ESG Specialist (m/f/d)

Investment · Berlin · Full-time · Senior

Job description

Job description

We are looking for:

A new team member for our team to tackle the ESG topic within Project A and our portfolio. This person will drive ESG compliance and go beyond the minimum requirements, establishing and pushing for new initiatives. 

What will keep you challenged?

  • Review of ESA legal texts on SFDR and derivation of measures
  • Selection and implementation of a SFDR compliant ESG reporting tool across 60+ portfolio companies (by January 2023)
  • ESG due diligence
  • Workshops and events to promote ESG awareness within Project A and in our portfolio companies
  • Establishing a network and new ESG initiatives that go beyond the compliance minimum (e.g. UN Principle for Responsible Investment)
  • Possible development of ESG as a Service for our operational teams
  • Regular ESG reports for our LPs
  • Adaptation of our various disclosures (ESG Policy, PAI Statement etc.)
  • Pipeline reviews with the investment team regarding potential biases
     

Which traits contribute to your success?

  • 3-5 professional experience in the area of ESG and sustainability and/or governance
  • Understanding of legal and business implications of ESG
  • Analytical skills
  • Great stakeholder management skills
  • Passion for the topic while understanding that ESG has a significant compliance component
  • Fluent communication skills in English; German skills are a plus
  • Please note that we are looking for support in our Berlin office. Eligibility to work within the EU is required as well.

Benefits and Perks:

  • Remote-friendly – Work anywhere in Germany or take advantage of our beautiful and well-equipped office at the heart of Berlin.
  • Choose your tech – Macbook/Windows/Linux laptop and optional screen.
  • Career growth – Access to internal workshops, knowledge sharing meetups, PAV Academy professional training opportunities, industry conferences, and other personal development possibilities.
  • Subsidized products and services, including meal vouchers, German language classes, a bike leasing program, and discounts on services of our portfolio companies and various other brands.
  • Wellness – 24/7 access to counselling specialists, free subscription to workplace wellbeing platform Unmind, weekly online yoga classes.
  • Paid team and company events.
  • Social activities – Hang out with co-workers during and after-hours (Slack or IRL, you decide), grab lunch or coffee with randomly assigned teammates, and disconnect from everything to spend quality time in outdoor activities.
  • Visa application support and relocation package.

Do you want to be part of our success story?
We are looking forward to your online application.

The most important ingredient for startups are exceptional founders.
We aim to be the best choice of partners for them
by being conviction and integrity driven investors
by providing access to operational excellence in product, growth, data and people.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Project A is committed to diversity and equal opportunities for all – applicants and employees alike. We value humans – with all our glorious multifaceted backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. Our diverse team has different ethnic and cultural origins, gender identities, sexual orientations, family arrangements, religious and political affiliations, socioeconomic statuses, age groups, and abilities.

With 32 nationalities and over 25 spoken languages, we’re confident that you’ll feel right at home. We look forward to your application.

Project A is one of Europe's leading venture capital firms, with offices in Berlin and London. Founded in 2012 as an Operational VC, we have backed more than 100 startups across 17 countries and 15 industries, including digital health, Fintech, and mobility. Our dedicated team of 120+ professionals supports our portfolio companies with software engineering, marketing, sales, hiring, and other business-critical services.

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