ESG Product Manager- Executive Compensation Solutions

The ISS ESG Data Solutions team is developing cutting edge data-driven solutions for the responsible investment market based on high-quality Corporate Governance and ESG data and analysis. As part of the overall ESG Products team, the focus of the Data Solutions team is to develop and further enhance market leading data and analytics, including ISS’ well-established Governance QualityScore and data, as well as driving innovative data solutions for investors.

The ESG Product Manager – Executive Compensation Solutions will be responsible for ISS ESG’s Executive Compensation products and will accelerate the growth and development of our related offering. The position reports to the Head of Data Solutions.


Product development

Plan, execute, and communicate on new product developments and existing product enhancements based on ISS ESG’s Executive Compensation data and analysis tools to help drive business growth.
Conduct thorough competitor analysis and actively seek client feedback to ensure alignment of product development and enhancements with client requirements
Engage with various internal product stakeholders and communicate product features, enhancements, and functionality, in particular with respect to ISS’ proprietary Pay-for-Performance and Equity Plans models.
Ensure all product and data delivery support multiple use cases including active portfolio management, quant investing, investment stewardship and equity research.
Conduct root cause analysis of issues raised by clients, in collaboration with technology and data teams.
Support collaborative data and methodology integration efforts with existing and innovative product offerings.
Ensure comprehensive product documentation, data dictionaries, and how-to guides are available and updated for ISS ESG’s Executive Compensation Solutions.

Business development and marketing

Further develop market recognition for ISS ESG’s Executive Compensation Solutions through thought leadership.
Develop underlying content and narrative for social media (infographics) based on Executive Compensation Data and Analytics.
Guide and identify strategic direction for product use cases through organic development efforts or partnerships to maximize go-to market efforts.
Support client coverage teams with technical and subject matter expertise, build specialized training on ISS-University platform, and develop internal network to raise awareness of the Executive Compensation Solutions offering within the organization.
Engage with clients and prospects to facilitate product demonstrations, answer questions, and provide high level product support.


Master’s degree preferred in business, finance, or a related field is required
About 7 years’ work experience in product management preferably in the field of data solutions
Extensive knowledge of executive compensation practices, in both the US and other regions
Proficiency in data analysis and articulating / documenting business requirements which can be turned into functional specs
Strong project management/organizational/multi-tasking skills required
Ability to establish credibility and rapport with senior executives
Outstanding writing, communication, and presentation skills
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to thrive in a cross-functional team
Absolute personal and business integrity

Tagged as: Flexible hours