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TheRole: S&P Global Sustainable1, the single source of essential sustainability intelligence, is seeking an experienced Analyst to join our Environmental Research & ESG Modelling team. The role provides an opportunity to work at the forefront of innovation in the field of sustainable finance. The successful candidate will help to shape S&P Global Sustainable1's cutting-edge suite of ESG analytics by developing environmental assessment and quantification methodologies that are required to deliver this essential intelligence to our clients.
The Location: London
The Career Opportunity: â€¢ A high-impact role, with responsibility for key inputs to S&P Global's core ESG products & services. â€¢ Build a career with a global company. â€¢ Work with a diverse international team, including senior stakeholders across S&P Global. â€¢ As a high performing technical specialist, you will have access to S&P Global's vast array of technical trainings, and the opportunity to develop your expertise in an expanding team with global reach. The Team: Our team is composed of experienced professionals driven to identify the transformative solutions of tomorrow. The business has a casual and friendly atmosphere with an entrepreneurial spirit. As a team player, you will contribute to the unique culture and energy of the department as it continues to grow. Key Responsibilities:
Identify new ESG datasets and implement their inclusion into data collection.
Engage with stakeholders in the Sustainable1 group to align ESG metrics and data collection processes.
Support the development and implementation of new ESG models.
Provide helpdesk support on ESG data queries.
Develop and enhance environmental quantification and assessment methodologies.
Work collaboratively with a diverse team across multiple locations to promote environmental research and data collection best-practice and ensure quality of deliverables.
At least 3 years professional experience in sustainability research and/or ESG - with a solid understanding and experience of applying ESG reporting guidelines, and technical experience using and manipulating ESG datasets.
Strong research skills to be able to extract and synthesize key information from data-sets or text.
Intermediate or advanced technical skills in Microsoft Excel.
Detail-orientated and numerically proficient, with a natural curiosity and an innovative approach to problem solving.
Self-motivated, organized, positive with a "can do" attitude. Has experience in planning and executing work assignments to tight deadlines, working independently and as part of a diverse international team.
Excellent verbal communication skills, including confidently presenting complex information to key stakeholders in ways that they can easily understand.
Fluent written and spoken English (additional languages will be looked upon favorably).
Preferred Experience: Education or professional experience in one or more of the following areas will be considered favorably:
Bachelor's/Master's degree or equivalent in environmental science, sustainability or similar.
Knowledge of S&P data sets which could be applicable to ESG, including utilities and fossil fuel extraction.
Strong awareness of ESG trends to build the next generation of best-in-class ESG data products.
Experience using ESG data collection software; and other data software packages, incl. Alteryx, Tableau, Power BI (or similar).
Experience working with business sector classification systems.
20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), PDMGDV202.2 - Middle Professional Tier II (EEO Job Group), SWP Priority - Ratings - (Strategic Workforce Planning)
Job ID: 262453 Posted On: 2021-06-08 Location: London, United Kingdom