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ESG/Sustainable Investing Specialist – Associate

Website JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Bank | Asset Manager

Job Description

Short Description:

We are looking for an ESG Specialist to help us enhance our capabilities, provide strategic guidance and expertise on regulations, standards, and more for ESG/Sustainable Investing OpenInvest Research Solutions. We are a leading provider of ESG/Sustainable Investing data-driven investment solutions, and we are looking for a committed team member to help grow and maintain our ESG standards / methodologies / products across a wide range of solutions use cases. Using your industry expertise and knowledge of ESG , databases, investment risks and opportunities, you will guide OpenInvest Research by monitoring ESG market trends, ensuring compliance with the current and ever-changing regulatory environment, assisting with updating ESG rating methodology, engaging with various stakeholders, and supporting the overall vision of OpenInvest Research.

Job Responsibilities

  • Support efforts to grow and maintain OpenInvest Research solutions, including providing industry expertise for identified use cases in products, research, data ops, analysis, and others as we expand our solutions to new offerings.
  • Manage the end-to-end process of new OpenInvest research solutions, including but not limited to: ESG product research, data analysis, monitoring the ESG regulatory environment, research, quantitative analysis and facilitating the OpenInvest and JP Morgan engagement.
  • Understand OpenInvest data related processes, help in process improvement as well as provide necessary data insights to VBI Research to aid in methodology development.
  • Partner with OpenInvest Research team including VBI Research, Research Development, Research Integration, Research Strategy & Operations, as well as Sustainable Investing and other JPM stakeholders as an industry expert and consultant.
  • Monitor the ESG regulatory environment and ESG market trends to ensure OpenInvest Research and its products are in compliance with all standards, best practices, and global regulations. Conduct routine analysis and strategic planning to ensure efficiency and effectiveness as an industry leader.
  • As needed, support content generation around our differentiated research approach and relevant sustainability themes/trends, particularly as they pertain to OpenInvest’s unique data approach.

Required Qualifications, Capabilities, And Skills

  • 5+ years of experience (min. 3 years) in ESG analysis, preferably with a background in ESG/Sustainable Investing data sets and regulations.
  • Knowledge of industry standard best practices, ESG rating methodologies, data sets, data analysis, investment solutions, etc.
  • Experience presenting research, data analysis, and results to a diverse set of stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical mindset with background in statistical analysis and testing toolsets including Excel and SQL
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to excel in a high-performance environment while managing multiple projects under tight deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work collaboratively with others.

Preferred Qualifications, Capabilities, And Skills

  • Research specialization/background in an area applicable to ESG/Sustainable or Impact Investing
  • Experience in ESG-focused education or communication efforts
  • Experience with data tools such as Excel, SQL and/or Python

About Us

JPMorgan Chase & Co., one of the oldest financial institutions, offers innovative financial solutions to millions of consumers, small businesses and many of the world’s most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under the J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Our history spans over 200 years and today we are a leader in investment banking, consumer and small business banking, commercial banking, financial transaction processing and asset management.

We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. We also make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as mental health or physical disability needs. Visit our FAQs for more information about requesting an accommodation.

About The Team

J.P. Morgan Asset & Wealth Management delivers industry-leading investment management and private banking solutions. Asset Management provides individuals, advisors and institutions with strategies and expertise that span the full spectrum of asset classes through our global network of investment professionals. Wealth Management helps individuals, families and foundations take a more intentional approach to their wealth or finances to better define, focus and realize their goals.