Public Policy and Affairs: Impact/ESG Management
Posted on 9/5/2023

5,001-10,000 employees

Global investment firm
Company Overview
Through an integrated approach across our firm, KKR seeks to provide innovative financial solutions and investment vehicles to help their fund investors achieve their investment goals.
Financial Services
Real Estate

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding





New York, New York

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Public Policy
Legal & Compliance
  • Passion for impact, the environment, and sustainable business
  • Comfort with Excel and quantitative data; for example, academic or work experience in compiling databases, performing quality checks and trend analysis
  • Strong analytical skills; ability to review information and develop recommendations categorized by level of priority
  • Strong project management skills; ability to manage longer-term with interim deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfort and credibility working in collaboration with portfolio company executives
  • Strong cultural fit - teamwork, proactive/self-starter, results oriented and integrity
  • Coordinate with investment teams and sustainability consultants to produce rigorous and transparent analysis on impact and sustainability performance at the Fund and portfolio company level, for use in Global Impact Fund's annual Impact Report to its investors
  • Support in the aggregation and quality control of metrics for use in external reporting to LPs, regulators, and broader public on the strategy's performance against its impact objectives and material ESG topics (e.g. KKR's 2022 Sustainability Report and Global Impact's brochure)
  • Collaborate with deal teams in the application of quarterly monitoring templates showing performance against impact objective and material ESG topics
  • Implement leading impact measurement practices, designing metrics measuring contributions to the Sustainable Development Goals, and ensuring consistency in the design of third-party impact studies, such as outcome surveys and life-cycle assessments
  • Embed measurement and goal-setting into company practices, with a focus on:
  • Material, business relevant sustainability topics identified using SASB Industry Standards, and SASB metrics
  • KKR's cross-portfolio ambitions relating to management & governance, climate, human capital and data responsibility, including employee ownership (see KKR's 2022 Sustainability Report)
  • Best practices in transparency and reporting, including use of credible third-party frameworks and benchmarking
  • Partner with the investment team and KKR's non-profit partners to implement KKR's impact management processes, including the development of an impact thesis and evaluating a potential investment's contributions to Sustainable Development Goal targets
  • Collaborate with the investment team and specialist advisors in the scoping of ESG diligence, focusing on material, business-relevant sustainability topics, leveraging the SASB framework
  • Support deal teams by reviewing expected impact projections and ensuring consistency in approach across transactions
  • Conduct research and engage with external networks and specialists to ensure Global Impact's processes are aligned with leading practices
  • Support Client Partner Group and Public Affairs teams to compile thoughtful content related to impact and sustainability topics for use in stakeholder materials