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ESG Policy Manager


ESG Policy Manager

National Salary Circa £55,000

London Salary Circa £70,000

We are developing an inhouse Climate Centre of Expertise (CCoE) to provide direction on Aviva's climate and environmental strategy and are now looking to recruit inhouse experts at group level to coordinate this across the business. It's a very exciting function which sits within the broader corporate and brand affairs within Aviva, due to this we have a unique opportunity for an ESG Policy Manager to join our newly crafted team. This is a great job for someone who is motivated by embedding sustainability into business and the ability to understand, engage and influence a range of enterprise-wide stakeholders!

A bit about the job:

This role is key to the business as you will be responsible for leading all aspects of the development of policies, positions and approaches, ensuring critical engagement with key stakeholders across Aviva. You will be accountable for the drafting and socialising of policies, positions and approaches whilst ensuring the execution and embedding/integration of the policy across Aviva. Whilst simultaneously playing a key role in ensuring implementation of the advocacy strategy to support the external engagement to advance those policies.

This will require a complete review to understand all current group policies, positions & approaches and maintain a library; supporting the wider team and Group functions to implement, embed and maintain it. We feel it’s an exciting role as you will collaborate with our Public Affairs team, the Sustainability Advocacy Group and coordinate with appropriate senior advocacy decision makers across Aviva to ensure it is run effectively.

Skills and experience we’re looking for:

  • Experience developing internal policies and methodologies (preferably in insurance or asset management sector)
  • Policy development background in international climate /nature. Knowledge and understanding of national and international climate/nature policy regulatory landscape
  • Understanding of sustainability strategy development, preferably in the insurance / investment sector
  • Strong project management skills, with experience delivering projects to a high standard
  • Really good stakeholder management skills, can influence and effectively build and maintain relationships at a senior level

What you’ll get for this role:

Our purpose - with you today, for a better tomorrow – is a promise we make to our colleagues too. And one of the ways we live up to that promise is by investing in you. We have so much to offer when it comes to being an Aviva colleague.

  • Starting salary of circa £55,000 (National) and circa £70,000 (London based applicants) depending on location, skills, experience, and qualifications
  • Bonus opportunity - 10% of annual salary Actual amount depends on your performance and Aviva’s.
  • Generous pension scheme - Aviva will contribute up to 14%, depending on what you put in.
  • 29 days holiday plus bank holidays, and you can choose to buy or sell up to 5 days
  • Make your money go further - Up to 40% discount on Aviva products, and other retailer discounts
  • Up to £1,200 of free Aviva shares per year through our Matching Share Plan and share in the success of Aviva with our Save As You Earn scheme
  • Brilliantly supportive policies including parental and carer’s leave
  • Flexible benefits to suit you, including sustainability options such as cycle to work
  • Make a difference, be part of our Aviva Communities and use your 3 paid volunteering days to help others
  • We take your wellbeing seriously with lots of support and tools

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Aviva is for everyone:

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We’d love it if you could submit your application online. If you require an alternative method of applying, please give Tawana Chin a call on 07787 251496 or send an email to tawana.chin@aviva.com.

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Location: England, State/Region: --- !!!MISSING!!!, United Kingdom
Company: Aviva

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