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Consultant (f/m/d) Sustainability – SFS Equity Finance

Job Description

Develop what will be important tomorrow.

The world never stands still. And new challenges arise every day. We see this as an opportunity to rise to them. For example, by asking: how can people’s lives be improved? Help us look for the right answers. Let’s develop together what will be important tomorrow. With a passion for questioning things, for supplying ideas, intelligently driving things forward, and taking things into one´s own hands. All with the goal of helping society move towards a more sustainable future. We invest in technology with purpose - be it to decarbonize transportation and industries, to provide access to healthcare or to build digital infrastructure. Therefore, we motivate our employees to pursue their projects with fervor, to analyze and question things. This is how we can address the most important projects and push them forward together. Welcome to our world.

Have impact by improving people’s life

Whether in renewable energies, transportation, agriculture technology or healthcare, infrastructure projects and investments often require substantial amounts of financing. Siemens Financial Services Equity Finance (SFS EQ) offers a broad variety of equity financing solutions to make these projects happen, both for the customer and the involved Siemens Operating and Strategic companies. SFS EQ takes an active owner role by providing up to 50% of the required equity of a project or investment over the lifetime (development, construction, operation).

We make real what matters. This is your role.

You will play an integral part in advancing our Sustainability 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. 

As a Consultant (f/m/d) Sustainability you:
  • contribute to the implementation of the ESG agenda and ESG priorities within the SFS EQ BU to promote a sustainable, consistently ESG-focused investment strategy and portfolio development
  • help to implement state-of-the-art ESG standards within the framework of the SAG/SFS specifications within the SFS EQ BU
  • participate in the continuous development and implementation of the ESG framework as well as ESG tools and processes at EQ
  • work collaboratively with SFS EQ transaction teams and advise them to analyze sustainability aspects and identify improvement potentials in the investments
  • participate in implementing consistent reviews in the approval process on the ESG evaluations made by the SFS EQ Transaction Teams
  • act as a point of contact for EQ Transaction Teams in ambiguous ESG situations
  • act as point of contact for internal Sustainability working groups and panels
  • coordinate and conduct research on relevant ESG/sustainability topics related to corporate governance and legal requirements
  • contribute to ESG-related digitalization projects within SFS EQ (e.g. database driven ESG Reporting Tool)
  • share responsibility for the preparation and presentation of relevant ESG criteria of the EQ portfolio and the preparation of status presentations for EQ management and other stakeholders
  • act as a contact person for SFS EQ BE in the context of the implementation and further development of possible ESG IT solutions
What you need to make real what matters.
  • You have a University Degree in Business Administration, Finance, or a comparable qualification together with at least 3 years of related professional experience in the field of Sustainability
  • You bring extensive experience in the implementation of ESG strategic projects and measures (focus on sustainability or operational experience)
  • You have already been actively involved in investment processes and ideally bring investment expertise in equity and/or debt  
  • You have advanced knowledge of the EU Taxonomy, Sustainable Development Initiatives, Sustainability Reporting Standards and the financing environment, ideally Private Equity
  • Practical experience of market and competitive developments in the area of sustainability, ESG reporting standards and knowledge of the Siemens Sustainability Program ("DEGREE") is preferred
  • Ideally, you have a very good knowledge of the financial services industry and the captive finance business, especially about the business and the products and solutions
  • Experience with visualization and data analysis tools (Tableau, KNIME) is a plus
  • Preferably you already have experience in working in cross-national teams and projects
  • Very good English skills, a collaborative working style and good communication skills complete your profile 
What we offer. 
  • 2 to 3 days of mobile working per week as a global standard
  • Attractive remuneration package
  • Development opportunities for both personal and professional growth 
  • 30 leave days and a variety of flexible working models that allow time off for yourself and your family 
  • Share matching programs to become a shareholder of Siemens AG
  • Find more benefits here
Individual benefits are adapted to meet local legal regulations, the requirements of different job profiles, locations, and individual preferences. 

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: www.siemens.com/finance.

Make your mark in our exciting world at Siemens.

As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities.

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Organization: Siemens Financial Services

Company: Siemens Financial Services GmbH

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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