ESG Analyst

  • £45-55K + Benefits + Bonus
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Gerrard White
  • 27 Nov 17 2017-11-27

This highly successful and growing Multi-Manager Asset Management business are currently seeking an ESG Analyst to take the lead in developing and maintaining an ESG analysis and scoring tool and assist the investment team with all aspects of ESG requirements.

The firm believe that high standards of corporate responsibility make good business sense and have the potential to protect and enhance investment returns. As an ESG Analyst you will be responsible for: • Developing and implementing a comprehensive ESG analysis tool to be integrated in the fund selection process • Support the development of ESG strategies • Work closely with the investment analysts and investment managers in the roll-out of the ESG tool across the different asset classes • Take part in ESG due diligence and develop an investment view in ESG labelled funds • Develop and maintain best in class approach to ESG; staying up-to-date with industry trends and practices • Participation in client relationship meetings and presentations to internal and external stakeholders in association with sales, marketing, and PR departments To be successful in this role you will need previous experience in ESG acquired either in a specialised ESG team or in an investment team. You must be able to demonstrate strong levels of investment knowledge and understanding, and be able to exhibit a high level of initiative, strong organisational skills and drive with the ability to prioritise workload and deal with conflicting priorities. You will need to quickly develop strong relationships with a broad network of stakeholders across the business, so very strong communication skills both written and verbal are required. Proven knowledge and experience of developing and implementing a comprehensive ESG analysis tool is essential.