ESG Director for Capital Markets Strategies

Tikehau Capital is a listed company that has established itself as one of the leading players in alternative asset management

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Notre client

Tikehau Capital is a global alternative asset management group with €31.8 billion of assets under management (as of 30 September 2021). Tikehau Capital has developed a wide range of expertise across four asset classes (private debt, real assets, private equity and capital markets strategies) as well as multi-asset and special opportunities strategies.
Tikehau Capital is a founder led team with a differentiated business model, a strong balance sheet, proprietary global deal flow and a track record of backing high quality companies and executives.
Deeply rooted in the real economy, Tikehau Capital provides bespoke and innovative alternative financing solutions to companies it invests in and seeks to create long-term value for its investors, while generating positive impacts on society.
Leveraging its strong equity base (€2.9 billion of shareholders’ equity as of 30 June 2021), the firm invests its own capital alongside its investor-clients within each of its strategies.
Controlled by its managers alongside leading institutional partners, Tikehau Capital is guided by a strong entrepreneurial spirit and DNA, shared by its 672 employees (as of 30 September 2021) across its 12 offices in Europe, Asia and North America.
Tikehau Capital’s ESG-by-design approach is an integral part of its investment and asset management strategy. At Tikehau Capital they pride themselves in their inclusive workplace and culture, where diversity and open mindedness are key to flourish in an dynamic environment.
Tikehau Capital is listed in compartment A of the regulated Euronext Paris market.

Définition de poste

Contribute to strategy:

  • Support fund managers in the strategic thinking of CMS (Capital Markets Strategies) funds with a sustainable theme or impact angle (e.g. Climate & Biodiversity, etc.)

Support investment teams, engage with portfolio companies and report on progress

  • Raise awareness and train teams on relevant ESG/Climate & Biodiversity/Impact topics
  • Co-develop ESG/impact cases with investment teams and empower engagement with company management teams/sustainability experts 
  • Enhance ESG tools to improve the investments teams’ fundamental analysis
  • Review proposals of ESG/Climate & Biodiversity/Impact consultants and make recommendations to improve ESG/Climate and impact data and tools 
  • Oversee periodic ESG and impact reporting including regulatory topics 

Group level

  • Support group priority projects e.g. Deployment of Sciences Based Targets across CMS
  • Complete ad hoc projects to support our growing ESG/ Climate & Biodiversity and Impact projects 

Finance industry tracking and Group representation 

  • Track and follow trends and breakthroughs in the finance industry; construct timely briefs and reports for internal and external communications
  • Select key organisations to partner with and contribute to roundtables

Client and other stakeholders’ engagement 

  • Support the investment teams and sales staff in client interactions
  • Develop/expand and maintain effective relationships with external partners and key allies, such as peer non-profits, thinktanks, and ESG / Impact / Climate Finance leaders


  • 10 years of experience incl. a minimum of 5 years in a role focused on Sustainability, ESG or CSR or environmental related topics at a financial company, corporate or a consulting firm
  • Ideally previous experience and/or proven ability to work closely with medium sized and/or large companies and translate ESG best practice to actionable items (methodologies & processes)

Skills & Abilities required

  • Strong analytical orientation (scientific background a plus)
  • Self-driven, with a skill for digging deep into problems; sense of urgency and result oriented
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Fluency in English is a must. French and any other language will be an advantage
  • Ability to work well in an international and multicultural environment and team player


  • A new position
  • An opportunity to join a leader in the sustainable finance industry
  • Work in dynamic environment where inclusion, diversity and open mindedness are key
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