Overview

Office Location:

London, England, United Kingdom

Remote

The location for this position is flexible within countries where The Nature Conservancy is a registered NGO and has an already established office. Candidate must have ability to overlap 4-6 hours per business day with European GMT or CET time zones.

Who We Are:
The Nature Conservancy’s mission is to protect the lands and waters upon which all life depends. As a science-based organization, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that we can create a world in which people and nature thrive. We’re rooted in our Mission and guided by our Values, which includes a Commitment to Diversity and Respect for People, Communities, and Cultures. Whether it’s career development, flexible schedules, or a rewarding mission, there’s lots of reasons to love life #insideTNC. Want a better insight to TNC? Check out our TNC Talent playlist on YouTube  or on Glassdoor.

Our goal is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that all our colleagues around the globe feel a sense of belonging, and that their unique contributions to our mission are valued. We know we’ll only achieve our Mission by hiring and engaging a diverse workforce that reflects the communities in which we work. In addition to the requirements in our postings, we recognize that people come with talent and experiences outside of a job. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to innovation and a culture of inclusion! Please apply – we’d love to hear from you. To quote myriad TNC staff members, “you’ll join for our mission, and you’ll stay for our people.”

The Impact Finance & Markets division at The Nature Conservancy (TNC) provides technical and strategic leadership to create transformational impact with the private sector by translating the value of nature and conservation approaches into actionable, science-based strategies that can help solve societal challenges. NatureVest is one of four Business Units that sit within the Impact Finance and Markets division.

What We Can Achieve Together:
NatureVest is the impact investment unit of The Nature Conservancy. NatureVest’s vision is a world where financial markets value and integrate natural capital into business and investment decisions as part of creating a sustainable, equitable and more efficient economy. The Sustainable Financial Advisory Team within NatureVest provides market expertise to TNC teams identifying innovative sources of value for nature. The Advisory Team provides consulting, business model innovation, and finance project management services to TNC teams globally.

The Sustainable Finance Coordinator will support the NatureVest team with a primary focus on the Durable Protection Finance Team tasked with scoping and designing Project Finance for Permanence (PFP) financing strategies that integrate public, private and blended sources of capital. The Coordinator will be responsible for multiple tasks and activities related to pipeline development, project management, cross-business unit collaboration, meeting and event coordination, external partner relations, knowledge and task management, and sustainable financing project analysis, as well as managing one or more discrete projects with oversight from the Director, Sustainable Finance & Durable Protection or other colleagues.

We’re Looking for You:
The Coordinator will assist in the day-to-day management of the Durable Project Finance Team and its projects. They will be responsible for developing and implementing the team’s project management process, supporting partner deal teams, and guiding the collaboration with other TNC teams through scheduling and leading meetings, managing timelines and tracking the completion of deliverables. Other responsibilities may also include assisting the development of flexible and transparent financial models (including the incorporation of different types of capital), supporting due diligence and risk assessments, and participating in the development of internal and external information memoranda. The initial focus of the position will be to support deal teams and contribute to the entire PFP process, with the aim of eventually taking the lead in advising the financial strategy over specific PFP transactions with Director oversight. The location for this position is flexible within countries where The Nature Conservancy is a registered NGO and has an already established office. Candidate must have ability to overlap 4-6 hours per business day with European GMT or CET time zones.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support the design and implementation of finance strategies for PFP deals.
  • Manage and implement project work plans.
  • Coordinate with project managers and other staff within partner TNC teams.
  • Coordinate team collaboration in complex negotiations.
  • Organize events and workshops.
  • Travel and work flexible hours, as needed.

What You’ll Bring:

  • BA/BS degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or related field and 3 years related experience, or equivalent combination.
  • Experience managing multiple complex tasks with accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Experience with project management.
  • Experience with financial issues or analysis.
  • Excellent verbal and written English language skills.

BONUS

  • Multi-lingual skills and multi-cultural or cross-cultural experience are appreciated.
  • Knowledge of conservation finance, debt capital markets, corporate governance, and/or asset management.

What We Bring:
Since 1951, The Nature Conservancy has been doing work you can believe in protecting the lands and waters that all life depends on. Through grassroots action, TNC has grown to become one of the most effective and wide-reaching environmental organizations in the world. Thanks to more than 1 million members, over 400 scientists, and the dedicated efforts of our diverse staff, we impact conservation throughout the world!

The Nature Conservancy offers a competitive, comprehensive benefits package including: health care benefits, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan including employer match, parental leave, accrued paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, other life and work wellbeing benefits. Learn more about our benefits at in the Culture Tab on nature.org/careers.

We’re proud to offer a work-environment that is supportive of the health, wellbeing, and flexibility needs of the people we employ!

Salary Information:
This position may be based in any country where TNC has an established entity, taking into consideration legal restrictions, such as non-national ratios and immigration processing times. For U.S. based applicants only, the starting pay range for this position is generally within the range $60,000 – $84,000 for annual base salary and is based on location, qualifications, specific skills, and experience. This range only applies to candidates whose country of employment is the USA. For all other applicants, pay ranges will be in local currency, the pay range will be based on the local labor market, and not tied to the above pay range. Your geographic location will be confirmed during the recruitment and used to determine your actual pay range. Additionally, for all applicants, actual pay will fall within a range based on a variety of factors including, for example, the candidate’s qualifications, specific skills, and experience.

Apply Now:
To apply for job ID 55309, submit your materials online by using the Apply Now button at https://careers.nature.org/. Need help applying? Visit our recruitment page or contact applyhelp@tnc.org.

The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of people of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

TNC is committed to offering accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application process. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please send a note to applyhelp@tnc.org with Request for Accommodation in the subject line.

An attractive salary and benefits package is part of TNC’s value proposition to our employees. TNC strives to provide competitive pay and bases salaries on the geographic location of the role committing to being equitable across groups and providing hiring salary ranges when possible.

Since we support flexible and remote work for our employees, many positions have a flexible location within countries where we’re registered as a Non-government Organization and established as an employer. This may mean we’re unable to provide a hiring salary range in the posting for some of our positions. However, candidates invited to be part of our interview process will be provided their location specific range upon request.

This description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required for this job.