Junior Business Consultant Climate

Locatie

The Netherlands or London

Regio

Zuid-Holland
Noord-Holland
Internationaal

Categorie

Young Professional (1-3 jaar ervaring)
Starter (0-1 jaar ervaring)

Branche

Advies/Consultancy
ICT

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Do you have a passion for the financial markets, want to be part of helping investors understand their climate risk exposure, want to help influencing how investors deploy billions of assets to mitigate climate change? Then our Business Consultant, based in Rotterdam, Amsterdam (NL) or London (UK) position may be the role for you.

What do we have to offer?

We are looking for someone who would like to work with industry-leading asset and liability modelling (ALM) software to service the largest pension funds, insurers and asset managers globally. If you have the analytical skills ideally gained via actuarial or investment consulting experience or a finance, economics, science-based degree and are a team player, then read on!

The business consultant plays a vital role in our Climate and ESG Client Servicing team. You are the face of our company, supporting our customers with our unique software and bespoke models. For example, on Monday you meet a customer to discuss their needs and requirements. On Tuesday you work closely together with our Quant Team and our Domain Knowledge team to discuss the latest updates and features of our software. On Wednesday you may find yourself at one of our customers to explain how to use our software. Your Thursday could be filled with meeting your colleagues from various teams and solutions all throughout Ortec Finance, as the Climate and ESG solutions works closely with many of them. This Friday is special; you’ll participate in our annual Hackathon, taking time to explore wild ideas that could become a new product, feature or improvement.

The CST team of the Climate and ESG Solutions is a young and dynamic team of about 5 people. Our team has members in both UK and the Netherlands, but backgrounds from all over the globe. We work closely together, trying to meet up when we can and learn from each other’s experience.

The Climate and ESG Solutions team

Investors around the globe are grappling with climate change risk. How does it impact their balance sheets? How does the way they invest and what they invest in impact climate change? Consider this alongside challenging investment conditions, continued low yields, complex liabilities, regulatory pressure, implementing good governance. Ortec Finance provides services and advice to help our clients manage these challenges. Climate & ESG solutions at Ortec Finance delivers state-of-the-art customizable solutions for climate resilient investment decision-making. We combine independent, research-backed climate change & ESG knowledge, advanced financial models and innovative technology for:
  • Climate scenario analysis
  • Climate-aware Strategic Asset Allocation & ALM
  • Alignment to Net Zero
  • Forward-looking extreme weather risk
  • TCFD & regulatory disclosure

We have an international client base of over 80 clients covering over $4 trillion of assets. Our team sometimes faces tight deadlines, so there will be chances to shine and show your true capability. There will be an opportunity to work on a very meaningful topic/content with opportunities for an interesting career path within Ortec Finance or beyond.


Who are you

You should have a keen interest in the topic of climate change/ESG, but you don’t need to have prior knowledge or work experience in this area. We will train and mentor you as you grow into a climate risk specialist. We’re looking for potential and applicable skills that we can help you shape. A ‘can-do’ and start-up mentality will help you to thrive. As we are a wide-spread team, being self-sufficient and independent is important, just like having a strong team spirit. And of course, you recognize yourself in our core values.

In addition, you ideally have:

  • An undergraduate or postgraduate degree in Finance, Economics, Econometrics, Actuarial Sciences, Financial Engineering or an exact science (e.g. Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Physics)
  • A genuine passion for the financial markets and how sustainability interacts with the markets.
  • a sound analytical mindset, strong quantitative skills and are eager to learn.
  • Being fluent in English is a requirement.
  • If you already have investment and ALM experience, with a client-focused, problem-solving attitude to deploy their experience in the important sphere of climate risk, this would be a pre.

What’s in it for you?

We offer you a challenging and rewarding role in a growing company, while being part of an inspirational global business with a lot of opportunities for personal and professional career development.

In addition to a competitive salary based on your location (Rotterdam or Amsterdam in the Netherlands, or London in the United Kingdom) we offer you excellent benefits, including:

  • An open and informal work environment (Active staff association, annual ski trip, staff social events, annual summer and Christmas party and much more) with inspiring, smart and enthusiastic colleagues
  • Opportunities to develop yourself with a training program as well as weekly research and knowledge meetings
  • Working from the office in Rotterdam, Amsterdam or London (with possibility to partly work from your home office)
  • participation in a bonus scheme, participation in the pension scheme, 27 vacation days and, depending on your location, various other benefits.

Who are we?

Working at Ortec Finance means working somewhere else. It means working in a world where colleagues meet, gather knowledge and where likeminded peers are always willing to help each other. Where the organizational culture is friendly, flat and non-political.

Working at Ortec Finance also means working in a continuously innovating world where science, academics and mathematics dominate, since models are key in helping Ortec Finance’ clients with complex financial decisions. Because that’s what we love: giving our clients the best advice possible. Where the daily job is very in-depth, based on evidence and relevant for society. It means a job that matters. Where the learning curve is steep; we learn something new every single day. And we need to, because continuous innovation is key. Especially in a fin tech world. We don’t necessarily follow all conventions. Because yes, we are a bit rebellious too.

Ortec Finance is the leading provider of technology and solutions for risk and return management. It is our purpose to enable people to manage the complexity of investment decisions. We do this through delivering leading technologies and solutions for investment decision-making to financial institutions around the world. Our strength lies in an effective combination of advanced models, innovative technology and in-depth market knowledge.



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