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S&P Global Associate, Sustainable Finance in Paris, France

Associate, Sustainable Finance

Grade 11 (for internal purposes)

Location:

Paris

Reporting to:

Global Head of Analytics & Research, Sustainable Finance, S&P Global Ratings

Key Roles and Responsibilities

This role encompasses being a senior Sustainable Finance team member based in Paris.

  • Work with the rating practices with regards to the roll out - delivery of Sustainable Finance products (ESG Evaluation, Green Evaluation);

    • Over time become a Sustainable Finance expert in external engagements (Market outreach, customer interactions, ESG Evaluation preparedness meetings);

    • Subject matter expert to support rating practices for ESG in ratings;

    • Over time become a Standing member of the ESG and Green Evaluation Steering Group;

    • Contribute, as a Sustainable Finance expert, to individual ESG and Green Evaluations (either as primary evaluator or reviewer);

    • Research and write thought leadership articles;

  • Contribute to the development - enhancement of our ESG and Green Evaluation analytical approach;

    • Be a champion of analytical and customer service excellence in the sustainable finance field as well as with regard to ESG in credit ratings;

    • Contribute to seamless working environment across the Sustainable Finance group

Success will be measured by:

  • Quality of Green Evaluation and ESG evaluations produced (analytical excellence, quality of written reports, customer service);

  • Contribution to ESG and Green Evaluation Steering group meetings as well as to thought leadership and market engagement;

  • Compliance with relevant policies and procedures;

Minimum and Preferred Experience - Skills (Basic Qualifications)

A blend of expert knowledge, analytical and organizational skills; Strong communicator with good interpersonal & soft skills. A good knowledge of S&P Global Ratings methodologies and analytical approaches, especially related to Sustainable Finance, would be a plus.

  • At least three to five years of relevant analytical experience, preferably in the field of Sustainable finance with some bias towards science-based qualification as well as finance - economics

    • Strong communications skills with a view to eventually representing the company at variety of high profile external conferences related to sustainable finance topics.
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