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Sustainability Executive (Associate), Macquarie Asset Management

London

The Macquarie Asset Management Sustainability team is responsible for setting Macquarie Asset Management’s overall sustainability strategy and ESG framework, providing specialist expertise on environmental and certain social matters, and supporting asset management teams in harnessing ESG opportunities across the portfolio.

This role will require through working with central and business-aligned team members develop a broad understanding of Macquarie Asset Management’s private and public businesses.

In addition you will also:

•   Support reporting to key stakeholders including

•   Private markets investors, including preparing responses to due diligence questionnaires and information requests, and content for periodic investor reports

•   Industry associations such as GRESB, PRI, CDP

•   Support the delivery of key sustainability projects including

•   ESG data - data gathering, review and gap assessments

•   Enhancement of sustainability policies, processes and governance

•   Thematic portfolio reviews for core and emerging ESG topics

•    Support the development and maintenance of key investor diligence materials

•    Perform ad hoc research and peer analyses on sustainability topics

 If successful you will likely have 3-4 years’ experience, you will also likely have an understanding of the sustainability landscape in asset management/in a corporate context including investor demands, relevant frameworks and industry initiatives as well as regulatory developments. Also likely to have a good understanding of policies, governance, processes, controls, policies and procedures in the context of sustainability, as commonly gained in risk, governance, reporting, or audit roles, attention to detail in preparing qualitative and quantitative material for key stakeholder groups. You will also likely be a self-starter able to work with ambiguity in a fast evolving space and additionally be flexible in supporting other key sustainability work streams, and taking on new sustainability projects beyond the initial remit.

About Macquarie Asset Management

In Macquarie Asset Management you will join a global asset manager that aims to deliver positive impact for everyone. Trusted by institutions, pension funds, governments, and individuals to manage more than A$773/€523/£440/$US578 billion in assets globally, we provide access to specialist investment expertise across a range of capabilities including fixed income, equities, multi-asset solutions, private credit, infrastructure, green investments, natural assets, real estate, and asset finance.

All figures as at 31 March 2022.

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths. An inclusive and equitable workplace enables us to embrace that diversity to deliver more innovative and sustainable solutions for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. At Macquarie, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If you're inspired to deliver on our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’, we want you on our team. If you need adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter.

As an inclusive employer, Macquarie does not discriminate on the grounds of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race (including colour and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief.

Joining Macquarie means you’ll be able to work in a way that suits you best. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways. Talk to us about what working arrangements would help you thrive.

About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 18,000+ employees and offices in 33 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

Find out more at www.macquarie.com/careers

Job no: MAM-966980
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: London
Category: Mid-level, Asset Management
Group: Macquarie Asset Management
Division: MAM Central
Recruiter: Jerome De Robillard
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