Assistant Investment Officer Assistant Investment Officer …

UNJSPF/Investment Management Division
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
UNJSPF/Investment Management Division
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive

Job Opening 167222, Assistant Investment Officer, P-1

United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund – Office of Investment Management

Org. Setting and Reporting

The United Nations Secretary-General is responsible for the investment of the assets of the United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund (UNJSPF). The Secretary-General has delegated this responsibility to the Representative of the Secretary-General for the investment of the assets of the UNJSPF (RSG). The RSG is, in turn, assisted in this function by the Office of Investment Management (OIM). OIM manages a $86+ billion multi-asset class, global investment portfolio, about 85% of which is actively managed in-house. Asset classes under management comprise global equities, fixed income, foreign exchange, private equity, real estate, infrastructure, timber and commodities. OIM’s staff are all based in New York but come from over 30 countries. For more information, please visit OIM's website at https://oim.unjspf.org/.

This position is located in the Sustainable Investing Team of OIM. The incumbent reports to the Investment Officer.

Responsibilities

Under the overall supervision of the Investment Officer, the incumbent will perform the following duties:

1. Assists the Sustainable Investment Team to develop and implement the Sustainable Investment approach for Fixed Income Portfolios and in collaborating with all the Investment Teams by Conducting careful and thorough Fixed Income sustainable investment research.

a) Supports the global sustainable investments research program for Fixed Income strategies, and recommends appropriate ESG solutions and strategies, including climate change, in line with the Fund’s targets
b) Contributes to the formulation of recommendations on partnership with sustainability-focused institutions, Academia and vendors to conduct sustainable investing research initiatives, including an effective climate change strategy
c) Participates in and contributes to seminars on sustainable investing and related topics.
d) Conducts portfolio analysis using risk, ESG and analytical tools.

2. Maintains ESG investment-decisions support dashboard and the internal ESG focal point

a) Assists with Fixed Income investment portfolios sustainable analysis and reporting implementation, including ongoing integration of ESG metrics embedded throughout investment and risk analytical tools
b) support of the Investment Teams with ESG implementation.

3. Reporting

a) Assists with the preparation of management reports on sustainable investment matters for submission to appropriate United Nations governing bodies
b) Assists with ESG reporting, including website updates.

Education

 A first-degree level university degree in Finance, Economics or related field is required. Certifications or course work in ESG is desirable. CFA is desirable.

Work Experience

Applicants to positions at this level who have an advanced university degree in a relevant field of study are not required to have professional work experience. For applicants who have a first level university degree, two additional years of qualifying work experience is required.

A minimum of one year of progressively responsible experience in multi-assets investment analysis and/or investment management (with a focus on fixed income), primarily focused on ESG integration experience is desirable.

Relevant experience in Sustainable Investment strategy & policy, ESG integration, alternative data providers, ESG reporting, stewardship and sustainability-focused institutions networks is desirable.

Relevant experience in Asset Owner institutions with in-house investment management is desirable.

Relevant experience with data analytic tools (such as Bloomberg, Excel, programming languages such as Python, C++ or VBA) is desirable.

More Jobs Like This
See more jobs
Close