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ESG Specialist

Website Swissquote

Bank

Company Description

Building the bank of tomorrow takes more than skills.

It means combining our differences to imagine, discuss, code, develop, test, learn… and celebrate every step together. Share our vibes? Join Swissquote to unleash your potential.

We are the Swiss Leader in Online Banking and we provide trading, investing and banking services to +500’000 clients, through our performant and secured digital platforms.

Our +1000 employees work in a flexible way, without dress code and in multicultural teams.

By having a huge impact on the industry, they are growing their skills portfolio and boosting their career in a fast-pace environment

We are all in at Swissquote. As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome candidates from all backgrounds, experiences and perspectives to join our team and contribute to our shared success.

Are you all in? Don’t be shy, apply!

We are seeking an experienced Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Specialist to join our team dedicated to sustainability.

As a key member of our team, you will be responsible for implementing and developing our ESG strategies while contributing to well-informed investment decisions.

Job Description

  • ESG Reporting: Liaise with various internal and external stakeholders to develop sustainability reports to provide transparent information to external stakeholders,
  • ESG Analysis: Conduct in-depth analyses of the ESG performance of companies in our value chain, evaluating their environmental, social, and governance impacts,
  • GHG emissions: Participate to develop methodologies for emissions calculation (including Scope 3 category 15),
  • Sustainable strategy: Contribute to develop sustainability related policies and practices as well as reinforcing related internal control procedures,
  • ESG Integration: Collaborate with portfolio managers to integrate ESG criteria into the investment selection process, ensuring alignment of financial goals with sustainable considerations,
  • Stakeholder Engagement and Dialogue: Establish and maintain relationships with companies to encourage the adoption of more sustainable practices. Participate in stakeholder engagement initiatives to promote ESG best practices,
  • Regulatory Monitoring: Stay informed about the evolution of ESG regulations and standards, ensuring our investment practices remain in compliance with industry best practices,
  • Training and Awareness: Provide internal training on ESG matters and participate in awareness initiatives to enhance understanding and commitment to our sustainable approach.

Qualifications

  • University degree in finance, management, sustainable development, or a related field.
  • Demonstrated professional experience in ESG management & reporting, sustainable investing, or a similar role.
  • At ease with the following frameworks: PCAF, PACTA, GRI, GHG protocol, TCFD, ISSB, SBTi, and Swiss Climate Score.
  • Excellent understanding of ESG principles and their application in an investment context.
  • Hand-on attitude as well as advanced analytical skills and ability to work with complex data in a fast-growing environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, in English and French.

Additional Information

If you are passionate about sustainable finance, possess a solid understanding of ESG issues, and aspire to contribute to shaping a more sustainable financial future, we invite you to apply and join our dynamic team.

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