Basic information Location Birmingham, London, Manchester Service line Risk Advisory Date published 20-Jun-2022 Req 9173 Job description Your opportunity Are you a Sustainable Finance professional, with climate-aligned finance experience, ideally from a consultancy background, looking to use your skills to solve the biggest problem of our generation? Then we are looking for you Our growing Sustainable Finance practice is looking for individuals with climate-aligned finance experience; an integral component of our ability to meet client demand and deliver differentiated services to our clients. Working within Sustainable Finance (a practice that operates as part of Deloitte's ESG Advisory practice, within Risk Advisory service line), this role will provide additional depth to complement our sustainability specialists in addition to bringing additional breadth to our capabilities. Your role As a Manager within Sustainable Finance, you will have responsibility for: Leveraging your in-depth knowledge of the financial services (FS) climate aligned finance landscape to act as a trusted and credible advisor to client stakeholders. A dvising both internal and external stakeholders on sustainable and climate-aligned finance, including: transition planning; portfolio emissions measurement; science-based targets (SBTi) for financials; sectoral pathways; and sustainable taxonomies. Delivering exceptional client service across our suite of sustainable finance propositions and offerings relating to climate-aligned finance. Holding and continuing to develop fluent knowledge of climate-aligned and sustainable finance practices, market developments, regulatory requirements and the competitive landscape. Acting in the capacity of ‘engagement manager’, taking ownership for aspects of engagement pursuit and delivery from pitching, scoping, programme and team selection through to delivery, risk and quality management and budgetary control. Providing leadership and acting as a role model to junior team members and associate resources. Your work, your choice At Deloitte we believe the best impact is the value we add, not the hours we sit at our desk. We carefully consider agile ways of working, both formal and informal, that allow for the best impact for our people and our clients. Please speak to your recruiter about the working pattern that works best for you. Location: UK wide Suggested work pattern: This is a permanent role. We do encourage careful consideration of agile ways of working, both formal and informal arrangements that allow for the best outcomes for our people and our clients. Your professional experience To qualify for the role you must have: E xtensive experience within related disciplines Applied experience with key market standards and guidance, including (but not limited to): Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi); Portfolio Carbon Accounting for Financials (PCAF); Paris Agreement Capital Transition Assessment (PACTA); Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ); and the EU Taxonomy. Experience in professional services / consultancy in an ‘engagement manager’ capacity. Evidence of operating at a Manager level with strong industry understanding of financial services, climate-aligned and sustainable finance. Experience working with financial services on one or all of: climate strategies and transition planning; climate portfolio measurement; climate scenario analysis; green finance products; due diligence and stewardship on climate change; and climate-related financial disclosure. Understanding of related directives and regulations i.e. Article 8 of the Taxonomy, Green Asset Ratio (GAR), Transition Plan Taskforce, TCFD, TNFD, SBTi Excellent written and oral business communication skills Evidence of client networking and delivery success A high aptitude for identifying, establishing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders and team members. Experience of managing, supporting and mentoring team members. Your service line: Risk Advisory In Risk Advisory, our thinking and actions give clients, our people and society the confidence to succeed responsibly in a rapidly changing world. We don’t just work with our clients to manage risk, we help them understand and grab the opportunities it presents too, helping them gain a competitive advantage. Our expertise and industry knowledge run deep here. At Deloitte, You'll find yourself working with some of the most inspiring and experienced colleagues and with clients who trust you to lead the way to smart choices, better control frameworks, and new systems, including bespoke solutions that have a direct impact on their bottom line Personal independence Regulation and controls are standard practice in our industry and Deloitte is no exception. These controls provide important legal protection for both you and the firm. We are subject to a number of audit regulations, one of which requires that certain colleagues abide by specific personal independence constraints. This can mean that you and your "Immediate Family Members" are not permitted to hold certain financial interests (shares, funds, bonds etc.) with audit clients of the firm. The recruitment team will provide further detail as you progress through the recruitment process. 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