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Senior Manager Sustainability Governance

London Stock Exchange
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
23 Nov 2023

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Contract Type
Full Time
LSEG's purpose is driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth. LSEG's sustainability team defines and drives the sustainability strategy, policy and framework, working with all parts of the business to embed sustainability into all parts of the value chain. As part of the collaborative sustainability team this role plays a meaningful part in LSEG's ambition to be a strategic enabler of sustainable growth in the transition to low-carbon and inclusive economy. The purpose of this role is to ensure that LSEG adopts an effective Governance Framework that delivers positive outcomes and robust management and oversight of the Group's sustainability approach.

Main responsibilities

Maintain and evolve LSEG's Sustainability Policy and Governance Framework to align with good practice, regulatory requirements and other applicable LSEG Policies.

Support the Group Head of Sustainability to ensure the LSEG Board, subsidiary boards and LSEG Executive Committee receive appropriate management information and reports on LSEG's Sustainability Strategy. Additionally ensure the effective running of relevant sustainability-related governance forums, principally the Sustainability Committee and the Climate Transition Steering Committee.

Collaborating with LSEG Legal & Compliance and external advisers as needed, build and maintain a register of applicable sustainability-related legal requirements and ensure accountable business stakeholders understand internal requirements and controls and maintain effective management and oversight.

Act as the key the point of contact between the Group Sustainability Team and the Group Risk Function; maintain the Sustainability Team's Risk Register and associated Internal Controls; lead on Sustainability-related elements of the Risk and Control Assessment (RCA) process.

Sustainability Programmes: Support the Group Head of Sustainability to supervise progress of sustainability programmes and priorities to advise decision-making and strategic direction.

Ensure appropriate sustainability-related due diligence is conducted on prospective acquisitions and third party partners where required.

Support the Group Head of Sustainability to plan, manage and monitor the sustainability budget and third-party vendors.

LSEG is a leading global financial markets infrastructure and data provider. Our purpose is driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth.

Our purpose is the foundation on which our culture is built. Our values of Integrity, Partnership, Excellence and Change underpin our purpose and set the standard for everything we do, every day. They go to the heart of who we are and guide our decision making and everyday actions.

Working with us means that you will be part of a dynamic organisation of 25,000 people across 65 countries. However, we will value your individuality and enable you to bring your true self to work so you can help enrich our diverse workforce. You will be part of a collaborative and creative culture where we encourage new ideas and are committed to sustainability across our global business. You will experience the critical role we have in helping to re-engineer the financial ecosystem to support and drive sustainable economic growth. Together, we are aiming to achieve this growth by accelerating the just transition to net zero, enabling growth of the green economy and creating inclusive economic opportunity.

LSEG offers a range of tailored benefits and support, including healthcare, retirement planning, paid volunteering days and wellbeing initiatives.

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. This means that we do not discriminate on the basis of anyone's race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. Conforming with applicable law, we can reasonably accommodate applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as mental health or physical disability needs.

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