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ESG Research Senior Analyst, Transportation and Infrastructure

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About Morningstar Sustainalytics

Do you believe with the right insights investors can contribute to a more just and sustainable global economy? Morningstar Sustainalytics is dedicated to this mission as a leading global provider of ESG and corporate governance products and services.

We support hundreds of the world’s leading asset managers and pension funds who leverage our insights for ESG integration, investment analysis, index and fund creation, voting and engagement, and screening and benchmarking. For more than 30 years, Sustainalytics has focused on delivering innovative solutions that have enabled the world’s leading institutional investors to identify, understand, and manage ESG-driven risks and opportunities.

With Sustainalytics now a part of Morningstar, we’re accelerating our efforts to bring meaningful ESG insights to investors of all types across different asset classes at the company and fund level. With more than 1800 staff members, Sustainalytics has offices spanning the US, Canada, Japan, Australia, India, UK, Germany, France, Romania, Sweden, Switzerland, Spain, and the Netherlands.

Since 2015, investors name Sustainalytics among the top three firms for both ESG and corporate governance research in the Independent Research in Responsible Investment Survey. For more information, visit www.sustainalytics.com

POSITION PURPOSE

Sustainalytics is seeking an experienced Senior ESG analyst to join its ESG Sector Research Team. This position presents an exciting opportunity to conduct company ESG risk analysis, looking at ESG risk exposure, management and controversies, and generate ESG Risk Ratings for companies worldwide.

You will join a strategically important team and contribute to the development of a vibrant community of sector analysts. You will engage in continuous training and development programs which support your career development to become a top ESG analyst. The ideal candidate will have a background in capital markets, ESG and Aerospace and Defense industry knowledge.

Key Responsibilities

  • Research, analyze and rate the ESG risks and involvement in controversies of companies in the Aerospace & Defense sector.
  • Finalize company ESG Risk Rating reports to be published in Sustainalytics’ Global Access portal.
  • Research and track ESG trends and issues relevant in your sectors of expertise.
  • Contribute to responding to client queries and support clients in integrating your research insights into their decision-making.
  • Contribute to the development of intellectual capital and internal and external thought leadership.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree; Graduate degree or CFA charter is a plus.
  • At least three years of experience in industry analysis, financial research, sustainable investing, or a related field.
  • Preferably knowledge and working experience in the Aerospace & Defense industry.
  • Possess independence, critical thinking skills, and a passion for ESG investing, with a bias toward long-term fundamental research.
  • German language skills are considered a plus.
  • Presentation skills (both in spoken and written formats).
  • Work well within a team and be capable of respectfully accepting and providing constructive feedback.
  • A commitment to Morningstar Sustainalytics’s values and the ability to demonstrate these values both internally and externally to clients.

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Morningstar’s hybrid work environment gives you the opportunity to work remotely and collaborate in-person each week. We’ve found that we’re at our best when we’re purposely together on a regular basis, at least three days each week. A range of other benefits are also available to enhance flexibility as needs change. No matter where you are, you’ll have tools and resources to engage meaningfully with your global colleagues.