Junior ESG Business Manager

Are you excited about sustainable investing? Do you want to learn more about the asset management industry in general? Do you want to be in the front row witnessing the transformation of an entire industry?

As a junior ESG business manager, you will help us to stay on top of current regulatory developments, handle reporting for strategically important industry associations, and work on strategically important ESG projects in multilateral teams. We need your enthusiasm, dedication and creativity to build the investment manager of tomorrow.

We are a small, hands-on team, where you will get ownership over important tasks, and have the opportunity to pursue your own projects depending on your preferences next to your day-to-day activities.

Your opportunity

  • Handling reporting for all ESG related initiatives, Codes and Labels on behalf of Vontobel Asset Management and Investment CoE (eg.PRI, SSF, UK Stewardship Code, EU Shareholders Rights Directive, Vontobel Sustainability Report, etc.)
  • Active participation in investment wide ESG related projects, e.g. EU Regulation, TCFD, etc.
  • Formulates standard answers for RFPs, and answers client specific requests
  • Improve current marketing material
  • Supporting the Chairman of the ESG Investment Governance Committee
  • Conceptual input for new sustainable investment products
  • Potentially work on ESG related content, e.g. whitepapers, videos, etc.
  • Potentially work on ESG related research projects

 

You bring

  • Strong interest in ESG / sustainable investing
  • You are familiar with current trends, and terminology in sustainable investing
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Strong communication skills, ability to clearly formulate in English and German (both oral and written)
  • At least bachelor degree or equivalent, optimally in finance, banking, or any other related subject
  • Preferably, 1-2 years of experience in the ESG investments / sustainable investing field

Your are

  • As excited about sustainable investing as we are
  • Authentic, and hard working
  • Analytical and structured thinking, highly motivated with an entrepreneurial Spirit
  • A self-starter and team player who can work with limited supervision

 

Location

Zürich / Genferstrasse 27

 

Contact

Perry Tucker
+44 (7467) 833867
Corporate Human Resources