Product Development Manager, Sust Finance & Impact Analytics




Posted 2 months ago

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Acre are working with a strategic economic consulting group to develop a new business unit off the back of recent project wins across their investment client base. The group has spent more than 10 years delivering macro-economic analysis based on a wide range of sustainability driven themes. Hence, they have an immense amount to offer the investment industry as these factors become ever increasingly material to the effective valuation of potential investee companies.

Currently the group works across a wide range of sectors, including energy, industrials, natural resources (water, land use and marine), transport, real estate, urban infrastructure and services, manufacturing and technology, investment and banking. They are globally respected for their expertise across a number of themes, including economic growth and development, impact measurement, policy and market design, scenario analysis and asset valuation, natural capital accounting and resource management, low-carbon and climate resilience strategies, risk management and decision-making under uncertainty, spatial planning and special economic zones.

The Product Development Manager will act as the subject matter expert for all macroeconomic model development and econometric techniques that can further develop the service offering for the groups growing portfolio of investment clients.

  Key Responsibilities

  • Build a range to tools and products that deliver cutting edge, data driven insight across the full suite of sustainability trends, themes and investment consequences
  • Structure the modelling framework that will help in identifying investment opportunity at sectors/company levels
  • Develop impact assessment methodologies for new technologies, new sectors and new geographies
  • Quantification of environmental and social factors that can drive the valuation process for companies beyond standard financial analysis
  • Analyse the sustainability driven mega trends across all sectors and their drivers to develop tools that support the analysis of associated challenges and potential solutions for clients
  • Conduct industry and value chain analysis, competitive analyses and peer group analyses
  • Maintain research databases and processes used to identify opportunities for new product development

Experiences Sought

  • Demonstrable examples of developing analytic/data tools for the financial sector
  • Data mining, cleaning, analysis and visualisation
  • Highly proficient user of a range of programming packages such as, Python, R, ArcGIS
  • Database management: SQL, Statistical modelling
  • Detail oriented, analytical, motivated, excellent communication & presentation skills
  • Ability to analyse new and complex economic problems, design and apply advanced methods, and produce high quality end products
  • Experience in managing other professionals to a high standard of delivery;
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills;
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills;

If you have the relevant experience and are keen to be part of an organization at the forefront if innovation in the ever-evolving field of sustainability driven investing, please get in touch today.

Talk to an Acre consultant about this role:

Ian Povey-Hall 0207 400 5851

Job Ref. BBBH9062