Just Share New Available Position

Posted on :

23 Jul, 2018

Category :

Research Jobs in South Africa

Just Share is a nonprofit shareholder activism and responsible investment organisation that promotes the use of investor power for a fairer South Africa.

Job Title: Responsible Investment Researcher

Salary: Will be based on the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate

Responsibilities:

  • Independent research and analysis of ESG issues impacting South Africa
  • Assimilate developments (including regulatory developments) in the fast-paced fields of responsible investment and shareholder activism, both locally and internationally
  • Research and prepare investor briefings, case notes and media releases
  • Research and prepare of shareholder resolutions and AGM questions

Requirements:

  • Tertiary qualification (financial or legal background helpful, but not essential)
  • Minimum of three years of post-tertiary qualification work experience
  • Strong research and analysis skills
  • Strong written communication and presentation skills
  • Commitment to social and environmental justice
  • Organised and thoughtful
  • Responsible investment and shareholder activism
  • Key ESG issues facing companies operating in South Africa
  • Corporate governance, disclosure and reporting requirements

To apply, submit your CV and telling us in no more than 500 words why you think you are right for this role [email protected]

Preference will be given to appropriately qualified, previously disadvantaged candidates, in accordance with Just Share’s commitment to employment equity.

Just Share will consider appointing more than one part-time researcher to this role.

Our offices are in Cape Town, but we will consider applications from candidates based elsewhere in South Africa, if suitable remote working arrangements can be made.

Application Deadline: 6th August, 2018

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