanent
Closing Date:         8 June 2017
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 depending on experience  

The Role

We are looking for a Media Manager to join our Communications Team, based in our London office.

Reporting to the Head of Communications & Media, the role will involve generating and developing domestic and international media content and coverage to support our activities and projects in countries including the UK, EU, North America and emerging markets in China, India, LATAM and Africa. That will involve developing and nurturing media relationships and responding to media interest.

Climate Bonds is a small team of people driven by a big mission. This role will involve a mix of creative thinking and hands on media work in a fast-paced, deadline oriented environment. We are looking for someone who can prioritise effectively between a large variety of tasks.

We seek an experienced media professional with a strong appreciation of what makes a good story and ability to contribute to the Communications Team in supporting Climate Bonds business objectives.

Key Tasks

  • Contributing to profile of Climate Bonds Initiative and international awareness of green bonds
  • Developing and nurturing media relationships particularly finance and business
  • Support for the Head of Communications & Media, team objectives and broader communications strategy
  • Media profile development, implementation and coordination for designated events
  • Content generation and editorial for various work stream objectives, marketing and announcements
  • Editorial production for online content, blogs, reports, events and associated Climate Bonds collateral
  • Nurturing the media skills of CBI expert spokespeople

 

Qualifications and Experience

Essential

  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Proven track record working with mainstream media (e.g. press and TV)
  • Understanding of and ability to integrate with social media strategies
  • Proven written skills across styles and platforms
  • Flexible and able to work hands on in a small team and undertake a variety of roles and projects
  • Proven ability to coordinate and prioritise under pressure across multiple tasks and deadlines

 

See full job description here

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Standards Manager

Job:

Standards Manager

Location: London Bridge
Position: Full time - Permanent
Closing Date:         9th of 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  Standards  Manager  to  join  our  Standards  team  to manage  the development  of  further  green definitions and  green  Criteria  across  all other sectors  of  a green economy. 

Key Tasks

Drive the development of 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 determined.
  • Work with research staff to develop technical documents to facilitate and advance Criteria development and communication, and communications materials to engage the finance community to use these Criteria.
  • Manage relationships with key scientific and research partners to engage them in this process and raise understanding of climate-compatible investments.
  • Work with bond issuers to develop case studies to test draft green definitions.  

Work closely with the Head of Standards to shape the future development of the green definitions programme.

Develop and support junior Standards Team members.

Support the Certifications team by participating in discussions 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 to raise awareness of green definitions and the latest climate science, and how these can feed into investment decision making

 

Qualifications and Experience

Essential

  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • At least six years of relevant work experience  
  • Ability to manage diverse groups to achieve consensus
  • Ability to assimilate technical details into simplified outcomes that are scientifically robust and applicable in the finance sector
  • Detailed knowledge of climate change and 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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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.