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CORPORATE GOVERNANCE & ESG ADVISOR

We are seeking a Policy Adviser to lead policy formulation and engagement across Corporate Governance and Environmental and Social Governance.

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MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

As part of the QCA's policy team you will be the point person for all matters relating to corporate governance. This will involve:

  • Managing the stewardship of the QCA Corporate Governance Code and creating a strategy for going forward.
  • Managing the QCA's Corporate Governance Expert Group. This includes updating the group on QCA activities and undertaking administrative tasks, such as scheduling and managing meetings, taking minutes, and carry through agreed actions.
  • Leading stakeholder engagement with regards to corporate governance. This would include government departments, such as BEIS, and other external organisations.
  • Contributing to the drafting of relevant policy consultation responses from UK and EU bodies.
  • Speaking at events and representing the QCA externally on corporate governance matters
  • Contributing to the drafting of content for web, social media and email.
  • Working with the QCA events team to manage corporate governance training workshops and other related events

You will also take on responsibility for developing a new programme of work in the area of ESG. This may involve the production of written content, training programs and events. The aim will be to best equip small and mid-caps to understand the risks and seize the opportunities in this area of growing importance.


SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

This role would suit someone with governance experience and an active interest in how it can enable companies to create sustainable, long-term value for their shareholders.

Essential

  • Experience and interest in corporate governance in the UK, and the wider environment for business
  • Experience of drafting written content (for example, publications, policy consultation responses)
  • Experience of organising events
  • Experience of managing committees/working groups
  • Experience of public speaking
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
  • Good IT skills (for example, Microsoft Office, Google Suite)

Desirable

  • Knowledge of public equity markets in the UK
  • Knowledge of ESG and what it means for companies
  • Experience of project management
  • Digital skills - including web, social media, and email communications.
  • Experience with proof-reading/editing

 

OTHER INFORMATION:

Competitive salary, dependent on experience. Plus benefits.

This is a full-time position Monday-Friday (9.00am to 5.30pm) in our London office (6 Kinghorn Street, EC1A 7HW). We would also encourage applications from those who may wish to work part-time (if this is the case, please note so in your application).

Please note, there will be some instances when you may be required to attend meetings and events outside office hours. For example, evening dinner events in London.

You must have leave to remain and permission to work in the UK as we are unable to sponsor any work permits. All successful applicants will be asked to provide us with documentary evidence to support their entitlement to work in the UK prior to commencing their new role.

See here for more details and to apply

 

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