Senior Manager - ESG Regulatory Insights
FSRI is an open and supportive team and acts as the ‘engine room’ of PwC’s risk and regulatory practice, supporting clients and client facing teams on a range of risk and regulatory topics.
We track new developments that will affect our clients, and engage with a wide range of stakeholders including regulators in the UK, EU and supranationally. We focus on emerging trends in risk and regulation, seeking to develop early points of view and thought leadership. We take a forward-looking view of new risk and regulatory issues, develop a deep understanding of the potential implications and use these insights to engage with clients and our client teams to help clients with the important challenges they face.
Our team includes individuals from various backgrounds who cover a range of aspects of the financial services regulatory agenda, including ESG. Given the growth in sector-neutral ESG reporting regulations and standards, we are now looking to expand our ESG team to support clients operating across a range of industries and help to drive growth in PwC’s wider ESG practice, beyond our existing financial services clients.
Playing a central role in PwC’s ESG practice by supporting clients and client delivery teams in understanding the impact of the emerging regulatory agenda around ESG reporting, with a focus on global, UK and EU initiatives such as the ISSB standards, CSRD, Taxonomy Regulation, mandatory TCFD reporting and the UK Sustainability Disclosure Requirements
Independently leading a diverse portfolio of work related to sector-neutral ESG reporting regulations and standards
Managing, coaching and mentoring other staff in FSRI’s ESG team
Undertaking horizon scanning activities and identifying potential new opportunities for the firm driven by ESG regulatory change
Lead the maintenance of the team’s market-facing digital assets related to ESG reporting regulation and standards
Producing written analysis and information including thought leadership, client publications/materials, and blogs
Conducting research, training, speaking at client events, responding to consultation papers from relevant regulatory bodies etc
Providing input to the debate on development and application of ESG policy
Engaging with regulators, policymakers, and trade bodies, and supporting the activity of FSRI’s wider regulatory affairs team.
The ideal candidate would be self-starting, motivated and collaborative, with a passion about ESG and a broad understanding of emerging regulatory themes related to ESG reporting. The ability to lead others, as well as communicate clearly and build relationships with clients, internal stakeholders and policymakers is required. The candidate should be able to identify how ESG regulatory challenges will impact clients, as well as show an awareness of wider ESG-related market trends.
The following skills are required for this role:
Deep knowledge of regulatory initiatives related to ESG reporting, which may include the ISSB standards, CSRD, Taxonomy Regulation, mandatory TCFD reporting and the UK Sustainability Disclosure Requirements, and an ability to quickly develop knowledge of new regulatory proposals and other developments as they arise
A firm grasp of how ESG regulation impacts the business and operational models of firms
Excellent interpersonal, delivery and communication skills including using social media and other technology
Ability to prioritise tasks, meet deadlines and lead others
Ability to make new contacts internally, build strong relationships with clients and regulators, listen to and understand client needs.
We know that the ESG agenda is fast moving and evolving. If you think you bring wider skills and expertise beyond those identified in this job description that you think could be of relevance to the role, then please contact us for an informal conversation; we know the best teams are made up of diverse and different people, so please contact us to see if we can find a way to make the role work for you.
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