Associate Director, ESG Indices, Product Management

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • S&P Global
  • 24 Sep 18 2018-09-24

Associate Director, ESG Indices, Product Management

JobDescription :
Associate Director, ESG Indices, Product Management

As the Associate Director you will lead and manage key strategic projects for the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) index team, with a particular emphasis on managing data & systems projects and client-driven projects. You will help define, streamline, and constantly upgrade the ESG data we utilise in indices - working with internal and external partners to:

  • Design and implement new forms of ESG data management
  • Showcase ESG index data capabilities
  • Deliver robust ESG index and index data solutions to the marketplace

Your role will help make new and innovative use of the data available, working with the ESG team to build new ESG indices. As such, you will act as an expert on our data and technical capabilities in various meetings with clients, assisting internal stakeholders in the delivery of innovative solutions.

Additionally, the role will encompass general ESG team project management - ensuring that all team projects are robustly managed, clearly defined and delivered.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Develop a vision for robust, innovative processes and systems that allows S&P DJI to deliver its ESG data and content in a compelling way
  • Manage internal and external partnerships that supply essential inputs into our ESG indices. Set and execute plan for delivering target operating states with these partners
  • Meet with prospective and current clients to explain the technical details of ESG data used in our indices
  • Present in external settings to elevate S&P DJI's ESG indices and solutions in the eyes of major investors
  • Global project management of ongoing ESG team deliverables

Key Skills and Experience:

Required:
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Good data architecture and data management experience
  • Proven capability to manage processes and systems, thriving on making processes more elegant and efficient
  • Ability to run multiple projects concurrently
  • Attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to drive for results while maintaining good relations with a variety of constituents
  • Comfortable in a sales-like environment and able to effectively communicate with third parties including clients, partners, and others
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as part of a team; effectively influencing others and gaining consensus when needed
  • Interest in ESG investing

Preferred:
  • Knowledge of various forms of ESG data
  • Experience with data visualisation tools
  • Familiar with new and developing types of technology


The wider business

S&P Dow Jones Indices is the largest global resource for essential index-based concepts, data and research, and home to iconic financial market indicators, such as the S&P 500 ® and the Dow Jones Industrial Average®. More assets are invested in products based on our indices than products based on indices from any other provider in the world.

Since Charles Dow invented the first index in 1884, S&P DJI has become home to over 1,000,000 indices across the spectrum of asset classes that have helped define the way investors measure and trade the markets.

S&P Dow Jones Indices is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit www.spdji.com .

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