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ESG Analyst, International Investment Firm, London, UK


About our client

We are working with an international investment firm, with a focus on innovative, high-growth companies across the globe and an excellent track record in creating value across the investments. The firm is looking to recruit an ESG Analyst to join the ESG team in London, with a broad range of responsiblities and the opportunity to work closely with an exciting and varied portfolio. It is a dynamic and entrepreneurial organisation that is looking for a like-minded individual to join the team, with a passion and drive for sustainability.

What the job involves

  • Working with the ESG team in ongoing implementation of the ESG due diligence process for a portfolio of private and public companies. These companies are predominantly in the technology, financial services, healthcare and consumer/business service sectors.
  • Set up and ongoing coordination of the public market due diligence process including reporting and proxy voting, and reporting annually on public market stewardship outcomes
  • Liaising with relevant internal functions to co-ordinate responses to questions from the firm’s investors and responses to regulatory and ESG developments/initiatives
  • Implementation of a net zero strategy to support decarbonization across the firm and portfolio
  • Working with the ESG and wider team to deliver and coordinate the annual ESG forum
  • Produce responsible investment/ESG related market research, competitor analysis and presentations for internal strategic meetings
  • Work on and contribute to reporting related to sustainability including annual PRI and stewardship reporting
  • Monitor sustainability and climate related regulatory developments to determine implications for the firm and our portfolio companies
  • Undertake continual analysis of peer companies and other corporates to assess benchmark ESG positioning and disclosures, whilst identifying best practice

Who we are looking for

  • Excellent stakeholder skills - able to effectively listen, communicate, challenge and influence colleagues from multiple business areas
  • Strong interest in sustainability/ESG topics and issues
  • Knowledge of financial services and ideally private equity
  • Knowledge of listed markets stewardship processes including proxy voting preferred
  • Technical experience in handling large datasets in excel and reporting
  • Ability to take proactive ownership and responsibility of issues and manage effectively through to resolution
  • Organised and thorough in approach with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Demonstrates discretion and integrity in handling confidential and sensitive information.
  • Adaptable and flexible in approach and working patterns
  • Excellent knowledge and practical experience of Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Qualifications: degree plus experience of ESG within a corporate environment, preferably within a FTSE250/large, listed company

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