Acre is delighted to partner with Bregal Investments on a retained basis to appoint a Sustainability & Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Specialist, a newly created position in the London office.
This is a unique opportunity to become part of an experienced and well-established ESG team and build on the firm's commitment to be a responsible investor and owner.
Bregal's business focused ESG programme, structure of the Bregal private equity platform and client commitment to ESG, offers an opportunity to have a positive impact and realise concrete ESG improvements across a variety of businesses and industries.
You will actively work with portfolio companies to implement ESG initiatives, advise deal teams about ESG considerations in new deals and assist with the roll-out of the Bregal Sustainable Development fund, a €40 million fund dedicated to providing capital to existing portfolio companies to implement ESG improvement and value creation projects.
ESG reporting, analysis and monitoring of ESG performance for a broad portfolio of companies across five direct investment funds and a fund-of-funds in North America and Europe
Support the implementation of Bregal's ESG approach and ESG performance reviews
Conduct ESG reviews of existing portfolio and define performance measurement
Support communication and reporting to investors, regulators and stakeholders
Sustainability or ESG experience gained in the consulting sector or from a large international corporation. Exposure to different sectors and industries is beneficial
ESG data analysis and reporting skills, including analytical work to analyse financial, operational and ESG performance of companies
Sustainability reporting, ESG due diligence and developing measurement frameworks
Involvement in the execution of project work or consulting assignments in sustainability
Exposure to energy efficiency projects and carbon footprint initiatives
German language skills are advantageous
Skills & Competencies Sought:
Strong analytical and numerical capabilities
Attention to detail
Exceptional interpersonal, communication and relationship-building skills
Business acumen to support ESG progress and driving a sustainability agenda
Team player striving for excellence
This is an exciting opportunity to develop your sustainability and ESG career in a private equity firm with an ambitious and progressive ESG programme that rewards entrepreneurship alongside integrity.
The search is lead by Helen Pradas-Page. Initial candidate applications and conversations are managed by Samantha Rogers who can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.