ESG/Climate Solutions Specialist – Data & Methodologies

Allianz Global Investors

The ESG/Climate solutions specialist focused on Methodologies & Analytics will be a key player to support AllianzGI’s ambition of being a market leader in sustainable investing. The key functions would include innovating with technology and data in order to support research, develop new methodologies across asset classes and develop client-oriented solutions. Expected outputs would include innovation around future data as well as ESG and impact client reporting.~crlf~~crlf~She/he will help develop analytics and frameworks focusing on climate change thematic in order to reinforce our sustainability capabilities with strong process and models. The role requires a concrete understanding of climate related data/models from third party vendors that we can integrate and/or leverage on to build decarbonization pathway for investment portfolios.~crlf~The role requires a solution mindset to develop models and technical solutions that can help the Sustainable Research and Stewardship team make advances in the recording of engagements with clients as well as new source of data that advances the team’s efficiency in gathering and processing ESG information.~crlf~~crlf~The candidate will be able to work closely with data and technology teams on one side and investment teams on the other. The candidate should be familiar with how climate change data/analytics made from proprietary models or third party vendors can pragmatically be integrated into investment teams by asset classes; the analyst will need to partner with operational and technical teams of a large asset manager in order to rollout ESG solutions.~crlf~~crlf~Additionally, the role will require a sound knowledge of European climate regulation (e.g: Taxonomy, SFDR) as well as the participation and/or knowledge of climate initiatives (e.g: NZAOA, IIGCC Paris Aligned Investment Initiative).

ESG/Climate integration~crlf~## Foster Climate change integration within firm and animate the RI ambassador’s community~crlf~## Ensure information sharing and trainings across firm around European climate regulation and initiatives~crlf~## Organize constant effort to enrich central sustainability processes~crlf~## Reinforce the collaboration with investment teams~crlf~## Close collaboration with the RiskLab to develop new solutions for clients, new metrics, new monitoring tools, new market signals~crlf~## Climate change reporting experience~crlf~~crlf~Innovation~crlf~## Orchestrate the development and enhancement of Climate change methodologies and toolkit across all asset classes~crlf~## Ensure strong innovation momentum is achieved with a robust pipe of forward-looking models~crlf~## Ensure the appropriate “test & kill” framework is developed to focus resources on most successful ideas~crlf~## Support maturation of most promising incubating research and models~crlf~~crlf~Clients ~crlf~## Develop solutions for Sustainable Investment team that advances research and stewardship activities~crlf~## Support RiskLab efforts to build ESG Advisory services~crlf~## Support business development and flagship RI/impact products~crlf~## Accompany portfolio managers and clients in the transition towards Climate outcome strategies~crlf~## Contribute to the elaboration of a RI offer for institutional clients with a strong push on climate~crlf~## Demonstrate RI expertise and reinforce our credibility to clients and overall market~crlf~~crlf~Interfaces~crlf~## Sustainability team~crlf~## RiskLab team~crlf~## Investment teams~crlf~## Reporting teams~crlf~## Technology~crlf~## Data Management~crlf~~crlf~

## Position based in London or Paris~crlf~## 3 to 5 years of experience or equivalent in a similar role~crlf~## Understanding of ESG/Climate strategy applied to asset management industry~crlf~## Sound knowledge of European climate regulation (e.g: Taxonomy, SFDR)~crlf~## Participation/Knowledge of climate initiatives (e.g: NZAOA, IIGCC Paris Aligned Investment Initiative)~crlf~## Concrete knowledge of climate models from third party vendors~crlf~## Analytical, financial modeling and data management skills are a plus.~crlf~## CFA, SCR or equivalent certification~crlf~## Experienced / Proficiency with Microsoft Office/Bloomberg~crlf~## Excellent proficiency in English. German/French is a plus.~crlf~## Team spirit, and ability to work in an international environment and to make people from different backgrounds and cultures work together~crlf~~crlf~

Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow.~crlf~~crlf~We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in.

Allianz Global Investors is a leading active asset manager with over 690 investment professionals in 23 offices worldwide and managing EUR 598 billion in assets for individuals, families and institutions.

Active is the most important word in our vocabulary. We believe in solving, not selling, adding value beyond pure economic gain. We offer a collegial culture based on strong values, taking individual responsibility, and dedication to mastering challenging tasks. To harness the power of innovation, we invest in the development of our employees. We encourage you to make an impact in a diverse, international, technology-enabled and increasingly agile environment. If you feel inspired to elevate the active asset management experience, this is the place for you.~crlf~~crlf~We are committed to deliver excellence to our clients, advisors, employees, our parent company and within our industry. Putting our clients' needs first, behaving in an open and transparent way and treating people fairly means acting with integrity. We respect difference and diversity and reward individual performance as well as teamwork.~crlf~~crlf~We are also committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing assistance to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are in need support to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to recruiting@allianzgi.com~crlf~~crlf~


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