Environmental and Social Risk Analyst
Are you looking to utilise your expertise in environmental and social issues? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Macquarie's Environmental and Social Risk (ESR) team in New York.
Our Environmental and Social Risk team is responsible for providing expert advice on the environmental and social risks in our transactions. The team is responsible for developing and implementing group wide environmental and social risk policies, responding to investor queries, coordinating Macquarie's ESG disclosures as well as managing a range of projects across the wider group.
As part of the team, your responsibilities will include:
conducting technical analysis/assessment of environmental and social risks and opportunities in transactions
implementing ESR policies, systems and projects
preparing data analysis, briefings and communications
delivering aspects of the long term environmental and social risk program
providing ESR support to internal working groups
engaging with business groups on ESR issues
monitoring ESR and sector trends and identifying opportunities for continuous improvement
To be successful, you will have at least 2 years' prior experience in in an environmental social risk consulting, corporate or government role as well as a degree in a related field. Biodiversity experience or strong environmental background a plus. Having a solid understanding and experience in environmental and social risk and the ability to undertake quantitative and qualitative research will contribute to your success in the role.
About the Risk Management Group
The Risk Management Group (RMG) is an independent, centralised unit responsible for ensuring all risk across Macquarie are appropriately assessed and managed. Its divisions include Behavioural Risk, Compliance, Credit, Financial Crime Risk, Internal Audit, Market Risk, Operational Risk, Regulatory Affairs and Aggregate Risk, and RMG Enterprise Support.
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The health and wellbeing of our employees is a priority. We continue to focus on providing a safe workplace for our people, our stakeholders and those who visit us, and are committed to contributing to the safety of the communities where we live and work.
In line with evolving health regulations and many of our industry peers, we require all Macquarie employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of full vaccination in order to attend the office and to participate in external meetings and business travel, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law.
Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths. An inclusive and equitable workplace enables us to embrace that diversity to deliver more innovative and sustainable solutions for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. At Macquarie, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If you're inspired to deliver on our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future', we want you on our team. If you need adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, marital status, gender identity or any other impermissible criterion or circumstance. Macquarie also takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
We equip our people with the support to work in a range of flexible ways. Talk to us about what working arrangements would help you thrive.
A career at Macquarie means you'll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world-whether it's accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we're empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.
Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere-across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 17,000+ employees and offices in 33 markets around the world, we're a truly global organisation.
You'll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You'll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you'll have the opportunity to make a difference.
Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.
Job no: RMG-962529
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: New York
Category: Mid-level, Risk Management
Group: Risk Management Group
Division: Behavioural Risk
Recruiter: Janie Yellitz
Opening Date: 18/1/2022