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Head of US Programs, Social Impact & Philanthropy – US

Website UBS

Bank | Asset Manager

Job Reference #

287147BR

Job Type

Full Time

Your role

Are you an innovative grant maker with experience leading enterprise-wide programs? Are you passionate about using the tools of business to drive scalable and sustainable impact through an outcomes-focused, equity centered, systems change lens? Do you have an entrepreneurial mindset and a track record of building initiatives that have a business and social impact?

Your team

Are you an innovative grant maker with experience leading enterprise-wide programs? Are you passionate about using the tools of business to drive scalable and sustainable impact through an outcomes-focused, equity centered, systems change lens? Do you have an entrepreneurial mindset and a track record of building initiatives that have a business and social impact?

In this role you will:

  • Develop a portfolio of strategic programs that are evidence-based, impactful and scalable for the Social Impact shelf in the US
  • Build and execute stakeholder engagement and partnership strategy to support social and blended finance in the US
  • Collaborate with SI&P employee and client engagement leads to develop innovative social impact programs aligned to client interests
  • Serve as senior team member leading end to end program management and impact measurement, managing and developing team members
  • Identify and drive strategic initiatives with key areas of the business that can unlock catalytic capital to address community needs
  • Raise visibility and recognition of programs and impact internally and externally through strategic communications

Your expertise

You have:

  • Minimum of 12 years professional experience in strategic grantmaking, corporate philanthropy or CSR with keen understanding of innovations and best practices in this area
  • Private sector experience successfully developing and implementing enterprise-wide initiatives from inception; demonstrated program and stakeholder management skills
  • Expertise in effective interventions to advance inclusive economic growth in communities, systems thinking and outcomes
  • Knowledge of social finance or impact investing field, with quantitative skills to develop social finance offering in US market
  • Experience managing and coaching a team to achieve superior results through complex, national, high-profile projects
  • High-level communication skills with demonstrated ability to develop effective presentations and written materials
  • High cultural competence with a commitment to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Familiarity with financial services and wealth management industry preferred

You are:

  • Strategic thinker and results-oriented, with unquestionable commitment to high quality work
  • Collaborative, adaptable, and have a problem solving orientation
  • Strong at influencing team members balanced with embracing being a doer and builder
  • Highly organized and able to work in a self-directed fashion

About Us

UBS is the world’s largest and only truly global wealth manager. We operate through four business divisions: Global Wealth Management, Personal & Corporate Banking, Asset Management and the Investment Bank. Our global reach and the breadth of our expertise set us apart from our competitors.

With more than 70,000 employees, we have a presence in all major financial centers in more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Join us

At UBS, we embrace flexible ways of working when the role permits. We offer different working arrangements like part-time, job-sharing and hybrid (office and home) working. Our purpose-led culture and global infrastructure help us connect, collaborate, and work together in agile ways to meet all our business needs.

From gaining new experiences in different roles to acquiring fresh knowledge and skills, we know that great work is never done alone. We know that it’s our people, with their unique backgrounds, skills, experience levels and interests, who drive our ongoing success. Together we’re more than ourselves. Ready to be part of #teamUBS and make an impact?

Disclaimer / Policy Statements

UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.

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We are open to applications from career returners. Find out more about our program on ubs.com/careercomeback.

Salary Information

CA, CO, WA and NY based roles: The salary range for this role is $141,000 to $170,000 based on experience, education, and skill level. This role may be eligible for discretionary incentive compensation. For benefits information: ubs.com/usbenefits.