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Global Child Forum is hiring a Sustainable Finance - Key Account Manager  

Are you an expert in sustainable finance and ESG analysis? Are you interested in investors role in supporting companies to reach the SDGs and in particular improving their impact on children? Then perhaps you are the star we are searching for as our new Sustainable Finance – Key Account Manager!

Global Child Forum conducts research and analysis on children’s rights and business and organizes global forums at the highest level. Over the past decade, we have measured over 2,600 companies on their disclosures on implementation of the Children’s Rights and Business Principles. We publish the results in our key report: the State of Children’s Rights and Business.

We are now looking for the right person, with the right network of leading global financial actors to help us market our data to asset owners and asset managers with global mandates and produ

Your role:

The Sustainable Finance – Key Account Manager is responsible for driving engagement with the financial and investment community to ensure that our data on children’s rights is incorporated and referred to in investment and business decision-making. Furthermore, the role calls for providing leadership on the topics of sustainable financing and action-oriented communication with the financial sector.

The Sustainable Finance – Key Account Manager reports to the Head of Research and Business Development.  This is a new role for the organization and will be part of a team consisting of different and complementary expertise in children’s rights within the business sector, sustainability and business development.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Identify and initiate partnership with a number of key asset managers and key asset owners focusing on their use of Global Child Forum’s sustainability data.
  • Contribute to the conceptualization and production of the Global Child Forum yearly benchmark report – in order to adapt it to the financial sector as the key target group.
  • Initiate, design and contribute to events, products and services in order to make available Global Child Forum’s sustainability data to key actors.

Your background:

  • Master degree in Economics, Business, Finance, International Development, or other comparable studies around sustainability with a focus on private sector development or financing;
  • Existing network in the the financial sectorLi (e.g. consultants, rating agencies, investment banks, fund managers);
  • Strong knowledge of impact concepts and international conventions on human and children’s rights.

Personal skills:

  • Display strong networking and social skills;
  • Commercial drive and sound business sense;
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Strong in planning, project management and organising complex activities;
  • Capacity to think strategically, with a strong understanding for the organization’s needs;
  • Excellent communication skills and fluent in English both written and verbally.

Application information

Does this sound appealing? Apply by submitting a cover letter and CV to Bjorn@blomqvisthr.se no later than 28 April 2021. 

Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis and the position might be filled before the end of the application date.

If you have questions regarding the position, please contact Filippa Bergin, Head of Research and Business Development (Filippa.Bergin@globalchildforum.org).

For questions regarding he recruitment process, please contact Lisa Jensen, Head of Finance and HR (Lisa.Jensen@globalchildforum.org).

This is a permanent full time position based in Stockholm, Sweden and we are located in the  historic Axel Oxenstiernska Palace in Stockholm’s “old town”, although presently we work remotely.

About Global Child Forum

Global Child Forum was founded in 2009 by the Swedish Royal Family, and is a leading platform for children’s rights and business dedicated to innovative thinking, knowledge-sharing and networking. Global Child Forum believes in the power and responsibility of business, working in partnership with all parts of society, to create a prosperous, sustainable and just society for the world’s children. In addition to forums, Global Child Forum delivers research perspectives, best practices and risk assessment tools designed to unlock opportunities for business to integrate children’s rights into their operations and communities. The Honorary Chairman of the Global Child Forum is H.M. King Carl XVI Gustaf.