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Responsible Investment Analyst

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Job Title: Responsible Investment Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry:
Contact Name: Lotti Hawkins
Contact Email: lhawkins@lawsonchase.com
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

The Role

As a team the Investment Office (IO) act as the executive function of the Board Investment Committee. The IO defines and oversees the Group investment philosophy, develops and reviews the Group’s investment strategy within the risk appetite, oversees asset manager performance and operations for all Group investment funds, as well as delivering all Group Treasury and Unit Linked Governance responsibilities. 

As Responsible Investment Analyst you will perform the technical analysis, oversight and support the integration of the Responsible Investment (RI) and Climate Change (CC) policy frameworks and activities on behalf of customers.  You will also develop specialist expertise on ESG issues and support due diligence across internal and external asset managers with particular focus on engagement.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Monitor, oversee and report against integration of RI and CC framework across all relevant processes and due diligence across the Group’s assets

  • Oversight of the Group’s voting policy and process with fund managers with a focus on analysis and reporting of activities

  • Pro-actively works with all relevant internal stakeholders and asset managers to support effective RI integration to relevant processes.    

  • Supporting activity to engage with asset managers – individually or through collaboration – on relevant Group RI issues.

  • Contribute and coordinate RI thought leadership activities across the Group

  • Pro-actively develops and improves the Group’s RI and CC framework, including any rating methodologies or assessment tools

  • Maintain strong awareness of RI and CC industry developments

 

Skills & Experience

  • Educated to degree level with IMC qualification or similar equivalent 

  • Minimum of 2-5 years of experience working in RI 

  • Investment oversight experience preferable

  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

  • Team player willing to collaborate to solve challenges

  • Capable of building strong and lasting relationships 

  • Positive attitude

  • Highly motivated to develop professionally

Ref: | Published: 15 Jul 2019