Current Opportunities

Sustainability Analyst – Climate focus

  • Permanent
  • London
  • £55000 - £67500 per annum + Bonus, pension, employee benefits GBP / Year

Sustainability Analyst – Climate Focus (Award Winning Asset Manager)

£65,000 basic salary plus bonus and employee benefits

The Opportunity:

  • This is a newly created and outstanding role working for a truly brilliant asset manager who Carnegie have assisted with their growth for over 15 years
  • With over £20bn AuM my client is headquartered in London, and has offices more globally in a number of key international financial centres
  • Culturally my client is incredibly progressive, with employees encouraged to develop their personal and professional development within a very supportive and dynamic environment
  • Within this role you will report to the Head of Sustainability, to support and contribute to the development and implementation of my client’s sustainability strategy
  • The tasks and responsibilities are broad and offer a huge amount of variety
  • Working with investment teams you will offer advice on responsible investment and active ownership/stewardship, as well as prepare and work with investment teams on ESG product regulation and label applications for funds
  • Additionally, you will assist investment teams in delivering on higher expectations of responsible investment
  • Contribute to the central sustainability oversight and monitoring process
  • Understand third-party data methodology and data and supporting investment teams on data and analysis of ESG factors
  • Take a lead on and drive sustainability projects, being proactive in developing sustainability initiatives
  • This will include contributing to the development and implementation of my client’s climate investment strategy, developing a net zero commitment and climate stewardship policy and process
  • You will deliver on mandatory and voluntary sustainability reporting requirements, taking a lead in producing sustainability, stewardship, TCFD and PRI reports
  • Assist in meeting emerging regulatory requirements
  • Work with other central teams on delivering cross-departmental projects related to ESG and contribute to the corporate ESG strategy
  • Contribute to sustainability due diligence process of clients

Your Experience:

  • You will possess a strong record of relevant academic achievement, ideally with appropriate industry qualifications such as the Investment Management Certificate (IMC) and/or Certificate in ESG Investing (CFA Institute) / Sustainability
  • You will have experience in the investment industry and be able to demonstrate a passion and notable interest in ESG and climate-related requirements
  • Familiarity with the TFCD (Task Force Climate Related Financial Disclosures)
  • Ideally you will have formal experience of working within a role with an ESG flavour and be able to demonstrate a good understanding and interest in the ESG landscape and upcoming initiatives
  • Possess strong communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong excel proficiency, Excel VBA preferred and be able to draw stories, insights and conclusions from data
  • Demonstrate the ability to work under pressure and meet tight and multiple deadlines
  • Be able to meet the challenge of a fast-moving and rapidly changing part of this specific business and the investment industry

My Client:

  • Award winning Asset Manager with a truly meritocratic culture
  • With over £20bn AuM the business has grown via a targeted approach over the last 20 plus years and the leadership qualities within the firm are outstanding
  • A culture that promotes both personal and professional development, and makes a point of recognizing individual contributions

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