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Global Data - Data Specialist - ESG - EU Taxonomy

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Posted May 26, 2020 - Requisition No. 83144

Bloomberg runs on data and data drives the market. At Bloomberg, our products are fuelled by powerful information. We combine data and context to paint the whole picture for our clients, around the clock – from around the world. In Global Data, we’re responsible for delivering this data, news and analytics through innovative technology - quickly and accurately.

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 normalized 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.

You're the type of person who looks beyond the headline with a keen eye for the details because you know how data inspires market trends, breaking news, and analysis. With the newly released EU Taxonomy Regulation, you will need to research company disclosure to understand current market landscape. You will also help design workflows and tools that can be used by our clients for reporting purposes as required by the regulation. With this, you will bring value to our clients through discussing how to integrate our data fields into their workflow. Come see how you can empower smarter and more sustainable business!

We’ll trust you to:

  • Maintain, improve and deliver accurate, high quality information for the Bloomberg Terminal
  • Manage large and complex data projects related to ESG datasets
  • Prioritize and manage multiple projects across quality and coverage initiatives, including procuring content to support best-in-class coverage
  • Liaise with other departments, such as Product, Sales, News and Engineering to enhance relevant product databases
  • Apply problem-solving and data analysis skills to identify innovative workflow efficiencies and implement technology solutions to enhance our processes
  • Assist our world-renowned client support help desk with escalated client inquiries
  • Take ownership and be proactive with key areas of responsibility
  • Report on results of on-going operations and projects, as required

You’ll need to have:

  • BA/BS with strong academic standing
  • 2 or more years of experience working in data analysis and/or financial market research
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, particularly client management
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of the ESG market, with preference for prior experience in an ESG data or research role, particularly knowledge on the EU Taxonomy
  • Keen interest in data management, technology and product development
  • Effective project management skills and ability to prioritize tasks accordingly
  • Ability to isolate issues and resolve problems logically
  • Ability to adapt within a fast-paced and dynamic environment, and desire to work on multidisciplinary teams
  • Desire to improve and further develop our products

We’d love to see:

  • Master's degree or advanced certification such as a CFA charterholder
  • ESG-related education such as CFA ESG examination, SASB FSA certification, etc.
  • Experience in customer service or client relationship management
  • Knowledge in information technology and statistical analysis or computer programming for example Excel, SQL, and/or Python
  • Ability to read/write in a language other than English, particularly Spanish and/or Portuguese

If this sounds like you:

Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know what the next steps are!
In the meantime feel free to have a look at this:

https://www.bloomberg.com/careers/global-data/

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