Quantitative ESG - Climate Equity Analyst

Elliott James
London, United Kingdom
£80k - £120k
18 Nov 2022
03 Dec 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Quantitative ESG / Climate Equity Analyst

A unique and interesting position has arisen within the ESG space for a Quantitative Climate Equity Analyst. This role will be highly appealing to those with an interest in climate change, sustainability and responsible investment.

Our client is a collaboration between an international Exchange and academic research organisation who offer, in the best economic conditions possible, the solutions that are most proven scientifically - with full transparency of both the methods and the associated risks - for understanding of investment on the climate and sustainability. With almost $70billion USD in assets under replication, they have a global presence promoting their index offering.

The role:

Quantitative ESG/Climate Equity Analyst based in London - Full-time.


The successful candidate will work in our clients Index Department and contribute to the development and design of ESG/Climate offering.

You will be involved in the following missions:
  • Improvement of the design of the ESG/Climate index offering and in particular of the Climate Impact Consistent indices.
  • Redaction of white papers, presentations, internal documents associated to the ESG/Climate offering such as factsheets, strategy rules and marketing documents.
  • Monitoring of competitors' ESG/Climate offering.
  • Acting as a link between the Index Department and the rest of the company such as Client Services or Investment Specialists on the ESG/Climate offering.
  • Development of existing and new ESG/Climate analytics as well as their documentation.
  • R&D on new ESG/Climate offering.

Key requirements
  • Master or PhD degree in finance, statistics or physics in a leading academic institution.
  • Knowledge in climate science such as carbon emissions modelling or estimation of climate transition or climate physical risks.
  • Advanced programming skills in Matlab is mandatory.
  • Experience within a data provider, index provider or asset management firm.

Required qualifications, skills and experience
  • Master or PhD degree from a leading institution and an experience obtained within an index provider, asset manager or data provider in the Climate/ESG field
  • You will have advanced knowledge in the estimation of climate transition and/or climate physical risks as well as carbon emissions modelling.
  • Additional knowledge in portfolio construction would be an asset.
  • Independent, open-minded and resourceful, you will have advanced knowledge of statistical or econometrical methods as well as advanced programming aptitude in Matlab.
  • This role will require the skills to write and deliver top quality documents, such as presentations or white papers under short notice.
  • Excellent written and spoken English is mandatory.

The salary will be determined accordingly on the candidates' qualifications and prior experience
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