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Senior Associate – ESG

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Our client is seeking a dedicated Senior Associate for their Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) team. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in the development, enhancement, and implementation of ESG programs for these clients. This position provides a unique chance to contribute to the firm's high standard of consulting while working collaboratively with all members of the ESG team.

As a Senior Associate in Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG), you will be at the forefront of managing and delivering our client's high-standard consulting services. You will assist in managing multiple client deliverables, supporting the team to meet deadlines, and overseeing junior members on collaborative projects. Your role will involve developing customised ESG questionnaires based on each client's unique investment strategy. You will also independently draft policy documents and conduct due diligence reviews for potential investments. Furthermore, you will prepare insightful training materials for clients to enhance their understanding of their ESG program.
• Assist the ESG Team in managing multiple client deliverables on an ongoing basis
• Support the ESG Team to meet client deadlines and manage client communications
• Oversee junior members of the ESG Team when working on collaborative projects
• Support the development and management of each client’s ESG programs
• Independently draft ESG policy and procedures documents
• Develop customized ESG questionnaires and data collection tools based on each client’s unique investment strategy
• Manage, organize and complete ESG due diligence reviews for client’s potential investments
• Prepare ESG-related training materials for clients focusing on specific aspects of their ESG program

What you bring:
• Undergraduate degree; focus on business and/or sustainability is preferred
• Working knowledge or background in the investment industry
• Acute interest in sustainability and responsible investment
• Working knowledge of common ESG-related regulatory requirements is preferred
• Strong working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
• Proven ability to consolidate, manage, and visually present data using MS Excel
• Proficiency in technical and professional writing
• Comfort with public speaking and attending networking events

What sets this company apart:
Our client is a leading provider of regulatory compliance and ESG services to investment firms.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Legal & Compliance

Focus: Buy-side Compliance

Industry: Financial Services

Salary: $90,000 - $120,000 per year

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Senior Management

Language: English - Professional working

Location: New York

Job Reference: 32RYI4-31459A36

Date posted: June 25, 2024

Consultant: Daniela Garcia

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