Careers

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.

Why do people want to work at the PRI?

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.

“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 aims to be a genuinely inclusive organisation. Our objective is to integrate equal treatment and promotion of diversity into all aspects of the PRI’s day-to-day life.

The PRI commits to:

  • ensuring that all individuals who come into contact with the PRI, whether as employees, contractors, consultants, signatories or in other capacities, are treated with dignity and respect;
  • ensuring that the opportunities the PRI provides for learning, personal development and employment are made available on a non-discriminatory basis;
  • providing a safe, supportive and welcoming environment for colleagues and visitors alike.

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 6%*
  • Critical health insurance
  • 25 days holiday in addition to Bank Holidays and Christmas shutdown
  • Flexible ways of working
*The non-contributory pension will increase to 7% from 1 April 2018 (with a further 2% employee contributions matched by the PRI) and a final increase to 8% from 1 April 2019 (with a further 4% employee contributions matched by the PRI).

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.

Current vacancies

US-based Senior Policy Manager

The PRI is recruiting a Senior Policy Manager in the US - ideally in Washington DC, but NYC will be considered.

Manager, Climate Action 100+

Climate Action 100+ is a new five-year initiative led by investors to engage systemically important greenhouse gas emitters and other companies across the global economy that have significant opportunities to drive the clean energy transition and help achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement.

Impact and thematic investments - Senior Manager

The PRI is looking for someone with impact investment and thematic investment experience to manage SDG-focused workstreams with an impact/thematic investment angle.

UNEP Finance Initiative/PRI - senior consultant in China

The PRI and UNEP FI are looking for a senior consultant in China, based in Beijing.