We are seeking an experienced and dynamic individual to join our team as the ESG Manager for Asia. As a key player in our sustainability initiatives, you will lead the ESG function in the region while providing crucial support to our head office and corporate sustainability function. If you are passionate about driving positive environmental, social, and governance outcomes in the realm of sustainable investments, we want to hear from you.

About SUSI Partners

Founded in 2009, SUSI Partners is a Swiss-based investment manager specialised in sustainable energy infrastructure investments with EUR 1.9bn in capital commitments from institutional investors. The firm’s investment strategy focuses on private equity and credit opportunities across the energy transition spectrum, including clean energy generation, energy efficiency measures, and solutions enabling clean energy use. With a successful track record of more than 140 transactions in over 20 countries to date, SUSI Partners seeks to achieve attractive risk-adjusted returns for its clients and their beneficiaries while contributing meaningfully to achieving global climate neutrality.

Your Role

  • Lead the implementation and regular review of the Fund’s environmental and social management system (ESMS) across portfolio investments.
  • Provide guidance and support to the investment team in the conduct of both internal and external E&S due diligence for prospective investments, including inputs to transaction documentation (e.g. ESAP and CP/CS drafting).
  • Review and monitor ongoing E&S and H&S performance of development partners and portfolio companies. Identify and implement progressive value-creating/enhancing programmes for portfolio companies or specific projects.
  • Build internal capacity within the investment team and portfolio companies through internal/external training on relevant E&S/H&S topics.
  • Chair the periodic E&S Sub-Committee meetings with the Fund’s limited partners, including maintaining records of these meetings.
  • Provide E&S inputs to Fund-specific disclosures and impact reporting for investors and regulators on a periodic basis.
  • Contribute to strategic initiatives and programmes led by the SUSI ESG and Sustainability Team in Zurich.
  • Support in corporate branding and fundraising activities of the firm and the fund.

Your Profile

  • University degree in the fields of science or engineering
  • Applicants must have relevant experience in Asia particularly Southeast Asia
  • At least 5-7 years of relevant experience either in E&S risk management or corporate sustainability roles
  • Knowledge and practical experience in applying international reference framework such as the IFC Performance Standards to corporate/project investments is a must
  • Willing to undertake periodic travel across Southeast Asian countries for due diligence and portfolio monitoring visits.

Our Benefits

  • Motivating work environment in highly topical sector
  • International team with an ambitious mindset
  • Flexible working hours
  • Potential for personal and professional development

If you would like to join our efforts to finance the global energy transition, please submit your complete application documents with a cover letter to Laureen Jacholkowski, People Manager. We look forward to receiving your application.

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