Acre are pleased to be supporting a leading Investment Management group as they seek to build out their new Sustainable Investment function by hiring a Sustainable Investment Consultant.
This is an initial 6 month contract role to initiate the development of this function. Acre are looking to speak to individuals who can be available to commence the assignment in February/March 2018.
The sustainable investment consultant will support the CIO in the following ways:
Manage the ongoing implementation of Sustainable Investment (SI) practices and associated forums, governance, and networks/working groups involved in the topic
Integrate ESG considerations into investment process and teams, as well as build their capabilities
Undertake ESG research and analysis to support investment teams' decision making.
Manage the roll out of the SI implementation plan
Coordinate, and contribute to, various internal working groups and collaborative efforts to support SI implementation
Provide support to related investment teams to make required changes to their investment processes, and build capabilities on SI topics
Coordinate responses to annual PRI reporting as well as any industry surveys and research studies
Develop a group wide SI Forum, including colleague engagement, setting the agenda, building consensus and ensuring delivery
Utilise ESG research to support decision making of investment teams
Identify approaches to analyse and interpret financial and sustainability data to provide insights to the investment teams
Write briefings on specific companies, sectors and themes to inform investment decision takers
Where required, provide research summaries of sustainability data, alongside primary and secondary research
Work with the RFP teams to respond to sustainability and ESG-related questions
Experience and Qualifications Required
Prior experience of ESG integration/investment is essential
Substantive knowledge of ESG issues across asset classes and investment processes
Ability to build rapport and instil credibility with investment teams
Strong project management and governance skills is essential
If this role is of interest, please do not hesitate to apply through the link below.
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