ESG Research Analyst (12 month FTC) ESG Research Analyst (12 month FTC) …

in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 16 Jun 21
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 16 Jun 21
ESG Research Analyst (12 month FTC)
About Us:

We are PIMCO, a leading global asset management firm. We manage investments and develop solutions across the full spectrum of asset classes, strategies and vehicles: fixed income, equities, commodities, asset allocation, ETFs, hedge funds and private equity. PIMCO is one of the largest investment managers, actively managing more than $2.21 trillion in assets for clients around the world. PIMCO has over 3,025 employees in 20 offices globally. PIMCO is recognized as an innovator, industry thought leader and trusted advisor to our clients.

PIMCO is one of the world’s premier fixed income investment managers with thousands of professionals around the world united in a single purpose: creating opportunities for our clients in every environment. Since 1971, we have brought innovation and expertise to our partnership with the institutions, financial advisors and millions of individual investors who entrust us with their assets. We aspire to cultivate performance and leadership through empowering our people, diversity of thought, and a commitment to an inclusive culture that engages in our global communities.

Position Description:

ESG Research Analysts evaluate various industries and companies to make investment recommendations to PIMCO’s portfolio managers group, integrating ESG factors into investment recommendations. The Research Analyst will work closely with the ESG group and with Credit Research teams, and the wider Portfolio Management group. The ESG Analyst will be allocated a desk on our trade floor, sitting with Portfolio Managers and Research Analysts. This will be an unparalleled opportunity to learn from industry experts in a powerhouse of fixed income and macro-economic expertise.

Position Requirements:

Job requirements
  • Pursuing an advanced degree with an emphasis in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues or related areas from a leading business school or university
  • Demonstrable interest in ESG, climate change and related areas
  • A fluent level of written and spoken English
  • Excellent analytical skills

Desired candidates should possess the following characteristics:
  • Skills conducting research, quantitative analysis and basic financial modeling. Demonstrate natural intuition to make good judgments.
  • Strong interest in the financial markets, macroeconomics, climate change and sustainable finance
  • Innovative in thinking about sustainable investment with a desire to pursue a career in the sector
  • Proactive in thinking about potential investment ideas and tools that incorporate both environmental and financial data.
  • Good communicator; strong written and oral presentation abilities. Needs to be persuasive and credible.
  • Ethical, collaborative, organized, flexible, high-energy, self-starter, accountable, humble
  • Strong academic credentials and achievement.


PIMCO is committed to offering a comprehensive portfolio of employee benefits designed to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Benefits vary by location but may include:
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Life insurance and travel coverage
  • Retirement savings, retirement plan, pension contribution from your first day of employment
  • Work/life programs such as flexible work arrangements, parental leave and support, employee assistance plan, commuter benefits, health club discounts, and educational/CFA certification reimbursement programs
  • Community involvement opportunities with The PIMCO Foundation in each PIMCO office

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