Grade: 13 (relevant for internal applicants only)
The Location: London or Amsterdam
The Role : Within EMEA, the person in this role will play a key part in communicating the S&P DJI’s ESG message to the market. The Director, ESG Indices Product will involve elevating S&P DJI’s ESG indices and index-related data in investors’ eyes and making these relevant to investors’ investment decisions.
This person will achieve this through speaking at conferences, meeting with current and prospective clients, by creating content, keeping abreast of regulations and interacting with the media. Other responsibilities will include supporting senior product managers on day-to-day activities as needed.
Key Roles & Responsibilities
Present at conferences, seminars, and in other forums to elevate S&P DJI’s ESG methodology, ESG indices, and solutions in the eyes of major investors.
Meet with prospective and current clients to explain the advantages of S&P DJI’s ESG methodology, depth of data, and indices; match our capabilities with their needs.
Keep abreast of current ESG regulations and work with colleagues to understand ramifications & opportunities for S&P DJI’s.
Educate members of Channel Management, Client Coverage, Marketing, and other Product Managers regarding trends in ESG and S&P DJI’s ESG solution.
Create content, including presentations and papers, which explain the benefits of S&P DJI’s quality of ESG data, access to the data via our indices and the value proposition of our indices.
Support the day-to-day activities of senior product managers with client requests, create and maintain PowerPoint decks and other product collateral, conduct research and analysis into markets and trends, and manipulating datasets to support desk-based research as needed.
We are looking for someone with deep experience of ESG as well as substantial experience working with or within the financial community.
A passion for sustainability is a must alongside strong commercial awareness and instinct.
Someone with a can-do, self-starting, positive and team orientated attitude.
Demonstrated experience of working under pressure. An ability to forge positive relationships internally and externally.
A willingness to travel.
What We’re Looking For:
7+ years’ experience working in ESG or in ESG investing
7+ years in finance and investments industry preferably with index experience.
Advanced degree (MSc, MBA), with a specialization in a relevant area.
Must have ESG expertise
Excellent writing and speaking skills; experience presenting to large audiences.
Must be comfortable in a sales-like environment and be able to effectively communicate with a range of parties including clients, partners, and others.
Demonstrated ability to patiently drive for results while maintaining good relations with colleagues.
Demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as part of a team; can effectively influence others and gain their consensus when needed.
European languages would be a plus
S&P Dow Jones Indices
At S&P Dow Jones Indices, our role can be described in one word: essential. We’re the largest global resource for index-based concepts, data and research, and home to iconic financial market indicators, such as the S&P 500® and the Dow Jones Industrial Average®. More assets are invested in products based upon our indices than any other index provider in the world; with over 1,000,000 indices, S&PDow Jones Indices defines the way people measure and trade the markets. We provide essential intelligence that helps investors identify and capitalize on global opportunities.
S&P Dow Jones Indices is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit www.spdji.com.
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Job ID: 260443
Posted On: 2021-05-11
Location: London, United Kingdom