Sustainable Investment Consultant


£Highly Competitive Day Rate


Posted 3 months ago

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Acre are pleased to be supporting a leading Investment Management group as they seek to build out their new Sustainable Investment function by hiring a Sustainable Investment Consultant. This is an initial 6 month contract role to initiate the development of this function. Acre are looking to speak to individuals who can be available to commence the assignment in February/March 2018. The sustainable investment consultant will support the CIO in the following ways:
  • Manage the ongoing implementation of Sustainable Investment (SI) practices and associated forums, governance, and networks/working groups involved in the topic
  • Integrate ESG considerations into investment process and teams, as well as build their capabilities
  • Undertake ESG research and analysis to support investment teams' decision making.
Key Accountabilities
  • Manage the roll out of the SI implementation plan
  • Coordinate, and contribute to, various internal working groups and collaborative efforts to support SI implementation
  • Provide support to related investment teams to make required changes to their investment processes, and build capabilities on SI topics
  • Coordinate responses to annual PRI reporting as well as any industry surveys and research studies
  • Develop a group wide SI Forum, including colleague engagement, setting the agenda, building consensus and ensuring delivery
  • Utilise ESG research to support decision making of investment teams
  • Identify approaches to analyse and interpret financial and sustainability data to provide insights to the investment teams
  • Write briefings on specific companies, sectors and themes to inform investment decision takers
  • Where required, provide research summaries of sustainability data, alongside primary and secondary research
  • Work with the RFP teams to respond to sustainability and ESG-related questions
Experience and Qualifications Required
  • Prior experience of ESG integration/investment is essential
  • Substantive knowledge of ESG issues across asset classes and investment processes
  • Ability to build rapport and instil credibility with investment teams
  • Strong project management and governance skills is essential
If this role is of interest, please do not hesitate to apply through the link below.  

Talk to an Acre consultant about this role:

Ian Povey +44 (0)207 400 5851

Job Ref. BBBH7532