Programme Director

Hughes Hall Centre for Climate Engagement

£61,823 - £63,029 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: carbon, climate & energy, environmental policy & campaigning

Closing date: Sunday, 30th June 2024   5 days left

An exciting opportunity for an experienced programme director to join the Climate Governance Initiative – a unique and growing global platform to drive climate action on boards run in collaboration with the World Economic Forum.

The Programme Director, Financial Services Programme will manage and support the Financial Services Programme of the Climate Governance Initiative. The Programme Director will work under the leadership of CGI’s Director and will manage the dedicated team for this stream. In particular, the role holder will be responsible for ensuring the programme’s successful creation, management of programme deliverables, and for the development and growth of engagement and partnerships with key investor groups.

The role-holder will have management responsibility for the delivery of the CGI’s Financial Services Programme and will work with the Director to define and implement the funded programme of work. They will be responsible for maintaining a detailed overview of the status of activities, for identifying and facilitating opportunities for collaboration with our partners and others, and for preparing periodic and ad-hoc status reports for internal and external governance bodies. They will represent CGI at internal and external meetings and be expected to act independently and on their own initiative.

The role holder will represent CGI as required on academic, government and business working groups and meetings. In addition, the role holder may sit on other committees, task groups and working groups, as CGI’s representative.

The role holder is expected to act with a high degree of independence, to work proactively and on own initiative. They will work collaboratively with other team members, at times leading activities and managing the Investor Programme team, but also working under the leadership of other CGI team members.

The Programme Director will ensure that all activities identified in the funded programme are delivered in a timely manner. The role holder will ensure that reporting requirements are met, expenditure is managed well, and required financial and funder reporting is completed promptly and accurately. They will work collaboratively across the CGI team, to ensure that the Financial Services Programme aligns with and supports other CGI programmes and projects, and that opportunities to leverage and amplify CGI’s work are optimised. They will oversee the work of external organisations working on the Programme, including that which sits within the wider CGI network and Chapters.

The role holder will ensure that accurate data capture processes are in place that demonstrate engagement and take-up of climate action strategies, and will maintain a detailed overview of the status of activities within the programme as a whole.

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