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Responsible Investment Researcher

The closing date for applications has passed and this position is now closed.

Interested in corporate South Africa’s role in our society?
Believe investors can drive positive change?
Join our team and help shape and grow an exciting new organisation!

We’re looking for a Responsible Investment Researcher to join our small but growing team.

Qualifications, skills and experience

  • Tertiary qualification (financial or legal background helpful, but not essential)
  • At least 3 years of post-tertiary qualification work experience
  • Strong research and analysis skills
  • Strong written communication and presentation skills
  • Commitment to social & environmental justice
  • Organised & thoughtful
  • Familiarity with:
    • Responsible investment & shareholder activism;
    • Key ESG issues facing companies operating in South Africa;
    • Corporate governance, disclosure and reporting requirements.

Key responsibilities

  • Independent research and analysis of ESG issues impacting South Africa
  • Assimilating developments (including regulatory developments) in the fast-paced fields of responsible investment and shareholder activism, both locally & internationally
  • Research & preparation of investor briefings, case notes and media releases
  • Research & preparation of shareholder resolutions and AGM questions


Our offices are in Cape Town, but we will consider applications from candidates based elsewhere in South Africa, if suitable remote working arrangements can be made.


Will be based on the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

Just Share will consider appointing more than one part-time researcher to this role.

How to apply

Please email [email protected], attaching your CV and telling us in no more than 500 words why you think you’re right for this role.

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