Location: Montreal, Quebec (Canada); Frankfurt am Main (Germany); or London (United Kingdom). All locations include flexibility to work from home regularly.
Salary: Competitive, plus benefits
Hours: 40 hours per week
Team: Market Engagement
Reports to: Director, Market Engagement
On 3 November 2021, the IFRS Foundation Trustees announced the creation of a new standard-setting board—the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB)—to help meet the demand from international investors for high-quality, transparent, reliable and comparable reporting by companies on climate and other environmental, social and governance (ESG) matters. The ISSB builds on the success of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) as well as the work of the Climate Disclosure Standards Board and the Value Reporting Foundation (formerly IIRC and SASB), which both consolidated with the IFRS Foundation in 2022.
The Market Engagement Manager will work with the Director of Market Engagement and the ISSB standard-setting team to effectively facilitate feedback on the technical content of the ISSB Standards, communications and relationship management across internal teams and a broad external stakeholder base. This will include project management and stakeholder engagement. This role will establish outreach plans for external engagement to support standard-setting projects, bringing together standard-setting staff, communications staff and outreach staff. This role will also steward the ISSB Technical Reference Group (TRG), a consultative body that provides content advice and support to ISSB and standard-setting staff.
The Technical Market Engagement Manager will be comfortable thinking and communicating with nuance and detail while also staying aligned with strategic priorities. They will enjoy relationship management and be comfortable speaking with a range of stakeholders. They might also bring direct experience facilitating corporate roundtable meetings or leading sessions designed to solicit stakeholder feedback. This is an exciting role for a person who likes to design and implement robust project plans to ensure they and others engage with external stakeholders successfully.
The ideal candidate will have:
The IFRS Foundation operates under a multi-location model with offices around the world; early mornings and late nights will be required from time to time. There is also flexibility in the time when you do your work during the day.
The application period for this role has now closed.