ESG Controversies Senior Associate - Mandarin Language Specialist
Manila, National Capital Region, PHL
5d ago

Your team responsibilities

The ESG Controversies team of MSCI is seeking analysts experienced in conducting ESG and / or policy research, analysis, and writing.

The ESG Controversies team provides assessments of ESG controversies involving the impact of company operations and / or products and services that allegedly violate national or international laws, regulations, and / or commonly accepted global norms.

Analysts monitor company, government, media, and NGO sources to uncover new and update existing controversies. ESG Controversies covers publicly traded companies and fixed income issuers.

What we will offer you : Depending on your location of your role, you can expect

  • Competitive fixed and variable compensation, holiday / vacation allowance and retirement savings plans / pensions
  • Employee Resource Groups to support you in and out of the office
  • Wide range of benefits including healthcare, dental plans, risk insurances and (location dependent) cycle-to-work schemes, gym benefits, retail discounts
  • Purposeful approach to Wellbeing including training, support networks, membership to wellness platforms and vendors, and active local office communities
  • Specific and deliberate planning to the physical offices in which we work, and support for everyone spending periods of time working remotely or home.
  • This approach mirrors our commitment to transparency and sustainability and puts the safety and wellness of our employees at the center of all we do.

    We aim to provide productive and sustainable work environments and technology that encourages collaboration, creativity, and innovation.

    Your key responsibilities

    Your primary responsibility will be to monitor company news, events, and incidents reported in Mandarin to be able to identify ESG controversies.

    Identified controversies will then be evaluated against the Controversies assessment framework to determine score according to severity, nature, and status.

    As an analyst, you will focus on a specific sector, we are currently interested in hiring analysts for the Finance sector.

    As a sector specialist, you will be responsible for tracking and monitoring ESG controversy developments and assessing the corresponding scores of those companies in the Finance sector.

    Your specific responsibilities shall include :

  • Deliver high quality ESG controversy research on a timely basis
  • Provide language translation assistance on research materials
  • Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders in enhancing the quality of input and output data
  • Support execution of quality control measures
  • Contribute to the enhancement of Controversies assessment framework, workflow efficiencies, and process improvement
  • Implement and / or support processes critical for ensuring operational stability
  • Review and sign off on high profile research
  • Contribute to team management initiatives
  • Your skills and experience that will help you excel

  • 3 or more years of experience in ESG, equity, and / or policy research, analysis, and writing in the sector mentioned above
  • Strong command of business communication (English and Mandarin) both oral and written
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to apply logic to solve problems
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and with minimal supervision
  • Comfortable working in a global team environment
  • How we’ll support you

  • Coaching and support from experts in your team
  • Performance and growth-oriented culture and values
  • Opportunities for continuous learning to aid progression
  • Goal-based objectives and development plans
  • Transparent performance-based compensation schemes
  • Employee Resource Groups such as MSCI Pride, Black Leadership Network, Women’s Leadership Forum, Women in Tech, Asian Support Network, All Abilities and Climate Action Groups
  • About MSCI and our teams

    MSCI is a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community. With over 50 years of expertise in research, data and technology, we power better investment decisions by enabling clients to understand and analyze key drivers of risk and return and confidently build more effective portfolios.

    We create industry-leading research-enhanced solutions that clients use to gain insight into and improve transparency across the investment process.

    Our values define the working environment we strive to create. We are inclusive, we champion bold ideas, we always pursue excellence, and always act with integrity.

    Personal accountability and responsibility are key to success, and we always work as a team to remain client centric.

    At MSCI diversity is at our core and inclusion defines our culture. Our people are empowered to maximize their potential in an environment where all individuals are respected and encouraged to bring their authentic selves to work.

    We work, learn and grow together and we are committed to hiring and promoting qualified women, ethnic minorities and members of the LGBT+ community candidates, who have historically been underrepresented in financial services.

    To learn more about life at MSCI please visit https : / / , Twitter, Glassdoor.

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    MSCI Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce. It is the policy of the Firm to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, marital and civil partnership / union status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy / maternity leave), veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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