Head of Sustainability – SFS Equity Finance (f/m/d)

Job Description

Want to have impact on improving people’s lives by investing in technology with purpose? 

Siemens Financial Services Equity Finance (SFS EQ) offers a broad variety of financing solutions, spanning from traditional equity project finance to platforms, fund structures and to investments in growth companies, empowering business models in renewable energies, decarbonizing transportation and industries, in healthcare services, or in sustainable food production. We are life-long learners who believe in our purpose to benefit the society by transforming the everyday. We enjoy challenges and continually bring diversity of thought and experience to the table that are key to our success. Join our team and let’s develop what will be important tomorrow! 

What part will you play?

SFS EQ invests globally in projects and business models with significant value-add for Siemens and society. 

You will play an integral part in advancing our ESG agenda, in implementing sustainable finance strategies for the portfolio and in advising management and transaction teams in their assessments and risk management of ESG factors in investments.
  • Define ESG framework and ESG priorities for SFS EQ together with the SFS EQ CRO and SFS EQ CEO and in consultation with the entire SFS EQ leadership team
  • Develop actionable plans to implement the ESG priorities and to set ambitious, but realistic ESG targets across all investments within the SFS EQ portfolio
  • Lead a small team of ESG expert analysts 
  • Drive further development of ESG-related aspects of processes and tools to support target achievements
  • Provide guidance to transaction teams and decision makers in ambiguous ESG situations and participate in investment meetings to ensure informed decisions and to support risk mitigation (incl. ESG-related documentation and/or value creation
  • Act as liaison to the SFS Strategic Development team as well as to other business units within SFS, on all ESG related topics and coordinate SFS-wide ESG initiatives for SFS EQ and to contribute from an SFS EQ perspective
  • Coordinate and lead all sustainability related reporting activities for SFS EQ in close collaboration with all relevant internal stakeholders
  • Foster ESG training and learning programs within SFS EQ in partnership with other SFS teams focused on sustainability initiatives and people transformation topics
  • Act as governance owner for ESG escalation process to SFS EQ BU management and SFS management.
  • Serve as subject matter expert on EU Taxonomy and other similar sustainability-related initiatives and regulations affecting the EQ business in close collaboration with all relevant internal stakeholders
  • Perform research on variety of ESG and sustainability-related corporate governance, legal, disclosure frameworks, best-in-class market practices in equity investments and other matters in order to navigate the evolving environment and give further insights and impulses into SFS EQ business
What you need to make real what matters.
  • You are passionate about ESG and you understand how ESG can unlock value in investments
  • You hold a degree in Finance, Business Administration, Sciences, IT or a related field, preferably with additional ESG qualifications
  • You have worked in financial services, asset management, in a private equity firm or a consulting company for at least 7 years, preferably with a dedicated focus on sustainable finance
  • You have demonstrated leadership skills, e.g. by leading cross-functional initiatives or teams
  • You are curious, ambitious, self-reflected, embrace challenges as growth opportunities, and have a strong affinity for working in diverse teams
Do you want to know more about us?

We at Siemens Financial Services provide business-to-business financial solutions. Our unique combination of financial expertise, risk competence and industry know-how enable us to create tailored innovative financial solutions. We have our headquarters in Munich, Germany and almost 3,000 employees worldwide. Follow this link to discover our world:

Make your mark in our exciting world at Siemens.

As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities. - if you would like to find out more about jobs & careers at Siemens.

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Organization: Siemens Financial Services

Company: Siemens Financial Services GmbH

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Either

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