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Principal ESG Consultant

Principal ESG Consultant

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Victoria Robinson

  • Contact email:

    Victoria@greenrecruitmentcompany.com

  • Job ref:

    ESGC01

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-03-12

  • Consultant:

    Victoria Robinson

Must-haves:

  • Minimum 3 years experience in sustainability at a consultancy, or corporate Sustainability department, with a focus on corporate ESG strategy and reporting.
  • Experience in leading corporate sustainability reporting projects, with the ability to confidently advise management teams on a range of frameworks and approaches.
  • Strong understanding of a range of frameworks, such as TCFD, SASB, SFDR, EU Taxonomy, SECR, SDGs, with experience in helping clients prioritize and implement these.
  • Desire to work in a small but exceptional team. You get a buzz from working in a fast-paced and high-performing environment where everything clicks.
  • Experience in successfully managing small teams: direct reports; external consultants; and research analysts.
  • You are as excited by working on impactful projects as you are on big household brands.

Would be useful to have:

  • Strong understanding of a range of data and rating providers, including CDP, MSCI, Sustainalytics, DJSI, FTSE4Good, S&P Global.
  • Interest in investment management and the capital markets, and the role of asset allocation in achieving sustainability goals.
  • Compelling communicator and writer.
  • Interest in breaking new ground in corporate ESG approaches - possibly even a frustration with company desires to follow their peers.
  • Experience working with corporates at various stages of their ESG journey, including “blank sheet of paper”.
  • Interest in policy formation.