ABOUT SUSTAINALYTICS

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 600 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.

For more information, visit www.sustainalytics.com

ABOUT THE SUSTAINABLE FINANCE SOLUTIONS TEAM

The Sustainable Finance Solutions team works with leading edge multi-national corporations, development banks, underwriters, corporate investment banks and lending institutions. Our services include green/social/sustainability bond second-party opinions, annual compliance reviews, and impact frameworks, as well as providing solutions related to the recent market evolution of sustainability linked corporate loans. This growing team is based in Amsterdam, Toronto Singapore, New York and expands into London.

POSITION PURPOSE

As part of the Sustainable Finance Solutions team, this position will contribute to the growth of the sustainable finance market by supporting commercial efforts of the Sustainable Finance Solutions team, in line with market expectations and industry standards. Key elements of the role will include developing relationships with banking partners to develop awareness of the product suite as well as develop key partnerships. While the primary focus of the role will be on green, social and sustainability bonds/loans, the position is also expected to support the further growth of the business unit with promoting the expansion of the product offering and gathering market feedback.

Key responsibilities:

  • Sales of the products and services offered by the Sustainable Finance Solutions business unit.
  • Develop key relations with corporate investment banks to promote Sustainalytics’ products.
  • Manage responsibility of the UK market, as well as possible expansion into the coverage of additional markets.
  • Develop expertise in sustainable debt financing, including current and emerging trends, issues, drivers, risks and opportunities, key players, best practices, the regulatory landscape, etc.
  • Maintain up-to-date information within the CRM
  • Develop sustainability knowledge and expertise across a variety of themes and sectors;
  • Liaise with and develop relationships with colleagues across global teams and offices;
  • Attend and speak at relevant industry events;
  • Gather market feedback to ensure continuous alignment of product offering with future market demand;

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Native or excellent English knowledge (other language skills considered an advantage);
  • Passion for sustainability and demonstrated interest in sustainable finance and green bonds;
  • At least 3-4 years of relevant work experience;
  • Knowledge of the financial industry and banking deal structuring a clear plus;
  • Degree in related discipline (business, finance, environment and/or social sciences);
  • Client-centric and commercial approach;
  • Knowledge of CRM tools preferred;
  • Strong work ethic and eagerness to learn in a constantly evolving and fast-paced environment;
  • Strong ability to analyze and interpret data, while maintaining a critical approach;
  • Ability to work on several projects simultaneously, across different regions;
  • Excellent teamwork and communication skills;
  • Alignment with Sustainalytics’ mission, vision and values;
  • Positive attitude, Innovative and entrepreneurial.

APPLICATION & INTERVIEW PROCESS

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 January, 24th 2020. We intend to interview qualified candidates prior to the application deadline, so we advise you to apply as soon as possible.

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

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