ABOUT SUSTAINALYTICS

Sustainalytics has been a leading independent provider of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) research for the last 25 years. Our insights are used by clients to make better informed investment decisions, engage with companies in relation to their business activities and drive change.

Sustainalytics is a growing organization with 700 employees and 17 offices globally. We have a flexible and supportive working culture and empower our employees to progress and develop quickly in an entrepreneurial environment.

For more information, visit www.sustainalytics.com

Under COVID-19 circumstances, all Sustainalytics employees are now working from home. More than ever, ESG factors are critical to building a more ethical and sustainable global economy. Our teams need passionate colleagues to join us in delivering quality research products to our clients worldwide.

Our recruitment and selection process is continuing via phone or video meetings. New team members are onboarded and start their first day with the company from the safety of their homes.

We rely on virtual team meetings and management practices, as well as a remote buddy program, to support a smooth integration in our virtual offices.

ABOUT THE POSITION

Sustainalytics is strengthening its engagement team with a corporate governance engagement manager. We are seeking highly motivated individuals with a passion for responsible investment and sustainability.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Analysing investee companies’ ESG policies and approaches.
  • Engaging with companies’ representatives including senior executives, board and stakeholders to encourage the observance of good practice and to ensure an understanding of Sustainalytics’ views on ESG.
  • Keeping up to date on policy developments in specific ESG topics.
  • Develop and take ownership of reporting of corporate engagement and voting activities; partner with engagement team, client relations team and with clients directly to ensure client reporting and clients meet expectations.
  • Voting at companies’ general meetings.
  • Contributing to reports and engaging with relevant parties on Sustainalytics’ ESG policies and activities.
  • Working both with Sustainalytics’ client-facing team and with clients directly to ensure client reporting meets expectations.
  • Participate in collective engagement initiatives related to sector coverage and represent Sustainalytics to ensure relevance and ESG research to clients’ investment.
  • Seek to leverage ESG research into engagement and voting.
  • Participating in the external public debate on ESG, both formal and informal, public speaking as appropriate.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum undergraduate with a degree in finance, economics, law, accounting, sustainability or public policy.
  • The ideal candidate will have at least 6 years of relevant track record of successfully working across teams to generate ESG research, engagement and/or proxy voting. Good business awareness and experience of corporate environmental issues are also important, as are an understanding of a range of environmental, social and governance topics, with an emphasis on governance topics.
  • Ability to work and in a high volume, rapid pace, deadline-oriented environment.
  • Other qualifications for the role include excellent interpersonal, communication and writing skills. The main company language is English, hence fluency in English and one or more other languages is essential.

APPLICATION & INTERVIEW PROCESS

In keeping with our ongoing efforts to represent the diversity of our community, we strongly encourage people from diverse groups to apply. Sustainalytics is committed to providing accommodations for individuals with disabilities, upon request.

Sustainalytics thanks all applicants for their interest, however only those applicants requested to participate in the interview process will be contacted.

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