Location New York
Job-type Permanent
Salary $Competitive
Reference BBBH11532_1602681611

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