Invesco Senior ESG Analyst in GBR, United States

Our Company

Invesco is one of the UK's largest and most successful independent investment management organisations. As part of the wider Invesco family, we are part of a global organisation with over US$937* billion under management, offices in more than 20 countries and some 7000 employees around the world. (*As of December 31, 2017)

We believe in longevity and our investment team has evolved over the years to include some of the industry's leading players. Key attributes of our success include managing with conviction, maintaining focus on the long term, challenging convention rather than following it and our belief in truly active fund management.

We like to think our employees are best in class and we focus on rewarding employees on merit. The expectations are high but in return we put a great deal of effort into creating a first-class working environment. We consider that by working together we can achieve more. We treat one another with respect and value a collaborative environment. We welcome the different ideas, perspectives and expertise our employees bring to the company. Aside from investment management there are career opportunities across the full range of business functions.

The Role

Based in our EMEA Headquarters in Henley-on-Thames this position is required to produce ESG analysis at company, sector and thematic level globally and active ownership at company and collaborative level.

The Invesco Senior ESG analyst position is an opportunity to work closely with investment teams to deliver ESG research and to engage in dialogue with corporates globally, across equities and fixed income. This is an opportunity to join a growing team at an exciting time in the Invesco responsible investment journey.

Key Responsibilities

  • Producing proprietary ESG company level research with emphasis on investment relevance.

  • Leveraging internal and external tools to produce research.

  • Generalist research coverage globally and across equities and fixed interest.

  • Producing sector level ESG analysis on specific areas of interest across investment teams

  • Monitoring company activities on an on-going basis and keeping abreast of event risks

  • Engaging in dialogue with companies on specific ESG related agenda items

  • Engaging with companies both at senior executive and non-executive board levels

  • Collaborating with other investors on thematic areas of interest via networks and forums

  • Analysing environmental and socially related shareholder resolutions

  • Effective internal dialogue with investment teams on ESG company and sector research as well as portfolio level view of ESG performance

  • Representation at industry forums and events

  • Contributing to special projects and other team activities

  • Data governance

  • Provide any other assistance relating to the above or as reasonably required by the role.

  • Ensure all activities are in line with Invesco’s Conduct principles

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Key Requirements

Experience

  • Previous experience in producing ESG company level research

  • Demonstrated interest in ESG issues

  • Knowledge and prior use of ESG research tools

  • Strong knowledge of investment management in both equities and fixed income

Personal Attributes Required:

  • Good communication skills

  • Good interpersonal and people management skills

  • Independence of thought

  • Results focused

  • Prioritisation and task management

  • Accepts responsibility

_Qualifications Required_

  • Minimum BSc with demonstrated interest in ESG matters

  • Investment Management Certificate is desirable.

Title: Senior ESG Analyst

Location: Europe, Middle East and Africa-GBR-Oxfordshire-Henley -on- Thames-Perpetual Park

Requisition ID: 22898