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Finance for Biodiversity Foundation

Senior Sustainable Finance & Engagement Manager

NL

Senior Sustainable Finance & Engagement Manager


The Finance for Biodiversity Foundation is a non-profit organization aiming to support a call to action and collaboration between financial institutions worldwide on biodiversity. Our community has grown from 26 financial institutions launching the Finance for Biodiversity Pledge last year to 75 signatory financial institutions from 17 countries this year.


Working groups

The Foundation is hosting 3 very active working groups for 38 members on engagement with companies, impact assessment and public policy advocacy in which members like AXA IM, Aviva, Amundi, Federated Hermes - International, Fidelity International, Manulife, and Rabobank exchange knowledge, share best practices and collaborate on actions like the establishment of a Nature Action 100 program or advocacy towards CBD COP15. Each working group is co-chaired by a member financial institution. Next year we would like to expand with at least one more working group(s).

Our global community is growing fast and we therefore are very keen to expand to regions such as Asia-Pacific, Africa, South and Latin America and North America.

Location: Our work is conducted around the globe, and we therefore work mainly online/remotely.

Hours: You would work between 28 and 36 hours per week.


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We are looking for a communicative and collaborative Senior Sustainable Finance & Engagement Manager who will help to coordinate the collaborative actions in the working groups of the growing Finance for Biodiversity Foundation. You will oversee the Community & Communications Coordinator and the growing team and we are therefore potentially looking for someone who would like to coordinate the activities of the foundation as a whole.

Your key responsibilities would be:

Coordinating working groups:

  • Supporting the co-chairs with advice, capacity building and organizational skills to enable the working groups to share best practices and collaborate on actions
  • Coordinating (online) meetings, webinars, events, surveys and/or publications of the working groups
  • Co-creating the yearly action plan of the Finance for Biodiversity Foundation  

Partner engagement:

  • Engaging with our stakeholders and existing partners and build new partnerships on actions and initiatives of the Foundation and working groups

Community engagement:

  • Supporting the Communications and Community Manager regarding inquiries and questions of new Pledge signatories and members
  • Supporting the Communications and Community Manager in communication actions directed at the Pledge signatories and members, e.g., newsletters, mailings and events

Represent the foundation:

  • Giving presentations and representing the Foundation during (online) public events, seminars and webinars

Qualifications

  • An ability to work collaboratively with our members and partners and independently in our high-performing team
  •  Strong relationship-building, structured worker, communicative with good presentation and moderation skills
  • (Almost) native or excellent English
  • At least 5 to 10 years of experience in a similar position and/or proven experience in sustainable finance and the finance sector
  • Passionate about contributing to sustainability and nature recovery

Contract

  • Initially a seven-month contract with the aim to continue for a longer period afterwards
  • Start: as soon as possible

Salary

  • Competitive salary and benefits package


Apply

If you have any questions, please contact the founders and current coordinators of the Finance for Biodiversity Foundation, Anita de Horde and Anne-Marie Bor.

  • Send your motivation letter and resume by 2 December at the latest via the 'apply now' button below. 
  • Interviews will take place on Thursday 9 or Friday 10 December, between 9am and 4pm CET

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