MSCI ESG, part of MSCI Inc, is seeking to expand its global ESG Ratings analyst team. The Ratings analyst is expected to have a strong interest in general ESG trends and specific knowledge about the dominant ESG issues for selected industries.
The analyst will investigate and assess core ESG risks faced by the industries and evaluate performance along the key benchmarks for large publicly traded companies globally
Scope of Responsibility
Conduct sustainability research and collect ESG data for companies across multiple sectors from Annual Reports, CSR Report, Proxy Statement etc.
Quality check the ESG data
Specific Knowledge / Skills
Sound knowledge about equities or financial markets in general
Excellent research skills and strong analytical skills
Strong Communication skills- both oral and written
Ability to articulate analytical viewpoints
Problem solving skills
Self-starter and self-motivated
Should be solutions focused and have the ability to work in unstructured environments
Attention to detail and good analytical skills
Comfortable working in a team environment across hierarchies, functions and geographies
Ability to work under minimum supervision
Minimum of 3-5 years of full-time professional experience in :
Equity / Financial research industry
Financial services experience that includes exposure to ESG investment products, or
Analytical roles within key industries, or
Relevant public policy or academic or NGO experience
Minimum of Bachelors' degree required
Advanced degree in related field, such as Masters or CFA is preferred but not required
Due to the great number of applications we receive for each of our open vacancies, we are unable to respond on an individual basis.