CSR Programme Manager - Charitable Giving & Reporting

London, United Kingdom
18 May 2022
24 May 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Description of the Business Line or Department

The Communication department of Societe Generale UK is responsible for ensuring:
  • The definition of the Communication strategy in the UK, in line with Societe Generale group Communication.
  • The promotion of Societe Generale's brand, culture, values, and business expertise in the UK.
  • The support of its business activities, principally in Financing & Advisory, Global Market and Investment Services, Wealth and Asset Management.

The Communication team is organised around 2 pillars:
* Thought Leadership
* Corporate Engagement

Brand, Sponsorship, Internal Communications, Events and CSR are part of the Corporate Engagement pillar. The Thought Leadership pillar includes Media Relations, Editorial and Business Line communication partners.

The Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) team implements the CSR strategy across all our legal entities based in the UK. CSR is firmly embedded in our culture and is a key part of our employee engagement programme which demonstrates our company values.

Summary of the key purposes of the role

The CSR Programme Manager role will set the direction and lead on our Charitable Giving programme, overseeing our 3-year Charity Partnership in the UK focusing on staff fundraising, as well as supporting our offshore offices with their partnerships (Guernsey, Jersey and Gibraltar). They will also be responsible for ensuring the strategy is being implemented across all programmes through the reporting framework.

As a senior role within the wider Communications team, the Charitable Giving and Reporting Manager will support the Head of Corporate Engagement in the development and delivery of the UK CSR strategy and supervision of budgets. The role will also support liaison with key stakeholders, including UK management and Paris teams.

Summary of responsibilities

Charity Partner
  • Manage a 3-year Charity partnership ensuring fundraising targets and all partnership objectives are met.
  • Promote annual calendar of events, manage employee stewardship and develop new fundraising avenues.
  • Develop staff engagement opportunities with the Charity Partner and explore options beyond fundraising.
  • Oversee all budgeting, forecasting and processing of donations as well as contracts with external suppliers.
  • Project manage agreed fundraising events and campaigns from start to finish including all planning, logistics, legalities and working with external suppliers.
  • Support teams and offices across the UK to design and deliver fundraising initiatives.
  • Support the UK's participation in the Paris led Citizenship programmes and ensure global community investment strategy is appropriately reflected across UK platform.
  • Lead the UK charitable giving programme and associated partnership, developing the fundraising strategy, initiatives and procedures.

  • Collate data against our impact measurement framework and report bi-annually to management on progress.
  • Responsible for managing Societe Generale's internal UK CSR database tool including functionality development, data entry and reporting.
  • Oversee collation and analysis of CSR data, producing regular reports as required.
  • Manage collection, analysis and input of data for Societe Generale's global reporting process.

  • Provide key support to Head of Corporate Engagement on strategy development, stakeholder engagement and operational delivery.
  • Assist in the management of internal CSR networks, including preparing and delivering engaging meetings, ongoing communications and engagement materials.
  • Account manage relationships with selected UK business entities and internal departments.
  • Develop close working relationships with a variety of internal teams such as Communications, HR, Facilities, Compliance and Legal.
  • Build internal networks through attending forums, presentations and meetings.
  • Represent CSR at internal and external events. Deliver CSR presentations and updates as required.
  • Involvement in wider CSR forums and projects as required.
  • Provide CSR information to internal regulatory, compliance and risk reviews

  • Exceptional oral and written communicator, skilled at engaging and motivating employees at all levels.
  • Confident liaising and presenting to senior management/board level executives.
  • Strong skills in managing databases, analysing data and producing reports.
  • Excellent planning/project management skills, ability to work on multiple projects and meet tight deadlines.
  • Strong networker able to build relationships and networks with a variety of audiences.
  • Creative, resourceful and uses own initiative.
  • Comfortable working under pressure and leading on projects, working independently while equally happy working collaboratively.
  • Approachable, must have a 'can do' attitude.

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