Location New York
Job-type Permanent
Salary $Competitive
Reference BBBH12864_1615942022

Our client is a top 25 investment management group with fund management teams in Europe, North America and Asia. They have established a strong core responsible investment capability and leading industry position through a strong global ESG team tasked with delivering and evolving ESG research, integration and engagement services.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual with strong quantitative skills and a passion for sustainable investment to fulfil the role of ESG Analyst in New York City.

As a key member of this growing Global ESG group, you will:

  • Engage closely with investment teams in deepening institutional ESG fluency and integration

  • Produce and disseminate research on ESG risks and opportunities across both FI and Eq products

  • Create resources and tools to support the effective implementation of ESG factors in PCs, as well as support monitoring and progress reporting.

  • Coordinate ESG work-streams across the Firm, collaborating with PCs, NGOs and vendors to ensure consistency, integration and timely outcomes.

  • Partner more broadly with investment teams, sales and marketing on engagement strategy & upcoming thematic fund development and launches.

  • Represent the group at Responsible Investment and industry events

  • Assist in the developing of strong publications and thought leadership pieces.

The ideal candidate will possess strong quantitative analysis/core investment skills, a deep understanding of the relevance of ESG issues and strong track record of translating corporate governance, environmental and social issues and impacts affecting equities and fixed income investments.

However strong investment analysts with some exposure to ESG and an interest and deep commitment to pursuing this career path are welcome to apply, as this team and Director and well positioned to help upskill a high potential analyst.

Additional Experience Sought:

  • Comprehensive understanding of asset management and financial markets.

  • Proven relevant experience in ESG analysis, and high proficiency in ESG data, frameworks, reporting, and industry best practices.

  • Bachelors degree in business, sustainability, or environmental sciences and 5-7 years work experience; or Masters degree with 3-5 years work experience.

  • 5 years of relevant ESG related professional experience, or similar role working with, or in, the energy industry.

  • Ability to work independently to complete due diligence on issuers of equities and bonds

  • Quantitative analysis and data mining skills

Please apply directly if you feel that this could be the exciting next step in your career. If you have any questions, please contact Jordan Locke at jordan.locke@acre.com.