AMD, GSAM, Fixed Income, ESG & Climate Change Research Analyst, Associate/Vice President

Location(s) US-NY-New York
Job ID
2020-67325
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Vice President
Function(s)
General
Region
Americas
Division
Consumer and Wealth Management
Business Unit
Fixed Income & Currencies
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

A career with Goldman Sachs Asset Management is an opportunity to help clients across the globe realize their potential, while you discover your own. As part of one of the world’s leading asset managers with over $2 trillion in assets under supervision, you can expect to participate in exciting investment opportunities while collaborating with talented colleagues from all asset classes and regions, and building meaningful relationships with your clients. Working in a culture that values integrity and transparency, you will be part of a diverse team that is passionate about our craft, our clients, and building sustainable success. Bringing together traditional and alternative investments, Goldman Sachs Asset Management provides clients around the world with a dedicated partnership and focus on long-term performance. As primary investment area within Goldman Sachs, we provide investment and advisory services for pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies, endowments, foundations, financial advisors and individuals.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

Principal Responsibilities

  • Work with credit research analysts and economists globally to develop an analytical framework for assessing climate and other environmental factors across industries, companies and sovereigns.
  • Define climate risk for other segments of the bond market (e.g. munis and securitized) and work with these teams on an assessment framework, including evaluating data inputs.
  • Analyze issuer exposure and performance, working with industry analysts and leveraging standard and non-standard datasets as well as other indicators.
  • Develop and implement an evaluation for the environmental impact of issuances (e.g. green, transition, sustainability-linked bonds).
  • Deliver information, investment ideas and climate themes to researchers, portfolio managers and traders, including views on sustainable debt instruments (e.g. Green Bonds).
  • Maintain and enhance monitoring and assessment of climate performance related to portfolio construction.
  • Communicate our climate and other ESG views to internal and external stakeholders, including participation in thought leadership pieces.
  • Direct our Bondholder Engagement, working with industry analysts (which may include members of GSAM's Fundamental Equity team), on climate transition and related business practices.
  • Participate in industry initiatives as appropriate.

Experience/Skills:

  • 3+ year of experience assessing and analyzing sustainability and ESG-related topics.
  • Strong familiarity with climate risk and opportunities as it applies to investing and corporate research. Prior experience covering climate- or environmentally-impacted sectors at sell side/ buy side asset manager / rating agency is also applicable.
  • Proficiency in data analysis required, particularly assessing carbon performance (Scope 1, 2 and 3). An understanding of investment research is helpful.
  • Proven presentation, communication (oral and written) and influencing skills with senior stakeholders.

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

CONSUMER AND INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT DIVISION (CIMD)
The Consumer and Investment Management Division includes Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM), Private Wealth Management (PWM) and our Consumer business (Marcus by Goldman Sachs). We provide asset management, wealth management and banking expertise to consumers and institutions around the world. CIMD partners with various teams across the firm to help individuals and institutions navigate changing markets and take control of their financial lives.

 

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.

We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at GS.com/careers.

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