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Environmental, Social Governance Analyst

  • Location: London
  • Sector: Operations
  • Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
  • Job type: Contract/Interim/Temporary
  • Date posted: 28/06/2017
  • Job reference: 27043
This vacancy has now expired.

An exciting new opportunity has become available within a reputable asset manager for an ESG analyst.

Duties to include:

  • Assist in the material ESG integration within the investment process through engagement with investment teams, becoming a key partner who is able to advise and guide the team in relation to ESG
  • Assist Head of ESG in development of ESG materiality matrix and internal reporting
  • Partner with internal groups, including Performance Analysis and Investment Risk (PAIR), to embed ESG risk evaluations as standard part of risk management oversight, support processes and internal ESG fund reporting where required
  • Maintain and update ESG documents covering areas such as policy statements, marketing materials and ESG documents for RFP processes; acting as primary point of contact on ESG queries from the RFP, Sales and Marketing teams
  • Manage the UNPRI reporting process, working across global functional groups to collate and coordinate firm responses
  • Support the internal/external ESG reporting requirements
  • Maintain relationships with external ESG service providers, being the point of contact for maintain these relationships

Skills and experience required:

  • Applied experience working within asset management to integrate ESG into research and investment processes
  • Ideally experience in ESG integration into Equity and Fixed Income
  • Extensive knowledge of the application of ESG topics and a general understanding of portfolio management and construction process
  • Bachelor's degree with CFA or equivalent advanced degree/certification preferred, statistical/mathematics advantageous
  • Background in sustainability/ESG studies desirable
  • Excellent written communication, presenting, partnership and influencing skills
  • Self-sufficient PC user willing to learn business systems utilized in the organization
  • Background in corporate governance would be desirable

This is a 6 month temporary role and the client is willing to pay a pro rata salary between £50,000 - £65,000 depending on experience.

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