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Project Coordinator (Fixed Term)

This exciting role at the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) provides an opportunity to join our fast-paced Sustainable Finance team. CISL builds strategic leadership capacity to tackle global challenges in pursuit of a sustainable world. We do this by catalysing leadership through our business platforms and world-class educational programmes, both informed by research from the University of Cambridge and elsewhere.

Our Sustainable Finance team works with groups of leading firms in the global investment, banking and insurance industries (through the Investment Leaders Group, Banking Environment Initiative and ClimateWise group respectively) on challenges such as long-term value creation, financing sustainable food supply chains and the role of regulation in supporting resilience to sustainability risks.

This role provides administrative support to a dynamic team across a range of projects within the ClimateWise platform. The role will provide a critical foundation for the rest of the team, ensuring work runs smoothly. The focus of the role will be primarily to ensure that administrative, procedural and contractual obligations are met. The role will also liaise with key stakeholders, prepare and then support the onsite management of high-level events, coordinate travel bookings for the team and facilitate successful project outcomes.

Applicants should be committed to the values that underpin CISL's work and will be expected to demonstrate the essential skills, traits and experience as outlined in the further information for this role.

This post is for a fixed 12 month period, full-time and located in Cambridge.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Informal enquiries may be made to the CISL Human Resources team,

Please quote reference EN16030 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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