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ESG Data Scientist

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11 September 2022



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Our client is global asset management firm, and an industry leader in sustainable investing. This role will work as part of the Sustainable Research team and be responsible for the quantitative data produced by the team and provide quantitative support on various aspects of the research process.

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead a number of data science project and implement statistical models for the investment team
  • Work closely with Head of ESG and the investment teams to develop or improve ESG assessment methodologies
  • Contribute to the design and implementation of methodologies for portfolio assessments including Portfolio temperature rating, Low Carbon metrics, net zero targets, biodiversity research and human capital assessment
  • Develop, maintain and upgrade tools to ensure it is correctly integrated and fit for purpose

Ideal Candidate Profile:

  • 3-6 years’ relevant work experience
  • Working knowledge of one (or more) of the following programming languages; Python, R, or SQL
  • Interest in sustainable investing/ESG related issues
  • Degree educated in a relevant field, preferably with a quantitative capacity
  • Collaborative approach to work
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Collaborative approach to work, driven by performance and high self-motivation
  • Strong communication skills and assertiveness

Mason Blake acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Mason Blake is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, marital status, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religious belief or age.


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