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ESG & Sustainability Investment Professional

Business Department:  Industry Value Creation
Location: 

Broomfield, US

Partners Group is a global private markets investment manager, serving over 850 institutional investors. We have USD 83 billion in assets under management and more than 1,200 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 Head of ESG and Sustainability in integrating environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors, including impact considerations, to add to and protect value in the firm’s investments. Your responsibilities, focused primarily on the Americas, will include:

 

  • Support investment teams based in the Americas in identifying and assessing material ESG factors during due diligence on potential investments
  • Collaborate with investment teams and the Industry Value Creation (IVC) team to engage with private equity investments on ESG improvement projects in areas such as health & safety, energy management, and ethical supply chains.  Perform the same function for the asset management teams for private infrastructure and private real estate.
  • Deliver impact investing engagements to Americas assets through our "impact-at-scale" portfolio, PG LIFE.
  • Support the client solutions (CSOL) team to serve current and prospective clients’ ESG-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 environmental, social and governance (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
  • 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
  • Excellent analytical skills e.g. in integrating ESG factors into investment and business analysis and decisions
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability and experience interacting with global C-suite level executives
  • Strong oral and written communications skills in English. Proficiency/fluency in any other Latin American language (Spanish or Portuguese) is considered a strong plus.
  • Flexibility to travel for work with portfolio companies & assets predominantly in the U.S.
  • 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
  • Education assistance program
  • Lunch stipend
  • Fun office and team events, including volunteer opportunities to connect with and help our local communities

Make an impact on the organization by taking a lead role in the growth of our US business.  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.


 

www.partnersgroup.com


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