Urgentem is the leading independent provider of climate-risk data, analytics and advisory to the finance industry. Our mission is to empower the financial sector to play a leadership role in the transition to a sustainable low carbon economy by providing climate risk data, analytical tools, investment services and products that are science aligned, transparent and collaborative. Urgentem’s main office is Located in London, UK. 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. This is an exciting time to join Urgentem. We recently launched a climate-risk platform which provides a holistic vantage point of company emissions with an array of 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.
In just a few months we have enjoyed client wins including Central Banks, Pension Funds, Global Asset Managers and Hedge Funds.
About the role: Urgentem is looking for a highly motivated, creative, and hard working individual to join the Data team in the field of sustainable finance. The role is a position within a dynamic eco-fintech company. This is a chance to be a part of a dynamic organisation that operates in a fast-growing area of finance. The experienced candidate should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, strong data and analytical skills, as well as proficiency in the necessary technologies (R/Python/ MongoDB). You should be able to work well in a hard-working, friendly environment, be results- oriented and have a strong affinity for sustainability, sustainable finance and the company mission. 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:
At Least 2 years experience as a programmer or quantitative analyst or climate finance analyst with a hedge fund or asset manager or bank in a risk/ trading function would be preferable. A typical profile would be an engineering graduate from a leading engineering school or university with subsequent experience and/or training in finance, a PhD student close to completion of his/her doctorate in one of the hard sciences, in finance or in economics, or a Postdoctoral fellow. Key outcomes: This position represents an opportunity to:
-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.
Python, R, Data AnalysisPython, R, MongoDB