Insurance Project Specialist, Science Based Targets Initiative job at World Resources Institute (WRI)
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Vacancy title:
Insurance Project Specialist, Science Based Targets Initiative

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Finance, Insurance & Real Estate ]

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World Resources Institute (WRI)

Deadline of this Job:
31 January 2023  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, January 17, 2023 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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What you will do:
• Outreach, Engagement, and Partnership Management (30% time)
• Work in conjunction with SBTi partners to assist the Net-Zero target-setting method development process
• Use and maintenance of SBTi project management and collaboration tools (e.g., Asana, Slack, Google Drive, etc.)
• Support in coordination of the collaboration with the Net-Zero Insurance Alliance, public consultation and road-testing process with the Net-Zero Manager
• Support in managing responses to the insurance-specific inquiries

Methods Development (70% time)
• Support development of resources, specifically related to insurance underwriting, in the FI Guidance & Net-Zero Standard development process
• Produce high-quality documentation based on internal product and scoping requirements on Insurance Underwriting for the SBTi Standard for Financial Institutions
• Contribute to the updating of the SBTi financial sector criteria and framework

What you will need:
• Education: You have completed a Bachelor’s in risk management, insurance, finance, business, economics, environment, sustainable development, administration, international relations, social sciences, law or related fields.
• Experience: You have 3+ years full-time relevant work experience in the insurance industry, ideally with climate and/or regulatory expertise.
• Experience in the insurance and reinsurance underwriting process (at least one year of experience)
• Experience in developing and promoting sustainable insurance strategies, approaches, products and solutions (encompassing insurance ESG risk management, net-zero insurance, insurance for low/zero-emission technologies, climate and disaster risk insurance, inclusive insurance and/or nature-positive insurance)
• Ideally spanning both non-life and life/health lines of business
• Prior experience at the international level in program management and stakeholder engagement is required.
• Prior experience in responsible investment is advantageous.
• Languages: You have verbal and written English proficiency.
• Requirements: Existing work authorization is required where this position is based. WRI is unable to authorize visa work authorization.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 31 January 2023
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 17-01-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 17-01-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 17-01-2066
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