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Sustainable Investment Specialist

London Stock Exchange Group
Charlotte, USA
Closing date
May 22, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Embedded within the Sustainable Investment Data Operations tea m and report ing into the Senior Manager, this role will s upport strategic projects focus ing on the provision , analysis, and quality of sustainability and ESG data i n accordance with m ethodology and compliance; ensuring data is of high quality whilst m aintaining regulatory standards and controls across the index data quality chain . The role will encompass supporting initiatives related to thought leadership content, new materials for client engagement and support the overall quality of team results including but not limited to the delivery of Index Data Review s .

Key Skills

The ideal candidate would be a motivated and highly organized specialist hungry for the challenge of a multi-layered role which encompasses sustainability research, analytics and modelling, and end to end strategy, skills should include:
  • Analytical skills able to synthesize information, summarize issues and think creatively.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to distill research for broad consumption.
  • Strong statistical modelling and data analysis skills.
  • Motivated teammate, flexible in approach, work independently, and optimally across time zones.
  • Proactive and adaptable with attention to detail and a sense of ownership.
  • Industry knowledge de monstrates a depth of hands-on knowledge of the industry and products.
  • Innovative thinking , clearly able to demonstrate new ideas and approaches to problems and establish solutions through different methods.
  • Effective change management, detailed approach to take care of change, transition or transformation of the organisation's goals, processes, or technologies, implementing strategies to inspire change positively within the team .
Key Responsibilities
  • Data and Analytics ; detailed review of data , proactively presenting trends, impact and contrasts between subsequent reviews, data sets and internal Product Involvement research .
  • Data Due Diligence, conducting detailed operational due diligence research and analysis on sustainability and ESG data.
  • Support all aspects of research initiating the rollout and maint enance of standard operating procedures that outline controls and governance around internal research cycles consistent with index review cycles whilst upholding the highest levels of quality and consistency.
  • Strategy/Project Management ; assist in coordinating and performing the team's index review based priorities , contributing to business strategy, growth plans and associated automation initiatives.
  • Ongoing overhaul of Index review process in conjunction with current automation initiatives establishing a refined and robust delivery minimizing risk and enhancing quality and benefit to both internal and external customers.
Key Behaviors
  • R elevant proven experience in the global index or data management industry would be beneficial  
  • Experience in leading operational risk reduction and quality initiatives
  • Ability to collaborate and build sound relationships with cross functional teams
  • Highly proficient analytical skills with proven track record to effectively multi-task  
  • Excellent team building and communications skills
  • Highly process driven.
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience from an accredited college or university; postgraduate degree would be helpful  
  • Highly proficient with SQL and Excel
LSEG is a leading global financial markets infrastructure and data provider. Our purpose is driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth.

Our purpose is the foundation on which our culture is built. Our values of Integrity, Partnership , Excellence and Change underpin our purpose and set the standard for everything we do, every day. They go to the heart of who we are and guide our decision making and everyday actions.

Working with us means that you will be part of a dynamic organisation of 25,000 people across 65 countries. However, we will value your individuality and enable you to bring your true self to work so you can help enrich our diverse workforce. You will be part of a collaborative and creative culture where we encourage new ideas and are committed to sustainability across our global business. You will experience the critical role we have in helping to re-engineer the financial ecosystem to support and drive sustainable economic growth. Together, we are aiming to achieve this growth by accelerating the just transition to net zero, enabling growth of the green economy and creating inclusive economic opportunity.

LSEG offers a range of tailored benefits and support, including healthcare, retirement planning, paid volunteering days and wellbeing initiatives.

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. This means that we do not discriminate on the basis of anyone's race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. Conforming with applicable law, we can reasonably accommodate applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as mental health or physical disability needs.

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