ABOUT SUSTAINALYTICS

The investment industry is witnessing a revolution as the demand for the sector to take more responsibility for climate change and other systemic threats posed to our planet increases. Consideration of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) risks is fast becoming an integral part of mainstream finance. Over the last 25 years, Sustainalytics has been at the cutting edge of this shift as the leading independent provider of ESG research.

Today, Sustainalytics supports hundreds of the world’s foremost investors who incorporate ESG and Corporate Governance insights into their investment process. Sustainalytics analyses the sustainability performance of companies around the world. 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 has seen huge growth over recent years and has evolved into a global organisation with over 500 employees. We have offices in Amsterdam, Boston, Bucharest, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, London, New York, Paris, Stockholm, Sydney, Timisoara, Tokyo and Toronto. We have a flexible and supportive working culture and empower our employees to progress and develop quickly in an entrepreneurial environment. We offer the opportunity for travel and the potential for international assignments for our star performers.

For more information, visit www.sustainalytics.com

ABOUT THE ENGAGEMENT SERVICES TEAM

Sustainalytics and its predecessors have 25 years’ experience in engagement services and aims to become the leading provider globally. Working collaboratively with our asset owner and asset manager clients, we aim to foster a constructive dialogue with portfolio companies. All our engagements are informed by our extensive company-level research. On behalf of investors, we facilitate all avenues of engagement, including direct constructive dialogue with companies, assisting with shareholder resolutions and proxy-voting decisions.

Our Engagement Managers are able to leverage Sustainalytics’ in-depth and diverse ESG research, which is supported by over 200 research analysts and the largest dedicated ESG client servicing team in the industry.


We are taking into consideration applicants from multiple locations such as Amsterdam, Copenhagen, London, Stockholm, Toronto or Zielona Gora.

POSITION PURPOSE

Sustainalytics is expanding its new Engagement Services team, established in January of this year with the acquisition of GES International. This position presents an exciting opportunity for an entry-level candidate to play a critical support role to the Engagement Services team. The role blends administrative support, client support, report coordination and data analysis. You will join a strategically important team and contribute to the development of a vibrant community of engagement specialists.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinate the publication of Quarterly and Annual Engagement Reports;
  • Support the analysis and monitoring of key quality metrics against KPIs;
  • Support with the development and management of documentation such as manuals and templates;
  • Coordinate timely responses to client inquiries;
  • Support with planning;
  • Support Engagement Managers with other ad-hoc requests.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

  • Bachelors or Masters degree;
  • 1-2 years relevant work experience;
  • Knowledge of and interest in responsible investing and engagement;
  • Technical skills:
    • Intermediate Excel;
    • High proficiency with Word;
  • Meticulous, detail oriented;
  • Able to consistently meet deadlines while working on a variety of tasks;
  • Proactive and service-minded;
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment;
  • Alignment with the company’s mission, vision and values.

    The following qualifications are considered assets:

    • CFA or on a path to pursue designation;
    • Lean Six Sigma or on a path to pursue designation;
    • Graphic design and layout skills.

    APPLICATION & INTERVIEW PROCESS

    If this opportunity sounds appealing to you, please apply by submitting your CV and cover letter.

    All applications will be treated with the highest level of discretion and will be accepted until 2nd of August; however, we will start interviewing earlier and, thus, we advise you to apply as soon as possible.

    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.

    Sustainalytics thanks all applicants for their interest, however only those applicants requested to participate in the interview process will be contacted.

    Sustainalytics accepts applications directly from applicants only; no employment or recruitment agencies, please.


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