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Sustainability Governance Manager – London

Website Aviva Investors

Insurer | Asset Manager

Sustainability Governance Manager 

This is a great job for someone with strong stakeholder management skills, who prides themselves on attention to detail and has a passion for governance and sustainability.

A bit about the job:

A dedicated Sustainability Governance Manager will help the business focus on the deliberate strengthening of our governance structures, in turn, helping the business to deliver on our key strategic priority to partner with clients to deliver their sustainability goals and preferences. Our sustainable investing capabilities are an important commercial differentiator for Aviva Investors. Within this role, the successful candidate will help ensure successful delivery of our sustainability strategy, the foundations of which are robust governance structures. Within this role the successful candidate will also review ESG policies, as necessary and play a central role in the creation of the Responsible Investment Annual Review.

Skills and experience we’re looking for:

  • Understanding of and ability to stay on top of sustainable investing governance at Aviva Investor
  • Strong stakeholder management skills. 
  • Ability to assimilate and digest large amounts of disparate information to draw out insights with rigorous attention to detail.
  • Delivery of Board level and exco ESG reporting – quantitative inputs together with context and training, whilst maintaining an holistic view of Risks and Controls in AI ESG.
  • Secretariat to the ESG Business Oversight Committee (Global Head of ESG’s personal committee) – the most senior ESG committee at AI charged with ensuring ESG policies and processes are consistent with rest of the business.

What you’ll get for this role:

  • Generous pension scheme – Aviva will contribute up to 14%, depending on what you put in.
  • Eligibility for annual performance bonus
  • Family friendly parental and carer’s leave
  • Generous holiday entitlement plus bank holidays with the option to buy/sell up to 5 additional days.
  • Up to 40% discount for Aviva products
  • Brilliant flexible benefits including electric cars.
  • Aviva Matching Share Plan and Save As You Earn scheme.
  • 21 volunteering hours per year

Aviva is for everyone:

We are inclusive and welcome everyone – we want applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences.

Excited but not sure you tick every box? Research tells us that women, particularly, feel this way. So, regardless of gender, why not apply. And if you’re in a job share just apply as a pair.

We flex locations, hours and working patterns to suit our customers, business, and you.

Most of our people are smart working – spending around 60% of their time in our offices and 40% at home.

We interview every disabled applicant who meets the minimum criteria for the job. Once you’ve applied, please send us an email stating that you have a disclosed disability, and we’ll interview you.

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