Job Opportunity in the US with the UN: Investment Officer 2020

Date limite : 20 sept. 2020

Organisation à but non lucratif: United Nations

Spécialités: Management et Marketing

Niveau d'études: Troisième cycle

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Job Opportunity in the US with the UN: Investment Officer 2020

The United Nations is offering an exceptional job opportunity as an Investment Officer to join the team in New York, USA for 2020. 


Support the Director to develop and implement the Sustainable Investment approach across the Fund and in collaborating with all the Investment Teams: 

  1. Balances long term strategic goals with short term performance objectives to outperform assigned benchmarks, supported by ESG integration.
  2. Identifies broad ESG methodologies required for the development and implementation of strategies that conform to the Fund's overall investment policy, investment objectives, procedures and guidelines.
  3. Participates in and contributes to seminars on sustainable investing and related topics.
  4. Conducts portfolio analysis using risk, ESG and analytical tools.

Conducts careful and thorough sustainable investment research:

  1. Lead the global sustainable investments research program across asset classes, and recommends appropriate ESG solutions and strategies.
  2. Contributes to the formulation of recommendations on partnership with NGOs, Academia and vendors.
  3. Takes initiative in selecting and managing outside ESG advisers and specialists.

Develops and maintains ESG investment-decisions support dashboard and the internal ESG focal point:

  1. Manage sustainable investment portfolio analysis and reporting implementation, including ongoing integration of ESG metrics embedded throughout investment and risk analytical tools.
  2. Liaise and maintain key relationship with alternative data ESG providers.
  3. Manage the support of the Investment Teams with ESG implementation and training.


  1. Participates in various stakeholder and oversight body meetings as requested and contributes to the discussion on sustainable investment matters.
  2. Prepares management reports on sustainable investment matters for submission to appropriate United Nations governing bodies.
  3. Develop a coordinated approach to measurement and reporting to meet ESG objectives Develop and ESG reporting, including a yearly Sustainable Investing report

Team leader under guidance of the Director:

  1. Plans and oversees the management of activities undertaken by the unit; prepares inputs for the work programme of the unit.
  2. Ensures that the outputs produced by the unit maintain high-quality standards and compliance with the relevant mandates; that reports are clear, objective and based on comprehensive data.
  3. Carries out administrative tasks necessary for the functioning of the unit.
  4. Manages, guides, develops and trains staff under his/her supervision; fosters teamwork and communication among staff in the unit and across organizational boundaries.



Advanced university degree (Master's or equivalent) in Business and Administration (MBA), Finance, Economics or related field is required. A first-degree level university degree in combination with two additional years of experience in investment management may be accepted in lieu of the advanced degree. Certifications or course work in ESG is desirable.

Work Experience:

  1. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in multi-assets investment analysis and/or investment management, primarily focused on ESG integration and reporting experience is required.
  2. Relevant experience in Sustainable Investment strategy & policy, ESG integration across asset classes, alternative data providers, ESG reporting, stewardship and NGO networks is required.
  3. Relevant experience, including managing a specialized ESG team, in Asset Owner institutions with in-house investment management is desirable.


English and French are the working languages of the UN Secretariat. For this position, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another UN official language is desirable.

About the UN:

The United Nations (UN), was established in 1945, is an intergovernmental organization responsible for maintaining international peace and security, developing friendly relations among nations, achieving international cooperation, and being a center for harmonizing the actions of nations. It is the largest, most familiar, most internationally represented and most powerful intergovernmental organization in the world.

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Pays hôte: États-Unis


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