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1. AXA IM Alts With €190bn assets under management, AXA IM Alts, the alternatives business unit of AXA IM, is a global leader in alternatives investment, operating in real estate, private debt & alternative credit, private equity & infrastructure and hedge funds. Our 700+ employees operating from 16 offices around the world are serving the needs of more than 350 clients worldwide.
Our goal is to enhance the value of assets we manage on behalf of our clients by adopting a proactive approach to responsible investment. We fully integrate ESG criteria into our investment decisions and advise clients on both financial and non-financial risks and opportunities.
We pride ourselves on fostering a culture of high performance, which means we seek to recruit and retain people who are not only technically qualified, but also open to the world, innovative and able to harness their unique perspectives and life experiences to support our success as a business.
2. Description of the department
The Analyst will join the Asset Management department and will work with the ESG Lead France in collaboration with the ESG paneuropean team and the ESG Leads of other countries. The Asset Management department in France manages a portfolio of c. 17 billion assets in Offices / Retail / Logistics / Residential / Hotels for AXA IM Real Assets, a European leader in real estate asset management.
3. The main responsibilities of the role
The Analyst will assist together with the ESG Lead France, the Asset Managers and will contribute to the definition and the implementation of the ESG strategy for the French assets under management. He / she will be responsible for :
ESG strategy/Communication : - Contributing to the implementation of the paneuropean ESG Strategy in the asset management team by assisting asset managers and managing property managers on those topics - Attending monthly call meetings with the ESG paneuropean team and the other ESG Leads to have an overview of all ESG projects launched at an international level - Organizing and preparing monthly ESG meetings with the Heads of Asset Management in France to give them an overview and a follow up of all ESG projects launched in France and at a paneuropean level - Communicating on the AXA REIM's tertiary decree strategy with stakeholders (investors, asset managers, property managers and tenants on demand)
ESG Operational Management: - Managing (in collaboration with the ESG Lead France) the consultants that assist AXA REIM in implementing the tertiary decree strategy - Being the referent of different ESG framework contracts (example of topics: HSE audits, green energy procurement, Energy saving certificates, smart meters, etc) - Being responsible of ESG data collection in Deepki's platform and be involved in Deepki's partnership by sharing user feedbacks and recommendations - Providing analytical and presentation support on ad hoc strategic subjects
Reporting/ Data analysis: - Launching the main ESG reporting campaigns (ESG Rating, GRESB, ESG Action Plans) and monitoring the ESG KPIs (check information, review consistency of reports, and add specifics comments) - Analyzing ESG data / ESG documentation at asset level such as CREEM models and ESG Action Plans - Assisting Asset Managers in the definition of their ESG budgets (opex and capex)
Education/Qualifications - Master degree in Finance, Management, Engineering or Real Estate with some ESG courses.
Experience - Proven interest in real estate (any previous experience within asset management or with a focus on real estate would be considered as a plus)
Competencies - Accomplished interpersonal skills, ability to work efficiently in a team and in an international environment - Autonomy and leadership - initiative, entrepreneurial and result driven culture - Strong analytical and synthesis capacity - Verbal and written communications and presentation skills - Creative thinking, capability to develop innovative solutions - Fluent in French and English
5. What do we offer - This job offer is an excellent opportunity to discover an international working environment. Due to our leading position on the market you can gain a strong exposure to a variety of complex issues of a European real estate asset manager. - You will be fully integrated to our team and you will have the opportunity to work together and discover other departments such as Fund Management, Transactions, Development and Asset Controlling - You will join a growing platform which will allow you to take-over real responsibilities rapidly
Would you like to wake up every day driven and inspired by our noble mission and to work together as one global team to empower people to live a better life? Here at AXA we strive to lead the transformation of our industry. We are looking for talented individuals who come from varied backgrounds, think differently and want to be part of this exciting transformation by challenging the status quo so we can push AXA - a leading global brand and one of the most innovative companies in our industry - onto even greater things. In a fast-evolving world and with a presence in 64 countries, our 166,000 employees and exclusive distributors anticipate change to offer services and solutions tailored to the current and future needs of our 103 million customers.
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At AXA IM we are investing with a clear purpose - to make the world a better place. We act for human progress by investing for what matters. Our conviction-led approach enables us to uncover what we believe to be the best global investment opportunities across alternative and core asset classes. We are already entrusted by our clients with more than €887 billion in assets.
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