PRI CAREERS

 

"If you care about social issues, if you care about the climate change challenges that you read about in the media, the PRI is a great workplace where you can have a real impact."




The PRI boasts a dynamic and influential team. It attracts talent from all around the world, and is a great place for people of all ages and backgrounds to pursue a career in responsible investment.Working on responsible investment provides a window into how a sustainable global financial system can benefit investors, companies, the environment and society as a whole.
 

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Flexible working options make the PRI a fantastic place to work for people with young families, and all new parents are able to enjoy equal parental leave benefits, regardless of gender or sexuality. We promote secondments into other organisations for staff to gain broader experience and knowledge, and we offer internships to applicants of all ages.

VALUES

The PRI has developed a set of values that describe the qualities it expects all its staff to show.
 

  • Principles Driven  – The Principles underpin our work and provide an opportunity to contribute to a more sustainable society.
  • Authenticity – We are true to our organisation, its mission and ourselves.
  • Cooperation – We work together constructively with mutual respect and enthusiasm.
  • Openness – We welcome diversity and expect transparency in our activities.
  • Empowerment – We support and encourage each other to perform to the best of our abilities.
  • Responsibility – We take ownership for our actions and outcomes.
     

BENEFITS

  • Free private healthcare
  • Non-contributory pension of 5%
  • Critical health insurance
  • 25 days holiday in addition to Bank Holidays and Christmas shutdown
  • Flexible ways of working

All applications will be reviewed within two weeks of the close date and any applicants successful in securing an interview will be notified within three weeks of the close date. Owing to volumes received, it is not possible to respond individually to all applications on every occasion.


RECEPTIONIST & ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

LOCATION: London  

START DATE:  A.S.A.P. - this position is immediately available

REMUNERATION:  22-23K

The Receptionist & Administrative Assistant is responsible for answering and directing incoming calls, greeting visitors, assisting with booking and maintaining conference rooms, and general office up keep, along with some regular administrative duties. The Receptionist & Administrative Assistant will also assist with projects as required, working closely and reporting to the EA to MD. We are looking for a proactive, responsive and reliable individual providing a high standard of support to staff.

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policy intern

LOCATION: London  

START DATE:  September 2017

REMUNERATION:  Competitive for not-for-profit

DURATION:  30 hours per week for 10 weeks

The PRI is offering a 10-week paid internship in the Policy and Research team. The individual should have a good understanding of corporate reporting practices. A business, accounting or finance degree or equivalent job experience is desirable. The project is to assist the policy team to examine corporate reporting practices in relation to the impact of climate change on asset valuations and subsequent public reporting. 

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project manager, pri collaboration platform

LOCATION: London  

START DATE:  This position is immediately available

REMUNERATION:  40-45K

DURATION:  Fixed-term 12 months

CLOSING DATE:  23 August 2017

This role will support a multi-team project to develop and deliver a platform to support collaborative investor engagement activity and information exchange. This platform will replace and broaden the scope of the existing PRI Collaboration Platform, which houses collaborative investor activities on ESG issues with investee companies. Key functionalities of the platform will include content posting, private workspaces and automated communications, as well as data tracking and analysis.

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ANALYST, CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

LOCATION: London  

START DATE:  ASAP

REMUNERATION:  25-28k depending on experience

DURATION:  Permanent

The successful candidate will be responsible to support the delivery of services and outputs (i.e. signatory collaborative engagements, investors/company roundtables, webinars, podcasts, public policy consultations and publications) focused on corporate governance. This could include but not be limited to topics such as anti-corruption, corporate responsible tax, cyber security and executive remuneration. The successful candidate will also assist with some across team functions.

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RESEARCH ASSISTANT - Deforestation

LOCATION: London (or remote locations will be considered) 

START DATE:  ASAP

DURATION:  Primarily in September and October 2017. Some availability in November may be required. Maximum 31 days.

This is an exciting and unique opportunity for an individual with a background and interest in soft commodity-driven deforestation to gain experience in the field of responsible investment and global shareholder engagement. The assistant will be reporting to the Manager of Investor Engagements, Environmental Issues, at the PRI and will also work with the PRI-Ceres Deforestation Steering Committee, which consists of a group of global investors facilitated by a PRI-Ceres partnership.

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AFRICA NETWORK MANAGER

LOCATION: Cape Town, South Africa 

START DATE:  ASAP

CLOSING DATE:  Thursday 3 August 2017

DURATION:  Part-time - Flexible,  2-3 days per week

This is an important support role within PRI’s Global Networks & Outreach (GNO) team. The role is specifically focused on enhancing PRI’s overall market impact and signatory satisfaction in Africa, with a predominant focus on servicing PRI’s network of approximately 50 signatories in South Africa.  

The role offers scope for regular domestic travel primarily for signatory meetings and participation at industry events in South Africa. 

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Head of china, GLOBAL NETWORKS and OUTREACH

LOCATION: Beijing (preferable) or Shanghai, China

START DATE:  ASAP

DURATION:  Full time

This is a unique opportunity and an important role within PRI’s Global Networks & Outreach (GNO) team, focused on enhancing Responsible Investment awareness and providing investors with the tools to implement it in their investment process. The role involves the management of PRI’s recruitment and signatory coverage, as well as the coordination of PRI’s other activities in China. It offers scope for regular domestic and occasional international travel primarily for signatory meetings, industry events and internal meetings. The role will involve working individually to lead PRI’s activities in China, while often collaborating with PRI’s additional Asia Network staff based in Hong Kong. It provides an excellent platform from which to build a high profile in the responsible investment industry.

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