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ESG Scores Operations, Data Specialist

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Posted Dec 7, 2021 - Requisition No. 98436

Bloomberg runs on data, and data drives the market. Our Global Data team acquires and supplies this data to our clients. Teams work collaboratively to collect, analyse, process and publish the data which is the backbone of our iconic Bloomberg Terminal - the data ultimately feeding and moving the financial markets.

Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) data is increasingly crucial for our clients – providing deeper intelligence than conventional financial analysis alone. Climate change, regulatory pressures, the importance of human capital, and diversity are just a few critical factors global investors consider to best identify emerging risks and opportunities. At Bloomberg, ESG data is displayed alongside fundamental data, backed by news for context, and used to power a growing suite of Sustainable Finance products.

As a team, we are responsible for reporting and enhancing ESG-related content for the Bloomberg Terminal and Enterprise products, including company-reported and normalised metrics, key analytical ratios, industry-specific metrics, and proprietary scores. Joining the Global Data department means that you are a part of one of the world's leading sources of data, providing accurate, immediate insights for financial market professionals. You will enhance your product knowledge, learn about our clients and their needs, and build relationships throughout the company, all while helping our clients integrate ESG risk and opportunity analysis into their workflows.

With ever increasing coverage and demand for timely ESG data, you will be responsible for managing priorities of different initiatives and for utilising industry knowledge to help drive decisions and generate new dataset offerings. You will need to know your customer, their challenges, and their workflows. With this insight, you will bring creative ideas to the table on how we can make our data integration seamless and more efficient.

We’ll trust you to:

  • Maintain, improve and deliver accurate, high quality information for the Bloomberg Terminal
  • Manage projects to optimise workflows, processes and/or improve the quality of our data products
  • Manage vendor operations for ESG scores product
  • Prioritise based on business requirements and identify efficiencies and synergies across multiple deliverables
  • Report to stakeholders on progress and update team on timelines, dependencies, risks and deliverables
  • Work with across multiple work streams and stakeholders such as other Global Data teams, Product, BI and Quants/ENG on deliverables
  • Manage project scope and changes, lead feasibility studies
  • Perform incident management, from troubleshooting and root cause analysis to overall problem management
  • Provide customer support for users of Bloomberg products such as the Professional Service, News, Enterprise Solutions, and Bloomberg Law by resolving inquiries in a timely manner
  • Contribute to procurement of content to support best-in-class coverage of the data set
  • Contribute to continuous improvement by generating ideas to improve the data products and/or associated processes
  • Contribute to performing quality control to ensure data accuracy by inspecting Bloomberg data values and comparing them to source documents
  • Participate in ad hoc projects to optimize processes and/or improve the quality of the data set

You’ll need to have:

  • A bachelor's degree, preferably in Finance or Economics
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Applications, particularly Excel
  • Experience in project management, operations management and/or vendor management
  • Ability to prioritise and deliver under high pressure and frequently changing environment
  • Self-motivated with the ability to adapt to change and competing demands
  • Appropriate and effective executive level communication
  • Solid attention to detail and strong evidence of decision-making and problem-solving skills and attitude
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as in collaboration with team members
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, particularly client management
  • Strong interest in the ESG market and sustainable-related topics
  • Familiarity with data processing paradigms and associated tools and technologies
  • Interest in and aptitude for technology

We’d love to see:

  • Project management skills and/or experience
  • Vendor management skills and/or experience, relevant courses
  • Exposure to Bloomberg products such as the Professional Service
  • Exposure to ESG Data
  • A master’s degree in Finance or Economics

Does this sound like you?

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