Ratings Analyst – Environmental & Climate Risk Research, London (S&P Global)
We are currently recruiting a Rating Analyst to work in the Environmental & Climate Risk Research team within Global Infrastructure Ratings based in London. The Rating Analyst will be working on the development, application and roll out of a new product (the Green Evaluation) focused on evaluating the environmental impact of financings including, but not limited to, green bonds. You will be involved in the following:
The co-development of methodology to assess the environmental impact of financings
Identifying potential gaps and developing solutions to these
Testing assumptions and extensive sensitivity analysis using Excel
- Collaborating with a wide range of analysts across the organization and working extensively on new Green Evaluations
Drafting relevant documentation and research commentaries in relation to the product
Providing training and support as well as environmental expertise to the rest of the business in regard to this product
Outreach activities (both internally and externally)
The development and roll out of the Green Evaluation product is a central part of S&P Global’s strategy in increasing its presence in the sustainable finance market. This role is crucial is supporting the execution of this strategy. The integration of environmental & climate risk into credit analysis is also a key priority for the organization and high profile.
The Career Opportunity:
The role will allow the candidate to expand his or her exposure and experience in both environmental & climate risk research as well as credit risk analysis. It will also permit cross-practice and cross-segment growth opportunities.
The Team / The Business:
The Environmental & Climate Risk Research team is part of the dynamic and fast growing Global Infrastructure Ratings practice. The team is small but is set to grow quickly as new products are developed . The team works closely with other parts of S&P Global (such as S&P Trucost) as well as external organizations and academia.
Knowledge of (and interest in) the environmental finance and climate change markets
An understanding of environmental economics
Strong writing and communication skills
Ability to manipulate data from databases: charting, using pivot tables and some basic Excel manipulation, such as lookup functions and logical tests
Able to work independently and be resourceful, gathering information from various internal and external sources to summarize trends and themes
Ability to work on Powerpoint presentations
Good attention to detail
About S&P Global
At S&P Global, we don’t give you intelligence—we give you essential intelligence. The essential intelligence you need to make decisions with conviction. We’re the world’s foremost provider of credit ratings, benchmarks and analytics in the global capital and commodity markets. Our divisions include S&P Global Ratings, S&P Global Market Intelligence, S&P Dow Jones Indices and S&P Global Platts.
S&P Global Ratings is the world’s leading provider of independent credit ratings. Our ratings are essential to driving growth, providing transparency and helping educate market participants so they can make decisions with confidence. We have more than 1 million credit ratings outstanding on government, corporate, financial sector and structured finance entities and securities. We offer an independent view of the market built on a unique combination of broad perspective and local insight. We provide our opinions and research about relative credit risk; market participants gain independent information to help support the growth of transparent, liquid debt markets worldwide.
S&P Global Ratings is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit www.spglobal.com/ratings
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