Sustainable Finance Trainer

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Climate Bonds Initiative

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30+ days ago

Job title: Sustainable Finance Trainer
Full time or part time hours available - please talk to us about any flexibility you require
Salary: £35,000 - 40,000 per annum
Closing date: 16th September 2022*
Start date: ASAP (depending on notice period)
About Climate Bonds Initiative
Climate Bonds Initiative is an investor-focused NGO working to mobilise the $100 trillion global bond market for climate change solutions. We promote investment in projects and assets necessary for a rapid transition to a low carbon and climate resilient economy.
Our main work streams are green bond standards and certification, data and market analysis, policy and market development, communications and advocacy.
Climate Bonds is a fast growing, dynamic NGO driven by a big mission. You will be working within an organisation that is leading the development of innovative international climate finance solutions.
The role
The Training Department of Climate Bonds was created in 2019 and it has up to date trained hundreds of professionals all over the world. The training department provides key stakeholders and individuals with the necessary knowledge and confidence to play a role in scaling up the financing of low carbon, inclusive and climate-resilient assets and infrastructure in their country, region and globally.
As CBI grows our objective is to increase capacity building in the capital markets to boost investment into climate and sustainable financial instruments. Subsequently the demand for CBI’s training services keeps on increasing and as such we are on the look out for a confident and astute professional who will be key to contribute to the further dissemination of CBI’s key messages.
The departments’ capacity building sessions share the latest scientific, technical, and socio-economic literature on the use of sustainable debt instruments to facilitate and promote the growth of the sustainable debt market by providing key education and services for scaling investment in sustainable development globally.
As a Trainer you will assist in the development, execution and completion of the departments activities and efforts to strengthen its impact and intensify outreach and communication to key stakeholders in the field.
This particular position at CBI is a role full of potential as it provides you with the opportunity to be at the forefront of the broader network of Climate Bonds connecting with a great diversity of stakeholders and partners from all corners of the world.
You'll need to utilise your creative skills to support the development of new intellectual approaches that combine sustainable investment and climate change mitigation practices such as training materials, instructor guides, handouts, etc. Additionally you'll contribute to educating different stakeholders worldwide on different topics related to CBI’s core activities with the purpose of further scaling up investment in sustainable development.

This versatile and demanding role requires someone who can effectively communicate and engage with our audiences to deliver specialised training.
What you'll be doing

  • Supporting the development of the training programme and portfolio of products in collaboration with CBI’s training team, managers and leadership
  • Undertaking review and research on specific topics related to CBI’s field of activity to ensure that material’s content and training sessions reflect the latest developments on the subject matter.
  • Supporting the delivery, moderation, and facilitation of online and in-person training across the globe.
  • Supporting the review and implementation of training performance and learning outcomes.
  • Evaluation of training feedback and proposing actions and improvements accordingly, reviewing and updating existing training materials as necessary
  • Promoting CBI’s set of services to our global client base

We would love to hear form you if you

  • Are degree educated in a field related to economics, finance, international development, environmental sciences or sustainable development
  • Have previous experience as a trainer, educator, instructor, adviser, or a similar activity working on the sustainable finance and environmental agendas
  • Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills that enables you to deliver engaging presentations
  • Are hardworking and ambitious with the potential to develop and grow

We are looking for the very best talent and appreciate everyone has different commitments outside of work. As such we can offer flexibility around working pattens and have both part time and full time hours available. We can't promise to give you exactly what you're after but we are always happy to explore what is possible for the role.


  • Opportunity to work with a global team on stimulating projects that have a positive impact globally
  • Work with Thought Leaders and grow your career
  • NGO Competitive salary
  • Remote and flexible working
  • Family friendly and inclusive environment
  • Local benefits appropriate to your region e.g. carbon free pension options

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £35,000.00 per year