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Finance Manager – Insurance Underwriting, Science Based Target Initiative

Closing: Jan 28, 2023

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Published: Jan 17, 2023 (13 days ago)

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The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi)  is looking for an outstanding individual to join the Financial Institutions team to help develop taget-setting methods, guidance, and criteria for (re-) insurers to set science-based targets on their insurance underwriting portfolios. The SBTi is seeking a dedicated, mission-driven individual to join the highly motivated Financial Institutions team at the SBTi. You thrive in an international environment where you can combine your technical expertise with project and stakeholder management skills.

What you will need:

  • Education: You have a completed Master’s degree in risk management, insurance, finance, business, economics, environment, or related fields.
  • Experience: You have 7+ years of experience in the insurance industry and/or relevant organizations.
    • Knowledge and expertise in the insurance and reinsurance underwriting process (3 suggested years of experience)
    • Experience in developing and promoting sustainable insurance strategies, approaches, products and solutions (encompassing insurance ESG risk management, net-zero insurance, insurance for low/zero-emission technologies, climate and disaster risk insurance, inclusive insurance and/or nature-positive insurance)
    • Ideal experience  spanning both non-life and life/health lines of business
    • Prior experience at the international level in program management and stakeholder engagement is required.
    • Prior experience in responsible investment is advantageous. 
  • Languages: You have verbal and written English proficiency.
  • Requirements: Existing work authorization is required where this position is based. WRI is unable to authorize visa work authorization.


Responsibilities
The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi)  is looking for an outstanding individual to join the Financial Institutions team to help develop taget-setting methods, guidance, and criteria for (re-) insurers to set science-based targets on their insurance underwriting portfolios. The SBTi is seeking a dedicated, mission-driven individual to join the highly motivated Financial Institutions team at the SBTi. You thrive in an international environment where you can combine your technical expertise with project and stakeholder management skills.

What you will need:

  • Education: You have a completed Master’s degree in risk management, insurance, finance, business, economics, environment, or related fields.
  • Experience: You have 7+ years of experience in the insurance industry and/or relevant organizations.
    • Knowledge and expertise in the insurance and reinsurance underwriting process (3 suggested years of experience)
    • Experience in developing and promoting sustainable insurance strategies, approaches, products and solutions (encompassing insurance ESG risk management, net-zero insurance, insurance for low/zero-emission technologies, climate and disaster risk insurance, inclusive insurance and/or nature-positive insurance)
    • Ideal experience  spanning both non-life and life/health lines of business
    • Prior experience at the international level in program management and stakeholder engagement is required.
    • Prior experience in responsible investment is advantageous. 
  • Languages: You have verbal and written English proficiency.
  • Requirements: Existing work authorization is required where this position is based. WRI is unable to authorize visa work authorization.


Methods Development (60% time)

  • Lead the development of insurance underwriting target setting methods and guidance
  • Contribute to the updating of the SBTi financial sector criteria and framework
  • Contribute to the integration of insurance underwriting target setting methodologies into the Net-Zero Standard
  • Develop resources to improve understanding of the Net-Zero Standard internally and externally

 

Engagement and Outreach (40% time)

  • Support in managing responses to the insurance-specific inquiries
  • Work in conjunction with SBTi partners to assist the Net-Zero target-setting method development process
  • Support financial institution engagement, outreach, query management


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