Are you a Climate specialist looking to join a forward-thinking investment organization with ESG and impact at the core of their vision and a serious commitment to deploying capital to solutions that address the fight against climate change?
We are working with a global operating private investment firm, with an exceptional and progressive ESG & Sustainability agenda in place since 2008.
Committed to the Science Based Target Initiative for over two years, and with over 80% of its products classified as article 8 or 9 as per the European regulation, the firm is currently looking to appoint a Climate Specialist to contribute to the increasing activities related to their progressive Environmental Strategy.
Based in Paris and working alongside a team made of six (6) ESG & sustainability specialists, you will report to the Head of ESG, and be responsible for:
Further develop and implement the group's decarbonization plan in accordance with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) at a fund, and portfolio company level
Contribute to the improvement of methods and tools for the effective integration of carbon impact analysis into the portfolio selection and valuation process
Active support and participation in the development of new investment products with an environmental outcome focus
Review and adapt the exclusion policy to hinder investments in carbon-intensive sectors
Develop action plans relating to biodiversity and water management
Bring technical expertise and innovative solutions for the implementation of measures to decrease portfolio companies' environmental impact, incl. target setting, identification and assessment of measures, emissions forecasting, and scenario modeling
Follow and support overall ESG activities of portfolio companies while taking part in the ESG due diligence activities
Represent the company at events and conferences
The firm is expanding quickly and has strong ESG & Sustainability ambitions. There is scope for your role and responsibilities to evolve alongside the growth of the business.
Over 10 years of experience in environmental/sustainability consulting and carbon assessment and management
Academic background in Environmental sciences and/or sustainable development
Significant experience in working with senior management teams, advising on core elements of a business' sustainability strategy and performance
Ability to multitask and manage multiple concurrent projects simultaneously
Prior experience in working with investment, private equity, or financial services environments, with knowledge of the macro trends and drivers of sustainability within private equity
A proven track record of delivering ESG impact or due diligence assessments
Fluent proficiency in English. French will be advantageous
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a recognized leader investment group, with sustainable development embedded into the heart of its business. You will have great development opportunities and a unique chance to contribute to the creation of climate transition and adaptation solutions.
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