Senior ESG Risk (Research/Business Developer)

  • Research
  • Madrid, Spain

Senior ESG Risk (Research/Business Developer)

Job description

Clarity’s mission is to bring social impact to markets. Our disruptive tech tool allows systematic measurement and optimization of the social impact of investment portfolios, and our proprietary methodology provides a deeper understanding of the needs of the population and gives a comprehensive view of how those needs are covered by different economic actors. Together, the tool and the methodology will improve the allocation of the World’s capital to human needs.


People at Clarity don’t "talk" ethics and values, we "live" values by example. Our international team is constantly embracing the challenge, solving problems, driven by the purpose of helping investors optimize the social impact of their portfolios. Together, we can become the “gold Standard” offering solutions to all society stakeholders — we're just getting started.


Would you like to join an international and fast growing Startup where you can play an important part in shaping its future? How about an opportunity to take part in next-generation social impact solutions in a highly collaborative work environment, where space for professional development is taken very seriously? Interesting, right? Keep reading!


What We Offer


People are one of Clarity’s main assets. We have built a unique team and we all share 3 differential aspects: Excellence, Passion and Values.

  • The team comprises professionals from leading consulting and banking firms, MBA graduates from top business schools, entrepreneurs and PhDs.
  • Clarity’s Founder and CEO, Rebeca Minguela, is a successful entrepreneur who has been recognized as one of the most distinguished leaders under the age of 40 by prestigious institutions like the World Economic Forum.

We are different. We work hard to become the best place to work.

  • Fact based: Promoting objective, fact-based and solution-oriented discussions.
  • Diverse: Encouraging diversity of personalities, cultures and experiences.
  • Transparent: Communicating feedback transparently, constructively and in real-time.
  • Meritocratic: Striving for excellence and rewarding the best.
  • Flexible: Working flexibly in the broadest sense (schedule, location, vacation, styles).

We care about our employees. We think that every effort has to be rewarded and want them to feel comfortable with us.

  • Salary proposals are between 10% and 15% above benchmark gross compensation.
  • Benefits: We are offering a large benefits package for the team, considering their needs and interests.
  • Stock/ Phantom: We want our employees to really feel part of Clarity. That’s why we give them the opportunity to participate in our success with phantom stock options.

We are a US company with a Spanish subsidiary. We have amazing offices in Madrid and NYC.

Our investors believe in us and share our goals. We are a leading startup thanks to public and private funding.

Clarity has received several awards:

  • Young Global Leader to Rebeca Minguela 2017.
  • Top 10 Fintech startup worldwide by BBVA Open Talent.
  • Top 2 start-ups with impact worldwide by IMPACT Growth 2017.
  • One of the most innovative Spanish companies by NeoTec.
  • One of the most innovative projects in the US. Harvard Innovation Lab.
We are looking for an exceptional individual to join our research team as a Head of ESG Risk Research. The person will be in charge of designing, implementing, and maintaining analytical models that measure the financial impact of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues on a wide range of financial securities and markets. The person will work closely with other research, product management, and data science teams.
The main responsibilities of this role include,
  • Assess market dynamics and update, as needed, Clarity AI's understanding of how ESG issues impact risk for different types of securities in different industries and markets
  • Research and develop risk methodologies contributing to Clarity AI products
  • Represent Clarity AI as a thought leader in conferences, external events, and strategic client meetings


· Advanced degree (Master or PhD) in finance, mathematics, statistics, operations research, physics or another quantitative discipline.
· At least 3-5 years of relevant experience in the investment management industry, preferably in risk.
· A critical thinker with attention to detail, intellectual curiosity and the ability to work with large data sets.
· Self-starter who will thrive in a start-up setting by taking ownership and initiative.
· Decisive and action oriented who can get things done, make rapid decisions even when short of information, and has a high level of energy and stamina.
· Significant experience with Python or R is a plus. Preferably in risk modelling.
· Complete fluency in English (minimum C1).

We regret that due to the high volume of applications we are unable to acknowledge every application. We will contact those candidates who successfully meet our requirements for the position and have been chosen to continue in the recruitment process within the next days.

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