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ESG Research Analyst - D

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Position Overview


MSCI ESG Research, part of MSCI Inc, is seeking to expand its global ESG Research analyst team. The senior research analyst is expected to have a strong knowledge in general and emerging ESG trends and specific knowledge about the dominant ESG issues for selected industries. The senior 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.


Scope of Responsibility


  • Content leadership: generate 5-7 industry, country, or issue reports annually; identify emerging ESG issues.
  • Analyze and prepare research reports for 50-70 companies annually
  • Represent ESG Research as client meetings and external events
  • Contribute to ongoing methodological improvements in the ratings model
  • Oversee the quality of analytical model and output across own industry


Specific Knowledge/Skills


  • Strong background in research and analysis
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Experienced at presenting results of research in public settings Industry knowledge: materials or energy preferred, but open to discussion


Desired Experience


  • Demonstrable full-time professional experience in: ESG research industry, or Financial services experience that includes exposure to ESG investment products, or Analytical roles within key industries, or Relevant public policy or academic or NGO experience Desired Qualifications
  • Minimum of Bachelors' degree required Advanced degree in related field (Masters or PhD) or CFA is preferred but not required
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