Job Overview

Are you just as passionate about sustainable investments as about the passive index industry? Do you follow the latest trends and regulatory developments in the ESG space? Are you highly motivated to take on responsibility for projects, and to work independently as well as in a team? Is a high customer orientation an essential part of your personality? Are you highly ambitious to push things forward and to participate in shaping the further development of the ESG equity index business? Then you will very likely fit into our team!

Your Tasks
  • Developing innovative ESG equity indices
  • Communicating and cooperating with our reputable, global client base and ESG rating agencies throughout the process
  • Expanding sustainability product offerings derived from current market trends and regulatory developments
  • Preparing historical performance measurements (back-testing) for defined investment strategies
  • Drafting index guidelines and supporting documents/analysis
  • Setting up indices for calculation and publication via data vendors
  • Coordinating internal processes with our operations, sales and marketing teams for a successful index launch
Your Profile
  • Academic degree in Economics, (quantitative) Finance, Business Engineering or similar
  • Several years of experience in the indexing business or other relevant fields (e.g. Portfolio or Asset Management)
  • Proven knowledge of current ESG trends and regulation
  • High command of Microsoft Excel
  • Further programming skills are beneficial (VBA, Python, MATLAB, R, etc.)
  • Experience with data vendor terminals (e.g. FactSet, Reuters or Bloomberg) and ESG rating agencies is a plus
  • Delivery of timely results with focus on high quality, even when confronted with tight deadlines
  • Self-confidence and team spirit
  • Intercultural competence and excellent communication skills

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