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ESG Research Senior Analyst, Transportation and Infrastructure



Posted over 30 days ago...


Join Morningstar Sustainalytics to pioneer ESG investment analysis and shape sustainable global markets.


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Frankfurt am Main, Germany - Hybrid

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Hybrid (In-person ~2 days / week)- Frankfurt Germany

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Expires at anytime

Morningstar Sustainalytics is at the forefront of ESG and corporate governance, providing essential insights for asset managers and pension funds worldwide. With more than three decades of expertise, the company offers a range of services, including ESG integration and risk assessment, helping clients navigate the complexities of sustainable investing. As part of a company that values innovation and impact, you'll be instrumental in steering the financial industry towards a more ethical future.

Role Summary:

  • Perform in-depth ESG risk analysis on companies globally.
  • Develop ESG Risk Ratings to inform investment decisions.
  • Join a vital team that fosters a dynamic sector analyst community.

Role Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree required; Graduate degree or CFA is advantageous.
  • Minimum three years' experience in industry analysis, financial research, or sustainable investing.
  • Specific expertise in the Aerospace & Defense industry preferred.
  • Independent and critical thinker with a passion for long-term ESG investing.
  • German language proficiency is a bonus.
  • Strong presentation skills and team collaboration abilities.


  • Experience Morningstar's hybrid work culture, blending remote work with in-person collaboration.
  • Enjoy flexible benefits and resources to connect with global colleagues.

ABOUT MORNINGSTAR SUSTAINALYTICS Morningstar Sustainalytics is a leading global provider of ESG and corporate governance products and services. We support hundreds of the world’s leading asset managers and pension funds who leverage our insights for ESG integration, investment analysis, index and fund creation, voting and engagement, and screening and benchmarking. For more than 30 years, Sustainalytics has focused on delivering innovative solutions that have enabled the world’s leading institutional investors to identify, understand, and manage ESG-driven risks and opportunities.

THE ROLE Sustainalytics is seeking an experienced Senior ESG analyst to join its ESG Sector Research Team. This position presents an exciting opportunity to conduct company ESG risk analysis, looking at ESG risk exposure, management and controversies, and generate ESG Risk Ratings for companies worldwide. You will join a strategically important team and contribute to the development of a vibrant community of sector analysts.

JOB REQUIREMENTS Bachelor’s degree; Graduate degree or CFA charter is a plus. At least three years of experience in industry analysis, financial research, sustainable investing, or a related field. Preferably knowledge and working experience in the Aerospace & Defense industry. Possess independence, critical thinking skills, and a passion for ESG investing, with a bias toward long-term fundamental research. German language skills are considered a plus. Presentation skills (both in spoken and written formats). Work well within a team and be capable of respectfully accepting and providing constructive feedback.

BENEFITS Morningstar’s hybrid work environment gives you the opportunity to work remotely and collaborate in-person each week. We’ve found that we’re at our best when we’re purposely together on a regular basis, at least three days each week. A range of other benefits are also available to enhance flexibility as needs change. No matter where you are, you’ll have tools and resources to engage meaningfully with your global colleagues.

APPLICATION DETAILS Morningstar is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call your regional number below or email [email removed - click apply for more details] to let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.


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