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

POSITION PURPOSE

This position presents an exciting opportunity to shape the debate with clients and corporations on best-practice performance. The role blends written analysis, deliverable execution, client and company meetings, and contributions to thought leadership.

The ideal candidate will be a polished communicator with a generalist ESG background, familiar with material ESG issues and international norms from a variety of sectors. You will join a strategically important team and contribute to the development of a vibrant community of engagement specialists.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Identify financially material ESG issues, and opportunities to align with international norms, for investee companies from a variety of sectors;
  • Engage with investee companies’ representatives (including senior executives and board members) and other stakeholders on incidents, performance gaps, ESG best-practices, and how to improve performance;
  • Work closely with Sustainalytics’ Client Relations team as well as with clients to ensure a high degree of client satisfaction;
  • Represent Sustainalytics at prospect meetings;
  • Contribute to the development of intellectual capital and thought leadership through report-writing and public-facing activities.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Degree in related discipline (business, finance, environment and/or social sciences); CFA designation considered an asset;
  • Minimum seven years of relevant RI/ESG/investment industry experience, including in client-facing roles;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of financial services and ESG;
  • Excellent research, analytical and writing capabilities;
  • Highly professional presentation skills (both in spoken and written formats), including both PowerPoint and verbal skills;
  • Highly professional interpersonal skills, including the ability to handle sensitive conversations with confidence and tact;
  • Alignment with Sustainalytics’ mission, vision and values;
  • Ability to deal with uncertainty and drive outcomes in a fast-paced environment;
  • Ability to travel minimum 2-4 times per year;
  • Ability to participate in person in onsite team meetings in Amsterdam January 27-29 2020 inclusive.


APPLICATION AND 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.

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

Your privacy while being in contact with Sustainalytics is one of our fundamental commitments here. Review our Privacy Policy to find out more about how we handle the personal data you provide us during the recruitment process.