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ESG Screening Content and Data Sr. Specialist

Mumbai, India

Your team responsibilities

The MSCI ESG Business Involvement Screening Research (BISR) team maintains the data and content of the following MSCI ESG solutions: Business Involvement, Sanctions, and Sustainable Impact Metrics. BISR covers over 60,000 publicly listed companies globally identifying companies' activities and business ties related to specific themes such as but not limited to alcohol, animal welfare, gambling, defense and weapons, country sanctions, or sustainable impact themes. The BISR Content team is responsible for monitoring the quality of the BISR data and driving improvements to client experience by performing content quality assurance, investigating data quality issues and formulating remediations and solutions, reviewing and enhancing methodology, and monitoring industry trends and developments.

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What we offer you

• At MSCI we are passionate about what we do, and we are inspired by our purpose - to power better investment decisions. You'll be part of an industry-leading network of creative, curious, and entrepreneurial pioneers. This is a space where you can challenge yourself, set new standards and perform beyond expectations for yourself, our clients, and our industry.

• Wherever you are located you will find transparent compensation schemes and employee benefits that can help ensure your financial security and health. While they vary by different locations, we offer a broad range of benefits that are part of the value you receive as an MSCI employee.

• Our flexible ways of working will allow you to maximize your potential, and we will empower you with the trust, accountability, and advanced technology to perform at your very best.

• You'll find a purposeful approach to wellbeing to provide you with all the resources you need to be your best at work and in your personal life. Our 'Here For You' Employee Assistance Program is available for our employees globally, providing confidential emotional support, financial and legal advice free of charge.

Your key responsibilities

• Own, oversee, and further improve data quality and content belonging to the BISR dataset, particularly defense- and weapons-related content

• Respond to and resolve queries or concerns raised by clients or companies

• Investigate data quality issues and propose remediations and solutions for the same

• Review the application of the BISR methodology in the screening research process

• Engage or participate in calls with clients and issuers directly for data validation and query resolution

Other responsibilities may include:

• To the extent necessary in resolving client queries, conduct deep dive review for companies' business ties and assess revenues generated from such business activities using sources such as company websites, annual reports, sustainability reports, and other documents.

• Collaborate with a global team of research analysts to maintain the integrity of the methodologies.

• Contribute to further improving processes and applications in ESG Screening team.

• Participate in projects related to ESG quality and data transformation initiatives.

Your skills and experience that will help you excel

Skills and experience required

• Bachelor's degree in business, finance, economics, sustainability, or related degrees with a minimum of 5+ years of relevant experience

• Familiarity with ESG, sustainable finance, and/or responsible investment principles

• Background or working knowledge on Defense, Military, or the Industrials sector is an advantage

In addition, we are looking for someone who can demonstrate...

• Analytical skills and strong attention to details

• Communicating complex concepts with ease

• Anticipating problems and opportunities, and adapt to new challenges

• Technical skills and proficiency in using data processing, analytics, and visualization tools

How we'll support you

• Our culture of high performance and innovation relies on our people sharing their knowledge and lifting each other up. You'll be surrounded by a collaborative, global network of talented colleagues who will support and inspire you to do the best work of your career.

• We believe new and challenging experiences drive personal growth and innovation. With the right challenges, encouragement, and development support you can shape your own career experience. Career paths are multi-directional, and we encourage and support internal mobility to help you identify new opportunities to progress and take control of your future.

• As a new joiner you'll be enrolled on our Global Orientation interactive learning experience to set you up for success.

• Our tailored learning opportunities will enable you to acquire the skills you need at your own pace, choosing between the courses and certifications best suited to you. Our Learning@MSCI platform coupled with access to LinkedIn Learning Pro will provide you with all the resources you need for to accelerate your professional growth.

• At MSCI we act in ways that encourage respect for all voices, ensuring that everyone can be themselves and feel like they are a part of the company. We are intentional about ensuring that everyone is treated fairly and supported with equal opportunities to succeed.

• We have eight MSCI Employee Resource Groups: All Abilities, Asian Support Network, Black Leadership Network, Climate Action Network, Hola! MSCI, Pride & Allies, Women in Tech, and Women's Leadership Forum.

About MSCI

MSCI is a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community. With over 50 years of expertise in research, data, and technology, we power better investment decisions by enabling clients to understand and analyze key drivers of risk and return and confidently build more effective portfolios. We create industry-leading research-enhanced solutions that clients use to gain insight into and improve transparency across the investment process.

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MSCI Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce. It is the policy of the firm to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, marital and civil partnership/union status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected parental leave), veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. MSCI is also committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, please email and indicate the specifics of the assistance needed. Please note, this e-mail is intended only for individuals who are requesting a reasonable workplace accommodation; it is not intended for other inquiries.

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Client-provided location(s): Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Job ID: MSCI-24000057
Employment Type: Full Time

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • FSA
    • HSA
    • Fitness Subsidies
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
  • Parental Benefits

    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Company Outings
    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Happy Hours
    • Snacks
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Leave of Absence
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid Vacation
  • Financial and Retirement

    • Relocation Assistance
    • Performance Bonus
    • Company Equity
    • Pension
    • 401(K)
  • Professional Development

    • Mentor Program
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Lunch and Learns
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program