Climate Adaptation & Resilience Senior Analyst, Sustainable Finance

Location: London or New York preferred

Reporting to: Head of Sustainable Finance Analytics & Research, S&P Global Ratings

Key Roles and Responsibilities

This role is responsible for coordinating and leading our research and application of climate adaptation and resilience analytics in S&P Global Ratings as developed by the Sustainable Finance Team.

  • Support the Head of Analytics & Research to ensure high quality and timely analytics on climate adaptation and resilience, both in credit ratings and new products
  • Set standards for the quality application of adaptation analytical approach in Green Evaluations
  • Advise on the application of climate adaptation and resilience analytics and communicate resulting guidance to all analysts
  • Contribute to excellent customer service and a positive working environment

Success will be measured by:

  • Quality of writing in Green Evaluation Reports related to adaptation as well as input on resilience in ESG Evaluation and credit ratings analysis
  • Orderly production of high quality Evaluations as volumes grow
  • Efficient steering –high quality opinions delivered to meet time expectations of the market
  • Global consistency across regions and practices in Green Evaluations related to adaptation
  • Compliance with relevant policies and procedures

Minimum and Preferred Experience/Skills (Basic Qualifications)

Committed to analytical quality; exceptional analytical and organizational skills; strong knowledge of S&P Global Ratings’ methodologies and analytical approaches, especially related to Sustainable Finance

  • At least five years of relevant analytical experience, with some bias towards science-based qualification as well as finance/economics
  • Comprehensive knowledge of climate change adaptation and resilience, including physical risk scenario analysis and probabilistic modelling
  • Strong communications skills and ability to represent the company at variety of high profile external conferences related to adaptation, physical climate risk, the application of Green Evaluation on adaptation.

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