ESG Associate - Real Estate Investment Fund (UK & Nordics)

Michael Page Property and Construction
England, London
£60000 - £65000 per annum
Closing date
3 Nov 2021
JN -092021-3601086
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Job Details

Assist Head of AM in setting-up, support & coordinate local AM teams across multiple Responsible Investment (ESG) work streams and initiatives. Coordinate with the global ESG team as local correspondent.

Client Details

Our Client is a Global Investment Manager with one of Europes largest Real Estate Portfolio. The role will be driving their ESG Strategy and will focus on the UK & Nordics Market to be based of London.


Support deployment and monitoring of Global ESG initiatives at local level:

  • Coordinate with Global ESG team, and with peers, acting as local ESG correspondant
  • Support the local Head of AM in deploying the ESG strategy at local level and clarifing priorities among local initiatives with the Global ESG team
  • Structure or adjust frameworks, timeframes and guidelines of local ESG initiatives, communicate on a calendar to deliver on targets, clarify targets per asset (according to fund strategies and asset classes specificities)
  • Support and coordinate the deployment within local AM team across multiple workstreams, asset clases and initiatives (ex : GRESB reporting, building energy efficiency, solar panels, green procurement…)
  • Review & co-ordinate ESG data collection, ensure data consistency and quality

Support the development of the local ESG expertise

  • Educate, train and support Asset managers on strategy / tools / processes.
  • Deploy tools and foster adoption (Deepki, ESGTodo…)
  • Review ESG action plans of key properties and deploy best practices
  • Monitor progress made by the AM team vs. targets and follow on KPIs,
  • Coordinate reporting and internal communication tools (ex : business cases, best practices)

Support ESG efforts with local internal and external stakeholders

  • Coordinate initiatives with external Property Managers (including awareness & monitoring of ESG targets)
  • Monitor service providers at local level (energy managers, certification advisors, energy/environmental auditors, regulatory montoring...) and contribute to the selection of the new ones
  • Liaise with Legal & Compliance teams to review and assess local laws and legal framework evolutions
  • Monitor industry evolution, benchmark competition, and contribute to interactions with external peers (according to seniority of the profile)
  • Advise in ad hoc investment or divestment processes
  • Liaise with development teams to insure consistency on ESG topcis in ad hoc development programs



  • Ideally, degree in ESG management or similar degree in a real estate or finance
  • BREEAM accredited or similar would be a plus


  • Experience in ESG, ideally a real estate and/or consultancy

Knowledge and Skills

  • Highly developed analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of global real estate sustainability standards and certification schemes
  • Good understanding on the real estate industry
  • Language skills: Fluency in English (+ local language)


  • Ability to work as part of a local and Pan European team and under minimal supervision
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and stakeholders
  • Excellent communication an organizational skills

Job Offer

Good base Salary & Good Benefits and Bonus Package on Offer


Since launching in 2006, Michael Page’s specialist Property consultants have supported a wide range of clients in appointing talented specialist professionals at middle management to board level across the UK.

As we continue to grow, our Consultants become increasingly specialist, enabling them to be ‘subject matter experts’ in their niche within the market and enabling them to provide an unrivalled level of technical and geographical knowledge to our Clients and Candidates.

Based from a network of locations across the UK, our Property consultants work with Landlords, Developers, Occupiers and Consultancies to source interim and permanent professionals across a variety of sectors.

  • Retail & Licensed Leisure
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Residential
  • Local & Central Government

Job Types

  • General Practice Chartered Surveyors
  • Building Surveying
  • Project Management
  • Quantity Surveying / Cost Management
  • Property / Estates Management
  • Property Director / Head of Property
  • Acquisitions/Disposals
  • Land & Development

For more information, career advice or to speak to us about your hiring needs, please get in touch with our Michael Page Property team.

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0121 230 9377
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