• LOCATION: London preferred but other locations considered
  • BASIS:  Full-time one-year fixed-term contract (with possibility of extension)
  • LEVEL:  Analyst
  • SALARY: £30K - £35K, depending one experience

Job description

Climate change is a priority ESG topic for the PRI. This role sits in the PRI’s climate team and will primarily support the UN-Convened Net Zero Asset Owner Alliance, co-convened by the PRI and UNEP FI. The role will involve close, regular co-ordination with UNEP FI. The role requires expertise of investment practice and climate change, as well as excellent project management and coordination skills.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Implement the work programme of the UN-Convened Net Zero Asset Owner Alliance
  • Support the secretariat in delivering against the track plans and budget
  • Procure or undertake research and analysis to inform the alliance’s tracks
  • Write guidance, briefing documents or reports for the alliance
  • Organise events and meetings of the alliance
  • Collaborate externally and internally with different partners and teams where appropriate
  • Manage relationships with alliance members and with external partners
  • Provide regular reporting to the head of the secretariat of the alliance as required
  • Support internal knowledge sharing on environmental issues

Core Competencies:

PRI expects roles at an Analyst level within the organisation to demonstrate skills across the following core competencies:

Analytical

 

  • Incorporates the fullest range of information available into analysis and decision making
  • Uses appropriate technical processes/systems to develop and evaluate options in an effective and time-efficient manner
  • Assimilates data to draws out relevant insights and findings from analyses
  • Identifies opportunities and risks to feed into decision making
  • Presents analyses in an appropriate format providing clear and concise recommendations

 

Business Awareness

 

 

  • Understands, and always works towards, the mission and the aims of the PRI
  • Is curious about what is happening in other parts of the PRI
  • Is Signatory centric – seeks to understand, listen and respond to Signatory needs
  • Understands own teams’ objectives and seeks to internalise them in own activities
  • Understands who does what at the PRI and uses the knowledge to complete activities

Collaborative

  • Approachable, credible and willing whenever engaging with colleagues
  • Actively and appropriately seeks input from others
  • Focuses on interacting with colleagues in an positive and open manner
  • Listens to what colleagues are saying, considers from different perspectives and tailor’s responses accordingly

Communicative

  • Writes succinctly and clearly tailoring level of detail to the requirements of the end user
  • Communicates clearly and precisely and able to convey thinking comprehensively
  • Provides regular, clear and concise communications to manager, colleagues or other relevant people to keep updated on activities
  • Structures and prepares well-written, logical outputs with limited guidance and editing

Developmental

  • Demonstrates self-awareness: actively seeks feedback from others and acts upon it
  • Explores new ideas with an inquisitive mind
  • Questions the status quo and suggests new ideas
  • Seeks out opportunities to drive continuous improvements in ways of working
  • Open-minded attitude which welcomes change and new ideas

Structured

 

  • Prioritises and organises time effectively, focussing on the key organisational priorities
  • Develops ways of working and processes to execute and improve efficiency across the PRI
  • Methodically tackles problems, working with colleagues where necessary
  • Takes account of the needs of other colleagues and/or Signatories when considering how to execute a piece of work
  • Promotes and utilises effective project management skills

Technical Competencies & Experience:

  • Proven professional experience in financial analysis and reporting.
  • Degree in a field related to finance, accounting and/or sustainability. A postgraduate qualifications in a similar field is desirable.
  • Relevant work experience in climate change would be advantageous.
  • Experience of coordinating multi-stakeholder initiatives
  • Excellent written communication and verbal presentation skills with the ability to deliver high quality briefings and reports with minimal supervision
  • A collaborative and consultative approach to working with others
  • Excellent relationship management and interpersonal skills
  • IT/system skills (Microsoft Office, CRM, social media, webcasts, etc.)
  • Exceptional  programme management skills, with experience in delivering successfully, including directing others that may not be your direct reports
  • Some regional and international travel may be required.
  • Must be eligible to work in the UK.

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