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The Role: Trucost, part of the S&P Global family, operated by S&P Dow Jones Indices is a leader in environmental data and risk analysis, is seeking a Product Manager to join its global Corporate Business division. Working from the UK, this role is dedicated to developing new ESG products for large multinational companies and supporting client retention and growth through partnerships and sales support. 


The Opportunity: In this role, you will be working with clients, research analysts, sales and marketing to create exciting, innovative ESG data products and manage sales channels for data partnerships.  


The Impact: Trucost’s expertise is providing data leveraged analytics and insights on corporate ESG performance so that businesses and investors can understand how to direct investments that create value and avoid risk. We’ve been informing companies, financial institutions, regulators and thought leaders since 2000 and are considered innovators and thought leaders. In this role, you will have the opportunity to work with corporate clients across many different sectors and geographies.


The Team: Our team is composed of experienced sustainability professionals driven to identify the transformative solutions of tomorrow. The business has a casual and friendly atmosphere with an entrepreneurial spirit. We value team work and it is crucial that you are a team player in order to be successful within our organization.


The Hiring Manager says: “I am looking for a Product Manager that can work collaboratively with peers in research, IT, sales, and marketing to create exciting data-driven analytical ESG tools and services.  You must be able to understand how to create insights from data in ways that will inform corporate decision-making on ESG risk.  The ideal candidate will be customer-driven with a passion for problem solving, who knows how to launch new products. 

 

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Product Management – delivering a suite of products and services which meet the current and future requirements of our clients and prospects, including developing the business plans, defining the commercial opportunity in collaboration with the broader commercial team, coordinating the client specifications and development of the products in partnership with the IT/research & commercial teams and coordinating with the marketing team on product launches and required sales/marketing materials.

  • Commercial partnerships – developing & executing commercial partner relationships, particularly redistribution channels both externally and internally within S&P Global 

  • Client communications -  enhancing client understanding of our products and services, including training, product updates and coordinating with marketing on communicating to clients news such as research developments & report launches

  • Client retention & growth- To maximize client retention through top quality account management involving data sales, including developing account management practices and liaising on key strategic client subscription accounts 



Essential Skills:

  • Fluency in English.  Second languages will be viewed very favorably.   

  • Proven experience in a new product development or product management role

  • Understanding of corporate environmental sustainability best practices, in particular related to ESG disclosure, carbon risks, supply chain risks, accounting for environmental (carbon, water, etc.) impacts, and business and investment risks and opportunities 

  • Ability to independently plan and set project milestones and manage work flows from a variety of different teams (marketing, IT, research, sales).

  • Strong user experience sensibilities and a desire to discover and fulfill user needs

  • Experience executing on go-to-market strategies

  • Strong prioritization, problem-solving, and multi-tasking skills are required

  • History of teamwork and proven ability to deliver results

  • Must have the ability to work within a group, and to collect and interpret stakeholder feedback. 

  • Bachelor’s Degree is required; post graduate qualifications such as MS, MSc, or MBA in environmental area is a plus

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills


About Trucost, part of S&P Dow Jones Indices

Trucost is part of the S&P Global family, operated by S&P Dow Jones Indices. Our shared commitment to the environment will allow us to bring essential ESG investment opportunities to the global marketplace, enabling the combined entity to satisfy growing market demand through new products and enhancements of Trucost’s existing capabilities. Trucost assesses and prices risks relating to climate change, natural resource constraints and broader ESG factors. Companies and financial institutions use Trucost intelligence to understand exposure to ESG factors, inform resilience and identify the transformative solutions of tomorrow. Trucost data also underpins ESG indices, including the S&P 500 Carbon Efficient Index® and S&P/IFIC Carbon Efficient Index®. For more information, visit www.trucost.com.


About S&P Dow Jones Indices
S&P Dow Jones Indices is the largest global resource for essential index-based concepts, data and research, and home to iconic financial market indicators, such as the S&P 500® and the Dow Jones Industrial Average®. More assets are invested in products based on our indices than based on any other provider in the world. With over 1,000,000 indices and more than 120 years of experience constructing innovative and transparent solutions, S&P Dow Jones Indices defines the way investors measure and trade the markets.


S&P Dow Jones Indices is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies, and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit www.spdji.com.

Job ID :
226966
Posted On :
5-15-2017
Location :
London, UK
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