The Sustainability Engagement and Partnerships Officer is responsible for coordinating AXA XL’s global charitable giving and employee engagement programs. You will deliver our annual volunteering day – the Global Day of Giving – which takes place across 29 countries and engages over 3,000 colleagues as well as manage our disaster relief and preparedness partnerships and our Hearts in Action colleague committees. The Sustainability Engagement and Partnerships Officer will also coordinate our charitable giving and volunteering reporting, including managing our approach to due diligence and vetting of nonprofit beneficiaries, and work with other members of the Sustainability team to create new employee engagement initiatives.

You will be part of the global Sustainability team, based in London, with the option to work flexibly from home. You will report to the Social Impact Director.

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What will your essential responsibilities include?

  • Managing the company’s annual day of service, the Global Day of Giving. This includes registration tool development and testing; recruitment, training and ongoing management of volunteer coordinators; target setting; creating internal/external communications which excite and inspire; producing resources and guidance on volunteer project scope and management; and measuring and reporting impact of the event.
  • Managing the due diligence and vetting checks of AXA XL’s beneficiary nonprofits, as per our Global Charitable Giving Policy, including partnering with our third-party vetting partners, keeping comprehensive records of evidence and maintaining the due diligence log in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Managing our Matching Gifts program and policy, in partnership with the Sustainability Associate.
  • Coordinating our annual Community Investment Survey reporting to AXA Group, with support from the Sustainability Associate.
  • Engaging our Hearts in Action colleague-led committees, including supporting cross-committee networking and sharing of good practice, encouraging and guiding local charitable activities and capturing impact of our committees’ efforts.
  • Supporting with the implementation and development of colleague engagement programs, including our Skills for Good global volunteering program and our VolunTree Heroes program.
  • Managing our disaster relief and preparedness partnerships, including communications and reporting of programs and their impacts.
  • Devising new initiatives to better incentivize, engage, and recognize our global employee volunteers.

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We’re looking for someone who has these abilities and skills:

  • Good working knowledge of Corporate Social Responsibility, using the skills and experience of the business in collaboration with charitable partnerships to improve staff engagement, emphasising the importance of volunteering to the organisation.
  • Highly organised, solid project management and delivery skills, attention to detail and ability to keep clear and comprehensive records.
  • Ability to work autonomously, identify, manage and mitigate risk/issues as they occur.
  • Confidence with coordinating a range of employee engagement programs, including organizing activities, liaising with and motivating stakeholders, driving progress and measuring impact.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) with the ability to build relationships with a range of colleagues and external partners (charities, community organizations, and consultancies) and a creative approach in incentivising and recognising volunteering efforts.
  • Supporting the Social Impact Director to evolve the strategy, able to take the initiative by identifying and acting on areas to strengthen the business case for volunteering, and improving staff engagement by working in collaboration with internal resource groups.
  • Experience of organizing events with external parties.
  • Passion and high energy approach for driving sustainable change, encouraging our company and colleagues to make positive impacts in our communities!