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Asset & Wealth Management – Sustainable Investing Platform – Associate – London

Website Golman Sachs

Bank | Asset Manager

Job Description


A career with Goldman Sachs Asset Management is an opportunity to help clients across the globe realize their potential, while you discover your own. As part of one of the world’s leading asset managers with over $2 trillion in assets under supervision, you can expect to participate in exciting investment opportunities while collaborating with talented colleagues from all asset classes and regions and building meaningful relationships with your clients. Working in a culture that values integrity and transparency, you will be part of a diverse team that is passionate about our craft, our clients, and building sustainable success. Bringing together traditional and alternative investments, Goldman Sachs Asset Management provides clients around the world with a dedicated partnership and focus on long-term performance. As primary investment area within Goldman Sachs, we provide investment and advisory services for pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies, endowments, foundations, financial advisors and individuals.

Within Asset and Wealth Management, we seek to provide innovative investment solutions to help our clients meet their financial goals. We work with specialists and groups from around the firm to help individuals and institutions across various industries navigate changing markets and to provide them with a diverse offering of product solutions. We value self-starters with an entrepreneurial spirit, providing the support and resources to ensure your success.

Role And Responsibilities

As part of the team, assess new ESG-oriented rules to determine appropriate implementation and ensure Goldman Sachs Asset Management Public are compliant with ESG regulations and consistently evidencing work appropriately

  • Be a source of technical rule-based knowledge with practical implementation expertise for public markets in relation to key sustainability frameworks set by both industry and regulators (e.g. SFDR, TCFD, EU Taxonomy, UK Stewardship Code, UNPRI and CSRD among others) 
  • Stay closely updated on new and proposed ESG regulations and firm requirements that could impact the overall sustainability framework, ESG data, and general reporting and disclosure obligation 
  • Help design investment processes (e.g., ongoing monitoring expectations) to ensure delivery of sustainability commitments and compliance with ESG regulations in partnership with ESG Business Leads and other stakeholders. 
  • Help advise on ESG regulatory-related data collection and reporting requirements in collaboration with SI Research and engineering 
  • Support roll-out of ESG regulatory requirements by developing and providing training materials to investment teams, sales and CRMs, and clients 
  • Advise on creation of new and harmonization and scaling of existing SI processes, looking for automation opportunities where appropriate 
  • Deliver regular and cohesive sustainability related reporting to investors using both proprietary and industry standard templates
  • Develop standardized ESG DDQ responses, content for investor sustainability updates and reports, Board presentations, and other stakeholder engagement activities

Experience And Skills

  • Collaborative, detail-oriented and organized with strong professional writing and presentation-creation skills 
  • Thorough, mature and professional 
  • Able to connect various requirements across multiple frameworks and coordinate efficiently with various stakeholders – both internal and external 
  • Proven ability to connect with investment and management teams and be a proactive team player in a fast-paced environment. A commitment to excellence, integrity and collaboration is a must 
  • Experience with key sustainability-related regulations and standards including SFDR, EU Taxonomy, TCFD, UK Stewardship Code, UNPRI, CSRD, SASB, GRI, etc. 
  • Experience in Asset management investing/industry preferred 
  • Strong experience with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word