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ESG Engagement Manager

Engagement Manager

Management, LLC


Cartica Management, LLC ( is a global alternative asset
management firm focused on investing in public equities within Emerging
  Through active ownership and a
focus on promoting environmental, social, governance (ESG) improvements
throughout our concentrated portfolio, we seek to create long-term value for
companies and enhance risk-adjusted returns for our investors.
Cartica was founded in 2008 by former executives
of International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group,
and is headquartered in Washington,
  The firm is majority women-owned and
a registered investment advisor with the United States SEC.

We are seeking an ESG Engagement
Manager to join our team.
  This position
will drive engagement activities for Cartica’s portfolio of 20 to 30 companies.
Reporting to the Managing Director, ESG and Sustainability, this position will
work in close partnership with the Investment Analysts and firm leadership.


Implement Cartica’s
strategy and process of engagement on key ESG issues with portfolio companies

research and analysis of industry and country-specific trends that could affect
portfolio companies

Identify needed
improvements in company practices, policies, and disclosures

Engage regularly
with leadership and management of portfolio companies, and present compelling
arguments for improvements in partnership with Investment Analysts

Engage with other
investors to build the case for change at portfolio companies

Develop tools
that can be used across the portfolio to help companies improve their ESG

Track action
items, results of engagement efforts, and successes across the portfolio

Support reporting
and engagement with Cartica’s investors

Contribute to
thought leadership and other communication efforts for the firm

candidate will have:

3 to 5 years of
experience in ESG management working for a private equity, credit, or public
equity investor, or for a public company

experience interacting with companies to advance an ESG agenda

interacting with investment professionals and sector experts

working in Emerging Markets and understanding of nuanced cultural and business

Understanding of
regulatory/legal frameworks surrounding ESG in Emerging Markets

Familiarity with
relevant voluntary ESG frameworks (SASB, TCFD, GRI, CDP, etc.) and ratings
agencies (MSCI, Sustainalytics, Robeco, others)

Knowledge of
proxy voting practices

Strong research,
analytical, and organizational skills

communication and persuasion skills

Ability to handle
sensitive matters using independent judgment and discretion

Quantitative and
financial analysis skills a plus

Second language
skills a plus, especially Mandarin, Portuguese, Spanish, Korean

Able to travel to
Emerging Markets (once it’s safe to do so)

Master’s degree
in relevant field preferred

Other details and how
to apply:

Cartica is committed to creating a
diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual
orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Our office is based in Washington,
D.C., but this position will be remote for the near future. Competitive pay and
comprehensive benefits package offered.