Location East London
Job-type Permanent
Salary £Competitive Salary + Benefits
Reference BBBH11843_1604599547

Our client provides a market leading series of products for the sustainable investment market and is looking for a professional to lead the development of these products. This position will also act as the internal subject matter expert on sustainable investing and be the public face of the product range.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development of the vision and strategy for sustainable products and provide recommendations about how best develop the sustainable product line.

  • Act as an in-house subject matter expert on the major ESG and sustainability finance concepts and frameworks for sustainability.

  • Participate in the implementation of these product recommendations, working with product, design, data and engineering teams to develop products that meet customer needs

  • Lead client and industry outreach on an ongoing basis, engage in understanding better what is top-of-mind for industry participants in ESG, and turn these learnings into product and research recommendations.

  • Develop strong working relationships with the Sales, Engineering, Data, Product and Design groups, working in a cross-functional team Skills and Qualifications:

Requirements:

  • 5+ years relevant professional work experience, for example as an ESG analyst within an asset manager, pension fund, bank, multilateral institution or NGO, or in the sustainability field for a management consultancy.

  • Significant experience in sustainability finance, with deep knowledge in one or more of: ESG frameworks; mainstreaming ESG integration; ESG fund or index creation; ESG risk analysis; environmental finance, and/or sustainability reporting.

  • Evidence of thought leadership, having contributed to articles and publications and speaking at events, as well as to meaningful commercial decisions.

  • Strong team player, who is a natural communicator and has provided recommendations to senior management.

  • Alternative assets and private capital industry experience is ideal but not required.

This is a unique opportunity for an entrepreneurial individual to have significant influence over a new set of highly innovative products that will service an existing client base of over 100,000 investors globally. If this is an opportunity you could be interested in, please reach out to George Roberts at George.Roberts@acre.com or apply directly below.