Investment Stewardship Manager (Responsible Investment)

LGPS Central Limited
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
up to £65,000
16 Feb 2019
23 Feb 2019
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time



First Class Stewardship


  • Develop and execute an Annual Stewardship Plan, working with the Director of Responsible Investment & Engagement, CIO, fund managers, and partner funds
  • Engage with investee companies on financially material issues to enhance internally-run portfolio management
  • Oversee the voting function in partnership with our third-party stewardship provider, including development of region-specific voting policies
  • Design and deliver against Stewardship Themes
  • Engagement with policy-makers
  • Oversee stewardship reporting & disclosure
  • Working with Investment Directors, integrate stewardship into new investment products designed for partner funds
  • Stewardship of private markets: application of stewardship techniques to asset classes other than listed equities and corporate fixed income
  • Ensure compliance with our Stewardship Code statement


Wider Remit


  • Assist partner funds with evidence-led consultancy service
  • Industry participation including conference speaking, joining external advisory committees, etc
  • Engage with key partner organisations including IIGCC, TPI, PRI, CA100+, LAPFF, etc

Contribute to a culture of high performing, collaborative, research-based investing across LGPS Central Limited.

Experiences & Attributes


·        Track record of engaging company boards and senior management on financially material issues

  • Understanding of the shareholder voting process and its relevance for long-term investors
  • Excellent communication, including to senior personnel internally & externally
  • Motivated by the prospect of taking the initiative to design and implement a leading stewardship programme
  • Analytical skills; ability to read company materials and to provide analysis, not description, in the language of investment management
  • Combines full grasp of “standard” ESG factors and ability to think creatively outside of the standard lists of ESG issues
  • Specialism in corporate governance or in climate risk an advantage
  • Experience of working as an equity analyst in fund management (or other relevant institution including broker research), and/ or working for an engagement specialist
  • Ability to command the respect of fund managers
  • Organised; project management experience an advantage
  • Procurement and contract management experience an advantage




  • Degree-level education
  • IMC, CFA (any level), or other relevant investment qualification desirable 

    If you are interested in applying for this role, please forward your CV with a covering letter to, quoting reference Stewardship Manager, highlighting your key strengths and experience in relation to the job profile.

    Please note that the application closing date is 6pm, 20th February 2019.

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