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ESG ANALYST (G764) - 369946
ESG ANALYST (G764)
Property / Management / Administration / Leasing
Wage / Salary:
R - Market Related - P/M (Per Month)
A South African company specializing in Real Estate Investments is looking for an ESG Analyst to join their team. The ESG Analyst will assist in maintaining the Company’s ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) strategy and managing investor expectations in this regard, including helping the Company keep up with rapid changes to ESG trends in the real estate sector.
Duties & Responsibilities
Key Performance areas will include: Researching and sharing information internally on current and emerging trends in ESG as they relate to the real estate sector. Assisting in coordinating the preparation of the Company’s ESG report, including gathering the information required for inclusion in the report. Coordinating the internal ESG awareness campaign, including conducting training where required for staff and management. Advising on the implementation of the Company’s ESG strategy regarding tenants and suppliers. Coordinating the response to various ESG ratings agencies and sustainability-linked indices that are relevant to the Company throughout the year, including reporting back to the Company regarding the results thereof. Coordinating the Company’s efforts to improve its scores in the ESG ratings agencies and sustainability-linked indices that the Company participates in. Managing the content of the ESG sections of the website and ensuring that the information presented therein remains up to date. Preparing formal responses to institutional investors and funders when they send ESG-specific questionnaires for completion by the Company. Keeping abreast of changes to the voting policies of the company’s key investors and major proxy voting agencies. Coordinating internal efforts to improve the Company’s overall ESG performance and management of ESG-related risks and opportunities. Manage the day-to-day administrative and operational requirements for the ESG department. Monitor the implementation of the Company’s ethics management plan
Desired Experience & Qualification
LLB, or a Bachelor of Commerce (LLB) or Bachelor of Laws (LLB). 1-3 years’ relevant experience. Additional Requirements: Good understanding of relevant legislation impacting ESG. Strong understanding of current ESG trends, issues, and best practices (beyond the real estate sector). Strong problem-solving skills and ability to act as a self-starter, including applying knowledge and judgment to advise internal and external stakeholders regarding the Company’s ESG strategy. Applying research and analytical skills to a wide range of ESG-related areas. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel