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Job Offers - 13/10/2020

Vigeo Eiris is recruiting a Product Manager EU Taxonomy

Permanent contract / Full time

Assignments and meaning of the job for our ESG ambitions and our customers 

Your main responsibilities are:

  • Scientific and technical leadership over your SR Line
  • Management of the ESG research / SR activities associated to the SR Line
  • Day-to-day management of the team

You will report to the Head of Research Division.

Required skills and main expectations 

You are recognized as the subject matter expert on EU Taxonomy, developing and maintaining scientific and technical leadership over your SR Line and supporting Thought Leadership initiative:

  • You act as the global subject matter expert on Eu taxonomy
  • You contribute and/or propose thought leadership initiative in order to promote visibility of V.E’s relevant research within its stakeholder’s community, act as V.E’s subject-matter expert and spokesperson in webinar, conferences

You actively contribute to market watch regarding your SR Line

  • In support of the appropriate Head of Product Development, you follow-up news, observe performances and question the evolution and perspectives of V.E Research regarding your SR Line, you identify potential continuous improvement opportunities and share them with the person in charge
  • You continually assess target market and thematic trends to understand positioning and enhancement requirements of V.E’s product and other related offerings
  • You continually monitor and communicate emerging trends and requirements in ESG investing amongst clients to the team and internal stakeholders and externally within the business leaders’ community

You manage quality performance of you SR Line:

  • You are responsible for the quality performance of your SR Lines
  • You guarantee the respect of the Agency processes, quality standards and research principles for the SR Lines under your responsibility
  • You are responsible for identifying and fixing difficulties and dysfunctions and you continuously look out for signs of and reasons for problems with quality, identifying good practices and sharing them within your own SR Line and with other

You support Sales and Innovation:

  • In support of the appropriate Head of Product Development, you spearhead innovation or enhancement projects to scale up models or framework generated from client engagements and continued market monitoring
  • You act as an expert and advisor to internal Sales Teams applying both product/thematic knowledge and client expertise; you support sales in identifying product needs or usage, opportunities for value creation for clients (upselling and cross-selling opportunities)
  • You provide sales trainings; support sales team in managing client inquiry and issue resolution process; accompany Sales teams in client meetings when relevant

You ensure the day-to-day management of your SR Line and all its constituents:

  • You take ownership of the vision, strategic orientations and operational objectives defined for V.E Research department and orientate the team members around these
  • You oversee the organization of the empowerment of collaborators on fundamental competencies associated to research activities with the Production Team Manager
  • You manage, motivate and develop the team to ensure a high performing and effective collective work
  • You organise the non-production time of the team based on the identified needs (tutorship, quality reviews, …) and clients / market needs (requests for benchmarks and other ESG related services, external events requiring a speaker, research papers to produce, for example)

You contribute to the performance of V.E:

  • You implement and defend V.E objectives as well as contribute to or manage transversal actions/projects
  • You guarantee the good functioning with other actors in V.E
  • You contribute to pre-defined projects

To succeed in these assignments, you will count on:

  • Your project management skills on research / ESG content
  • Your knowledge of relevant ESG or Specialised V.E Research lines / Expertise in EU Taxonomy
  • Your ability to lead multicultural teams
  • Your fluency in English (English as a working language)
  • Your ability to communicate to a wide range of audiences in an effective way – both written and oral
  • Your demonstrated expertise on corporate social responsibility, responsible investments, principles of actions defining V.E Rating framework
  • Your good people management and motivational skills such as supervision, coaching
  • Your ‘can-do’ attitude, with pro-active problem-solving skills
OFFICES : France