Job Summary) :
The role is to provide leadership on ESG client engagement, policy development, thought leadership, marketing and product development in the Asia-Pacific region.
The role reports to the Global Head of ESG as part of the global ESG team, and works in close partnership with local internal and external stakeholders in the region and globally.
The person will have deep knowledge of ESG stewardship policies, programs, and strategies with the aim of strengthening the message we deliver to clients, policy-makers, and stakeholders.
Key Responsibilities / Duties :
Act as ESG spokesperson for Invesco in Asia-Pacific and represent Invesco on industry panels and forums
Support institutional sales for ESG focused clients, working closely with the distribution team across Asia-Pacific as well as ESG experts across our investment centres and with Global Head of ESG
Subject-matter expert on regional stewardship codes, local industry initiatives, regulatory developments and providing insights on these developments internally and externally both through verbal and conversations and written research and thought leadership
Work with Asia-Pacific and EMEA product teams as a key stakeholder in supporting innovative product solutions
Work closely with Asia-Pacific investment teams to ensure consistent messaging and ensure continual education and awareness of global ESG initiatives in the region
Seek client input on their ESG requirements and feedback into the wider organisation
Initiate thought leadership on emerging ESG topics and execute from concept to publication
Promote transparency in investment stewardship and engage with policy makers and industry bodies for greater strength of Invesco’s position in ESG networks in Asia-Pacific
Strategic Institutional client advisory role in respect of ESG considerations in their investment strategies
Develop and maintain specialist investment knowledge and understanding of pensions and investment industry products and trends contributing to tailored client investment strategies in Asia-Pacific
Strengthen our client servicing model and institutional strategy though the inclusion of ESG considerations
Lead ESG Asia-Pacific Forum
Member of Global Investment Council led ESG ecosystem and Global ESG team leadership
Work Experience / Knowledge :
10+ years of experience required
Excellent ESG knowledge
Deep knowledge of institutional clients’ needs and requirements
Deep knowledge of Asia-Pacific ESG landscape
Skills / Other Personal Attributes Required :
Excellent teamworking skills
Ability to work in a global matrix organisation
Ability to liaise with those responsible for developing investment portfolios
Ability to act independently while fundamentally aligned with Invesco global positioning
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Excellent organisational skills and ability to work under pressure
Excellent cultural awareness across the Asia-Pacific region
Fluency in Mandarin and English essential
Knowledge of Japanese a plus
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