Co-Head of Nordics, Responsible Investment Relations





Posted 3 months ago

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Co-Head of Nordics, Responsible Investment Relations Based in Sweden, the role will involve working towards enhancing responsible investment awareness in the Nordics and providing investors with tools to implement key sustainable investment principles into their investment processes. Tasked with bringing new organisations into the fold, this position will be at the forefront of responsible investment, building a strong network and representing the firm at industry events.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Raising awareness about the materiality of ESG issues for investment processes among asset owners, investment managers and service providers
  • Outreach with the target of bringing financial institutions into the programme i.e. public and corporate pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, insurers, foundations, as well as key asset managers and consultants
  • Represent the organisation at relevant events to help raise the its profile in the region and help showcase relevant recent research and initiatives

Technical Competencies & Experience:

  • Experience in the asset management and/or financial sector, preferably within the Asset Owner community
  • Strong interest in responsible investment, sustainability, environmental, social and governance issues, and their overall impact on long term investment outcomes and society
  • Business development and relationship management skills, preferably within the financial sector, or within other service-based industries, such as management consulting
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English; demonstrable experience in leading meetings and pitches to investment executives at all levels and their trustees/Boards
  • Good team player, with experience working internationally and a strong partnership ethos
  • Knowledge of a Nordic language is preferred
This is an incredible opportunity to help change the financial industry for the better while building a strong network that will serve as a steppingstone in your career. If you feel your experience and career ambitions align well with these requirements and areas of focus. Please click and apply.

Talk to an Acre consultant about this role:

Scott Norvall-Andersen 02074005570

Job Ref. BBBH8952