Director - ESG Rating Advisory, Banking, London, UK
Our client, a large banking institution renowned for its commitment to sustainability and responsible investment practices, seeks a highly skilled and experienced Director of ESG Rating Advisory to provide expert guidance on ESG ratings and assessments. Join our client in driving sustainable finance and shaping the future of responsible investment in the banking industry.
- Lead the ESG Rating Advisory function, providing strategic direction and oversight in developing and implementing ESG rating methodologies and frameworks.
- Advise internal stakeholders, including investment teams and portfolio managers, on integrating ESG ratings and analysis into investment decision-making processes.
- Conduct thorough ESG assessments and analysis on companies and industries, evaluating environmental, social, and governance risks and performance.
- Collaborate with external ESG rating agencies to ensure accurate and up-to-date ESG data and ratings for investment analysis and reporting purposes.
- Stay abreast of global ESG trends, regulations, and emerging standards, providing guidance on their implications for the bank's ESG rating and sustainability practices.
- Educate and train internal teams on ESG ratings and factors to enhance ESG integration and awareness across the organization.
- Engage with external stakeholders, industry groups, and clients to promote the bank's ESG ratings and sustainability analysis expertise.
- Bachelor's or Master's degree in a relevant field (e.g., Finance, Sustainability, Environmental Studies); advanced degree preferred.
- Extensive experience in ESG ratings, sustainability research, or similar roles within the financial sector, preferably within a large banking institution.
- Strong knowledge of ESG frameworks, rating methodologies, and relevant standards (e.g., SASB, TCFD, UN SDGs).
- Proven experience in advising on ESG integration and providing ESG rating analysis for investment decision-making.
- Excellent understanding of financial markets, investment strategies, and portfolio management practices.
- Strong analytical skills with the ability to conduct comprehensive ESG assessments and provide meaningful insights to support investment strategies.
- Exceptional communication and stakeholder management abilities, with the capacity to engage with internal teams, clients, and external partners.
- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, delivering high-quality results within tight deadlines.
- Professional certifications related to sustainability (e.g., CFA, SRI, CSR) would be an asset
Join our client's leading banking institution and play a pivotal role in shaping the future of ESG ratings and sustainable investment practices. If you are a seasoned ESG professional with a passion for responsible finance, we invite you to apply and contribute to driving positive change in the financial industry.
Information and Application
Published by : EnableGreen ESG and Sustainable Recruitment Agency
Recruiter : Bella Douet
Posted : 02/08/2023
Job-Type : Permanent
Location : London, UK
Job Reference : 137-2023-H
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