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.
Currently, we have a particular preference for candidates with experience and expertise in the Healthcare sector.
Scope of Responsibility
Analyze and prepare ESG research reports for companies
Assist in development of industry reports, country reports, or issue reports
Contribution to ongoing improvement of ratings model
Monitoring quality and developing and measuring productivity metrics to ensure continuous improvement
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 Desired Experience
Minimum of 6-8 years of full-time professional experience in :
Equity research industry covering Healthcare Industries
Financial services experience that includes exposure to ESG investment products, or
Analytical roles within the Healthcare Industry, or
Relevant public policy or academic or NGO experience.
Minimum of Bachelors' degree required. Advanced degree in related field (Masters or PhD) or CFA is preferred but not required.