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Corporate Social Responsibility Officer - (100% - 6 months, Zurich)
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Zürich
Start date :
01.08.2024
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Corporate Social Responsibility Officer - (100% - 6 months, Zurich)

Description

The Bank’s entire operations are managed by COO Division and are headed up by the Chief Operating Officer. It strives to provide both in-house and external clients with a first-rate service to ensure our business operates efficiently and at the best possible cost. The COO division comprises Operations, Finance, Information Management, Human Resources and Logistics. COO employees are committed to providing, with professionalism and enthusiasm, an efficient, proactive, high-quality service that meets the needs of clients within the context of the Bank’s overall strategy. Union Bancaire Privée, UBP SA is looking for a new Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Manager based in Zurich, who will collaborate in the further development of the CSR strategy and its implementation across the Bank, including its international locations.

Mission

In collaboration with the Head of CSR and the Head of Sustainability, establish the UBP’s sustainability agenda compliant to the upcoming sustainability regulations.

Challenges

Manage the daily activities related to CSR and collaborate with the Head of CSR on strategic actions.

Main responsibilities

Assist the UBP CSR team to face its current numerous tasks and challenges, including:

  • Preparation work to comply with upcoming non-financial regulations (e.g. CSRD, Swiss Code of Obligations)
  • Preparation of the annual carbon footprint assessment and compensation 
  • Preparation of the annual Sustainability Report and TCFD report
  • Definition of net-zero path for the Bank
  • Project management on CSR topics, e.g., paper and waste reduction, diversity, community engagement, and carbon actions, etc.
  • Interface management with Group sites, act as contact point for CSR targets and actions, with focus on environmental goals

Duration: 6 months

Location: Zurich

Education

  • Education: Diploma
  • Certification: Bachelor's and/or Master's degree in a related field
  • Technical skills: CSR experience required
  • IT Tools: Excel and other MS tools

Experience

  • Years of experience: N/A
  • Experience required:
  • Previous experience in CSR related roles, preferably in financial services firms
  • Proven project management skills
  • Experience in carbon footprint is an asset
  • Experience sustainability reporting and sustainability audit is an asset
  • Successfully completed further education studies, ideally with focus on environment
  • Knowledge on net-zero is an asset
  • Experience in private banking: Preferred

Language

  • English: Fluent
  • French: Basic
  • German: Basic

Personal skills

  • Swiss resident: Mandatory

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