Sustainalytics has been a leading independent provider of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) research for the last 25 years. Our insights are used by clients to make better informed investment decisions, engage with companies in relation to their business activities and drive change.
Sustainalytics is a growing organization with 700 employees and 17 offices globally. We have a flexible and supportive working culture and empower our employees to progress and develop quickly in an entrepreneurial environment.
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Under COVID-19 circumstances, all Sustainalytics employees are now working from home. More than ever, ESG factors are critical to building a more ethical and sustainable global economy. Our teams need passionate colleagues to join us in delivering quality research products to our clients worldwide.
Our recruitment and selection process is continuing via phone or video meetings. New team members are onboarded and start their first day with the company from the safety of their homes.
We rely on virtual team meetings and management practices, as well as a remote buddy program, to support a smooth integration in our virtual offices.
The Methodology & Portfolio Research team is a team with strategic importance for the company. The team’s mandate is to lead the development of methodologies and related features across all Sustainalytics research products and to maintain and continuously improve existing research methodologies. This also includes the production of client and market facing research reports with a focus on the investment use cases of our products. These reports focus on linking the outcomes of our ESG assessments in the various products with relevant financial measures, including corporate financial performance and portfolio risk and return, and covering all relevant asset classes.
The main purpose of the position is to strengthen the team’s capacity to produce research reports that are of key importance for the marketing of our products. This comprises pure methodology reports as well as white papers. The latter present our methodologies in the context of typical client use case and aim to demonstrate the value add of our products. Typically, both types of reports are quant driven, i.e. contain lots of empirical analyses and tests. The second purpose of the role is to contribute to or lead important methodology development projects.
The successful candidate is a structural thinker and has strong writing and communication skills. A further requirement is having a strong quantitative background, with a solid understanding of financial markets and of the rationale for ESG integration. A minimum of 5 years work experience in relevant roles is desired.
Furthermore, the position requires strong collaborative skills. The successful candidate will work closely together with all types of stakeholders, in particular product managers, research analysts, client teams, and IT developers.
In keeping with our ongoing efforts to represent the diversity of our community, we strongly encourage people from diverse groups to apply. Sustainalytics is committed to providing accommodations for individuals with disabilities, upon request.
All applications will be treated with the highest level of discretion and will be accepted until COB Friday, 3rd October 2020.
Sustainalytics thanks all applicants for their interest, however only those applicants requested to participate in the interview process will be contacted.