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ESG Specialist / SME

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Cognizant Technology Solutions AG

Finance / Accounting
Zurich

The Opportunity
As an ESG Specialist works closely with technology leads to provide them with insights on ESG data sources (MSCI, Sustainalytics ect.). You are responsible for understanding current ontologies and structures from key ESG data sources. You need to analyze selected ESG data source structures to map them into a single data model. You are supposed to identify the critical ESG-related use cases envisioned by the client and make sure the data model can support them.You need to understand the way a data platform works and can be used in an ESG context.
You are also responsible to understand the financial services business in terms of key challenges and compliance, particularly in the angle of ESG.
The Client's vision is to Build state of the art metadata-driven solution to measure the ESG metrics of security in a holistic way giving end users of the platform a complete picture of the ESG metrics for any security.
Cognizant Scope to design and implement the ESG Data warehouse using Palantir Foundry as the underlying platform. The ESG data warehouse should be built in a modular way to support multiple ESG use cases.About yourself
Working in international environments and teams comes natural to you? Do you understand complex and complicated situations quickly and you are able to address different topics to various audiences? You don’t lose sight of your goals and for yours and the success of your team, you go above and beyond. Do you recognize setbacks and difficulties as opportunities of growth and does your social competence enable you to understand your stakeholder's thoughts and motives? Are you passionate about the latest technologies and constantly keeping up to date with the newest trends?Required & nice to have Skills
Must have
•    8+ years of experience in business analysis related to ESG and/ or data 
•    3+ years of experience as an ESG specialist, supporting FS clients on their ESG roadmap 
•    Great communication skills to be able to discuss with business stakeholders as well as with the technical team, responsible for the implementation.
•    Exposure to tools to document stories, epics, features, functional documentation and manage the product backlog (Jira, Confluence, Azure DevOps).
•    Kledge of Data platform is a must
•    Fluent English is a must. Nice to Have/ Your chance to grow
•    Kledge of working with ESG datasets from vendors like MSCI, Sustainalytics etc. 
•    Kledge of Palantir foundry is nice to have What you can expect
•    Health insurance covered for our employees
•    An organization is driven by technology
•    Open, ‘can do’ team spirit
•    An environment where you can make your own ideas reality
•    Drive your career
•    If you relocate from another country we offer a relocation allowanceAre you interested to be part of this position?
Then please share your CV in English. For questions feel free to contact Kalamba, Guliver (Cognizant) on [email protected]Our strength is built on our ability to work together. Our many backgrounds offer different perspectives and new ways of thinking. It encourages lively discussions, inspires thought leadership, and helps us build better solutions for our clients. We looking for someone who drives in this setting and is inspired to craft significant solutions through true collaboration.About Cognizant 
Cognizant is one of the world’s leading professional services companies, transforming clients’ business, operating, and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build, and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant, a member of the NASDAQ-100, is ranked 205 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.