The PRI is truly independent. It encourages investors to use responsible investment to enhance returns and better manage risks, but does not operate for its own profit; it engages with global policy makers but is not associated with any government; it is supported by, but not part of, the United Nations.
The PRI has a well-established programme to promote and support RI across asset classes. We are looking for a dynamic professional interested in building a career in the RI industry. The role sits within PRI's Investment Practices and ESG team where an Analyst would assist the Investment Practices team to implement and administer specific tasks and projects.
You will keep abreast of global investment practices and actively together with the team disseminate ESG and sustainable investment knowledge to mainstream investors.
The successful candidate will be flexible but structured, proactive, and possess excellent written and verbal communications skills.
PRI is the world's largest investor network in RI with 1,600 signatories representing over US$60 trillion in assets under management. Successful candidates will benefit from:
Being at the forefront of RI to learn about the best industry practices
Access to the PRI's investor network
Exposure to multiple asset classes and focus areas
Opportunity to change the mind-set of investors on sustainability issues and engage with the industry for a positive change
Assist the team to run work streams across all asset classes. This work includes:
Conducting research and signatory outreach
Analysing case studies, guidelines and reports
Providing administrative support to the team
Liaising with PRI organisation on administrative issues
Potentially assist the ESG engagement team
Contribute to PRI's knowledge dissemination. This work includes:
Contributing and writing PRI literature
Managing and updating online content
Take responsibility of newsletters and communication deadlines
Build relationships with key stakeholders and PRI signatories. This work includes:
Participate in signatory meetings and PRI events
Providing support running advisory committees and/or working groups
Take responsibility of data related tasks and ad hoc internal projects.
Understanding of fundamental considerations in investment management.
Some knowledge of responsible investment
Relevant working experience
A minimum of a Bachelor's degree
Analytical skills and experience of synthesising information to produce structured outputs
Project management skills - ability to multi-task and manage diverse expectations
Communication skills – written (including the ability to write reports) and verbal
Ability to understand and work in international and multi-cultural, multi-lingual contexts
To apply for this role, please send your CV and cover letter. Please attach your covering letter as a separate document, rather than in the email text. Closing date: 22 November 2017.