Job description

  • Location:
    London - 30 Gresham Street
  • Employee Type:
  • Department:
    Research Team
  • Division:
    IWI Research
  • Employment Type:
    Full time
  • Salary:

Stewardship Manager (4985)

We're one of the UK's leading investment management companies, with responsibility for over £40 billion of client assets. We've worked closely with clients and their trusted advisers for many years and gained a unique understanding of the specific needs of our clients.

Investec Wealth & Investment seeks to deliver exceptional levels of customer service and has been trusted to meet the needs of private investors for almost 200 years. But our eyes are focused on your future.

Right now we're a team of over 1400 dedicated professionals located across 14 sites in the UK. We're looking to strengthen our team and need you to come on board and make a difference.

Research shows that some candidates can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same – if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch!

Stewardship Manager

The role of the Investment and Research Office is to help shape the firm's high level investment strategy and asset allocation, oversee portfolio construction, and provide central coverage of a range of investment vehicles. The team currently comprises 23 people.

What you'll do:

The Stewardship Manager will be responsible for designing, coordinating and communicating Investec Wealth Stewardship activities. Key responsibilities will be to:

  • Liaise with members of the analyst team, Corporate Governance Committees, and CIO to draw conclusions for engagement activity and identify opportunities for collaboration
  • Establish and maintain escalation and disinvestment policies and liaise with the Group Sustainability function to ensure consistency
  • Deliver periodic updates to the business and Investment Committee on stewardship activities
  • Deliver and monitor the firm's UN PRI and Stewardship Code submissions, liaising with multiple stakeholders (IW&I SA, Compliance, Senior Management)
  • Identify stewardship best practices and industry developments, liaising with industry partners / other investors where required, and lead projects to implement improvements across Wealth
  • Establish and oversee membership of investor groups to which we are signatories

Do you have the following skills?

  • A very good working knowledge of Word and Excel
  • Interest in responsible investing and governance issues
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to comfortably question and challenge existing ideas
  • Commitment to continual learning and improvement through practical and exam-based teaching
  • Good communication skills and a willingness to represent the company externally through speaking and writing opportunities

Other attributes that would be helpful, but not essential for the role

  • Experience working with general legal / compliance issues would be helpful, but is not essential

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London - 30 Gresham Street
30 Gresham Street, London, England, GB, EC2V 7QN

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Louise Radcliffe

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