Product Manager, Responsible Investment Solutions

Principles for Responsible Investment

Employment Type Full time
Location Hybrid · London, UK Minimum 2 Days per week in the office
Salary £44,000 - £52,000 (GBP)
Team Product Management
Seniority Mid-level
  • Closing: 8:00pm, 1st Apr 2024 BST

Job Description


The PRI is the world’s leading proponent of responsible investment. It works to understand the investment implications of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors and to support its international network of investor signatories in incorporating these factors into their investment and ownership decisions.

The PRI’s three distinct capabilities relate to the core elements of the PRI’s approach to achieving a sustainable financial system.

  • Translate RI (Responsible Investment) thought leadership into insights and practical support that is tailored to what signatories need to progress their RI practice

  • Convene our vast network to create opportunities for collaborative action

  • Harness our global scale to influence policymakers and regulators to effect system change

Job Description

As a Product Manager at the PRI, you will be responsible for realising the product strategy to create value for signatories and support the PRI mission of creating a sustainable global financial system. In this role, you will define the product roadmap and lead the product strategy, planning, delivery, communications, marketing, and in-life optimization of the product, in particular PRI’s accountability initiatives

You will work closely with Product Development, Signatory Services, including Product Support, Marketing, and RI Ecosystem Development, to monitor product performance and opportunities for improvement. The ideal candidate is passionate about ESG/sustainability and developing innovative products and services that help organisations make informed decisions and achieve their sustainability goals.

Core Responsibilities'

  • Working across the organization including but not limited to Product Development, Guidance, Sustainable Systems, DevOps, IT and Data Engineering to determine the product strategy and deliver the product roadmap based on user insights, landscape analysis and PRIs strategic objectives - on time and within budget.

  • Manage the product through its lifecycle including delivery cycles.

  • Identifying key sustainability and ESG-related issues related to signatory accountability and developing solutions to strengthen signatory accountability to the PRI.

  • Responsible for the delivery of the PRI’s minimum requirements for investor membership and other existing accountability initiatives.

  • Identifying the end-user and focusing on enhanced features and functionality that address their needs to define and deliver future product versions/iterations.

  • Working with the Product Strategy team to monitor product performance against KPIs addressing product performance using data-driven insights to inform product roadmap and prioritisation decisions.

  • Communicate the product vision and strategy to internal and external stakeholders and ensure alignment across the organisation.

  • Collaborate with the Product Communications, Signatory Services including Product Support and Marketing teams to develop product messaging, positioning, and go-to-market strategies.

  • Stay up to date with industry trends and emerging technologies to identify new product opportunities including attending conferences and industry events.

  • Participate in product development meetings and workshops to understand signatory needs and gather feedback to improve PRIs products and services.

  • Contribute to improving team processes that enhance product management including roadmap delivery, user experience and value, and contribution to the PRI’s mission.

  • Provide regular reporting to the Head of Accountability and Director of Product Management.

Person Specification

  • Good understanding of product management and the product lifecycle, preferably in a financial, sustainability and/or ESG, SaaS, RaaS, or data product environment.

  • Good understanding of ESG and/or sustainability issues and the key problems facing investors.

  • Very good project management skills, (designing and delivering projects to tight deadlines, managing conflicting priorities and acknowledging interdependencies) and managing and collaborating with relevant stakeholders.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to synthesize complex data into actionable insights.

  • Good public speaking skills with the ability to give presentations, lead meetings, and communicate complex ideas clearly and effectively to technical and non-technical audiences.

  • A collaborative and consultative approach to working with others & a commitment to fostering an inclusive environment locally and across colleagues globally

  • IT/system skills to an intermediate/advanced level (Microsoft Office)

We particularly welcome candidates from under-represented groups, including Black, Asian, and other People of Colour, those with visible or non-visible disabilities, LGBTQ+ candidates and those who are neurodivergent.

The PRI is committed to offering flexibility to our employees, both formal (e.g. part-time work) and informal (e.g. a shift in hours to accommodate caring responsibilities). Please talk to us about how we could make this role flexible for you.

N.B. We reserve the right to close a vacancy before the closing date in the event of an overwhelming response or a change in business priorities.

Removing bias from the hiring process

Applications closed Mon 1st Apr 2024


Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Mon 1st Apr 2024