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Credit ESG Analyst

Credit ESG Analyst
London, GB
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Job Description

Credit ESG Analyst – London

This is a great job for someone who has experience in ESG analysis and processes and/or analyst background with a preference for fixed income or broader financial market/asset management experience.

A bit about the job:

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is early in their ESG career and looking to make their next step. You’ll be passionate about ESG investing and would like to play an integral role in expanding our ESG capability within our Credit function. Our Credit Team represents a large part of our business, currently managing $120bn across multiple investment desks. The role presents an excellent opportunity to work in a strategically important area at an asset manager with ambition and influence. You’ll also have a direct role enabling our clients and their investments adapt to the ESG opportunities and risks they face, including important issues like climate change. You’ll be working alongside experienced ESG Analysts within a dedicated Credit ESG Team, working closely with our Credit Investment Teams in London, Paris, Chicago and Toronto. You’ll be responsible to produce high quality and dynamic ESG research to support investment decisions, as well as undertake engagements to generate investment and sustainable outcomes for our clients. You’ll also have a key role in the delivery of our current ESG integration activities with opportunity to design, develop and deliver new sustainability assessment frameworks that’ll enable our strategic ESG ambitions.

Skills and experience we’re looking for:

  • Understanding of ESG materiality in an investment process. Knowledge of how ESG considerations can impact portfolio construction and investment performance and experience of working with investment teams.

  • Relevant experience in engaging individually and collaboratively with issuers on ESG issues to deliver investment insight and meaningful impact.

  • Awareness and understanding of material ESG trends, investment themes, ESG-related policy and regulation and key stakeholders.

  • Data management skills, preferably experience in integrating sustainability data and investment analytics into investment management processes.

  • Great all-round communicator, able to embed themselves in a team-based culture, demonstrate collaborative behaviours and drive decision making and outcomes.

What you’ll get for this role:

  • Generous pension scheme - Aviva will contribute up to 14%, depending on what you put in

  • Eligibility for annual performance bonus

  • Family friendly parental and carer’s leave

  • Generous holiday entitlement plus bank holidays with the option to buy/sell up to 5 additional days

  • Up to 40% discount for Aviva products

  • Brilliant flexible benefits including electric cars

  • Aviva Matching Share Plan and Save As You Earn scheme

  • 21 volunteering hours per year

In this role you’ll be ‘Certified’ under the Financial Conduct Authority / Prudential Regulation Authority’s Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR). This means that we’ll need to complete some regulatory background checks on you before you take up your role and we’ll need to ask you some questions on an annual basis to make sure you remain ‘fit and proper’ and competent to carry out your role. We’ll provide training on what holding a SMCR role means when you join us and annually thereafter.

Aviva is for everyone:

We are inclusive and welcome everyone – we want applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences.

Excited but not sure you tick every box? Research tells us that women, particularly, feel this way. So, regardless of gender, why not apply. And if you’re in a job share just apply as a pair.

We flex locations, hours and working patterns to suit our customers, business, and you.

Most of our people are smart working – spending around 60% of their time in our offices and 40% at home.

We interview every disabled applicant who meets the minimum criteria for the job. Once you’ve applied, please send us an email stating that you have a disclosed disability, and we’ll interview you.

We’d love it if you could submit your application online. If you require an alternative method of applying, send an email to

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