Project Manager

Business School

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Imperial College London, Exhibition Road, London, UK

Overview

  • Posted on: 23rd Feb 2021
  • Salary: £33,376 - £37,682
  • REF: BUS00339
  • Closes: 09th March 2021
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Hours: Full Time

Job description

Job summary

The Centre for Climate Finance and Investment (CCFI), is hiring for a project manager to help manage a diverse range of activities related to education, research and industry engagement. The role will have specific attention towards our new initiative in Singapore. Funded by the Monetary Authority of Singapore and 9 financial institutions, the Singapore Green Finance Centre (SGFC) will create an ecosystem of practitioners working towards capital markets-led solutions to global climate change.

This role would involve a high degree of teamwork and interdisciplinary collaboration. The project manager will be based in London, start date immediately. Duties will cover all aspects of the operations of the SGFC, working jointly with Dr Charles Donovan and other investigators and researchers associated with the CCFI.

Duties and responsibilities

    • Acquire research data and results

 

    • Conduct literature reviews

 

    • Communicate research outcomes through traditional and social media platforms

 

    • Translate research results to senior-level practitioners in banking, asset management, and private equity

 

    • Prepare material for presentation in oral and slide formats

 

    • Deliver presentations to key stakeholder groups

 

    • Develop contacts within the College and the wider community

 

    • Develop expertise on climate risks and opportunities that can be translated into real world impact

 

    • Prioritise tasks within agreed work schedule

 

  • Support the development of a new executive certificate programme on climate risk and finance

Essential requirements

  • An undergraduate degree in physical sciences, economics or other quantitative discipline
  • Experience of handling, and quantitative analysis of large datasets
  • Experience of working in a non-academic research environment, such as a top-tier NGO, industry trade body, and/or multilateral organization
  • Experience of communicating on research issues with decision makers outside academia
  • Knowledge of business and finance and familiarity with concepts such as cost of capital, credit risk assessment, portfolio management, & corporate financial practices
  • Awareness of the UNFCCC Paris Agreement and international efforts to manage risks associated with climate change
  • Comprehension of the international web of private sector actors engaged in accelerating a global energy transition away from fossil fuels (investors, regulators, development banks, governments, ratings agencies etc.)
  • Competent with statistical analysis
  • Demonstrable evidence of competencies in investment research

Further information

Should you require any further details on the role please contact: Milica Fomicov – m.fomicov@imperial.ac.uk

Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

All Imperial employees are expected to follow the 7 principles of Imperial Expectations:

  • Champion a positive approach to change and opportunity
  • Communicate regularly and effectively within, and across, teams
  • Consider the thoughts and expectations of others
  • Deliver positive outcomes
  • Encourage inclusive participation and eliminate discrimination
  • Develop and grow skills and expertise
  • Work in a planned and managed way

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

We are committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment for all. We therefore encourage candidates to apply irrespective of age, disability, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion and belief, gender identity, sex, or sexual orientation. We are an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Disability Confident Leader and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.

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