Assistant Manager, Corporate Sustainability, Asia Pacific - Global Sustainability

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • HSBC
  • 30 Sep 16

Assistant Manager, Corporate Sustainability, Asia Pacific - Global Sustainability

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At HSBC, the term sustainability means achieving sustained profits for our shareholders, developing long-lasting customer relationships, valuing our highly committed employees and managing the social and environmental impact of our business. Global Sustainability sets global strategy on sustainability and focuses on managing the challenges of climate change, managing the social and environmental risks of projects that we finance and identifying business opportunities that have an environmental or social dimension. Global Sustainability oversees HSBC's global philanthropic programmes - which focus on education and the environment.

We are currently seeking a high caliber professional to join our team as Assistant Manager, Corporate Sustainability, Asia Pacific.

Principal responsibilities

  • Assist in the development of Corporate Sustainably strategic plans on Community Investment to ensure clear focus and consistency in approach
  • Assist to develop and implement local flagship Community Investment programmes that align with the Bank's Corporate Sustainability Strategy
  • Drive and supervise the development and monitoring of Community Investment programmes in Hong Kong
  • Assist to manage the Corporate Sustainability donation and departmental budget to ensure no overspend per approved plan
  • Demonstrate a sound understanding of the local social and environmental context, Corporate Sustainability trends as well as regulatory requirements in which HSBC operates
  • Keep abreast of Corporate Sustainability trends and other related Non Government Organisation programmes to identify Corporate Sustainability opportunities for HSBC
  • Assist to manage reporting and communications to enhance engagement to build the brand
  • Support the regional implementation of flagship global programmes
  • Assist in the coordination of the community investment and donation budget to ensure it aligns with Group guidelines and directives, as per approved plan
  • Assist to develop, coordinate and implement Corporate Sustainability activities that promote engagement and volunteerism among employees and management
  • Assist to drive and increase staff awareness about Corporate Sustainability programmes leading to increased staff participation in the programme and staff awareness about Corporate Sustainability issues
  • Support the effective implementation of strategies and reporting requirements
  • Manage Community Investment expenditure within budget and follow Group guidelines on Community Investment spending per approved plan

  • A degree holder in a relevant discipline, for example, social work, social science, business, accounting and related fields. Relevant community investment work experience an advantage
  • Good understanding of social needs and community investment trends and development
  • Good command of written and spoken English and Chinese
  • Excellent communications and presentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal effectiveness and project management skills
  • Creative with good problem solving skills
  • A mature, independent team player
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