ESG Specialist


€Competitive + Benefits


Posted 3 months ago

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Acre is delighted to be engaged by one of Europe's leading private equity firms to recruit for an ESG Specialist based in Milan. This firm is dedicated to driving sustainable change by investing in companies with a strong focus on resource efficiency and pollution control.

In this new position, the ESG specialist will make an important contribution to the firms long standing commitment to world class ESG performance, which is integral to the success of the business. Conducting ESG due diligence, risk and opportunity analysis for portfolio companies and ESG integration across the firm as well as conducting ESG audits.


The main responsibilities for the role include:

  • The ability to apply their experience to support the development of ESG strategy for all stages of the investment process, pre-investment, acquisition, monitoring and exit
  • The ability to work closely with deal teams to ensure that ESG risks and opportunities and are compliant with corporate and local standards and policies and providing training 
  • Conducting ESG reviews and audits
  • Delivering and manage portfolio companies' key ESG metrics and targets to monitor performance for ESG reporting 
  • Building relationships and engaging with the top executive and senior managers of investee companies to catalyse ESG advancements  
  • Supporting external communication to investors and stakeholders on material developments in ESG performance 


  • Native in English or business fluency

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with an international organisation where sustainability is at the heart of every investment and who are truly driving high level sustainable change. If you have the relevant skills and experience and live in Milan, or open to relocation, please get in touch.

Talk to an Acre consultant about this role:

Kate Halstead 02074005585

Job Ref. BBBH8382