Responsible Investment Product Specialist

Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time
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Description

**Role Title:**Responsible InvestmentProduct Specialist

**Business:**Asset Management

New or Existing Role? New

**Grade:**GCB4

Role Purpose

  • The individual

will work with the senior RI specialist team to develop an impact

investing capability within the overall responsible investment proposition.

Enable the business to meet its strategic growth objectives by capturing

the market shift to sustainable finance and investment.

Key Accountabilities

Impacton Business

Key Accountabilities

  • The

candidate will work with the senior RI product specialists and the global

head of RI to develop an impact investment proposition

  • Lead

as impact capability RI product specialist working with PS teams and

investment teams globally

  • Lead

in

creating and maintaining marketing materials for impact

capabilities. Develop thought leadership on impact issues. Communicate

externally AMG’s impact views

  • Maintain

wider relationship in the impact network e.g. GIIN. Represent AMG and the

wider Group, where appropriate, at relevant industry forums and events

  • Be

stakeholder lead, internally and externally, on impact issues

  • Build and maintain AMG’s impact proposition inthe wider RI market and understand AMG’s relative competitive marketpositioning.

Impacton Business

  • Enable delivery of transformational

growth in line with SBO

  • Position AMG as a leader in blended

finance

  • Complete AMG capability range in

sustainable investment

  • Develop and broaden AMG’s strategic

thought leadership in RI

Stakeholders

  • Global

Product Group

  • Group

clients, including RBWM, GPB insurance etc.

  • External

clients in key client segments

  • Internal

and external comms

  • Global

investment and stewardship teams

Leadership &Teamwork

  • The

role requires developing a working relationship with the global investment

teams, stewardship team and product specialists across all asset classes. Teamwork,

openness to stakeholder views, and an understanding of complex operating

environments is a must.

  • Leadership

gained in an impact investing environment is key.

OperationalEffectiveness & Control

  • Ensure

that the impact proposition is fit for purpose and that capabilities and

products meet client and market expectations

  • Ensures

that all product related material is of the highest standard in terms of

risk management, disclosure and governance

Major Challenges

  • Responsible

investment is a relatively new concept for many colleagues; impact

investing is even less familiar

  • Ability to create influence within AMG and Group businesses
  • Complexity of the business and

multiple client/regulatory jurisdictions

  • Compliance with a fast- changing

regulatory environment

Role Context

  • The role is a

key specialist product role within the RI team. Sustainable investment is

a strategic growth initiative for AMG and impact investing is a key

feature of the transformational growth agenda.

Management of Risk

  • Demonstrates

compliance with HSBC Bank plc Group Standards, manuals, policies, and

adheres to the defined work practices, internal controls and risk

management standards associated with the role.

Observation of InternalControls

  • MaintainsHSBC internal control standards, including timely implementation of internaland external audit points together with any issues raised by externalregulators.
  • Understands,follows and demonstrates compliance with all relevant internal and externalrules, regulations and procedures that apply to the conduct of the business inwhich the jobholder is involved, specifically Internal Controls and anyCompliance policy including, inter alia, the Group Compliance policy.
  • Understand the Treating Customers

Fairly (TCF) principles, HSBC Global Asset Management’s TCF philosophy and

how this affects your role. Act in

a manner that takes account of these principles to ensure fair outcomes

for customers