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ESG Manager Real Assets (Data, Reporting, Processes), 80-100%

Swiss Life Investment Management Holding AG
Closing date
4 May 2024

Full time


  • Contribute (lead, quality control or support) different semi-automised quantitative ESG reporting and benchmarking processes on divisional level (, SFDR PAI, carbon reporting along CRREM, TCFD, EU Taxonomy and CSRD, climate risk reporting, overarching GRESB coordination and support)
  • Support (or lead) analysis of evolving ESG data / reporting / performance requirements based on evolving regulatory standards (, SFDR, CSRD, EU Taxonomy), industry standards (, CRREM, SRI, UN PRI, GRESB) and internal requirements (, internal Real Estate Decarbonisation Dashboard) and lead (or support) the definition and implementation of implications on our strategies, KPIs, processes and tools
  • In close collaboration with our internal expert teams on real estate data management systems, drive the user-sided (further) development of our ESG data management system for harmonized and automized ESG reporting and effective ESG performance management by drafting, contributing to or reviewing related fundamental concepts such as organisational models, roles and responsibilities, processes, and functionalities, as well as data models, calculation methodologies, tool landscapes, data flows, data validation and governance schemes.
  • Drive measures to increase data quality and improve efficient traceability (auditability)
  • Support the introduction & training, maintenance, and further development of the above mentioned (Change Management)
  • Lead additional projects, initiatives and tasks around ESG strategy development and implementation, coordination and internal/external communication, based on current demands within the team and personal capabilities


  • Master's degree in economics, real estate management, engineering, data science, environmental science, sustainability management or equivalent education
  • 5y+ professional experience in real estate management, asset management, consulting, or a comparable field
  • Professional experience or profound (further) education in ESG/sustainability/carbon management and real estate management; ideally in a combined sustainable real estate field
  • Team player!
  • Exceptional analytical and conceptual skills and affinity to think in roles and processes
  • Networked thinker and fast learner, approachable personality
  • Structured and precise way of working, with a good sense of priorities
  • Strong project management skills (and track record)
  • Strong communicator (present complex issues in a well-structured and clear manner, appropriate to the target audience)
  • Self-driven, proactive personality, willing to take ownership and responsibility and able to lead projects and drive topics beyond reporting lines
  • Comfortable to navigate in a dynamic organisational set up (matrix organisation and young teams with evolving roles)
  • English (business fluent), German and other languages are a plus
  • All knowledge on regulatory frameworks and technical/industry standards around sustainable real estate is a plus, , European SFDR, CSRD, EU Taxonomy, TCFD, CRREM or general carbon accounting, GRESB, eventually also national standards like CH AMAS/KGAST and the currently evolving CH (self) regulation for sustainable investments, FR Label ISR, UK SDR. (However, it is clearly NOT expected by any applicant to be familiar with all mentioned standards.)


  • discounts on SL investment products and mortgages
  • contribution to 3rd pillar life insurance
  • employer's contributions to the pension fund
  • reka cheques and meal allowance
  • discounts on public transportation (up to 35%)
  • flexible working models
  • various timeout models

Swiss Life Asset Managers

We are a leading European asset manager and institutional real estate asset manager with locations in Switzerland, France, Germany, Luxembourg, the UK and Norway.

With a strong client focus, here at Swiss Life Asset Managers, success is driven by expecting the unexpected, prioritising sustainability and inclusion, fully investing in our jobs and people, and being on the lookout for new business opportunities - all since 1857.

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