ESG Analyst

London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
Competitive Salary
07 Dec 2021
05 Feb 2022
Industry Sector
Investment Bank
Employment Type
Full Time

Overall job objective(s)

  • Act as the Branch’s subject expert matter and help meeting ESG-related objectives.
  • Provide guidance on ESG standards, relevant data and liaise with the Group’s ESG team to meet any further requirements.
  • Perform ESG analyses, from trade inception and contribute to the ESG approval process.
  • Ensure that ESG are consistently applied by the Front Office.
  • To undertake external training courses / self-training in ESG / Sustainable Finance.
  • To participate in internal and industry ESG related working groups and panels.
  • To provide back up for corporate lending middle office tasks with training to be provided.

Main tasks and responsibilities

      ESG On-boarding and Portfolio Monitoring

  • Perform ESG assessments and manage the internal approval process.
  • Participate in the on-boarding process (e.g. preparation work, screening, research, etc.).
  • Provide support in ESG and wider on-boarding data collection.
  • Design, produce, report and monitor ESG KPIs.
  • Provide Back up for corporate lending middle office tasks with training to be provided.

      ESG Framework and Risk Management

  • Transpose and enforce Group ESG policies and procedures, and clarify and interpret when required.
  • Ensure that Front-Office staff are promptly informed of, and apply new/revised operating procedures.
  • Provide support with internal and external ESG standards, relevant data and KRIs to the Front Office.
  • Ensure adequate data quality and audit trail, including CRM system inputs.
  • Manage ESG-related remediation exercise as and when required.

       Risk and compliance culture

  • Adhere to the Group’s compliance related policies and procedures such as anti-bribery and corruption, anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism (AML-CFT), conduct rules, conflict of interest, data protection, gifts and entertainment, market abuse, personal account dealing, safety and security, tax evasion, whistleblowing, etc.
  • Partake in strengthening the branch’s risk and compliance culture (i.e. write and implement policies, design trainings, update Questions & Answers, etc.) in collaboration with the Senior Management and business units.

Typical profile and skillset

  • Relevant University Degree.
  • Previous experience in ESG investing, ESG analysis, ESG rating agency, or Sustainability Finance.
  • Displays professional behaviour, positive attitude and integrity.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Ability to manage and prioritise numerous duties and deadlines simultaneously.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Good organisational, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to assess compliance against IFC standards and with laws, regulations and internal standards.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word and Excel).

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