The Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ) is a coalition of leading financial institutions committed to accelerating the decarbonization of the global economy. Our members currently include over 500 financial firms across over 45 countries. Members must use science-based guidelines to gain net-zero emissions, cover all emission scopes, include 2030 interim targets and commit to visible reporting and accounting.
Working with our partners who supervise the United Nations Race to Zero Campaign, we're passionate about broadening, deepening and raising net-zero ambitions across the financial system and demonstrating firms' collective commitments to supporting companies and countries to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement. Learn more about GFANZ at www.gfanzero.com.
We are looking for a Climate Finance Secretariat Lead to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for leading and executing on critical research, briefing, speechwriting, and program facilitation efforts that support the growth and success of the GFANZ secretariat.
We'll trust you to:
Draft briefings and memos for Secretariat principals and leadership in preparation for external meetings; support related preparatory processes, meetings, and materials
Draft speeches and talking points for Secretariat principals and leadership for external events and engagements
Manage the process of selecting, prioritizing, and calendarizing meetings by working with secretariat schedulers
Lead work related to principal event preparation including liaising with external organizers, serving as point person for content development, and ensuring principals have everything they need for successful events
Execute on priority policy workstream activities including content development (memos, documents, slides) and developing subject matter expertise in high priority areas (e.g., capital requirement frameworks)
Execute on any other tasks related to GFANZ work and other general Secretariat activities as needed
You'll need to have:
2-6 years relevant work experience with a focus on climate finance and climate related financial risk and an understanding of leading financial sector disclosure and net zero frameworks
Experience assessing governmental regulations, laws, and frameworks related to climate and finance
Exceptional writing skills including related to briefings, memos, and speeches
Ability to synthesize complex policy topics into short, easy-to-understand summaries and evaluations
Experience with presenting on complex policy areas to senior staff and stakeholders, and distilling the subject matter in a way that is easy for others to understand
Excellent time management and process management skills including ability to draft, socialize, and update on detailed workplans and milestones
Excellent organizational abilities and can handle multiple projects in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment
Does this sound like you? Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know what the next steps are.
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