Location Switzerland
Job-type Permanent
Salary CHFCompetitive
Reference BBBH9277_1581956577

An innovative global asset manager with an established approach to sustainable investment and Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) integration, has partnered with Acre to appoint an ESG Engagement Specialist to work globally from the Switzerland office, or perhaps London.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work as a trusted member of the investment team and as a valued member of the sustainable investment/ ESG team.

As part of the leadership team's ambitious ESG strategy, this newly created position will enhance the depth and breadth of the investment team's established commitment to active ownership.

The ESG Engagement Specialist will play an integral role in:

  • Developing and implementing global company engagement programmes that positively influence the environmental and social performance of portfolio companies

  • ESG company research and wider environmental and social thematic changes and developments at sector level and across geographies

  • Taking part in collaborative investor engagements with companies on specific environmental and social issues, and steering related discussions with investment teams

  • Attending conferences, taking part in industry associations and working groups

In addition to applicants with ESG research and engagement experience gained in the investment industry, we're also open to considering applicants with transferable experience. For example, applicants who have advisory and/or technical sustainability consulting experience for multinational businesses and keen to apply their experience in an investment management context.

Sought:

  • The ability to influence a range of stakeholders at various levels of seniority

  • Undergraduate or Masters degree in business, economics or related subject

  • Fluency in English. Highly advantageous is a second language such as French or German

This is an exciting opportunity to join a progressive global investment firm with a positive working culture and collegiate approach to success.