Head of Sustainability

Expired
Company:  The Fidelis Partnership
Location: London
Closing Date: 19/07/2024
Hours: Full Time
Type: Permanent
Job Requirements / Description
Job DescriptionAbout usThe Fidelis Partnership is a leading specialty, bespoke and (re)insurance business. We have built our name on a 40-year track record of outperformance, and we continue to beat the market in our underwriting and returns. More information on The Fidelis Partnership can be found at www.fidelispartnership.com/The Company currently writes lines of business including; specialty insurance: aviation & aerospace, energy, marine, property, terror & political violence, contingency and other specialty lines; reinsurance: property reinsurance, property retrocession, specialty reinsurance, whole account/multi-class and bespoke.Role OverviewThe Global Head of Sustainability will work with senior management and practice heads to further develop The Fidelis Partnership’s sustainability policies and their practical application throughout the firm’s internal operations and underwriting activities.Key AccountabilitiesManage the Sustainability Department with associated budgets and accountability;Manage and refine Fidelis’ strategic sustainability framework to maintain the firm’s position as a progressive, responsible insurer;Manage the day-to-day application of sustainable underwriting guidelines to underwriting activities; Build out and refine collection and reporting of sustainability metrics, following evolving reporting standards and requirements (including ClimateWise reporting and insurance-associated emission reporting);Work with relevant underwriting teams to advance Fidelis’ commitments to transition;Co-ordinate with functions across the business to embed sustainability into operations (covering both employee engagement in environmental topics and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion initiatives); Represent Fidelis to the ESG community and lead or support engagement with market bodies and initiatives.Skills & ExperienceBachelors or Masters Degree;Professional qualifications commensurate to experience;Practical experience of financial services sustainability landscape including ESG ratings, sustainable finance frameworks, carbon or energy transition markets and/or the measurement of social value and social impact; Minimum 10 years professional background in financial services; insurance, asset management, investment banking or related field;Experience with corporate governance and operating frameworks to develop policies, procedures, and reporting protocols; Working knowledge of major sustainability initiatives such as UN Environmental Programme Finance Initiative, UN Sustainable Development Goals, EU Taxonomy, Taskforce for Climate Related Financial Disclosures, regional supervisory agencies driving climate change policies and regulations, and specialist ESG data providers.Ability to engage and motivate colleagues including senior management and insurance practice leaders;Strategic development and project management expertise;Statistical analysis and data management expertise;Strong written communication skills to enhance external statements and positioning;Ability to curate and deliver internal ESG training modules;Foster and maintain partnerships / membership with external organisations and associations.The Fidelis Partnership Ethos Our culture is defined by our ethos. It is the foundation of who we are and the core of everything we do.Results – We want to be the best at the things we care about, so we focus on profitability over volume, with responsive decision-making and clear prioritised accountability.Innovate – We aspire to lead the market in providing the services and products our clients need, and to drive change in the broader impact our industry has on human rights, society, and environmental sustainability.Include – We create an environment where employees can bring their whole self to work, with open communication where everyone, irrespective of gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation or background, feels able to contribute ideas and be recognised and rewarded for their contributionUnite – We operate as team of individual talents that actively seeks to reflect the diversity of the societies in which we operate, giving our business the widest range of inputs and perspectives.Respond – We work in a business exposed to sudden shocks and changes – elemental, political, economic and human – so we remain nimble and ready for change. Diversity, Equality & InclusionOur vision is for a workplace culture where differences are valued and where diversity of background, experience and thought are welcomed. We want to create an environment where all employees, regardless of who they are, are given equal opportunities for career progression and enjoy fair reward from their and The Fidelis Partnership successes. This will be driven by a workforce that embraces Diversity and Inclusion at every level, in every department across The Fidelis Partnership.
The Fidelis Partnership
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