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Head of Climate Risk/ Head of Research - Up to £65,000

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Recruiter: Nigel Frank International
Listed on: 15th March
Location: London
Salary/Rate: £55,000 - £65,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Head of Climate Risk/ Head of Research - Up to £65,000 - an exciting opportunity for growth

A start-up Eco/financial services client of mine who are on a journey to lower carbon-emissions by providing relevant information to companies within the financial sector are actively looking for a Head of Climate Risk to join them on their evolving journey.

This company has already seen a large amount of success and they are looking for the right individual to add to their growing ventures.

The role responsibilities:

  • Analyse and organize GHG emissions data as collected by the Data Collection team.
  • Review and update inference data methodology on an annual basis.
  • Manage the team responsible for developing climate risk analytics and research related to climate analytics and advisory business.
  • Review methodology and update analytics around climate scenario analysis and portfolio alignment.
  • Review methodology and develop analytics around PCAF implementation and carbon foot-printing for different asset classes.
  • Review methodology and update analytics around SBTi temperature metric models.
  • Keep abreast of latest developments in climate science and sustainable finance and incorporate them into products and services.
  • Develop product offering related to forward looking analytics for climate risk and opportunities.

Please see some of the technical requirements below:

  • Strong understanding of climate transition risk
  • In depth understanding of climate scenario models like the IPCC, IEA, NGFS models. Hands on experience of either using or developing such models.
  • Understanding of temperature metrics and SBTi models
  • Experience of working with and understanding of GHG emissions data and protocols
  • Ability to work with and deal with large amounts of data.
  • Background in statistics and hands on experience in working with large datasets in excel or R
  • Hands on experience in programming preferred - python or R.


  • Potential stock options available
  • Excellent career progression
  • Remote flexibility within the UK.

If this role sounds interesting to you, please reach out by calling me on [Telephone number removed] or alternatively email me Click here to contact this recruiter .

Head of Climate Risk/ Head of Research - Up to £65,000 - an exciting opportunity for growth