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Climate Change Strategy Manager | S3 | Sustainability & Responsible Banking | Milton Keynes

Job Description

Job Description

Climate Change Strategy Manager | S3 | Sustainability & Responsible Banking | Milton Keynes, A role accountable for designing and implementing Santander UK Climate Strategy as part of the broader Sustainability & Responsible Banking strategy. This includes delivering a strategy and implementation plan, monitoring performance and reporting progress to UK and Group stakeholders.

Working closely with the Head of Sustainability & Responsible Banking, the Climate Strategy Manager will develop and deliver a robust Climate strategy through collaboration with internal and external stakeholders, particularly Risk and Group.

This role will go beyond climate risk to consider related opportunities, strategic partnerships, and our ambition. It will be a key enabler of our Sustainability Strategy and Group-wide ambition to be a more responsible bank. The role will also oversee the identification, governance, and execution of strategic initiatives linked to this Strategy, minimising risk, and ensuring alignment with wider Corporate Strategy.

The difference you'll make.

  • Developing climate strategy, leveraging expertise and knowledge of market trends, risk and opportunity analysis, and the position of peers.

  • Ensuring Santander continues to comply with increasing regulation on climate and improve our TCFD disclosures to meet investors and regulator expectations

  • Engaging with business divisions to define climate change priorities and commitments, ensuring alignment with business priorities

  • Exploring commercial opportunities and advising the business (e.g. explore mobility solutions with CF)

  • Reviewing governance to empower the business to drive climate strategic actions and support coordination of working groups

  • Identifying and collaborating with external bodies and organisations as appropriate to drive execution of strategy

Candidate Description

  • Expertise in ESG and in particular climate change and its related drivers including regulation, frameworks, taxonomies and international principles, and their specific application to Financial Services

  • Effective stakeholder management skills, working in close collaboration with partners, working groups, and senior stakeholders to ensure the approval and delivery of the long-term strategy

    It would also be nice for you to have.

  • Strategic planning skills with experience of driving change across a complex organisation

  • General knowledge of Financial Services industry and macroeconomic and regulatory drivers.

  • General understanding of scenario modelling and how this could be used to develop and deliver on a holistic climate strategy, Brand Management (Working Knowledge), Business Analytics (Working Knowledge), Conceptual Thinking (Working Knowledge), Customer/Market Focus (Working Knowledge), Customer Experience Management (Working Knowledge), Digital Marketing (Working Knowledge), Financial Services Industry (Working Knowledge), Inspiring and executing transformation (Working Knowledge), Marketing Strategy and Positioning (Working Knowledge), Media Channel Management (Working Knowledge)