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Assistant / Vice President, Group Risk Management - Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) in Singapore at UOB Group

Date Posted: 7/3/2018

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Job Description

Functional area: Risk Management
Employment type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent

Responsibilities:  
  • Develop, maintain, steward and enhance The Bank’s responsible financing policy
  • Research and analyse key emerging ESG developments and thematic environmental and social topics
  • Provide training and capacity-building to staff on ESG risk management
  • Liaise and engage with internal counterparts and external stakeholders on ESG/ responsible financing issues
Requirements: 
  • Degree in relevant field (e.g. Economics, Business, Finance, Environmental Studies, Sustainability)
  • Interest in sustainability and strong knowledge in general and emerging ESG trends and specific knowledge on dominant ESG issues for selected industries
  • Working knowledge of international ESG frameworks and standards e.g. IFC Performance Standards
  • Prior experience in ESG domain in a financial institution or relevant policy experience preferred
  • Strong interpersonal, communication/ presentation and writing skills
  • A strong team player with the ability to work with colleagues across various departments/divisions