Product Associate (Sustainability) - Schroders Investment Management - Return to Work Program

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Category
Product Management
Type
Return-to-Work Program

Overview

reacHIRE is proud to partner with Schroders Investment Management, North America (SIMNA) for a 1 year return-to-work program starting in July 2022 designed for professionals who are returning to the workforce after a 1.5+ year career break. 

 

Please note candidates who have worked in part-time roles or have done independent contracting will be considered for this opportunity. It is a cohort-based model that allows individuals to re-enter the workforce in a supported way with a group of fellow returning professionals. We provide a one-week intensive onboarding specially designed to build the skills needed to successfully re-enter the workforce. This proven approach fosters camaraderie among colleagues, builds confidence and upgrades technology and professional skills that will be invaluable throughout this next phase of their career.

 

Summary:

Schroders is currently seeking an energetic, results-oriented Sustainability Product Associate to join the Sustainable Investment Team product group. A successful candidate in this role will present with excellent data management and technology skills,, with strong attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines.  The successful candidate will become a subject matter expert on sustainability at Schroders, developing a deep understanding of how we approach this complex and multi-faceted topic.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the sales support teams to produce high quality and effectively written RFPs, RFIs etc.
  • Update and maintain product language and data for products in the RFP databases and work with RFP and client portfolio managers to customize as needed.
  • Prepare client presentations and new business pitches in PowerPoint/Seismic by liaising with the product/client portfolio management and investment team.
  • Supports in completing industry surveys and annual assessment reports.
  • Work with other members of the Sustainable Investment team to assist in the production of our quarterly and annual sustainable investment report in a timely manner. 
  • Respond to inquiries from distribution teams clients to support their clients
  • Regular and bespoke client reporting across a broad range of vehicles, liaising with investment and research teams
  • Facilitation of investor events, including materials and investor communications for webinars and seminars
  • Develop sustainability, investment and global financial market knowledge. Seek to understand industry developments, through performing competitive analysis, which will influence product development and client demand
  • Involvement with strategic projects and initiatives

Qualifications

  • Strong quantitative skills and impeccable writing skills; demonstrate acute attention to detail.
  • 2+ years relevant experience 
  • Highly organized with the ability to manage tight deadlines in multiple priority environments.
  • Self-starter with energy, enthusiasm and desire to achieve goals in a consistent and timely manner.
  • Desire to work in a team-oriented environment. 
  • Solid understanding of financial markets.

About reacHIRE

reacHIRE is changing the trajectory for individuals in the workplace by partnering with forward-thinking companies. Through customized programs tailored to a company's unique business needs and culture, reacHIRE carefully selects under-the-radar, top talent who voluntarily off-ramped and are ready to on-ramp back into their career. At the end of the program, you may be eligible for full-time or extended contracting work, but it is not guaranteed. reacHIRE will provide 360 degree support along with a dedicated Program Manager to ensure your success every step of the way!

 

Our Returnship Program participants come from all walks of life, and so do we. At reacHIRE, the sum of our individual differences, life experiences, innovative thinking and self-expression is what makes us great. We hire exceptional talent from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it is the right thing to do, but because it makes us, our programs, and the forward-thinking companies we partner with stronger, better and more innovative.  Be you and reach higher.

 

Please note:

  • reacHIRE will reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities who need adjustments in order to complete the application or interview process. For assistance with your application please contact: Sarah White at swhite@reachire.com.
  • reacHIRE is unable to sponsor program participants for the duration of our return-to-work programs

 

About Schroders Investment Management, North America (SIMNA):

We’re a global investment manager. We help institutions, intermediaries and individuals around the world invest money to meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future.

 

We have around 5,000 people on six continents, with 350 people based in New York. And we’ve been around for over 200 years, but keep adapting as society and technology changes. What doesn’t change is our commitment to helping our clients, and society, prosper.

 

The base

We are based at 7 Bryant Park in the heart of NYC. And we have everything we need to work flexibly. We operate a hybrid working model, with a requirement that our returners be in the office 3 days per week. This is to sustain our culture of innovation, collaboration, knowledge  sharing, and building relationships with the business.

 

ADA

Schroder Investment Management North America Inc. complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.  

EEO/Affirmative Action

Schroder Investment Management North America Inc. is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, intellectual disability, mental disability or physical disability, including, but not limited to, blindness, or protected veteran status.

 

 

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