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  • London

Financial Conduct Authority

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ESG Leadership Team Administrator (12-month Fixed-Term Contract)

Salary: National ranging from £25,000 to £32,000 and London from £27,500 to £35,000

Are you someone who wants to make a real difference through your work?
The team/department
Led by Sacha Sadan, the FCA’s first ESG Director, the ESG (Environmental Social and Governance) Division is responsible for developing and coordinating delivery of the FCA’s strategy and commitments in the ESG space – spanning the FCA’s roles as both a regulator and an operating entity. The division is responsible for embedding ESG strategy into all divisions and departments right across the FCA.
The ESG Division comprises a group of committed, highly collaborative individuals, who are passionate about driving positive change and healthy culture and governance.
What you will be doing (the role)
  • Working as part of a team of 3 Administrators, who provides general admin support to 4 Managers
  • Diary management, including managing clashes, organising travel and agendas
  • Arranging and writing up meeting minutes and/ or action points
  • Help in organising of events both within the FCA and externally (such as away days)
  • Working with other Administrators within ESG to ensure the smooth running of the work of the teams and periodically covering for the Head of Department/Director PA
What you will get from the role
  • Personal satisfaction from playing a key role in a team that leads work on an FCA priority
  • Excellent learning, training, and personal development opportunities
  • Exposure to and interaction with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders, as well as interaction with various teams with differing specialisms
  • Enhanced knowledge of various FCA systems
Our competitive flexible benefits scheme gives you the opportunity to create a personalised benefits package, tailored to suit your lifecycle. You can use this allowance to purchase additional benefits such as dental or cycle to work or you have the option top up your base salary by taking this as cash.
Core benefits that you will receive as standard are:
  • 25 days holiday per year plus bank holidays
  • Private healthcare with Bupa
  • A non-contributory Pension of at least 8% of basic salary each month (there are several contribution levels that increase depending on your age – up to 12% a month once you reach age 35)
  • Life assurance of eight times your basic salary
  • Income protection
We support hybrid working which means you will be able to work from home up to 60% of the time over a month with the remainder of your time in one of our three office locations.
The skills and experience you will have
We are a signatory to the Government’s Disability Confident scheme. This means that we will offer an interview to disabled candidates entering under the scheme, who best meet the minimum criteria for a role.
  • Previous administration experience
  • Evidence of strong written communication skills
  • Demonstrable evidence of minute taking experience
  • Evidence of teamwork and in partnership – the ability to work actively and effectively with others to achieve outcomes in both formal and informal teams
  • Proficiency in IT skills, particularly in Microsoft packages
  • Ability to look ahead, plan work and act on own initiative; as well as being a team player with a flexible and willing approach
  • Good organisational and time management skills; able to prioritise and manage workload
  • Good communication skills, ability to interact with people at all levels (oral & written)
  • Flexible, willing to get things done and a can-do attitude
  • Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines with a good eye for detail
About the FCA
The FCA regulates the conduct of nearly 45,000 firms in the UK to ensure our financial markets are honest, fair and competitive. We do this to make sure markets work well for individuals, businesses and the economy as a whole. For more information on what we do, our three-year strategy can be found

The FCA’s Values & Diversity
Our ambition is to cultivate a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences and similarities enable us to be a better organisation – one that makes better decisions, drives innovation, and delivers better regulation.
The FCA is committed to achieving greater diversity across all levels of the organisations. Given this, we particularly welcome applications from men, disabled and minority ethnic candidates for our professional support role.
Flexible working
We welcome applications from candidates who are looking for flexible arrangements. Many of our staff work flexibly including working part-time, staggered hours, and job shares. We can’t promise to give you exactly what you want but we won’t judge you for asking.
As part of the FCA’s on-going commitment to develop our national presence, most of our vacancies are now open to working in our Edinburgh, Leeds, or London offices. This means that as part of the application process you will be able to select your preference of which office location you would like to work from.
Useful information
Applications for this role close at 23:59 on 24th May 2024
This role is graded as Professional Support – Corporate
Got a question?
If you are interested in learning more about the role, please contact:
For internal applicants, please contact Sara Holland at

For external applicants, please contact Ifrah Azam at

What to expect from our interview process
The interview process will consist of a one stage competency-based interview, to take place week commencing 3rd June 2024.
Application support
We want to remove any possible barriers and are committed to providing a wide range of reasonable adjustments so that you can keep the focus on your conversations and be at your best.
If you have an accessibility requirement, disability, or condition that means you might require changes to the recruitment process, please contact your recruiter to discuss this further. Our aim is to make your application as easy and comfortable as possible, and your recruiter will be happy to work with you to make any necessary arrangements where possible.
Please note that all applications must be submitted through our online portal, applications sent via email will not be accepted.

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