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The TPI Centre is an independent, authoritative source of research and data on the progress of the financial and corporate world in transitioning to a low-carbon economy. The TPI Centre’s analysis considers corporate climate governance and carbon emissions.

We are currently recruiting for the following post at the Transition Pathway Initiative Centre (TPI Centre):

TPI Centre Strategic Outreach Manager


Salary from £50,606 to £58,505 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £65,157 pa inclusive of London allowance.

This is an open-ended appointment subject to funding, initially funded for 12 months with potential to extend subject to further funding. 

The Transition Pathway Initiative Centre (TPI Centre) is an independent, authoritative source of research and data on the progress of corporate and sovereign entities in transitioning to a low-carbon economy. The TPI Centre is part of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).

This is an opportunity to join a vibrant and dynamic community, known for its thought leadership in the area of net-zero transition. Whilst leading on the Centre’s strategic outreach, you will have the opportunity to work in a unique setting bridging rigorous academic research with investor expectations. In this role, you will focus on three pillars: outreach, communications and commercialisation. You will have an opportunity to develop and implement the TPI Centre’s outreach strategy and support engagement with external stakeholders, including asset owners, asset managers, investor networks, corporates and regulators.

This role is to support the TPI Centre and its senior leadership on:

  • Outreach – by developing and implementing the Centre’s outreach plan, including engaging investors, investor networks and other entities through several types of outreach events, adjusted to different audiences.
  • Communications – by developing and implementing a high-quality communication strategy for the TPI Centre and coordinating the Centre’s presence in the digital space, including academic papers, blog posts, webinars, events and TPI methodology related podcasts/videos.
  • Commercialisation – by supporting the development of the Centre’s commercialisation strategy, including by identifying and exploring ways and channels to translate the Centre’s research outputs into commercial offerings. 

Candidates should have a postgraduate degree in environmental economics/finance, environmental/energy policy, corporate sustainability, economics, finance or a related field and with an excellent understanding of sustainable finance and investment. They will also have professional experience in the area of responsible investment and engagement with investors, and in outreach and communications in digital space. In addition, this post requires candidates to have professional experience in managing projects, people and relationships with complex stakeholders and in preparing presentations for high-level stakeholders. Experience in developing and implementing outreach and/or communications strategies and knowledge and professional experience in commercialisation of academic research outputs or climate related data, is desirable.

We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave, hybrid working and excellent training and development opportunities. 

Interested in applying?

  1. Read the how to apply document 
  2. Read the job description 
  3. Read the person specification 
  4. Applications must be made online via the LSE jobs website 

If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email gri.hr@lse.ac.uk

The closing date for receipt of applications is 28 April 2024 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.