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Junior ESG Research Analyst – English, Arabic, and one other RepRisk Language

Location: Toronto, Canada; Berlin, Germany; or Manila, Philippines

Position type: full time (100%)

Start Date: June 1, 2021 or by agreement


About RepRisk

RepRisk is a data science company working to make the business world more transparent. We leverage AI and machine learning with human intelligence to systematically analyze public information and identify material ESG (environmental, social, and governance) risks. As a pioneer in the field of ESG data, 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? For almost 15 years, our highly-trained analysts have labelled millions of documents in 23 languages used for supervised machine learning, and continue to build the largest dataset on ESG risks covering 165,000+ public and private companies, and 40,000+ infrastructure projects. The world’s leading financial institutions and corporations have trusted RepRisk for due diligence and risk management across their operations, business relationships, and investments. As a team member at RepRisk, you are on the cutting-edge of using data science and machine learning as tools to make real change in the world.

Job Description

As a RepRisk Analyst you will analyze and enter risk incidents from NGOs, the internet, print and other media into the RepRisk® ESG Risk Platform. RepRisk facilitates the identification and assessment of environmental, social and corporate governance issues which may present financial, reputational and ethical risks. It is used by investment professionals, financial institutions, supply chain managers, multinational corporations and compliance managers. The RepRisk® ESG Risk Platform plays an integral role in increasing transparency and ensuring compliance with internal and international standards, thereby helping reduce risk exposure.

Responsibilities

  • Identifying risk incidents related to environmental, social and corporate governance issues

  • Assessing the corresponding RepRisk issues within the news

  • Entering newly criticized companies, projects, etc. into the RepRisk® database

  • Summarizing and scoring the incident according to our proprietary methodology

Candidate Profile

  • Have the equivalent to a native-level of English, Arabic, and one other RepRisk language

  • You have excellent English writing skills, including strong analysis and editorial skills

  • You have a strong interest in environmental, social or corporate governance issues

  • You have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree; a background in journalism, international relations, environmental, social, or media sciences is a plus

Personal Attributes

  • You are extremely reliable and meet the high-quality standards of a premium product

  • You set high standards for performance

  • You are self-motivated, versatile and adaptable

  • You are a team-player and receptive to feedback

  • You drive for results and deliver on agreements

  • You bring tasks to a successful conclusion

What We Offer

  • An entrepreneurial, international, and dynamic work environment

  • Cutting edge systems and technology at the interface of machine learning and sustainability

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

  • Long-term employment opportunity at an established and growing global company

  • Flexible working hours and arrangements

Please note: work authorization for the respective location is required, and only applications with an attached Cover Letter will be considered.

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