Longevity Partners is a sustainability and energy advisory business set-up in London in 2015 to support the real estate sector in the transition to a sustainable economy. Since inception, our firm has more than doubled turnover year on year. Having established itself as a dominant player in the European real estate landscape, Longevity opened in France in 2018, the Netherlands in 2019, in Germany in 2020 and in the United States in 2021. We are a young business with colleagues from multiple backgrounds working across the group. Our goal is to be the recognised leading global independent ESG advisory business in the real estate sector to deliver the green economy and meet the climate goals. If you are the right person, we would love you to be part of our journey.

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated and commercially minded individual to support our Policy & Regulation team.

About the role:

  • Supporting Business Unit Lead in the day-to-day coordination of service lines (legislation review; policy training; SFDR & EU Taxonomy)
  • Coordinating policy reviews across Europe for corporate strategy projects and bespoke client legislation reviews
  • Manage a comprehensive and up to date register of all sustainability and energy legislation across Europe
  • Producing reports, presentations and other relevant material

Partnership building

  • Liaising with EU and national stakeholders to understand the finer details of energy and sustainability policy and how it relates to our clients
  • Support the development and management of relationships with European Union officials and with governments across Europe
  • Support the development and management of relationships with trade organisations and international non-governmental organisations

Project management

  • Managing team workload to meet project deadlines
  • Providing advice and guidance to clients and project teams
  • Designing pitches and tenders for prospective clients
  • Being able to sensitively challenge, through providing insights, future trends, and articulating the value of sustainability to businesses, with an understanding of future value creation

Business Development

  • Creation of thought leadership pieces for communication, to enhance client offerings, and ensure the team remain at the forefront of emerging policy trends
  • Supporting the business development of our Policy & Regulation services to a range of listed investors and corporate client base
  • Contributing to development of the Business Unit, including improving methodology used and materials developed by the Business Unit

Essential Skills and Competencies for the role

  • Degree or equivalent in a relevant subject area (Climate Policy, EU Policy, Environmental Law, etc.)
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and oral
  • Attention to detail
  • Good networking skills
  • Strong sense of self-motivation
  • Excellent English, ability to speak another language is desirable