Senior ESG Analyst / Responsible Investment Manager

3 days left

Employer
London LGPS CIV
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 02, 2020
Closes
Oct 02, 2020
Ref
8366823
Job Function
Banking
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Responsibilities
  • Conducting in-depth analytical research on the impact of ESG factors on the performance of a range of investment portfolios
  • Developing new technical approaches to meet client and market needs
  • Provide high-quality insights and recommendations from complex information
  • Clearly communicate insights and technical approaches to clients verbally and in writing, including documenting analytical methodologies for reports and developing graphs and charts appropriate for use by senior executives
  • Work collaboratively with the investment team and our Client Funds to conduct research and ensure the quality of insights
  • Work collaboratively with the Head of Responsible Investment to identify existing and emerging ESG issues
  • Quantifying material ESG impacts on LCIV and partner funds and reporting these in line with UNPRI, TCFD, UNSDG and UKSC guidelines
  • Using human resource information, bills and estimations to calculate the operational impacts of LCIV's business

Essential Experience/Skills
  • Demonstrable experience of ESG issues gained through responsible investment consulting, investment management or buyside investment
  • Experience may have been gained through risk management capacity or in a financial modelling role such as working as a risk analyst within an asset manager, pension fund, bank or Development Finance Institution
  • Alternative appropriate experience could include working as an ESG analyst for a research provider or in the sustainability department of a management consultancy
  • You should have demonstrable experience of formulating data analysis methodologies and experience in ESG reporting, and development of ESG measurement frameworks
  • An undergraduate and postgraduate degree in relevant subjects such as; Economics, Finance, Environmental Economics, Development Economics, Sustainable Finance, Environmental Sciences, any scientific discipline or relevant work experience
  • The ability to work autonomously and efficiently
  • Significant Project Management experience and demonstrable examples of delivering impactful sustainability reports across all asset classes and a range of issues from climate change to diversity
  • A deep understanding of financial markets and investing, as well as knowledge of sustainability areas priorities such as: mainstreaming ESG integration; environmental fund or index creation; environmental risk analysis; green finance and reporting of investments in different asset classes
  • You should be detail orientated and numerically proficient with natural curiosity

Desirable Experience
  • Good communication skills combined with the strength to influence and catalyse change through engagement and stewardship of companies
  • This role is suited to an experienced ESG analyst with a genuine interest in the impact of ESG risk factors on portfolio performance
  • CFA charter-holder and/or FRM certified or progress towards earning these qualifications (Level 3 candidate for CFA exam and/or Part 2 in case of the FRM exam)
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Previous experience of working with local government entities would be helpful but is not essential for this role

This role description is not exhaustive of all the duties and responsibilities which could be contained within this position. The post-holder may be asked to undertake other duties and responsibilities which are commensurate with this area of work and salary.

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