As a Research Associate of ESG Team you will have a key role in developing our client’s state of the art ESG research capabilities within their ESG ratings departments. You will be involved in ESG analysis of corporate issuers and working on assessment of analysis of controversial activities and behaviours.?The role involves also interactions with clients and the whole companies to illustrates your analysis. All applicants should have a solid experience in ESG and a strong degree of flexibility given the demanding nature of this role.
Develop ESG analyses on corporate issuers part of different sectors;
Assess corporates controversial behaviours and develop exclusion lists based on controversial activities;?
Support the proprietary ESG research models, methodologies continuously originating new idea and improvements;
Be part of a fully persistent analytics suite which is capable of optimizing ESG/Climate data factors alongside traditional fundamental and risk factors;
Cultivate on-going relationship with clients;
Explain to clients ESG corporates profiles;
Follow constantly the regulatory environment, in particular for what concern ESG regulations in EU;
Conduct detailed ESG research across a number of sustainability themes.
Key Skills required
5+ years of experience in a role with similar responsibilities as described above;
Deep domain knowledge of ESG factors and their application with a forward-looking scenario;
Up to date knowledge of ESG regulations in EU, US and Asia with a particular focus on the impact and changes to reporting required to be compliant with the new EU regulations;
Strong customer focus to support growth and retention of the overall company;
Proven communication, solution selling, persuasion and collaboration skills;
Highly organised, adaptable and flexible with the ability to thrive under pressure;
Ability to manage own time effectively and deliver against tight deadlines;
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, and Italian is a plus;
Advanced knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint, experience in SQL database and quantitative analysis is a plus.
What our Client offers
Opportunity to join a fast-growing company that is at the forefront of sustainable investments
A high degree of professional and personal fulfilment
Aegis UK is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from all individuals are encouraged.