Senior Analyst - People at GIST Impact
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GIST - Associate - Data Analytics (3-6 yrs)
About GIST :
GIST Impact envisions a sustainable future where measurement shapes outcomes. Our mission is to empower investors and companies to measure and manage their impacts across all stakeholder dimensions, transcending mere shareholder returns. As pioneers in data and analytics, we meld sustainability expertise with cutting-edge technology to enable comprehensive measurement in Natural, Human, Social, and Produced capitals.
Led by Pavan Sukhdev, a visionary leader in environmental economics and former president of WWF International, GIST Impact pioneers scientifically rigorous methodologies to reveal how companies shape society and the environment. With over 16 years of impact measurement, our partnerships span industry titans like BASF and Wipro, as well as global pension and sovereign wealth funds.
Why work at GIST?
At GIST Impact, you'll join a world-class team driving the next ESG evolution: impact-based metrics. We are a hub of ambition and innovation, attracting experts across sustainability, finance, and technology. Here, you'll refine your skills through top-tier training and mentorship, advancing your understanding of sustainability and ESG.
Our diverse, inclusive workplace unites varied academic and cultural backgrounds in the pursuit of shared pride, passion, creativity, and rigour. With a global footprint in Mumbai, Delhi, London, and Geneva, you'll thrive in a vibrant, collaborative atmosphere.
Role Description :
We are seeking a motivated and skilled individual to join our Investor Services team as an Associate, specializing in Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) data management. As an Associate, you will play a pivotal role in sourcing, transforming, and delivering our ESG Data as a Service (DAAS) product to our investor clients. You will be responsible for leveraging your expertise in ESG, data analytics and ETL processes, to ensure the accurate and timely delivery of customized solutions that meet our clients' needs.
Objectives of the Role :
- Data Delivery: Support the Investor Services team in delivering on our various ESG data products and solutions
- Data Analytics: Drive the transformation of data into client-centric insights and actionable reports to support decision-making, including conducting bespoke research and writing reports
- ETL Workflow Management: Design, implement, and maintain ETL processes to streamline data delivery
- Cross-functional Synergy: Collaborate seamlessly with diverse teams to enhance client delivery processes
- Collaborate closely within the Investor Services team to understand client requirements and ensure deliveries to our clients in a high quality and timely manner
- Respond to recurring and/or ad hoc requests from GIST's global investor clients and channel partners
- Writing reports for clients or for marketing and sales teams
- Driving bespoke analyses, including conducting secondary research to generate outputs
- Generating regular insights and trends from the current DaaS products and aligning insights with the use cases of the target clientele
- Drive the transformation of data using various tools and techniques to analyze and interpret data, discover trends, patterns, and correlations, and generate actionable insights for Investor Clients
- Source, validate, and integrate diverse ESG datasets from various sources, ensuring data accuracy, completeness, and consistency
- Design, implement, and maintain ETL processes using Python and related technologies to streamline data transformation, cleansing, and loading
- Conduct data quality assessments, identifying anomalies and inconsistencies, and take proactive measures to rectify any discrepancies
- Work with cross-functional teams to enhance existing ETL pipelines, troubleshoot issues, and optimize performance to meet stringent data quality standards
- Collaborate with our technology teams to explore opportunities for automation and innovation in data processing and delivery
- Develop and maintain documentation for ETL processes, ensuring clear communication of data sources, transformations, and delivery mechanisms
Required Skills and Qualifications:
- Sustainability Acumen: Deep understanding of sustainability principles, ESG reporting, and environmental impacts
- ETL Proficiency: Proven experience in designing, developing, and maintaining ETL processes using Python
- Data Analytics: Demonstrated proficiency in data analytics techniques (machine learning, statistical methods, data visualization, etc.) to extract meaningful patterns, trends, and insights from ESG data, and create impactful reports and presentations
- Effective Communication: Excellent communication skills to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams
- Multitasking: Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and manage multiple tasks simultaneously while maintaining attention to detail
- Problem Solving: Proven ability to think strategically and make data-driven decisions
- Self Motivation: Initiative, autonomy, and adaptability within a cross-functional setting
- Data Literacy: Proficiency in Excel, and PowerPoint and experience in PowerBI, and other data visualization tools such as Tableau are a plus
Preferred Qualifications :
- Advanced Education: Master's degree in finance, data science or sustainability
Prior Experience :
- 3 to 5 years of experience in ESG data management, data analytics, or data science
- Demonstrated proficiency in driving ETL processes, including Python and related libraries
- Prior experience in conducting bespoke research, creating presentations, and writing reports based on primary and secondary datasets, preferable for Financial Institutions
- Proven track record of managing client deliveries within the ESG and Sustainability solutions sector
- Depth of understanding in ESG principles, frameworks, and data sources
- Experience in the Finance sector is a plus
Join GIST Impact to channel your passion for sustainability into meaningful action. Embrace the opportunity to shape a more equitable, sustainable economy and society while pushing the boundaries of ESG impact measurement.
Your answers to our culture fit questionnaire and understanding of GIST Impact's mission and its importance will receive as much weightage in our application process as your CV/credentials.
If this sounds like you, we would like to hear from you!