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Althea Silveira

Talent Acquisition Specialist at MSCI

Last Login: 10 July 2024

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MSCI - ESG Methodology Specialist

5 - 10 Years.Mumbai
Posted 2 months ago
Posted 2 months ago

Your team responsibilities

MSCI ESG Research is seeking a Senior Associate to join our ESG Models team, which is responsible for developing new methodologies and innovative frameworks to quantify environmental, social, and governance (ESG) risks and opportunities. The selected candidate will support model enhancements for MSCI's existing ESG products and contribute to strategic innovation initiatives aimed at launching new products and datasets.

An ideal candidate would possess strong quantitative and problem-solving skills as well as an interest in ESG issues, including how investors integrate ESG factors into their investment processes. Critical thinking, curiosity, and an ability to overcome data challenges with creative solutions are essential to thrive in this high impact role.

What we offer you

- At MSCI we are passionate about what we do, and we are inspired by our purpose - to power better investment decisions. You'll be part of an industry-leading network of creative, curious, and entrepreneurial pioneers. This is a space where you can challenge yourself, set new standards and perform beyond expectations for yourself, our clients, and our industry.

- Wherever you are located you will find transparent compensation schemes and employee benefits that can help ensure your financial security and health. While they vary by different locations, we offer a broad range of benefits that are part of the value you receive as an MSCI employee.

- Our flexible ways of working will allow you to maximize your potential, and we will empower you with the trust, accountability, and advanced technology to perform at your very best.

- You'll find a purposeful approach to wellbeing to provide you with all the resources you need to be your best at work and in your personal life. Our 'Here For You' Employee Assistance Program is available for our employees globally, providing confidential emotional support, financial and legal advice free of charge.

Your key responsibilities

- Contribute to the improvement and maintenance of MSCI's existing ESG methodologies and models for corporates, working closely with in-house industry experts.

- Contribute to the development of new analytical methodologies for ESG themes (e.g. climate change, human capital etc.) and for alternative asset classes such as private assets

- Use statistical methods and programing to analyze, interpret, and visualize data

- Implement, test and document new computations used in scoring models

- Collaborate with other teams such as Data, Application Development etc. to deliver the developed solutions to clients

- Communicate complex topics in a simple way to internal and external stakeholders not familiar with the topics

Your skills and experience that will help you excel

- 5+ years of full-time professional experience in quantitative research, company analysis or data science role

- Minimum of Bachelors' degree required; Advanced degree in related field (Finance, Sustainability, Statistics, Engineering, Business) or CFA is preferred

- Strong analytical capabilities and advanced skills in Microsoft Excel and software development, particularly Python are a must-have. Familiarity with AI/ML techniques would be a plus.

- Ability to overcome data quality challenges with creative solutions, including familiarity with alternative, unstructured data

- Experience with sustainability and/or company fundamental analysis would be a plus.

- Self-motivated, pro-active and demonstrating an exceptional drive towards delivery

- Excellent written and oral communication skills and ability to work as part of a multi-cultural and geographically distributed team

How we'll support you

- Our culture of high performance and innovation relies on our people sharing their knowledge and lifting each other up. You'll be surrounded by a collaborative, global network of talented colleagues who will support and inspire you to do the best work of your career.

- We believe new and challenging experiences drive personal growth and innovation. With the right challenges, encouragement, and development support you can shape your own career experience. Career paths are multi-directional, and we encourage and support internal mobility to help you identify new opportunities to progress and take control of your future.

- As a new joiner you'll be enrolled on our Global Orientation interactive learning experience to set you up for success.

- Our tailored learning opportunities will enable you to acquire the skills you need at your own pace, choosing between the courses and certifications best suited to you. Our Learning@MSCI platform coupled with access to LinkedIn Learning Pro will provide you with all the resources you need for to accelerate your professional growth.

- At MSCI we act in ways that encourage respect for all voices, ensuring that everyone can be themselves and feel like they are a part of the company. We are intentional about ensuring that everyone is treated fairly and supported with equal opportunities to succeed.

- We have eight MSCI Employee Resource Groups: All Abilities, Asian Support Network, Black Leadership Network, Climate Action Network, Hola! MSCI, Pride & Allies, Women in Tech, and Women's Leadership Forum.

About MSCI

MSCI is a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community. With over 50 years of expertise in research, data, and technology, we power better investment decisions by enabling clients to understand and analyze key drivers of risk and return and confidently build more effective portfolios. We create industry-leading research-enhanced solutions that clients use to gain insight into and improve transparency across the investment process.

To all recruitment agencies

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MSCI Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce. It is the policy of the firm to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, marital and civil partnership/union status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected parental leave), veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. MSCI is also committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, please email Disability.Assistance@msci.com and indicate the specifics of the assistance needed. Please note, this e-mail is intended only for individuals who are requesting a reasonable workplace accommodation; it is not intended for other inquiries.

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Posted By

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Althea Silveira

Talent Acquisition Specialist at MSCI

Last Login: 10 July 2024

Job Views:  
368
Applications:  112
Recruiter Actions:  36

Job Code

1404448

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