Invesco Mutual Fund

Head of ESG Client Strategy AP (BB-C1110)

Found in: Neuvoo HK


Invesco is one of the world’s leading global investment managers, entrusted with managing $1.3 trillion* in assets on behalf of clients worldwide. We are the 6th largest US retail asset manager and the 13th largest investment manager globally, and our more than 8,000 employees worldwide are dedicated to delivering an investment experience that helps people get more out of life. We are purely focused on managing a comprehensive range of active, passive and alternative investment capabilities, which we draw on to provide customized solutions aligned to client needs, our most important benchmark. (*As of Dec 31,2020)

Job Purpose (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
  • 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
  • Invesco is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with our personal data policy and for recruitment purposes only. Candidates not notified within twelve weeks may consider their application unsuccessful. All related information will be kept in our file for up to 2 years for future recruitment purposes. When there are vacancies in our subsidiary or associate companies during that period, we may transfer the application to them for consideration of employment. Under the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, job applicants have a right to request access to, and to request correction of, Personal Data in relation to the application. If job applicants wish to exercise these rights, they should contact the Human Resources department.

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