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ESG Asscociate

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A leading asset management firm is currently seeking an incumbent to assume the role of ESG Associate. The successful incumbent will report to the Head of ESG and work collaboratively across business areas to support the implementation of the firm's commitment to ESG integration in investment processes.


  • Conduct internal ESG due diligence.
  • Conduct internal impact assessment.
  • Assist in creating ESG Portfolio monitoring strategies.
  • Monitor and ensure adherence to ESG practices and ESG plans.
  • Provide input on ESG reporting requirements.
  • Develop and implement ESG due diligence questionnaires and guidelines.
  • Develop knowledge management at deal level.
  • Develop ESG knowledge management process.
  • Develop and implement knowledge management tools.
  • Work with the organisations clients in developing ESG policy, guidelines and frameworks.
  • Prepare and present ESG outcomes on portfolio companies.
  • Ensure ESG issues are built into investment decision-making process.
  • Ensure timeous reporting to the clients.
  • Manage the training of deal teams on ESG issues.
  • Train investee companies on ESG issues.
  • Develop and implement knowledge management process on ESG matters.


  • Relevant Honours degree.
  • MBA / MBL advantageous.
  • At least 4-5 years’ experience in an ESG role.
  • Understanding of Investments / Investment policy and active ownership will be advantageous.
  • Working knowledge of BBBEE issues.
  • Good Understanding of ESG principles.
  • Ability to conduct research and analysis.
  • MS Office proficiency.
  • Institute of Directors.
  • Chartered Institute of Secretaries.

Kindly note, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of your application please consider it unsuccessful.

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Banking/Finance And Investment

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Geographic Location

Gauteng - Pretoria