IRIS+/IMM Thematic Content Manager

Organization
Global Impact Investing Network
Location
New York, NY
Job Type
Full-time
Deadline for Applications
04/16/2022
How to Apply
Email cover letter and CV to Human Resources
Where to Apply
hr@thegiin.org
Tags
Full-time

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION:

The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to increasing the scale and effectiveness of impact investing around the world.
Impact investing is one of the most important social innovations of our time, and interest in it is exploding. The GIIN, 12 years old and backed by leading funders such as The Rockefeller Foundation, Ford Foundation, USAID, the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Prudential, and J.P. Morgan, has global network of over 40,000 on six continents, with a formal membership of nearly 400 members in 50 countries. The GIIN works to mobilize a global network of leading financial institutions and others to dramatically increase the amount of capital being deployed effectively to social and environmental issues around the world. To learn more about the work we do and impact investing, please visit https://thegiin.org.

ABOUT THE POSITION:

IRIS+ is the generally accepted system for measuring, managing, and optimizing impact within the impact investing space. The GIIN offers the IRIS+ system to support the practice of impact investing and promote transparency, credibility, and accountability in the use of impact data for decision making across the impact investment industry. The Manager, IRIS+/IMM will lead the development of thematic content for IRIS+, advancing the GIIN’s mission.
The qualified individual will be a structured thinker and relationship-builder who excels at managing complex projects to support investors in making more equitable and sustainable decisions based on data.
POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Responsibilities for this role include:

• Leading the development of new thematic content for IRIS+, including:
o Developing and managing partner relationships
o Developing and managing relationships with working group members
o Presenting to stakeholder groups both in person and virtually
o Guiding the development of Core Metrics Sets, including aligning metrics from existing, external frameworks and translating feedback from working group conversations
o Proactively seeking, facilitating, synthesizing, and acting on feedback from many different perspectives and actors
o Maintaining workplans for relevant workstreams in Asana
o Tracking and updating working group information and engagement in Salesforce and in other formats as needed
• Supporting development of technical documentation for IRIS+, including on specific topics (like racial equity or sustainable agriculture) and on broader structural elements of the system (the IRIS Catalog of Metrics)
• Managing interdependent project timelines, team asks, and web platform uploads
• Collaborating across internal teams focused on research, grant management, operations, membership services, and communications to develop and drive toward GIIN strategic initiatives

Candidate Profile & Qualifications:

Necessary skills and qualifications for this role include:

• Relationship-building skills: Proactively connects with individuals and builds relationships both inside the GIIN and outside of the GIIN among a wide range of actors in the industry. Adjusts approach to bring in individuals from varied backgrounds and perspectives, including and especially working thoughtfully with individuals from marginalized groups. Presents synthesized information confidently, responds to questions, and facilitates conversations within groups virtually and in person.

• Project management skills: Stays on top of multiple projects, plans backwards, anticipates obstacles, identifies and involves stakeholders appropriately, asks for help when needed, and uses resources wisely. Record of finding creative, goal-oriented ways forward rather than getting stuck in a process, and of persevering despite obstacles.

• Data-oriented problem-solving skills: Understands how clear definitions and measures drive good data, can explain the logical flow of how qualitative and quantitative data are collected and analyzed. Ability to read metrics/definitions for detail (and propose edits when needed).

• Commitment to equity and inclusion (especially racial equity): recognizes role of race, gender, and other identities in shaping disparities, is driven to improve conditions, and proactively learns and reflects on topics related to race, equity, and identity.

Additional Information

This position will be based in our New York City office with significant remote work flexibility offered through the GIIN’s hybrid in-person/remote work model.

Compensation:

Competitive compensation, commensurate with experience. Salary range between $62,000-$72,000.

Email cover letter and CV to Human Resources at hr@thegiin.org. State “Manager, IRIS+/IMM_ First Name Last Name” in the subject line of your email. Please indicate where you saw the job posting in your cover letter.

No phone calls please. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

The GIIN is an Equal Opportunity Employer.