Sustainable Investment Analyst (Ref. 1811)

Bank J. Safra Sarasin AG

  • Publication date:

    05 August 2022
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  • Contract:

    Unlimited employment
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Sustainable Investment Analyst (Ref. 1811)

Sustainable Investment Analyst (Ref. 1811)

Bank J. Safra Sarasin Ltd is a leading sustainable private bank, offering all the advantages of the Swiss banking environment together with dynamic and personalised advisory services focusing on opportunities in international financial markets. The Bank provides a high level of services and expertise when acting as investment advisor and asset manager for private and institutional clients. Financial strength, excellent client services and outstanding quality are therefore key elements of its corporate philosophy.
J. Safra Sarasin's most valuable capital is its employees. They are essential to the success of the organisation, now and in the future. Their technical expertise, professional qualifications and social skills are highly valued by the Group's clients, management and business partners. The success of J. Safra Sarasin depends on the enthusiasm and commitment of every one of its employees worldwide.
Asset Management & Institutional Clients
Sustainable Investment Analyst (Ref. 1811)
Zurich, CH
Function/Position objectives
As a Sustainable Investment Analyst, you play a leading role in the integration of sustainability aspects in the investment process in our Asset Management across asset classes. You produce high-quality research and operate the sustainable investment tools in order to harness opportunities and mitigate risks stemming from environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors, helping to position J. Safra Sarasin as a thought-leader in Sustainable Investments.
  • Sector responsibility for identifying, analysing and quantifying material sustainability aspects.

  • Writing company notes and thematic publications to better inform investment decisions and demonstrate thought-leadership. Presenting research insights at internal and external events, conferences and client meetings.

  • Support and further advance ESG integration in equity and fixed income funds and mandates in close collaboration with our investment teams.

  • Further refine our climate transition strategy under the net-zero pledge, reflecting state-of-the art methodologies and a science-based approach.

  • Enable the creation of sustainable investment tools such as data extraction, materiality analysis, investment universe definition, impact measurement, ESG reporting, etc.

  • Interacting with teams and stakeholders across the firm to integrate sustainability issues into research, investment, advisory and reporting processes.

  • Innovation and ideation in the sustainability and impact space to keep up with the dynamic market developments and maintain our leadership position in the field.
  • University degree in a relevant field for sustainability, coupled with a CFA or equivalent financial degree.

  • At least three years of working experience in sustainable investments.

  • Strong knowledge of ESG data and research methodologies in general. In-depth experience with sustainability and climate-related frameworks and tools such as SBTi, TCFD, PRI, etc.

  • Specialist knowledge in particular sectors or fields linked to sustainability (e.g. biodiversity) is an additional asset.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.

  • Very good command in English. Fluency in German and French is a plus.

  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills. Basic SQL, Excel Power Query or Python skills are a plus.

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