Corporate Responsibility Adviser - 12 month FTC

M&G plc.
London, United Kingdom
02 Feb 2023
13 Feb 2023
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
At M&G our purpose is to help people manage and grow their savings and investments, responsibly. As a business, we are continuing to take steps towards a sustainable future, delivering better long-term solutions for our customers and clients and identifying new opportunities to make a positive impact for our environment and communities . To help us achieve our vision we're looking for exceptional people who live our values of care and integrity and who can inspire others; embrace change; deliver results and keep it simple.

We will consider flexible working arrangements for any of our roles and also offer work place accommodations to ensure you have what you need to effectively deliver in your role.

The Role:

The M&G CR team manages corporate responsibility activities across the business: devising community investment initiatives; measuring impact and spend; tracking performance against annual competitor benchmarking; coordinating ESG and CR reporting; as well as determining where the business can have the greatest social impact.

Reporting to the Group Head of Corporate Responsibility, you'll demonstrate the business value of Corporate Responsibility (CR) - balancing your passion for the issues with a thorough understanding of the commercial implications.

You'll need to look externally and be able to analyse CR developments in the market, interpreting everything from market research and government consultation papers to benchmark trends. You'll also attend networking events. You'll support the team to help shape CR policy development and help devise and support implementation strategies.

Drawing on your diplomatic skills, you'll interact with internal departments and partner organisations to secure their commitment to CR programmes.

Please note this role is a 12-month Fixed Term Contract to cover maternity leave.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To assist with the planning, recruitment, training, implementation and evaluation of team challenges, local events and fundraising/volunteering initiatives
  • To support in development and implementation of CR policy and strategy, measuring and evaluating the impact of CR programmes
  • To manage the digital M&G Community Fund including applications, quarterly virtual meetings and charitable donations/funding requests, keeping a record of activities
  • To collect data, keeping up to date records of charity and community numbers and pipeline charities
  • To create and maintain employee referral tracker and grantee database
  • To coordinate communications across the business of flagship and volunteering programmes, team challenges, regional activities and award submissions including preparation of weekly news articles
  • To update community intranet pages and external website context gathering for social media, app and internal communications including organising photographer and videographer where applicable

You will have:

Understanding of Corporate Responsibility (CR) and Sustainable Development (SD) issues with a commercial perspective:
  • Capable of developing further understanding of business specific CR and SD issues
  • Project management experience
  • Experience of working within a business CR team desirable but not essential

Work Level: Experienced Colleague
Recruiter Name: Matt Campbell
Close Date: 11th Feb 2023

We have a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture at M&G plc, underpinned by our policies and our employee-led networks who provide networking opportunities, advice and support for the diverse communities our colleagues represent. Regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, nationality or disability we are looking to attract, promote and retain exceptional people. We also welcome those who take part in military service and those returning from career breaks.
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