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 600 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.

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POSITION PURPOSE

This new position presents an exciting opportunity to manage and enhance our flagship ESG Risk Ratings product and related services. The Senior Product Manager is responsible for setting strategic product priorities in line with commercial goals and managing the development of these priorities within the product development lifecycle.

This includes defining the product vision, gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements, and working closely with client relations, sales and marketing to deliver commercially successful products. The role blends strategic product management functions, including a significant client/market facing role, with overseeing product features implementation.

You will join a dynamic and strategically important team and contribute to the development of a vibrant community of product managers. The ideal candidate will have experience in both product development in a financial services industry and application of ESG in investment process.

Senior Product Manager will assume a leadership role and be the global ambassador for our flagship ESG Risk Rating product. The role also includes people management responsibilities where Senior Product Manager manages a team of 2-3 product managers responsible for sub-products within our ESG Risk Rating product framework.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Act as our ESG Risk Rating product expert and provide advice and guidance to our clients and client teams on the value and utility of the product.
  • Manage Sustainalytics’ flagship ESG Risk Ratings product and position the product for commercial success;
  • Work closely with our commercial team to understand client use cases and translate them into product features;
  • Provide insights and market intelligence to identify related market trends and translate these into product improvements or new product propositions that provide competitive advantage;
  • Lead strategic projects to further leverage Sustainalytics ESG research for investors and corporate clients;
  • Collaborate with product operations and development teams – methodology, operations, IT to bring product features to market.
  • Manage a team of 2-3 product managers supporting sub-products within the ESG Risk Rating product.
  • Represent Sustainalytics at industry events as a speaker and a thought leader.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Masters degree in related discipline (business, economics or finance) or Bachelors degree with relevant experience;
  • Experience related to application of ESG research in investment process;
  • Commercial expertise in the financial services industry would be considered an asset;
  • Strong commercial and analytical skills;
  • Strong product management and execution skills;
  • People management experience;
  • Alignment with Sustainalytics’ mission, vision and values;
  • Presentation skills (both in spoken and written formats), e.g. strategic plan development, ppt skills, client interaction skills;
  • A genuine team player who can achieve objectives through close collaboration and coordination with others (including technology, data & content operations, client services).


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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