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 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.

For more information, visit www.sustainalytics.com

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 are 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.

POSITION PURPOSE & KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

As a Business Analyst in the Research Platforms team, you will be involved in a broad range of tasks: the upstream management of a specific product, including product backlog creation and grooming, user stories and epics specification and acceptance testing criteria, and coordination with the downstream teams, as well as collaborating and supporting the team in all phases of product roll-out. The main responsibilities of this position will be as follows:

  • Translate the business requirements into documented technical requirements, workflow diagrams, and scoping documents with functional specifications.
  • Identify inconsistencies in business workflows and possible scenarios.
  • Facilitate communication of either changes in requirements or changes in development between the development team and business owners.
  • Specify product backlog items (user story and epics), including acceptance criteria
  • Manage issues reported through the Help Desk to resolution, manage issue communication with stakeholders.
  • Conduct effective project management to ensure key project deadlines are met.
  • Engage and communicate with internal stakeholders to translate their business needs into technical solutions

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Advanced MS Office skills (Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to work towards fast moving, strict deadlines, that are set with high-quality standards in a dynamic working environment
  • At least 2 years’ experience working as a business analyst or product owner
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proven experience with Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban)
  • Good knowledge of BPMN and/or UML
  • Flexible mindset with strong ability to adapt for constantly shifting business requirements and needs
  • Proficient business English oral and writing skills (the company’s working language is English)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, capable of understanding and speaking both technologically and from a business perspective

Nice-to-haves

  • Understandings of the basics of knowledge management and knowledge engineering
  • Knowledge and understanding of the services industry (preferably the financial service industry in combination with the SRI/RI market);
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, dynamic working environment
  • Master or bachelor’s degree in related discipline (business, finance, information science, ICT)
  • Passion about global sustainability issues like environment protection or human rights

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.

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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