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We’re hiring: Responsible Investment Researcher

17 July 2018

Applications close: 6 August 2018

Interested in corporate SA’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

Location
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.

Salary
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 info@justshare.org.za, attaching your CV and telling us in no more than 500 words why you think you are right for this role.

Preference will be given to appropriately qualified, previously disadvantaged candidates, in accordance with Just Share’s commitment to employment equity.

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