Vice President, Environment, Social and Governance Project Manager

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Bank Of America / Merrill Lynch
  • 20 Aug 17

Vice President, Environment, Social and Governance Project Manager

Job Description:
About Bank of America Merrill Lynch:
Our purpose as a firm is to make financial lives better, through the power of every connection. Across the world, we partner with leading corporate and institutional investors through our offices in more than 40 countries. In the U.S alone, we serve almost all Fortune 500 companies and approximately 59 million consumers and small-business customers. We provide a full suite of financial products and services, from banking and investments to asset and risk management. We cover a broad range of asset classes, making us a global leader in corporate and investment banking, sales and trading.

Connecting Asia Pacific to the World
Our Asia Pacific team is spread across 23 offices in 12 markets. We are focused on connecting Asia to the world and the world to Asia, using our global expertise to ensure success is shared between us, our clients and our communities. Our regional footprint covers 12 currencies, more than a dozen languages and five time zones, placing us firmly among the region's leading financial services companies.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch is committed to attracting, recruiting and retaining top diverse talent from across the globe. Our diversity and inclusion mission is to actively promote an inclusive work environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve personal success and contribute to the growth of our business. Each of our global Employee Networks bring together employees, create dialogue and awareness in support of our Diversity and Inclusion.

Position Description
Bank of America Merrill Lynch's Global Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Group supports the company's responsible growth strategy by working with lines of business and support groups to integrate ESG leadership into everything we do. The Global Environmental Group - part of the ESG Group - is responsible for developing and executing the bank's environmental strategy.

Key Responsibilities

  • As part of a small team, help lead the firms' environmental, social and governance efforts in Asia Pacific
  • Help drive the execution of the BofAML's environmental and social programs in the region
    • Work with business partners to explore innovative social and green products and services
    • Support regional initiatives driving operational footprint goals
    • Drive education and awareness around environmental and social risk and the implementation of the firm's Environmental and Social Risk Policy framework
    • Support environmental employee networks in region and environmental volunteering (?)
  • Manage internal and external ESG stakeholders
  • Provide awareness and ESG education for internal stakeholders
  • Support ESG related reporting requirements
  • Position the firm as a thought leader in the ESG space
  • Support ESG communications efforts internally and externally

Key Requirements
  • 10 years of experience in the ESG sector in the financial services industry, with a focus on environment
  • Strong knowledge of banking products and services
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, collaboration and influencing skills and demonstrated leadership skills
  • Ability to present effectively before senior management and to work effectively across multiple levels and types of employees
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Proficiency in PowerPoint, Excel and other business technologies
  • Project management skills and ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities at once

Bank of America Merrill Lynch is an equal opportunities employer.

Posting Date: 24/07/2017
Location: HK--Hong Kong

Full / Part-time: Full time
Hours Per Week: 40