ESG Sustainability Associate

Business Department:  Private Equity

Broomfield, US

Partners Group is a global private markets investment manager, serving over 1,000 institutional investors. We have USD 142 billion in assets under management and more than 1,900 professionals across 20 offices worldwide. We realize potential in private markets by financing and developing great companies, desirable real estate and essential infrastructure. We create value in our investments through active and long-term responsible ownership.

What it's about

In this full time position you will be responsible for supporting Partners Group’s sustainability strategy in integrating environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors across our investments and investment platform.  Your responsibilities will include:


  • Serve as an expert resource on sustainability related initiatives and regulations, including but not limited to environment factors (carbon reduction, climate analysis, energy management), health & safety, ethical supply chains, diversity and inclusion, cyber/IT security, and ESG data
  • Collaborate with investment teams and assets to educate, monitor, and support progress against asset and portfolio sustainability metrics and strategic initiatives
  • Support investment teams in identifying and assessing material ESG factors during due diligence on potential investments
  • Perform quantitative data analytics on sustainability related data at the asset, portfolio, and global platform level
  • Own strategic projects beyond direct asset work that support our broader sustainability strategy
  • Deliver impact investing engagements to assets through our "impact-at-scale" portfolio, PG LIFE
  • Support the client solutions (CSOL) team to serve current and prospective clients’ sustainability related requests and reporting
  • Contribute to the development of Partners Group’s responsible investing strategic development and presentations
  • Identify and execute improvements in how Partners Group integrates ESG factors in each of its asset classes and investment types


What we expect

For this challenging position we are seeking a candidate with a passion for responsible business and investment. They should have a proven track-record of implementing business improvement projects and possess strong influencing and analytical skills. The successful candidate should have the following profile:


  • Top academic credentials (Master/MBA preferred)
  • At least 3-5 years of experience in driving transformation in mid-sized businesses from an investment, corporate or consulting role ideally within the area of responsible business or sustainability
  • Excellent analytical skills e.g. drawing insights and recommendations from data,  integrating ESG factors into investment and business analysis and decisions
  • Familiarity with investment management and a genuine interest in private markets investments
  • An entrepreneurial and self-directed person, able to manage effectively and complete tasks in demanding timelines and with competing priorities
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability and experience interacting with global senior level executives
  • Strong oral and written communications skills in English. Proficiency/fluency
  • Flexibility to travel for work with global colleagues, portfolio companies & assets
  • International background, e.g. experience working in international and professional environment


What we offer

Partners Group is a global financial institution that retains the culture, pace and agility of a start-up. As a growing firm, we are committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best talent, by offering a workplace where results are truly recognized and rewarded.  We offer a fantastic opportunity for you to grow:

  • Professional, international working environment
  • Challenging, rewarding career within a growing company
  • Collaborative environment, with on-the-job training and mentorship opportunities
  • Competitive benefits and wellness package, including medical, dental and vision coverage with employee premiums paid by the Company and subsidized for any dependents
  • 401k (Roth and pre-tax options) with company match
  • 25 vacation days and 12 holidays annually
  • One month sabbatical after every five years of service
  • Company paid life and disability insurance
  • Competitive compensation package, including performance based annual incentives, targeting a base salary of 136k
  • Education assistance program
  • Lunch stipend
  • Fun office and team events, including volunteer opportunities to connect with and help our local communities

Our working environment is humble, inclusive and transparent, and the structure of the firm is flat.

At Partners Group, we thrive on new ideas for the benefit of our clients, our employees and our community.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and support diversity of perspectives.

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