Product Manager

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25 Jun 2018


Product Manager
ESG screening and norms-based compliance products


Position Details

Job Type: Full-time
Employment Type: Permanent
Level: Associate Director or Director
Reports to: Executive Vice-President, Product Strategy and Development (Amsterdam)
Location: Amsterdam or Toronto
Start date: July 2018 
Number of positions: 1

About Sustainalytics

Do you believe that - with the right insights - investors could contribute to a more just and sustainable global economy? Over the last 25 years, we’ve dedicated ourselves to this mission as the leading independent provider of Environmental, Social and corporate Governance (ESG) research and ratings.

Sustainalytics analyzes and rates the sustainability performance of companies based on publicly-available information, such as regulatory filings, annual-/sustainability reports, company websites and reliable third-party sources. Investors use this information to support the construction of their investment universes, make better informed investment decisions, analyze the sustainability performance of their portfolios and/or engage with companies in relation to their business activities and behavior. Technology is increasingly becoming an integral part of what we do as we leverage smart technologies to improve efficiency, broaden our product suite and reach new segments of the investment community.

We are proud to have helped more than 80% of the 20 largest global investment managers implement responsible investment strategies. We are a global company with over 350 employees in 13 offices that are situated in the US, UK, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, Romania, Australia and the Netherlands.

Through the IRRI survey, they have selected us as one of the top two ESG research firms, since 2012, and corporate governance research firms, since 2014. For more information, visit our website.

Position Purpose

Sustainalytics is seeking an experienced ESG professional to become Product Manager for its suite of screening and norms-based compliance related products including: Product Involvement, Weapons Research, Controversy Research, Global Compact Compliance Service and Human Rights Radar. These market leading products support a growing and dynamic global client base in supporting shareholder engagement strategies, ensuring compliance with responsible investment policies, and managing compliance, reputational, and financial risks. As part of the Product Strategy and Development (PSD) team, the candidate will join a vibrant community of Product Managers, representing the products internally and externally, managing more junior team members, and ensuring consistency and synergies across product lines.

Key Responsibilities

  • Represent the product line externally, responding to client and sales inquiries and participating in networking events;
  • Manage and mentor a group of 2-3 product managers;
  • Develop and maintain roadmaps for the product lines that (1) ensure a competitive offering in line with evolving market needs and (2) are aligned with corporate priorities;
  • Ensure the effective execution of the product roadmaps, liaising with internal stakeholders and acting as the project manager for most product innovation releases;
  • Collaborate with the Client Relations team to develop and implement a sales and marketing strategy for the product line;
  • Collaborate with research managers and ICT to ensure effective and timely research execution and delivery.


  • Master’s degree in related discipline (business, economics, environment and/or social sciences) or Bachelor’s degree with relevant experience;
  • At least 8-10 years of relevant work experience;
  • Background and expertise in compliance research and/or human rights considered an asset;
  • Strong leadership skills and decisiveness;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work cross-functionally with ease and manage competing interests;
  • Strong project management and execution skills;
  • Strong analytical skills and creative, problem-solving attitude. Ability to deal with uncertainty;
  • Alignment with Sustainalytics’ mission, vision and values.


If this opportunity sounds appealing to you, please submit your CV and cover letter HERE. All applications will be treated with the highest level of discretion and will be accepted until June 25, 2018.

For inquiries related to the position, please contact   

We thank all candidates for their applications. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Sustainalytics accepts applications directly from applicants only; no employment or recruitment agencies, please.

In keeping with our ongoing efforts to represent the diversity of our community, we strongly encourage people from diverse groups to apply. Sustainalytics is committed to accommodating individuals with disabilities, upon request.

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