Climate Transition Catalysts

Climate Analytics Consultant

Duration : Permanent

 

Reports to :  Head of Advisory

                      

 

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

This is an exciting time to join Urgentem!

We recently launched Element6, a climate-risk platform which provides a holistic vantage point of company emissions with an array of forward-looking analytics and data for risk management purposes. The new technology platform enables Urgentem’s clients to clearly understand their portfolio emissions and climate risks, meet regulatory and fiduciary reporting requirements and navigate the transition to a sustainable economy.

 

Our Advisory mandates are also rapidly growing, as we consult clients on low carbon investment strategies (e.g. using concepts like avoided emissions) or climate risk stress testing frameworks.

 

In just a few months we have enjoyed client wins including Central Banks, Pension Funds, Global Asset Managers and Hedge Funds. We work with major players in the Finance industry to enable a transition to a low-carbon future, by advising on climate risk management and opportunity generation.

Urgentem is committed to diversity and inclusion and welcomes all applicants regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

ROLE MISSION

Due to the launch and expansion of Urgentem’s cutting-edge products, such as our award-winning Element6 Climate Risk Platform, Urgentem is looking for a new Consultant to join the Advisory Team. This is a great opportunity for a highly motivated individual to develop their career with a dynamic eco-fintech company.

You should have a strong affinity for sustainability and Climate Finance. Knowledge and experience of Climate Finance is strongly preferred as the role will involve discussing climate data methodologies, analytics and regulatory initiatives with customers. As a small, motivated team with a flat structure, the opportunities to learn, create an impact and grow your role within the organisation are considerable.

RESPONSIBILITIES ​AND DUTIES

  • Work with the Head of Advisory on execution of consulting projects

  • Demonstrate data methodologies and analytics capabilities to prospects and clients

  • Manage relationships with current clients 

  • Demonstrate the Element6 Climate Risk Platform to potential customers

  • Ensure KPI Delivery

  • Work with other teams to meet customer data/analytics requests

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

  • At least 2 years of consulting experience

  • A degree in economics, finance or sustainability/climate change

  • Experience in a climate finance/ESG based role 

 

KNOWLEDGE/TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS

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  • Knowledge in dealing with climate risk data (e.g. GHG emissions) and analytics

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Good knowledge of Excel

  • Confident at communicating with high-level decision makers

  • Proven track record in delivering results and KPIs

  • Proactive and self-motivated 

  • Professional, well organised and prepared

  • Ability to use own initiative

  • Effective time management skills

  • Focused and target driven team player

KEY OUTCOMES

  • Become an expert in the field of climate risk data and analytics

  • Manage time and resources effectively and work to targets

  • Be part of a cross-functional and international project team

  • Engage with high-level financial professionals on key issues in the climate change space, including regulation, market standards and analytical approaches

WHAT WE OFFER

  • The opportunity to contribute and have a lasting impact in the transition to a sustainable low carbon economy.

  • An adaptive company culture and the chance to work closely with an entrepreneurial and diverse team.

  • At Urgentem, we have an integrated way of rewarding our team members based around a simple, clear and consistent set of principles

  • Our approach helps to ensure we support a pay for performance culture, where your reward and career progression opportunities are linked to what you deliver.

Urgentem’s main office is Located in London, UK. As a company that promotes flexible working, we are open to candidates from all corners of the world, however, candidates from other time zones will be required to be available for some crossover with GMT working hours. 

APPLICATION

To apply for a career that’s out of the ordinary, please submit your CV and a short cover letter explaining why you would be a good fit for the role to careers@urgentem.net.