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Sustainable Investment Banking Analyst

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The Credit Agricole CIB Sustainable Investment Banking team is dedicated to servicing CACIB clients and business lines on all ESG and sustainable finance matters. As one of most experienced ESG banks with a longstanding history of pioneering the sustainable finance market dating back to 2009, the team leads sustainable transactions across all investment banking products (bonds, loans, supply chain finance etc.) working alongside CACIB originators, syndicates and sales team members and advises on latest developments in the space. The Sustainable Investment Banking team sits within Investment Banking Coverage but works closely alongside product teams including debt capital market, leveraged finance and loan syndications.

Key Responsibilities

The SIB analyst will be in charge of supporting senior SIB bankers in structuring sustainable finance transactions and pitches. The main tasks will therefore be to:

· Structure sustainable debt transactions, frameworks and highly customized in depth researched pitches with a focus on ESG materiality and climate scenario models across various corporate sectors as well as sovereign clients;

· Ownership of ESG market update materials and client pipeline tracking

· Maintain a highly proactive approach to elevating ESG dialogue with clients via creating bespoke materials leveraging client ESG disclosure and industry benchmarks (SBTi, TPI) as well as level of ambition of use of proceeds or KPIs for sustainable finance transactions;

· Structure and execute the mandates originated, in partnership with the concerned Business Lines;

· Have and maintain an excellent level of expertise and knowledge on the sustainable finance market, so as to maintain CACIB as one of the major actors in the market;

Qualifications/Education Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferably in sustainability /environmental science or display of interest via extracurriculars strongly preferred

Experience Required

  • 0-1 years of relevant work experience with above average performance results in ESG investment banking / debt capital markets, responsible investing, and/or sustainability consulting
  • Very strong motivation for ESG finance, and a particular interest in maintaining the knowledge on the sustainable finance market
  • Strong attention to detail is a must with advanced PowerPoint, excel and data skills