Website PSP Investments
We’re one of Canada’s largest pension investment managers, with CAD$230.5 billion of net assets as at March 31, 2022.
We invest funds for the pension plans of the federal public service, the Canadian Forces, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the Reserve Force. Headquartered in Ottawa, PSP Investments has its principal business office in Montréal and offices in New York, London and Hong Kong.
Capturing and leading complex global investments requires us to work as one to seize valuable opportunities, in close collaboration with some of the world’s top companies. At PSP, you’ll join a team of motivated and engaged professionals, dedicated to propelling our organization further than ever before.
EXPERIENCE THE EDGE
At PSP, we encourage our employees to grow, forge powerful relationships, contribute and fuel inspired investment launchpads. We are committed to a culture that fosters collaboration and allows us to think beyond, in an interconnected way. We advocate for our employees to speak-up, learn, experiment, share, and be part of an inclusive work environment where diversity is embraced.
ABOUT YOUR ROLE
You will join the Responsible Investment group within our Chief Investment Officer’s office and contribute to the firm’s governance and data management framework.
As a Senior Analyst, Responsible Investment, Data & Insight, you will:
Actively participate in identifying key ESG metrics, reviewing ESG data sources and other services on the firm’s data platform, evaluating external data providers, and generating reports to support sustainability decision-making.
Be responsible for coordinating the data gathering processes for all data necessary to the Responsible Investment team to perform its objectives, including both public and private markets.
Participate – and sometimes lead – in the development of new tools and ESG analysis framework (including enhancement of existing ones).
Act as an expert on ESG data tools, framework and services data tools, framework, and services within the Responsible Investment group
Contribute to the ESG data governance and monitoring framework available at the corporate data platform, including data quality, consistency, and comparability across asset classes
Liaise with various internal groups to advance projects related to tools, corporate data services and ESG framework.
WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR
Aptitude for processing large amounts of data and providing detailed analysis with great accuracy using the most appropriate approaches and tools for validation
A rigorous approach to research, analysis and documentation
Strong desire for working in a highly collaborative team environment and building strong relationships both internally and externally
Flexibility to adapt to rapidly changing priorities and business needs
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities at the same time, with a high level of autonomy
Ability to manage complex issues and provide data-driven insights that are relevant towards the accomplishment of key deliverables
Strong capacity and willingness to learn and quickly adapt to new technologies and tools and provide guidance to team members
A continuous improvement mindset, strong desire to innovate and find efficiency in various internal processes
WHAT YOU’LL NEED
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, finance or sustainability related discipline with outstanding credentials which may include a complementary graduate degree (MBA, MSc, MA) in a relevant field,
5+ years of relevant experience in managing data and/or developing analytical tools,
Some level of experience or educational credentials with focus on ESG and sustainability, which should include an understanding of how ESG metrics are calculated, how underlying data is gathered, and which data points are most relevant in various contexts,
Some level of experience working with ESG databases and/or data providers such as (MSCI, Sustainalytics, Trucost, TrueValue Lab, FactSet)
Understanding of ESG reporting standards (SASB, TCFD) gained in an audit or reporting capacity, or experience in conducting ESG analysis using relevant data and frameworks would be beneficial
Good understanding of statistics and analytical methods, including linear regression, and forecasting techniques. Understanding of common machine learning, artificial intelligence and related data science methodologies
High-level proficiency in the use of the Microsoft Office, Excel and Powerpoint, some level of experience in computer programming would be beneficial
Fluent in French and English, both written and spoken
We offer a competitive total rewards and benefits package* designed to attract and retain top talent, reward performance, and reinforce business strategies and priorities. Beyond salary and incentive pay eligibility, your package includes:
- A flexible hybrid work model with a mix of in-office and remote days based on business groups, teams, and roles, including a periodic allowance to support any hybrid related needs
- Competitive pension plans
- Comprehensive group insurance plans
- Unlimited access to virtual healthcare services and wellness programs
- Generous and inclusive paid family leave
- Vacation days available on day one with additional vacation days on milestone service anniversaries, and summer Friday afternoons off
- Investment in career development
*Benefits package may vary based on your employee type.
At PSP, we aim to provide an inclusive workplace where we leverage diversity and where everyone feels valued, safe, respected and empowered to grow. As part of this leadership commitment, we strongly encourage applications from all qualified applicants and strive to offer an inclusive and accessible candidate experience. If you require any accommodation for any part of the recruitment process, please let us know.
Vaccination: We are committed to a healthy and safe work environment. As a Canadian Crown Corporation with offices around the world, we adhere to Canadian and local government guidelines regarding COVID-19. Vaccination is not currently a mandatory employment criteria. However, this is subject to change, depending on Canadian and local government guidelines.
Vaccination (for NY): We are committed to a healthy and safe work environment. As a Canadian Crown Corporation with offices around the world, we adhere to Canadian and local government guidelines regarding COVID-19. Vaccination is currently a mandatory employment criteria. However, this is subject to change, depending on Canadian and local government guidelines.