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Business Analyst ESG Risk Products (m/f/d)

Location: Zürich, Switzerland

Position type: Full-time

Start date: By agreement

About You

Do you love to understand a client’s needs and translate them into software features and products, working closely with client-facing and software development teams? Are you passionate about data, and perhaps also for sustainability or finance? Do you enjoy talking to stakeholders across geographies, and being part of a highly diverse Agile team? Are you a strategic thinker, but also ready to get things done in a pragmatic way? Do you want to gain additional knowledge about the fast-growing ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) data market and sustainability related standards and regulations?

If the answer is YES – then this is the perfect role for you!

Your Responsibilities

As our new Business Analyst ESG Risk Products, you will be part of our global Products division and report to the Head of Client Solutions, based in Zurich, Switzerland. You will help design new RepRisk risk products and help manage our existing software. Your tasks will include:

  • Requirements gathering: researching client needs and preferences, e.g. by organizing client interviews and stakeholder workshops, collecting insights from meetings, defining user personas

  • Requirements definition: performing product analysis (both technical and business aspects), leading the product design process incl. prototyping and iterative stakeholder feedback, drafting UI requirements, writing user stories and acceptance criteria

  • Product development and testing: as part of a scrum team, collaborating with developers throughout the sprint, supporting quality assurance engineers in testing, user acceptance, progress monitoring and troubleshooting, and documenting released features

  • Managing the product backlog, reviewing and prioritizing new feature and improvement requests, investigating bugs and overseeing their resolution

  • Communicating with your internal and external stakeholders throughout the process

  • Researching market trends related to ESG data and sustainability, and competitor products, to contribute to the product strategy and vision

You Bring

  • A Master’s or bachelor’s degree in business, software engineering, sustainability, or a related field

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in business analysis or software product management/ requirements engineering, ideally following Scrum

  • Proven track record of successfully managing cross-functional projects and the ability to influence stakeholders and work closely with them to determine acceptable solutions, incl. leading meetings and giving presentations

  • Familiar with software and database related aspects of SAAS (software-as-a-service) or DAAS (data-as-a-service) applications. Working experience with SQL, Java, and/or Javascript is a plus

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English (including editing)

  • Client-centric mindset is a must; knowledge about ESG, data science, financial services, sustainability standards, or sustainability regulations is a plus

About Us 

RepRisk is a rapidly growing global company and a pioneer in the ESG data science field. Our goal is to make the world a better place by creating transparency in the business world – we are driving positive change via the power of data. We combine AI and machine learning with human intelligence to analyze public information and identify ESG risks. We serve as a reality check for how companies conduct their business around the world – do they walk their talk when it comes to human rights, labor standards, corruption, and environmental issues? 

We Offer 

  • The world’s best data and technology (including NLP and machine learning) with respect to business conduct and ESG risks

  • Flexible working hours and arrangements

  • An entrepreneurial, international, and dynamic work environment

  • A shared mission to drive accountability and responsible behavior of companies, thus creating positive change

  • A company that embraces diversity, because life would be boring if we were all the same!

Please note that we will only consider candidates with a valid work permit