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 800 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.

POSITION PURPOSE

The Product Strategy and Development (PSD) team oversees product development and innovation; and manages Sustainalytics’ product portfolio in alignment with corporate priorities. The team is seeking a seasoned ESG/impact professional to support the development, commercialization and maintenance of a suite of strategically important research products that meet growing market needs for impact and Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) data and insights.

The ESG Research Product Manager will be responsible for managing the development of new product features throughout the development lifecycle; supporting client and sales teams to achieve commercial goals; and collaborating with internal teams to build robust and efficient operational processes that improve and ensure product quality. Over time, it is expected that this role will grow to independently manage a subset of product(s) within Sustainalytics’ broader suite of impact solutions.

Overall, this multifaceted role requires someone who excels in a dynamic environment, is a creative problem solver, and is a team player. The ideal candidate is experienced in product development in the financial services industry, and in the application of ESG and impact research in investment processes. You will join a dynamic and strategically important team and contribute to the development of a vibrant community of product managers at Sustainalytics.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Act as an expert on our Impact products, responding to inquiries and providing advice to clients and client teams on the value and utility of the product.
  • Provide insights on the ESG/impact market landscape and work with commercial teams to understand client needs in order to inform product strategy and development priorities; translate insights into actionable product enhancements.
  • Support the development and maintenance of the product vision and roadmap to ensure a competitive offering that aligns with evolving market needs and corporate priorities.
  • Lead the execution of the product roadmaps, collaborating with internal stakeholders and project managing the development lifecycle for new features in order to bring them to market.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least 6-8 years of relevant work experience, especially related ESG and impact research, impact measurement, and/or impact investing.
  • Experience working with clients in the financial services industry or in a strategic consulting role is an asset.
  • Master’s degree in related discipline (business, economics, environment and/or social sciences) or Bachelor’s degree with the equivalent, relevant experience.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a proven track record of working with clients and supporting sales processes.
  • Proven ability to work cross-functionally with ease and manage competing interests in order to deliver strategic projects efficiently and effectively.
  • Ability to excel in dynamic environments where there is a high degree of uncertainty.
  • A genuine team player who is motivated to achieve objectives and overcomes challenges through close collaboration and coordination with other teams.
  • Alignment with Sustainalytics’ mission, vision and values.

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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