Manager - ESG Innovation and Analytics Manager - ESG Innovation and Analytics …

S&P Global
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
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S&P Global
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
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Manager - ESG Innovation and Analytics
Manager - ESG Innovation and Analytics

Location: New York

Grade: 12

The Role: S&P Global Trucost is a leader in ESG data and risk analysis, providing data, tools and insights to companies and financial institutions for the last 18 years in order to inform capital allocation to more sustainable business models and better communicate ESG performance to their stakeholders. We are looking for a Manager based in NYC to join our ESG Innovation and Analytics Team, part of S&P Global's newly formed ESG Organization. The role will be multi-faceted, including line managing a high-performing unit of analysts, providing technical sales support to our ESG Commercial Team, and leading the delivery of S&P Global's ESG products and services to companies, banks, asset managers and pension funds. The role provides an opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects in the field of sustainable finance.

Compensation/Benefits Information:
S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $90,800 to $188,600 Base salary ranges may vary by geographic location.

This role is eligible to receive S&P Global benefits. For more information on the benefits we provide to our employees, visit .

The Opportunity: In this role, you will be working with a diverse range of clients across the investment value chain to support the disclosure and management of ESG risks and opportunities. You will support clients in meeting reporting needs in line with international and sector-specific reporting frameworks, including CDP, TCFD and the SDGs.

The Impact: S&P Global Trucost's expertise is providing data leveraged analytics and insights on ESG performance so that businesses and investors can understand how to direct investments that create value and avoid risk. We've been informing companies, financial institutions, regulators and thought leaders since 2000. S&P Global Trucost's carbon data underpins the S&P Global Carbon Efficient Index series selected by Government Pension Investment fund for Japan (GPIF) to serve as the benchmark for their ESG investment strategy. S&P Global Trucost's clients also include DBS Bank, ERAFP, Fidelity, Future Fund, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, State Street Global Advisors and UBS among many others.

The Team: Our team is composed of experienced professionals driven to identify the transformative solutions of tomorrow. The business has a casual and friendly atmosphere with an entrepreneurial spirit. We value teamwork and it is crucial that you are a team player to be successful within our organization.

The Hiring Manager says: "I am looking for a Manager with an excellent understanding of ESG factors and how they can be applied to support business and investment decision-making. You must be passionate about leading client projects that help businesses and investors understand their ESG risks and opportunities and communicate ESG performance to their stakeholders".

Key responsibilities:
  • Line management of a high-performing unit of analysts focused on delivering Custom ESG Analytics solutions to companies and financial institutions
  • Lead and participate in an international client delivery team that provide in-depth analytical insights on the ESG performance of companies, investment products and portfolios using S&P Global's proprietary data, methods, and analytics
  • Support ESG Specialists in S&P Global's ESG Commercial Team by developing technical approaches for proposals or RFP/RFI responses that recognize client needs and convey our value proposition
  • Clearly communicate insights and technical approaches to clients verbally and in writing, including documenting analytical methodologies for reports and developing graphs, charts, and other outputs appropriate for use by senior executives
  • Work collaboratively with a diverse team across multiple locations to conduct analysis and ensure the quality of insights
  • Develop product-related content (white papers, product brochures, methodology documents, blogs etc.) relevant to regional markets and segments
  • Represent S&P Global at conferences and seminars
  • Provide feedback from the market to help shape S&P Global's ESG product innovation roadmap
Essential skills:
  • Ideally the candidate would have track record in project management and client delivery. This could include working in a sustainability consultancy firm helping companies and investors understand ESG risks and opportunities
  • Other relevant experience would include working as an analyst within an asset manager, pension fund or bank, helping to integrate environmental factors into the investment or lending decision making processes
  • Line management experience including performance management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including confidently presenting complex information to clients in ways that they can easily understand and inform their actions
  • Excellent project management skills and be capable of leading complex projects in a client facing capacity and managing others within project teams
  • Personable, with a demonstrated strength in planning and executing work assignments independently, and as part of an international client delivery team
  • Working experience in data analytics, including coding in Python or R, complemented by excellent Excel skills
  • Public speaking experience
  • Self-motivated, organized, detail-oriented, with a positive, "can do" attitude
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Over 5 years professional work experience in the finance and sustainability industry
  • An undergraduate and postgraduate degree in relevant subjects such as Economics, Finance, Environmental Economics, Development Economics or Environmental Sciences or relevant work experience
  • Strong understanding of financial markets and investing, as well as knowledge of some of the following sustainability areas that companies and financial institutions are involved in: ESG integration; environmental fund or index creation; environmental risk analysis; green finance, and reporting of investments in different asset classes and across company value chains
  • The candidate should be conscious of detail and numerically proficient with natural curiosity and an innovative approach to problem solving
  • Fluent written and spoken English. Additional languages will be considered favorably
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Job ID: 260347
Posted On: 2021-04-02
Location: New York, New York, United States
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