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Senior Principal, Sustainable Investing

Website HOOPP (Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan)

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Why you’ll love working here:

  • high-performance, people-focused culture
  • our commitment that equity, diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our work environment and business success, which helps employees feel valued and empowered to be their authentic selves
  • learning and development initiatives, including workshops, Speaker Series events and access to LinkedIn Learning, that support employees’ career growth
  • competitive, 100% company-paid extended health and dental benefits for permanent employees with recent additions to promote inclusive coverage to a diverse employee population. These recent additions include gender affirmation and fertility drug and treatment coverage
  • membership in HOOPP’s world class defined benefit pension plan, which can serve as an important part of your retirement security
  • access to an annual wellness reimbursement program for health and wellness-related expenses for permanent employees
  • virtual fitness, yoga and meditation classes, nutritional consultations and wellness seminars
  • we offer a hybrid flexible work model that embraces remote work in Ontario for eligible roles
  • the opportunity to make a difference and help take care of those who care for us, by providing a financially secure retirement for Ontario healthcare workers

Job Summary

Reporting to the Head of Sustainable Investing, the Senior Principal, Sustainable Investing will play a key role in the implementation and ongoing evolution of the HOOPP Sustainable Investing program. In this role, you will lead initiatives and act as a subject matter expert with teams across the Investment Management (IM) division, as well as with partners across the organization. You will bring a strong foundation of sustainable investing experience and a passion to contribute to the continued advancement of Sustainable Investing at HOOPP.

What you will do:

  • Act as a subject matter expert in advising asset class teams on leading sustainable investing practices and help foster ESG innovation across the organization
  • Contribute to the ongoing design and implementation of the climate change plan, and lead key work streams
  • Develop portfolio monitoring framework, analytics and reporting
  • Lead research and analysis on ESG factors related to new investment strategies
  • Play a leadership role as part of a lean team, acting as a mentor for junior team members
  • Support board and executive-level reporting
  • Represent HOOPP at various industry events and external initiatives

What you bring:

  • Deep expertise in ESG integration and stewardship approaches across asset classes
  • Leading-edge understanding of the sustainable investing landscape and emerging ESG concepts
  • Strategic thinker who can translate the big picture into effective implementation
  • Track record of using critical thinking to address complex problems and develop pragmatic solutions
  • Proven ability to successfully advance multiple projects simultaneously and deliver high-quality results
  • Strong team orientation and focus on achieving overall team objectives
  • A clear and confident oral and written communicator who can effectively work with all levels and adapt style based on the audience
  • Commitment to constructive feedback and continual learning
  • Alignment with HOOPP’s core values: professional, trustworthy, compassionate, accountable, and collaborative
  • 7-10 years of professional experience in sustainable investing
  • Advanced degree(s) in Business, Finance, Engineering, Environmental Science, or other relevant area preferred
  • Additional professional designations like CFA an asset