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ESG Compliance Officer

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    City of London

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  • Contact:

    Jack Merriott

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  • Contact phone:

    020 3778 0309

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  • Published:

    9 days ago

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​Our Client

Our client, a global active investment management firm are looking to hire an experienced ESG governance lead to establish and support the regulatory framework for the firm. The successful candidate will join a growing ESG, Infrastructure and Governance team, and will lead on regulatory developments and horizon watching, as well as advising the Responsible Investments and Assurances teams. The position will play a vital role in influencing Portfolio Managers and Analysts to assess the implications of ESG issues for sustainable investment decisions.

The company are headquartered in London and operate internationally, investing across a diverse range of strategies and asset classes with an emphasis on responsible investing, which is applied broadly across the company.

Main Duties

Key responsibilities for this position will include, but are not limited to:

  • Support establishing the ESG regulatory frameworks for the firm.

  • Monitor these regulations and develop reports and frameworks in coordination with the infrastructure team.

  • Horizon scanning and liaising with the regulator ahead of developments.

  • Communicating regulatory change with the wider team.

  • Other ad-hoc ESG focused tasks.

  • Support the central Compliance team.

Your Profile

  • 3+ years of relevant experience within ESG Compliance, preferably within an Investment Management firm

  • Familiarity with regulation developments and reporting within the sphere

  • Strong background and knowledge of industry standards

  • Strong communicator

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Jack Merriott.
Phone: 020 3778 0309
Reference Code: 11367

About Rutherford

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