ESG VP/Director Fixed Income

4 days left

London, United Kingdom
highly competitive
Oct 18, 2019
Nov 16, 2019
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Additionally, the ESG respresenative will work with senior Credit Analysts across our platform to help identify and analyse pertinent ESG issues. They will also work directly with the Portfolio Managers across the sectors to help develop ESG recommendations on positioning individual credits within client portfolios.

The successful applicant is expected to have a strong network within the firm as well as develop a network among ESG leaders in the industry. They are expected to help the firm stay on the cutting edge of market developments and competitor activity as it relates to ESG trends. They may also potentially participate in discussions with certain clients about ESG related issues as they relate to their respective portfolios.

Key responsibilities:

• Attending annual conferences and other external events, as well as meeting clients to explain our ESG policy

• Tracking ESG market and credit developments and serve as the leader for our internal ESG Committee.

• Preparing internal ESG reports for existing clients such as carbon emissions, water usage, and sustainability policy

• Working closely with the ESG Analyst based in Newark to support making improvements to the creation of internal ESG Marketing material and RFPs

• Building strong relationships with internal stakeholders and working in partnership with: -Credit Analysts to help make fundamental recommendations about ESG considerations for specific corporate bond issuers.

-Portfolio Managers to help with portfolio positioning as it related to investments with ESG considerations -Client Advisory team to evolve our ESG content (written and verbally) for clients,

• Maintaining a network of external ESG experts and market participants Experience and Skills: • Proven experience in a similar role that is focused on investing and ESG issues

• Bachelors degree required; MBA or CFA preferred

• Strong familiarity with credit research concepts as well as an understanding of various credit markets such as high yield, investment grade, bank loans and municipal bonds

• Excellent communication skills, with the ability to write clearly and concisely Excellent public speaking skills

• Knowledge of current ESG events/trends impacting business issues

• Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment

• Excellent relationship building and influencing skills

• Excellent team player skills: must be a self-starter and work well in a team environment that includes investment colleagues, not only in Europe, but also around the globe.

• Embraces and encourages change and development

• Demonstrates strong leadership skills and capable of guiding / overseeing more junior analysts

• Maintains a high level of productivity

• Strong critical thinking and logic skills

Please apply with CV in first instance; highly competitive package for the right skills and experience. Please do not apply if you do not have a track record, we are seeking an experienced hire

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