Associate Director - Sustainable Finance, North America Associate Director - Sustainable Finance, North  …

S&P Global
in Washington D.C., DC, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 22 Feb 21
S&P Global
in Washington D.C., DC, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 22 Feb 21
Associate Director - Sustainable Finance, North America
Role Description: Associate Director, Sustainable Finance

Location: San Francisco / Washington DC / New York

Key Roles and Responsibilities
This role encompasses being a senior Sustainable Finance team member based in any North American Office
  • Work with all rating practices, and in particular Financial Services (banks/insurance), with regards to the roll out/delivery of Sustainable Finance products (ESG Evaluation, Green Evaluation);
  • Over time become a Sustainable Finance expert in external engagements (Market outreach, customer interactions, ESG Evaluation preparedness meetings);
  • Subject matter expert to support rating practices for ESG in ratings, with special reference to Financial Services;
  • Over time become a Standing member of the ESG and Green Evaluation Steering Groups;
  • Contribute, as a Sustainable Finance expert, to individual ESG and Green Evaluations (either as primary evaluator or reviewer);
  • Research and write thought leadership articles;
  • Contribute to the development/enhancement of our ESG and Green Evaluation analytical approach;
  • Be a champion of analytical and customer service excellence in the sustainable finance field as well as with regard to ESG in credit ratings;
  • Contribute to seamless working environment across the Sustainable Finance group
Success will be measured by:
  • Quality of Green Evaluation and ESG evaluations produced (analytical excellence, quality of written reports, customer service);
  • Contribution to ESG and Green Evaluation Steering group meetings as well as to thought leadership and market engagement;
  • Compliance with relevant policies and procedures;
Minimum and Preferred Experience/Skills (Basic Qualifications)
A blend of expert knowledge, analytical and organizational skills; Strong communicator with good interpersonal & soft skills. A good knowledge of S&P Global Ratings' methodologies and analytical approaches, especially related to Sustainable Finance, would be a plus.
  • At least five years of relevant analytical experience, preferably in the field of Sustainable finance with some bias towards Financial Services as well as a science-based qualification and/or finance/economics
  • Strong communications skills with a view to eventually representing the company at variety of high profile external conferences related to sustainable finance topics.
S&P Global Ratings
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North America
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202 - Middle Professional (EEO Job Group) (inactive), 20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), RATNGS202.2 - Middle Professional Tier II (EEO Job Group)

Job ID: 258537
Posted On: 2021-01-07
Location: San Francisco, California, United States
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