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VP/SVP, ESG & Climate

Website Macquarie

Bank | Asset Manager

Join our growing global team supporting Commodities and Global Markets at Macquarie, a global client-led business that anticipates and responds to the changing needs of our clients and markets. In this exciting front office role, you will gain exposure to Macquarie senior management and have the ability to drive policy across the Group. This role is available at the VP or SVP level and will be based in Houston, TX or New York, NY.

At Macquarie, we are working to create lasting value for our communities, our clients, and our people. We are a global financial services group operating in 34 markets and with 54 years of unbroken profitability. You’ll be part of a supportive team where everyone – no matter what role – contributes ideas and drive outcomes.

What role will you play?
You will focus on Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) and support our business in managing the risks and opportunities, including climate, across all Commodities and Global Markets business lines.

Your key objective is to enable origination through the enhancement of the divisions business risk management capabilities and support the growth in our ESG-related commercial offerings. You will work with the Head of ESG to find practical, and structural solutions to ESG issues and identify, assess, and develop risk mitigation strategies for risks that may impact a transaction or new business. The role also leads the implementation of frameworks to manage climate risk, as well as other commercial, regulatory, and reporting priorities related to ESG.

You will also support business teams in developing and promoting new ESG-related product offerings including those linked to energy transition and decarbonization for their clients.

Finally, you will be the provide subject matter expertise on ESG issues, including training, market intelligence and other expertise to support the business.

What you offer:

  • At least 10 years’ experience working in the ESG space.
  • Financial services (bank, institutional investor, or similar) or energy sector experience is desired.
  • Including conducting detailed transactional environmental and social due diligence, you will be a self-starter with a commercial mindset, and prepared to drive outcomes, execution, adoption, and change.
  • Knowledge of workplace health and safety, ESG-related products and decarbonization in a banking environment is helpful.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in Spanish or Portuguese is a plus.
  • We love hearing from anyone inspired to build a better future with us, if you’re excited about the role or working at Macquarie we encourage you to apply.

Salary range for this position: $150,000 – $300,000/Year. Actual base salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, peer and market data, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location. You may also be eligible for an annual discretionary incentive compensation award. We offer a full spectrum of benefits, including Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Account, Dependent Day Care Savings Account, Life Insurance, Disability and Other Insurance Plans, Paid Time Off (including Sick Leave, Parental Leave and Vacation), Holidays, 401(k), and Short/Long Term Disability, in addition to other special perks reserved for our employees.

About Commodities and Global Markets

In Commodities and Global Markets you will be part of a global business offering capital and financing, risk management, market access, physical execution and logistics solutions to its diverse client base.

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths. An inclusive and equitable workplace enables us to embrace that diversity to deliver more innovative and sustainable solutions for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. At Macquarie, you’ll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If you’re inspired to deliver on our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’, we want you on our team. If you need adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, marital status, gender identity or any other impermissible criterion or circumstance. Macquarie also takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

We equip our people with the support to work in a range of flexible ways. Talk to us about what working arrangements would help you thrive.