Institutional Shareholder Services, Inc.

  • ESG Research Analyst

    Job Locations PH-Makati City
    Job ID
    2018-1624
    Category
    ESG
  • Overview

    We are immediately seeking an ESG Research Analyst (Focus on Social issues) in Manila to join our Global Norms Research team to support our review of corporate performance against labour rights standards.

    The Global Norms team conducts research and analysis into allegations of corporate involvement in practices or activity that are in conflict with international standards and guidelines, as recognized in the United Nations (UN) Global Compact and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises. The team compiles analysis reports on over 15,000 publicly listed companies, covering the constituents of major global indices (large, mid and small cap). This research assists investors make decisions regarding companies’ adherence to global norms on anti‐corruption, human rights, environmental protection and labour standards.

    The ideal candidate will have prior experience within the fields of RI, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) or Sustainability, with a focus on the management and performance of companies against human rights standards. They will also have strong research and writing skills. Analysts are, on a daily basis, required to review and assess allegations of a corporate failure to respect established norms, the candidate will be able to review and prioritise effectively to deadlines. The Global Norms Research team is based in Stockholm (Sweden) and Manila (Philippines) and the successful candidate will be able to work independently and collaboratively with the team to review the reports compiled.

    Responsibilities

      Main Responsibilities:

    • Desk research
    • Engaging in dialogue with various stakeholders, including companies and proponents
    • Drafting of analysis reports
    • Review of analysis reports by other members of the team
    • Presentation of analysis findings for investors

    Qualifications

    Required Skills:

    Professional skills and qualifications:

    • Strong research and analytical skills
    • Strong academic qualifications (Masters in relevant field, such as international relations/law/politics/environmental science desirable but not required.)
    • Excellent user of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
    • Excellent language skills, both written and oral. (Required fluency in English; fluency in Spanish, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin or Russian is desirable)
    • Excellent communication skills

    Personal skills:

    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Ability to work towards deadlines
    • Methodical and thorough approach to work
    • Well-Organized
    • Good at juggling tasks and prioritizing
    • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work both independently and as a member of a team to coordinate and lead the efforts of other professionals
    • A desire to show initiative

    Kindly submit a cover letter along with a CV in English. Applications without a cover letter won’t be taken into consideration.

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