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QC Partners is an independent, owner-managed company based in Frankfurt am Main. As an investment boutique, we offer institutional investors innovative, valuable and risk-reducing supplements to traditional equity and bond products. Our responsible managers have many years of market experience, a first-class track record and feel equally committed to both aspects of a successful investment - generating returns and actively managing the associated risks. As dynamic, young corporate culture we offer a unique opportunity to drive your own vision of sustainable investing through an exciting profit-sharing partnership.
The ESG Division Manager will be responsible for building up and actively managing a new ESG division. You will be key in developing a brand committed to ethical and sustainable investments that make a real, positive and measurable impact in the fight against climate change as well as making the world a better and more equal place for the next generations. You will take the lead in driving the ideation and implementation process in creating an ESG Asset Management brand and product portfolio, where you can leverage established decade-long relationships with an institutional client base.
Responsibilities in detail:
Creation and implementation of the ESG division
Creation of innovative ESG concepts that fit to current client base
Development of new sustainable investments and products
Search and benchmark of international best practice on ESG management to ensure that QC Partners' ESG policies and procedures will be best-in-class
Assess the environmental, social and governance risks and impacts of potential projects, input to investment documentation and expert board meetings
Manage and oversee ESG monitoring and engagement with existing investments
Preparation of investment committee meetings and its presentations
Managing communication with institutional investors
Close cooperation with the relationship management team during the creation of customer-specific evaluations Working effectively with portfolio management team to launch new funds and products
Overall, this multifaceted role requires someone who excels with a visionary mindset, is a creative problem solver, a strong team player and exceptional communicator. The ideal candidate will have entrepreneurial experience in both product development in a financial services role and in application of ESG in investment processes.
Our requirements for you:
Willingness and courage to work as equity partner & Division Manager of the newly formed ESG division
Entrepreneurial spirit and a self-driven individual that thrives in a challenging, quick-paced environment
High initiative and ability to work independently, while also being a team player and working well with others
Relevant degree in economics (or mathematically oriented studies)
CFA, CAIA qualification is preferred
Minimum of 5 years experience at an asset manager, investment bank or consultancy position
2-3 years experience on sustainable investments with proven track record
Active interest and passion in sustainable investing and broad knowledge of ESG integration
In depth knowledge and expertise in the review, assessment and application of ESG criteria throughout the investment process
Strong project management, product management and execution skills
Strong presentation and communication skills, demonstrating the ability to communicate at Board Level
Excellent analytical skills
Experience with Bloomberg is desirable
Written and verbal fluency in German and English is a must
A dynamic, young corporate culture with a challenging and exciting perspective in realizing your own vision of sustainable investing on a partnership level
Access to an established institutional client base
Opportunity to work on a sustainable product range under the umbrella of a fully licensed asset management structure
Possibility to implement a high quality and dedicated ESG investment strategy that stands out from competitors
An open working atmosphere with friendly and highly qualified colleagues
A job ideally positioned in the center of Frankfurt
If you are interested, please send us your informative application documents by email to Anna Kaczor - Business Managerak@q-advisers.com