Manager, Sustainability - Global Functions

Employer
HSBC
Location
Singapore, Singapore
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Jan 2023
Closes
28 Jan 2023
Ref
18525163
Job Function
Operations
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Job description

Some careers have more impact than others.

If you're looking for a career where you can make a real impression, join HSBC and discover how valued you'll be. Whether you want a career that could take you to the top, or simply take you in an exciting new direction, HSBC offers opportunities, support and rewards that will take you further.

At HSBC, the term sustainability means achieving sustained profits for our shareholders, developing long-lasting customer relationships, valuing our highly committed employees and managing the social and environmental impact of our business. Global Sustainability sets global strategy on sustainability and focuses on managing the challenges of climate change, managing the social and environmental risks of projects that we finance and identifying business opportunities that have an environmental or social dimension. Global Sustainability oversees HSBC's global philanthropic programmes - which focus on education and the environment.

We are currently seeking a high calibre professional to join our team as a Manager, Sustainability.

Principal Responsibilities
  • Lead and drive the implementation of HSBC climate strategy in Singapore by working closely with Businesses and Functions, as well as with Group and Regional Sustainability teams
  • Serve as the go-to subject matter expert on net-zero transition for Businesses and Functions, especially in the context of the financial sector and in Singapore and ASEAN, and support the Businesses' agenda to engage clients on their transition to net zero
  • Support HSBC Singapore CEO and ExCo on key sustainability and climate-related external engagements and communications (e.g., with governmental agencies, regulators, industry bodies, academia and local community) to position HSBC's thought leadership in Singapore and Asia Pacific
  • Facilitate the growth of sustainable finance and investments by supporting the Businesses on client engagement, proposition development, GSSS transactions structuring and governance, and capability building initiatives
  • Develop and manage philanthropic programmes in Singapore, and provide local support to Group and Regional philanthropic programmes where relevant
Requirements

Requirements
  • Understanding of the latest market and regulatory developments of sustainability, especially related to net zero, in the context of banking and financial institutions in Singapore and ASEAN
  • Knowledge in one or more topics essential to realising HSBC's climate ambition, including but not limited to:
    • Sustainable finance and climate-aligned finance
    • Renewable energy
    • Fossil fuels and carbon-intensive sector decarbonisation
    • Nature, such as biodiversity, deforestation, nature-based solutions
    • Carbon markets
  • Project management skills - able to manage simultaneous work fronts with limited resources and competing priorities, as well as in collaboration with different Businesses and Functions
  • Communications and interpersonal skills - ability to cultivate key internal and external relationships and engage with diverse range of internal and external stakeholders to drive HSBC's climate ambition
  • Business acumen demonstrated through experience in driving sustainability in a commercial organisation. Financial services experience is desired but not compulsory
To be considered for this role, the relevant rights to work in Singapore is required.

You'll achieve more when you join HSBC.

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