As an Associate in the ESG Advisory team, the candidate will be responsible for providing specialized consulting services to global clients on Corporate Governance topics to support companies on their Shareholder Meetings, Corporate Actions and M&A transactions.
IHS Markit’s Advisory team advises corporate issuers, predominantly their management, supervisory board, investor relations and corporate secretary and sustainability teams, on public takeovers, general meetings as well as ESG-related topics including developing their ESG strategy, ESG Benchmarking and Materiality assessment, ESG research and risk analysis. The candidate will understand the impact of corporate governance and ESG factors on investment management and voting and become a governance specialist in his/her market.
The position of an Associate is a multifaceted which requires verbal communications skills, writing skills, research skills, analytical abilities, and financial acumen. IHS Markit provides hands-on training in an atmosphere that fosters teamwork and emphasizes client service. The candidate will be experienced in Project Management and ideally possess a strong interest and understanding of ESG, the Financial Markets, Securities Trading and especially the Annual and Extraordinary Meeting advisory Process as well as managing accounts with various proposal types.
The candidate will be familiar with how Proxy Policies work and how the trading and voting process through the securities clearing chain works in general. The candidate will become an expert in understanding the ESG & governance sensitivities of investors and support our team on shareholder communications campaigns.
The candidate will work in the team of the regional director who s/he reports to and supports with research and reports. The candidate will work closely with other team members within issuer solutions in our global offices to lead projects and ensure quality services to clients.
The candidate is encouraged to work with IHS ESG specialists in other industry groups such as Energy, Agribusiness, Economic and Country Risk (ECR), Automotive, Engineering, Maritime and trade, Climate and Sustainability, Sustainable Finance etc. to support holistic ESG advisory solutions for issuer clients.