Director of Sustainability Consulting – ESG & Sustainable Finance

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Climate17 is looking for a Director of Sustainability Consulting – ESG & Sustainable Finance.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an ambitious, entrepreneurial, and rapidly expanding sustainability consultancy, working with a diverse client base.

The successful candidate will be expected to successfully lead and drive growth in their Financial Services sector.


  • Drive strategy, market share, sales, quality, client satisfaction and leadership across the Financial Services section of the business
  • Lead development and growth
  • Build new and existing client relationships
  • Support the product team in translating client needs into services


  • Lead business development in the Financial sector, including banks, investors, and insurance businesses
  • Drive national and International growth
  • Maximise Financial Services opportunities by collaborating with the Executive Team, Sales, Marketing, Delivery, Sector and Product Heads.
  • Maximise and expand partner opportunities
  • Increase sales year on year and feed into central sales reporting weekly
  • Report on Client Satisfaction monthly
  • Lead and expand your internal team
  • Understand sector trends within Sustainability and beyond
  • Use marketing intelligence to lead business growth
  • Prioritise the Financial Services sectors when addressing product propositions
  • Use strategic analysis to provide business recommendations
  • You will also support development of key services and products including:
  • EU Taxonomy and regulations
  • Portfolio Carbon Footprinting
  • TCFD and climate change risk – including stress testing
  • Net Zero and Science based targets for investment funds and finance businesses

About You

  • At least 5 years of experience in Financial Services
  • Business related Degree
  • MBA – desirable
  • Demonstrable success in building successful relationships with key stakeholders and in developing business
  • Line Management
  • ESG knowledge
  • Experience in asset management and investment
  • Understanding and knowledge of current and future Financial Services developments and trends
  • Ability to recognise key areas which can build a business case for the future
  • Desire for continuous improvement opportunities
  • Ability to attract and retain clients by building meaningful and lasting relationships
  • Extensive network across the marketplace (desirable)

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Director of Sustainability Consulting – ESG & Sustainable Finance


Friday 10th July 2020


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