The Principles for Responsible Investment is an investor initiative in partnership with UNEP Finance Initiative and the UN Global Compact. Launched by UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan
and subsequently endorsed by his successor Ban Ki-Moon, the PRI is a set of voluntary best practice principles to assist investors in integrating environmental, social and corporate governance issues into investment processes and ownership practices. The Principles are supported by a 50 -person Secretariat that promotes the PRI and provides implementation support to signatories.
This is a unique opportunity to join a team of seven responsible for developing and implementing the annual PRI Reporting and Assessment (R&A) process. Signatories to the PRI are required to
disclose some activities and progress on Responsible Investment, to ensure the accountability of the PRI initiative. Signatories also receive a confidential assessment report.
The R&A team designs the reporting framework and assessment methodology, working collaboratively with other teams and specialist working groups comprised of signatories. The team also runs an online tool to collect the data of – work/reporting – and – assessment. After 2.5 years of redevelopment and consultations the new Framework will be launched in October 2013.
Providing leadership in developing strategy for how best promote the use of data incurred from the reporting and assessment process. This requires liaising with the Implementation Support and
Producing the Report on Progress ,ensuring its dissemination and use. This includes developing a the concept, project planning, researching content, analysing data, seeking and integrating feedback from multiple stakeholders, delivering a quality output on budget and on time, disseminating as necessary and evaluating the success of the project.
Developing the concept for the Data Query tool, ensuring its acceptance with signatories, its dissemination and use. This includes researching existing datasets and their use, writing a proposal and consulting it with relevant stakeholders, project planning for execution of the tool, liaising with potential users of the data and create partnerships around it, working with PRI partnerships manager.
Identifying and attending relevant conferences, including speaking at or moderating panelsand workshops. Developing such events where appropriate, in liaison with PRI’s Signatory Outreach & Relations and Communications teams.
Depending on experience, this role will oversee or support the development of an assurance methodology (including consultations with relevant stakeholders) and signatory support and outreach strategy.