Senior Associate/Associate Director

Employer
Net Impact
Location
Decatur, Georgia, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 28, 2021
Closes
May 11, 2021
Ref
2091206760
Discipline
Climate Change
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
TIG seeks a Senior Associate/Associate Director to join our Landscape Capital team in Seattle, Washington. Employment in our New York, Atlanta, and São Paulo offices will also be considered. Under the supervision of the Head, Landscape Capital, this role will support the development and implementation of climate-positive forest investment programs that help deliver on the massive climate mitigation potential of the forest sector. Responsibilities will include:

· End-to-end participation in the development and implementation of investment strategies that target financial returns, climate mitigation benefits, and other positive social and environmental impacts
· Financial, operational, environmental, and carbon lifecycle analyses of individual investments and preparation of investment committee materials
· Ongoing monitoring and analysis of client portfolios to inform strategic and tactical management decisions; support for annual strategic reviews and hold/sell analyses of portfolio holdings
· Coverage of relevant trends in forest product, carbon, and other environmental services markets, and of relevant developments in regulation and policy
· Leadership of specific process-improvement and other cross-business initiatives

Qualifications

· A passion for sustainability, natural resources, and the development of innovative, high-impact solutions to persistent social and environmental challenges
· 5+ years of experience in investment analysis and/or management, with specific experience in forestry or other real assets
· Strong quantitative analysis and financial modeling skills
· Excellent communications skills and an ability to interact effectively with internal and external investment committee members, clients, and other stakeholders
· A creative, entrepreneurial spirit and an ability to thrive in a meritocratic workplace
· Ability to work both independently and within a team, to effectively prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously, and deliver against specific workplans and timelines

Preferred Knowledge and Experience

· A Master's degree in Business Administration, forest economics, or a related discipline
· Knowledge of forest management, natural resource investment, or related sectors
· Knowledge of carbon policy, standards, protocols, and forest carbon offset markets
· Prior experience living or working internationally, particularly in Latin America
· Portuguese or Spanish language ability

Location

Strong preference to fill this role in BTG's Seattle office, which serves as the headquarters for the Landscape Capital practice. However, hiring to out New York, Atlanta and São Paulo offices may also be considered. Periodic domestic US and international travel will be required.

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