Location London
Job-type Permanent
Salary £Competitive
Reference 16268

Our client, a prestigious global private equity firm is seeking a Climate Specialist. This is a newly created position within the ESG team and is based out of the London office.

Our client offers a range of strategies and invests in a variety of industry sectors, including consumer, technology and healthcare across Europe, North America and Asia.

The Climate Specialist will lead the delivery of the ambitious climate agenda and targets, building on the foundation already in place. This is an opportunity to influence across the investment lifecycle and affect positive change at the portfolio company level across the funds.

This is an opportunity to join a private equity firm with a collegiate and inclusive culture.

Role responsibilities include:

  • Analysing climate risks and opportunities for roadmaps and practical solutions on how businesses can make the low carbon transition

  • Physical and transition risk analysis at pre-investment ESG Due Diligence

  • Building relationships, engaging and influencing a range of stakeholders, including Executives, within the portfolio companies

  • Working closely with investment colleagues to contribute to climate thinking at the deal origination stage

  • Managing and working with third-party consultants

Experience and competencies sought:

  • In a consulting, in-house or investment-related context, the experience of working strategically with businesses on the climate transition journey

  • A commercial, creative and pragmatic approach to improving the climate performance of companies

  • The ability to influence and build relationships, along with strong communication skills

  • Experience in areas such as science-based targets (SBT), TCFD, carbon pricing and offsetting, GHG measurement, carbon footprinting, assessing physical and transitional risks

This is an opportunity to enjoy a Climate Specialist position and play an important role in the transition to a low carbon economy in a progressive and growing private equity firm.

If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Helen Pradas-Page at helen.pradas-page@acre.com.