Vice President - Green and Sustainable Finance - Emerging Business Development - Markets

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Feb 05, 2023
Feb 19, 2023
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
HKEX - Exchange Square

Standard - 40 Hours (Hong Kong SAR)

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Job Summary:

Job Duties:
Emerging Business Development at HKEX is responsible for developing, incubating and delivering new products, platforms and businesses to take advantage of the exciting mega trends that are shaping our markets, such as ESG, Digital Assets and Data. This role presents a unique opportunity for a highly commercial and analytical candidate to work within the Green and Sustainable Finance team (GSF), working hand in hand with ESG knowledge, NGOs and technology partners across spectrum of green initiatives, including the launch of new Green products and services and the continuous development and promotion of STAGE, our Sustainable and Green Exchange.

Job Responsibilities:

• Lead the end-to-end design and implementation of GSF's strategic initiatives, for programs within, but not limited to, the development of HKEX's Sustainable and Green Exchange (STAGE) and the launch of new Data, Financing and Carbon-related products and services
• Be well versed on ESG market trends, be forward thinking to be able to identify future opportunities for HKEX in this space
• Actively engage external clients, business and technology partners for the successful rollout of these initiatives
• Establish strong working relationships across governmental & regulatory bodies and NGOs to promote HKEX's action in Green and Sustainable Finance
• Serve as ESG champion and subject matter expert internally and externally

Job Requirements:

• University degree in Finance, Economics, Business Administration, Engineering, Sustainability, Environmental Policy or other related disciplines
• At least 10 years relevant experience in well-established financial organizations, consulting or sustainability-related firms.
• Thorough understanding of the ESG industry. Experience in Carbon-related products and value-added services, ESG data or Green financing is highly beneficial. Experience in capital markets and exchange technology (including DLT) would be a plus
• Proven track record of managing complex initiatives across departments, socializing findings with senior management and driving topics to conclusion levels (decisions, budgeting)
• High caliber written and spoken presentation skills. Comfortable crafting and presenting content to internal and external stakeholders of different levels of seniority
• Strong commercial acumen, with experience in designing and commercialization products to the market, as well as forming new commercial and strategic partnerships
• Innovative and creative mindset, able to think outside the box and not afraid to challenge the status quo
• Proficiency in Cantonese and Putonghua is preferred
• Candidate with less experience will be considered as Assistant Vice President

HKEX is committed as an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity is one of our core values and we look to support, respect diverse perspectives abilities, culture and experiences within our workplace.

Company Introduction:

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) is one of the world's major exchange groups, and operates a range of equity, commodity, fixed income and currency markets. HKEX is the world's leading IPO market and as Hong Kong's only securities and derivatives exchange and sole operator of its clearing houses, it is uniquely placed to offer regional and international investors access to Asia's most vibrant markets.

As the global markets leader in the Asian time-zone, we offer a world of opportunities for early careers and experienced hires. Here, we know that diverse thinking fosters better solutions, and we are committed to building an open and dynamic environment which allows our business to innovate and our people to thrive.

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HKEX is committed as an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity is one of our core values and we look to support, respect diverse perspectives, abilities, culture and experiences within our workplace.
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