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Analyst (Policy Officer, Transition Pathway Initiative)

London School of Economics and Political Science - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment

Location: London
Salary: £38,313 to £46,148 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £49,614 pa pro rata inclusive of London allowance
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 25th November 2022
Closes: 5th January 2023

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Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment

Analyst (Policy Officer, Transition Pathway Initiative) 

Salary from £38,313 to £46,148 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £49,614 pa pro rata inclusive of London allowance

This is an open-ended appointment initially for 12 months with expectation of extension to three years upon the confirmation of funding. There are up to 6 posts available.

The Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment hosts the Institute’s Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI). TPI is an asset owner-led initiative launched in 2017 and supported by 130 asset managers and owners with over $50 trillion of assets under management and advice. The initiative assesses, in cooperation with its data partner FTSE Russell, how companies are preparing for the transition to a low-carbon economy. At TPI, we assess 600 companies across 16 sectors on their transition to a low-carbon economy. Within the next three years we plan to increase company coverage to 10,000.

This role is to provide high-quality rigorous analysis by:

  • Assessing the world's largest companies’ transition to a low-carbon economy
  • Delivering data, analysis, and engagement in support of the TPI’s various projects
  • Contributing to the development of assessment methodologies for new sectors and asset classes
  • Engaging with external stakeholders, including companies and investors

In this role, Analysts may join one or more of the following TPI project teams:

  • Carbon Performance
  • Climate Action 100+ (CA100+) team
  • Banking
  • Assessing Sovereign Climate-Related Opportunities and Risks (ASCOR) team

Candidates should have:

  • Academic or professional experience and an in-depth understanding of either
    • the decarbonisation challenges and technologies in one or more key high- emitting sector,
    • the role and barriers of climate finance, corporate ESG, and impact investing, or
    • the development of climate mitigation/adaptation policy and legislation and the process for national target setting.
  • A Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in environmental economics, environmental policy, corporate sustainability, finance, or a related field
  • Professional experience and a strong understanding of issues in climate change and/or sustainable finance
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills, including proficiency with spreadsheets and spreadsheet-based models
  • Excellent and proficient IT skills, including advanced MS Excel skills as well as Working knowledge of R and Python programming languages for data        management, analysis, including visual analysis outputs

We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.

For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.

If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email gri.hr@lse.ac.uk

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5th January 2023 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an online interview in early January 2023. In the follow-up to the interview the shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a set of written tasks.

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