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Senior Corporate Governance Research Analyst Northern Africa – Middle East – Sub-Saharan Africa ISS – Paris
Why work for ISS? For more than 30 years now, Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) has been the world's leading provider of corporate governance and responsible investment solutions for asset owners, asset managers, hedge funds, and asset service providers. Institutional clients turn to us to apply their corporate governance views, identify environmental, social and governance risks, and manage their complete proxy voting needs on a global basis.
ISS is a global company, with more than 1800 employees spread across 30 offices. A career in ISS gives you international experience in working with market-leading experts that enable investors to incorporate corporate governance & responsible investment in their policies and practices.
ISS Values ISS values are Integrity, Collaboration, Empowerment, Flexibility, Diversity and Client Service. When you join ISS, you are expected to exemplify these Values through your actions and aspirations in the workplace.
Position Overview ISS is immediately seeking a Senior Corporate Governance Research Analyst for the Middle East, Northern Africa and Sub-Saharan markets (26 in total). You will analyze corporate governance and financial information and write research reports on publicly traded companies based on ISS' voting guidelines.
Analyze corporate governance and financial information to write detailed research reports on publicly traded companies
Issue proxy vote recommendations for shareholder meetings
Answer internal/external queries on research reports
Develop market expertise in corporate governance, investment and shareholder issues
Assist with policy formulation
Contribute articles to regular ISS publications
Desired experience and qualifications:
Relevant Masters' degree, e.g. law, economics, finance, business or political science
Languages: Fluent in Arabic (reading & writing) and English
Previous experience in corporate governance/investment analysis/research
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong analytical ability, with the ability to assimilate large quantities of information
Excellent eye for detail
Ability to work independently and take initiative while also working successfully in a team environment
Organized and structured mind, with excellent time management skills: able to deal with large quantities of work and strict deadlines
Interested in this great opportunity?
Applicants should apply online at ~https://jobs-international-issgovernance.icims.com/jobs/2710/senior-corporate-governance-research-analyst-%28northern-africa-%e2%80%93-middle-east-%e2%80%93-sub-saharan-africa%29/job, by sending a cover letter along with a CV in English. Applications without a cover letter will not be taken into consideration.
Please note that due to the great number of applications we receive, we can only respond to selected candidates.
To all recruitment agencies: ISS does not accept unsolicited CVs/Resumes. Please do not forward CVs/Resumes to any ISS employee, location or website. ISS is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited CVs/Resumes.