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ESG Manager: CSRD



11d ago

  • Job
    Mid & Senior Level
  • Business, Operations & Strategy
  • $80K - $90K
  • London
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  • At least 4 years of industry experience in a related field e.g. ESG advisory, sustainability consultancy, impact investing, and / or private equity;
  • Experience in delivering materiality assessments, including double materiality assessments for the CSRD across a broad range of industries;
  • Commercial experience supporting bid processes, proposal-writing, and sales calls;
  • Exceptional project management and cross-functional collaboration skills;
  • Ability to both deliver project work and deliverables as well as review and advise the work of more junior resources for quality and completeness;
  • Effective time management and organisational skills;
  • Strong communication and presentation skills,
  • Proactive with the ability and confidence to use initiative;
  • Curious, collaborative, and empathic.


  • Support the Novata Services team in delivering our menu of platform-aligned service offerings to help Novata customers respond to the evolving ESG regulatory landscape and ensure an excellent overall experience.
  • The ESG Manager’s day-to-day role will be varied and will primarily include:
  • Keeping abreast of and serving as an in-house expert on European ESG reporting regulations, with an immediate focus on and specialization in the CSRD;
  • Research, develop, and deliver new Services offerings, with an immediate focus on double materiality assessments and other specialized solutions to support our clients in disclosing to the CSRD;
  • Data analysis, data strategy, visualisation, action-planning, and reporting;
  • Stakeholder engagement and management;
  • This is a client facing role. Presentation skills, strong verbal communication, relationship management, and commercial experience are essential in order to:
  • Lead prospective customer calls with the Commercial team on behalf of the Services team;
  • Support the preparation and development of proposals;
  • Advise as an ESG expert on market trends, ESG regulations, and frameworks;
  • Develop and maintain long-term relationships with our clients and continue to build upon Novata’s reputation for unrivaled customer experience
  • Deliver presentations, webinars and workshops to current and prospective clients
  • Serving as a knowledge resource for ESG regulations, frameworks, and initiatives the successful candidate must:
  • Have a strong understanding of the CSRD and experience in the delivery of double materiality assessments;
  • Have a broad understanding of ESG and key sustainability frameworks and principles such as the SASB Standards, the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR), the EU Taxonomy, and/or the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) IFRS S1 and S2 standards, the PRI, and/ or the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosure (TCFD).
  • Be able to develop and deliver thought leadership content including but not limited to articles, blogs, guides, webinars, presentations at industry events, etc.
  • Finally, there is the opportunity to support research and input towards thought leadership pieces such as blogs, articles, and marketing materials in addition to attending conferences and relevant networking events.

An ESG platform built to empower private companies and investors to collect, analyze, benchmark & report relevant data.

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Mission & Purpose

Novata is a public benefit corporation created by a unique consortium of The Ford Foundation, Omidyar Network, S&P Global and Hamilton Lane - global leaders in social justice, financial data, and private markets. Our mission is to empower the private markets to achieve a more sustainable and inclusive form of capitalism. We’re building a platform to address the private markets' critical and immediate need for simple, yet powerful tools to reduce the burden of collecting, managing, and benchmarking ESG data.

Culture & Values

  • Integrity

    Novata abides by the highest ethical standards of professionalism and human decency.

  • Togetherness

    Novata is the sum of all its parts: every individual is celebrated for who they are

  • Longevity

    Novata is a company built to last—its purpose is to serve the long-term mission of creating a more inclusive form of capitalism, where value and success are more than just commercial.

  • Agility

    Novata fosters the courage to change and works cohesively to implement it.


  • Access to comprehensive health plan coverage that is available to our people and their dependants

  • Contribution towards our employees’ retirement planning

  • Financial protection benefits

  • Generous family friendly leave policies that promote and prioritize employees’ well-being

  • Geographically distributed, hybrid and remote workforce

  • A connected team culture which promotes social well-being