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 over 500 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. We offer the opportunity for travel and the potential for international assignments for our star performers.

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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 experienced financials industry candidate 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. You will join a strategically important team and contribute to the development of a vibrant community of engagement specialists.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Identify financially material improvement objectives, and opportunities to align with international norms, for investee companies primarily from the financials industry;
  • 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;
  • Contribute to the development of intellectual capital and thought leadership through report-writing and public-facing activities.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum ten years of experience in the financials industry;
  • Deep knowledge of and expertise in Business Ethics issues, such as: Accounting Fraud & Irregularities; Antitrust Violations; Fraud; Corrupt Practices; Embezzlement; Fraudulent/Improper Marketing Practices; Money Laundering; Price Discrimination & Price-Fixing Violations; and Tax Evasion/Irregularities;
  • Law degree considered an asset;
  • Experience working with ESG clients;
  • 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;
  • Ability to travel minimum 2-4 times per year.


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


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.

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