Researcher/Technical Officer



Organisation
Ethical Screening
Reference
EthicalJobSeeker
Sector
Graduate/Internships, Policy & Research
Location
Cheltenham
Salary Details
20,000
Contract Type
Permanent
Closing Date
06/12/2021
We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated person to join our expanding team in an exciting multi-skilled role.

Job Description

Working for Ethical Screening you will be part of a growing team who conduct in-depth research into publicly listed companies on ethical, ESG and sustainability themes, contributing to our widely regarded products and enabling responsible investment.

As a researcher, your responsibilities will include:

  • Daily research - contribute to the research process, both new companies and refreshing existing information
  • Assisting with client-specific research, on-demand client research requests, and new client research lists
  • Attending relevant webinars and other events to stay up to date with current thinking on responsible investment

As our research becomes increasingly more technical, there will also be opportunities to develop our products and processes. The ideal candidate will have the skills within computer programming and database creation. These include Microsoft Access, SQL, and website programming.

All candidates must have a strong interest and motivation towards ethical practices, sustainability and responsible investment.

This is a full-time contract based in Cheltenham, UK, however we will also consider proposals for part-time hours, remote working and flexible working (please state if these are of interest on your covering letter).

Qualifications/Experience

Our ideal candidate is likely to be one of the following, but we are open to being surprised with your ideas and enthusiasm!

  • Able to demonstrate relevant skills and experience in the areas outlined above, via previous roles or other relevant qualifications/courses (including those changing career, or returning to work)
  • Working, or have previously worked, in research, analytical or database related role
  • A recent graduate with a degree relevant to the role, in whole or part (via modules chosen or dissertation)

Skills

  • Thorough and methodical, with excellent attention to detail; an enquiring mind-set
  • Able to work efficiently through a varied work-load, with minimal supervision
  • The ability to work as part of a team, sharing information and ideas
  • The ability to remain impartial and separate personal views from those held by clients
  • Good business English for both written and oral communication
  • Learn quickly and be willing to contribute to other areas of our work, such as product development

Company Description

Since 1998 we have been helping responsible investors align their investment strategies and principles by providing clarity and direction through client-focused research and analysis. The services we deliver are reliable, personal and tailored. We are not solely process driven and take a proactive, detailed and human approach to research. Our clients include individuals, charities, financial advisors, investment managers and responsible investment funds, who trust us to provide the latest and most accurate information. We are proud to be independent of influence from any organisations or agendas – our sole focus is the needs of our clients. www.ethicalscreening.com

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