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Data Manager / Data Analyst

Zürich

Founded in 1995, RobecoSAM is an investment specialist focused exclusively on Sustainability Investing. It offers asset management, indices, impact analysis and investment, sustainability assessments, and benchmarking services. Together with S&P Dow Jones Indices, RobecoSAM publishes the globally recognized Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) as well as the S&P ESG Index Series, the first index family to treat ESG as a standalone performance factor using the RobecoSAM Smart ESG methodology.

Responsibilities

We are currently looking for a Data Manager / Data Analyst to join our growing, dynamic ESG Ratings department, which oversees the project management of RobecoSAM’s Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA) and the creation of the iconic Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI). The team is responsible for managing RobecoSAM’s proprietary database, comprising one of the world’s most complete datasets on corporate sustainability. The data stored here is used in Robeco and RobecoSAM’s asset management and index products. You will work closely with specialists in the ESG Ratings department, analysts in Sustainability Investing Research department and software developers in the IT department.
We are looking for an experienced and motivated individual who thrives on the opportunity to review, compound and manage data. In this role, you will be responsible for providing improvement recommendations based on your evaluation of the data collected, as well as supporting reporting projects. The successful candidate will be based in Zurich, and will report directly to the Head of ESG Ratings.

  • Streamline data collection and analysis procedures to ensure centralized and efficient access to data
  • Management of outgoing data and ratings to internal and external stakeholders
  • Maintenance and review of sustainability data for inconsistencies or anomalies that could skew analytical results
  • Perform analysis on existing data aggregation methods used in ratings to suggest improve-ments or improve accuracy
  • Provide support in projects related to AI, data visualization, business intelligence tools
  • Communicate with stakeholders about data changes or requirements

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Computer Engineering or re-lated field required
  • 3+ years’ experience in data management or analysis
  • Experience with Linux configuration, Oracle and SQL databases, Python and other related ap-plications
  • Interest in and ability to work with large data sets – ability to draw conclusions from large data sets and communicate these to stakeholders
  • Interest in new technologies and their application to real world problems
  • Interest in sustainability / ESG - an understanding of sustainability information (environmental or social data) or other non-financial information is a plus
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • An interest in the financial industry and capital markets
  • Open, communicative personality
  • Team player
  • Questioning the status quo and hands-on attitude to problem solving

Application

Are you interested in this unique opportunity? We look forward to receiving your application including CV, motivation letter and copies of diplomas/employment certificates to recruiting@robecosam.com For this position only direct applications including a motivation letter and CV will be considered.