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ESG Reporting Consultant

M&G plc.
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Posted 4 days ago Permanent Competitive
ESG Reporting Consultant
At M&G our vision is: to become the best loved and most successful savings and investment business and we're looking for people who are excited about joining us on our journey. We're digitally transforming and investing heavily in technology and innovation to develop new and improved customer propositions that really raise the bar for our customers. To help us achieve our vision we're looking for exceptional people who live our values and behaviours and who can inspire others; embrace change; deliver results and keep it simple.

We know that an inclusive environment makes us more accessible and ensures we attract, engage, promote and retain exceptional people. We welcome applications from all individuals regardless of age, gender/gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity/nationality, disability, or military service and welcome those who have taken career breaks. We will consider flexible working arrangements or home working arrangements for any of our roles and also offer work place accommodations to ensure you have what you need to effectively deliver in your role.

What you can expect from us:
We are committed to creating an environment where you can be exceptional at all you do. To help us deliver this, we promise to:
  • Challenge Your Limits by creating a stimulating working environment and providing opportunities for you to be involved in meaningful and challenging work
  • Support Your Aspirations with a commitment to learning and development that helps you achieve and build your experience with people who want you to succeed
  • Value Your Input whereby leaders and managers will involve you in key decisions, listen to your thoughts and recognise the important contribution you make
  • Balance Your Life through a work life partnership that focuses on making this an inclusive, diverse and friendly place to work and offers the flexibility and support that enables everyone to be at their best

How do we support our employees:
All M&G plc employees will be supported in the workplace through our M&G Employee Assistance Programme (EAP). If you need counselling, confidential financial or legal advice. The service is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and offers access to qualified professionals who can provide specialist information, advice and support on many issues. It offers a broad range of services, including help with family issues, maintaining work/life balance and mental health support.

The Role:
M&G plc is a leading savings and investments business which was formed in 2017 through the merger of Prudential plc's UK and Europe savings and insurance operation and M&G Investments, its wholly-owned international investment manager.

We have an opportunity for a Permanent ESG Reporting Consultant which will have a hybrid model of working from home and our Edinburgh office .

Key Work Level Accountabilities:

Manager/expert
  • For technical specialists, accountable for delivering expert advice or service, using specialist knowledge and subject matter expertise
  • Applies judgement to deliver outcomes, evaluating a range of potential solutions, considering the impact for customers, cost and risk
  • Manages conflicts that may impact delivery
  • Challenges upwards given knowledge of delivery
  • Problems faced are non-routine and need an awareness of complex systems and the broader picture
  • Identifies and anticipates need for changes to continuously improve quality and efficiency of output
  • Manages resources and risks using expert judgment, know-how and experience • Strong network with peers across the organisation
  • May have frequent contact with customers and external stakeholders, leading discussions and negotiations within an agreed framework.

Key Responsibilities for this role:
Reporting to the ESG reporting manager, you will be responsible for:
  • Managing the overall ESG disclosure approach and delivery, with a particular focus on TCFD reporting requirements
  • Working collaboratively with various subject matter experts to design relevant ESG disclosures for inclusion in external reporting documents
  • Keeping abreast of developments in the ESG disclosure space to ensure all disclosures are in line with latest requirements of various regulatory bodies and emerging best practice
  • Coordinating responses to auditor queries in relation to ESG disclosures

Key Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
  • Qualified professional with an interest in ESG related matters
  • Some knowledge of TCFD or other ESG reporting frameworks
  • Experience of production and delivery of annual report disclosures in a life and pensions / asset management organisation (not necessarily ESG disclosures)
  • Some knowledge of industry trends, best practice and developments in ESG
  • Highly analytical and skilled problem solver, with a strong commercial mind-set, and the ability to distil complex ideas or problems into simple, effective plans and solutions
  • Ability to hit the ground running and make significant progress quickly
  • Ability to communicate effectively and influence effectively with productive, successful relationships with demanding senior stakeholders
  • Ability to assess, react quickly and decisively to problems, taking tough decisions where needed or escalating issues as appropriate

Work Level: Manager / Expert
Recruiter: Matt Campbell
Close Date: 30th June 2022

We live by four behaviours at M&G and we ask all our employees to:
  • Inspire Others - Support and encourage each other, creating an environment where everyone can contribute and succeed
  • Embrace Change - Be open to change, willing to be challenged and able to adapt quickly and imaginatively to new ideas
  • Deliver Results - Focus on outcomes, set high standards and deliver with energy and determination
  • Keep it Simple - Cut through complexity and bureaucracy, be clear and decisive and never overcomplicate things
Job ID  R08322
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