Senior Director, Head of ESG Scores Product Senior Director, Head of ESG Scores Product …

S&P Global
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
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S&P Global
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Senior Director, Head of ESG Scores Product
S&P Global Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG)

The Role: Senior Director, Head of ESG Scores Product
Grade: 14 ( relevant for internal applicants only )

The Location: Charlottesville, VA; Boston, MA; New York, NY

The Team: This is a team that sits within S&P Global's Sustainable1(S1) business, a new organization focused on ESG data, analytics and solutions; the role will interact with the S1team and SPGI's divisional ESG teams as well as with professionals within the sustainability space. We are seeking a Senior Director/VP to lead our ESG expansion efforts globally.

The Impact: You will play an integral role in the build out and launch of new products into the ESG market place.

What's in it for you: You will be part of a highly visible team that has direct impact on the execution of our product roadmap and vision.

  • Manage and lead the vertical team responsible for owning, executing, and evolving S&P Global's ESG Scores and related products. As lead, you will direct teams, prioritize initiatives, and be responsible for the roadmap, developing and launching S&P Global's ESG capabilities across multiple delivery channels.
  • Partner with horizontal platform/tools/data management services teams to integrate data & analytics into desktop workflow and portfolio tools and integrated delivery platforms to drive maximum user adoption.
  • Engage with customers and stakeholders to document user/persona workflows, uncover market needs and business problems to come with features and solutions.
  • Collaborate with design team and clients to develop world class ESG solutions comprised of data, research, analytical tools & models based on client needs.
  • Own and update the product roadmap and report updates to the leadership team.
  • Work with marketing and commercial to lead and/or contribute to GTM planning which includes sales training, collateral creation, promotion and marketing event.
  • Work across other divisions to coordinate on roadmap, GTM planning, joint marketing activities (webinars, events/ conferences, product launches); collaborate across SPGI to maximize our positioning in the market; provide world-class client service to our customers.
  • Support the business in meeting usage and sales growth targets by participating in deals as the product expert, presenting roadmap material, demonstrating capabilities and feature sets, and positioning our ESG intellectual property; provide support on deal approvals; measure product performance (usage data, sales performance, platform migration progress, KPIs, etc.)
  • Represent ESG at external events & activities including client webinars, industry events, meetings.
What We're Looking For:
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 12+ years of Product Management/Development experience within the financial industry
  • Experience working within the Agile framework
  • Natural curiosity about our products and market trends and how we can serve them
  • Experience with ESG market: market needs, competitive landscape, methodologies, regulatory landscape and market trends
  • Tech savvy - understand latest technologies for desktop and feed product development
  • Ability to influence, negotiate and build trust (SPGI leadership and across S&P Divisions); must be strong communicator
  • Juggle multiple projects
  • Capable of building out and influencing a network of partners and resources from existing pool of talent in and outside ESG teams.
  • Presentation skills (both in spoken and written formats), e.g. strategic plan development, strong PowerPoint skills, client interaction skills, training, business / financial analysis & reporting
  • Command respect with senior audiences both internal and external
  • Lead and drive discussion to leading to successful outcomes
  • Problem solving
  • Collaboration across global teams and with multiple functional roles including technology, data & content operations, client services
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Product Development experience within the ESG space.
Compensation/Benefits Information (US Applicants Only):
S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $82,600 to $230,200. Base salary ranges may vary by geographic location.

In addition to base compensation, this role is eligible for an annual incentive bonus/a sales commission plan.

This role is eligible to receive additional S&P Global benefits. For more information on the benefits we provide to our employees, visit .

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EOE Statement:
S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race/ethnicity, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status (including domestic partnerships and civil unions), sexual orientation, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

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Job ID: 264716
Posted On: 2021-09-08
Location: Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
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