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State Street Bank
State Street Bank
location iconLocations: Kraków
level iconLevel: specialist
time iconWorking hours: Full time
ESG/Sustainability Analyst, State Street Global Advisors, AVP
Location: Kraków

Who we are looking for

As a member of State Street Global Advisors’ ESG and Sustainable Investing Team, the individual in this role will be involved in all activities associated with State Street Global Advisors’ asset stewardship activities in the EMEA region.

This role requires significant cross-organizational teamwork skills to: i) implement State Street Global Advisors’ proxy voting and engagement guidelines, ii) engage with portfolio companies on an array of ESG topics, and iii) enhance State Street Global Advisors’ stewardship program through thought leadership.

This role can be performed in a hybrid model, where you can balance work from home and office to match your needs and role requirements.

Why this role is important to us

The team you will be joining is a part of State Street Global Advisors, one of the largest asset managers in the world. We partner with many of the world’s largest, most sophisticated investors and financial intermediaries to help them reach their goals through a rigorous, research-driven investment process. With over four decades of experience and trillions of dollars in assets under management, we offer one of the broadest selections of services across asset classes, risk profiles, regions and styles. As pioneers in index, ETF, and ESG investing, we are always inventing new ways to invest.

Join us if making your mark in the asset management industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.

What you will be responsible for

As Asset Stewardship Analyst you will

  • Analyze EMEA companies on their ESG practices and performance
  • Engage with EMEA companies on ESG matters
  • Vote resolutions at company shareholder meetings across EMEA holdings
  • Publish thought leadership articles on relevant ESG matters
  • Develop and enhance State Street Global Advisors’ proxy voting policies, stewardship program and client presentations
  • Build and manage relations with key external and internal clients and consultants in the EMEA region
  • Represent State Street Global Advisors at conferences and at industry association meetings/committees as a participant or speaker
  • Oversee risks associated with State Street Global Advisors’ stewardship activities in the EMEA region
  • Conduct research on key ESG topics/trends
  • Monitor and provide responses to developing ESG-related regulation/legislation within the region
  • Ensure that relevant matters are escalated to the head of asset stewardship in a timely manner

What we value

These skills will help you succeed in this role

  • Proven ability to independently research and analyze an issue through multiple angles, identify variable alternatives, develop and communicate vote rationale and recommend solutions
  • Strong written and oral communication and presentation skills to articulate complex concepts and issues in a compelling, persuasive, fact-based manner
  • Willingness to collaborate with members of the team to achieve group performance targets
  • Understanding of the interplay between business, strategy and ES/corporate governance factors; familiarity with the investment management business is preferable

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • 5-7 years of experience in ESG research and/or sustainable investing and/or proxy voting and company engagement
  • Demonstratable passion for sustainable development
  • A master’s or equivalent in or around the themes of sustainable development, finance, economics or relevant field
  • Proven ability to independently research and analyze an issue through multiple angles, identify variable alternatives, develop and communicate vote rationale and recommend solutions
  • Strong written and oral communication and presentation skills to articulate complex concepts and issues in a compelling, persuasive, fact-based manner
  • Willingness to collaborate with members of the team to achieve group performance targets
  • Understanding of the interplay between business, strategy and ESG factors; familiarity with the investment management business is preferable

Are you the right candidate? Yes!

We truly believe in the power that comes from the diverse backgrounds and experiences our employees bring with them. Although each vacancy details what we are looking for, we don’t necessarily need you to fulfil all of them when applying. If you like change and innovation, seek to see the bigger picture, make data driven decisions and are a good team player, you could be a great fit.

About State Street

What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation we’re making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we’ve been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.

Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary in locations, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans among other perks. You’ll have access to flexible Work Program to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.

Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees’ diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspective are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome the candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift program and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you. State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

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  • iconAnalytics & Reporting, Banking
  • iconEnglish
  • iconKraków, małopolskie

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