Acre has partnered with a rapidly growing private equity platform with a deep commitment to Responsible Investment in identifying a strong VP of ESG to impact and contribute to the deepening of ESG integration and value creation across its 6 global funds.
Reporting into the Managing Director of Responsible Investment, this leader will serve as the first US based hire in this global team and will collaborate across a nimble and integrated global group to buid on the platform's commitment to be a responsible investor and owner.
The successful VP will actively work with portfolio companies to implement ESG initiatives & deepen ESG integration across the global platform (working most closely with its 3 key North American funds) as well as assist with the roll-out of the the group's SD Fund, a $ 40 million fund, dedicated to providing capital to existing portfolio companies to implement ESG improvement projects.
The successful candidates will present with:
Exceptional interpersonal skills and emotional maturity as well as deep track record of influencing stakeholders at various levels of seniority
Strong sustainability or ESG experience gained in the (strategy) consulting sector or from a large international corporation
Diverse experience across sustainability risks & opportunities and best practice implementation across a wide range of sectors
Experience in advising or working directly with management teams on sustainability and ESG
Involvement in the execution of project work or consulting assignments in sustainability as well as exposure to sustainability reporting, ESG due diligence and the development of measurement frameworks