Environmental Research Analyst

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Osmosis Investment Management
  • 18 Mar 19

Osmosis is a sustainable asset manager based in the City of London. Established in 2007 we currently manage systematic quantitative portfolios on behalf of Institutions in North America, Europe and the UK. We are a dedicated team who have built the business from inception, developing a proprietary approach to targeting alpha in equity portfolios while simultaneously delivering significant positive, sustainable impacts.

Building on recent successes, we are aiming to scale the business in 2019, and we aim to build out our operational infrastructure, enhance our research process and broaden our marketing and distribution activities.

We are keen to meet focused and driven individuals who can help us achieve our next stage of growth. We have significant ambitions which can only be delivered through a collegiate approach. As such, relevant academic backgrounds and professional experience are as essential as an ability to work well as part of the team.

The Role

  • Analysis of listed corporates environmental disclosures across all economic sectors. Focusing on the materiality of Carbon, Water & Waste.
  • Enhancing the standardisation of environmental disclosures at a sector level to further the identification of alpha across our range of 8 systematic investment strategies.
  • Working closely with the portfolio management team to identify proprietary approaches to enhance the investment programs, though the weighting of environmental factors at a sector and stock level.
  • Producing and publishing thought leadership research at a stock, sector and macro level, delivering supportive evidence of alpha within our proprietary approach.
  • Building out a voting & engagement program is it pertains to our investment thesis. 
  • Meet with existing and prospective investors and communicate the research process. 

As well a broad and deep understanding of environmental data, a solid understanding of its viable application in the investment process is key and therefore applicants should also have a grounding in finance / portfolio theory.