Are you passionate about responsible investment and eager to make a positive impact through your work? Join our award-winning team at Wiltshire Pension Fund, a £3 billion LGPS fund, as a Senior Investment and Stewardship Officer.

At Wiltshire Pension Fund, we are dedicated to driving responsible investment practices and are proud signatories of the Stewardship Code. With a firm commitment to achieving net zero by 2050 across all our portfolios, we embrace investment opportunities that emphasise both positive impact and returns. Our team thrives on innovation and excellence, continuously striving to lead the industry with our ground breaking work.

About the Role

As our Senior Investment and Stewardship Officer, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our investment strategies. You will be entrusted with overseeing and enhancing our responsible investment and stewardship initiatives, seeking impactful ways to advance our mission and deliver exceptional results for our stakeholders.

Key responsibilities include:

• Managing and delivering our annual report, collaborating with team members and efficiently managing complex workloads.
• Developing new reporting mechanisms and investment case studies to further our responsible investment objectives.
• Engaging with our investment portfolio through our wide-ranging stewardship activities.
• Ensuring seamless investment operations, including managing growing private markets portfolios and rebalancing portfolios in line with long-term strategies.

Joining our team offers an opportunity to be at the forefront of responsible investment and positively impact communities and the environment. You will work in a supportive and collaborative environment that values innovation and encourages professional growth.

About You

We are looking for an individual who possesses:

• Strong understanding of investments and a demonstrated commitment to responsible investment practices.
• Proven experience in working with investments from an operational and strategic perspective.
• A track record of delivering tangible outcomes and taking initiative to drive projects independently.
• Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail, and the ability to collaborate effectively within a dynamic team.
• A desire to work to a high standard, and an ability to think in new ways, proposing new ideas for how things could be done.
• A solid public sector ethos, aligning with our forward-thinking vision for the future.

If you are excited to contribute to our mission, please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and how you align with our values and objectives. Please note that any applications without a cover letter will be automatically rejected.

Be a part of our team at Wiltshire Pension Fund and help shape the future of responsible investment practices. Apply now and make a lasting impact!
Interviews will be held on the week commencing 18 September 2023.


Find out more and apply

We encourage you to learn more about us and our investments on our website: Welcome to our investment pages - Wiltshire Pension Fund

Meet two members of the team, learn about our approach, and visit some of our investments in our mini-film! Purposeful Pensions - its landed! - Wiltshire Pension Fund

Read a recent interview with our Head of the Fund in an industry publication: Jennifer Devine, head of the Wiltshire Pension Fund: “We are interested in real world change, not just making ourselves look squeaky clean.” - portfolio institutional (portfolio-institutional.co.uk)

All candidates are assessed against our values, which are a vital part of how we work as a Pension Fund to deliver our vision and goals. Learn more about the Fund's vision.

Learn more about our team, benefits, and the fantastic work we do on our Working for WPF page.

We are proud to offer flexible and remote working arrangements and are happy to discuss what this might look like with prospective candidates.

For specific information about this job, please contact Chris Moore, Investment and Accounting Team Lead.
Email:
christopher.moore@wiltshire.gov.uk

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Posted: 24/08/2023
Closes: 10/09/2023
Location
Trowbridge
Job type
Permanent Full Time
Salary
£38,296 - £40,478
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