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Senior Climate Economist

At a glance

Clients rely on your expertise!


You will help the bank and its clients to deeply understand and manage the impact of climate change and the transition to net zero. Your areas of expertise are climate change, transition risk and physical risk. Do you have a proven track record in this area? Can we learn from your knowledge and analysis? Tell us your story. We are curious! If you're already good, we'll make you even better. That is a promise. So seize this opportunity to develop into the professional you aspire to be.

Your job

What is the job about?

Your focus will be on building climate and transition scenarios and adapting these scenarios and their probability based on new developments and research. This will involve working closely together with the economists and strategists within the team and wider group to inform our big picture scenarios.

 

You will provide analysis, publications, products and presentations on these themes for external clients, such as companies and investors, and internal clients, such as our risk, finance, strategy and sustainability departments.

 

You will be part of the Sustainability Research team that operates from our head office in Amsterdam.
 

Working environment

Who are we?
The Sustainability Research team, which is part of Group Economics, is expanding its business. Our footprint is growing quickly within ABN AMRO as well as outside the bank. Our mission is to provide research and scenarios that define the risks and opportunities from climate change and transition policies for the bank and its clients. To this end, we work closely together with the other teams in the department, which focus on the global business cycle, the Dutch economy and financial markets. Sustainability is a key pillar of our bank’s strategy.

 

Working at ABN AMRO means becoming even better at what you do. We understand clients, translate their ambitions into joint success and thus earn their trust. We want our clients to understand our products. It's why we sometimes say 'no' if the risk attached to a product is too great for the client. Serving the client's interests is also a question of offering – and communicating – a transparent range of products. Banking is our business, the world is our challenge.

Your profile

Who are you?
You are a professional with a strong drive to deliver quality. You possess excellent analytical and persuasive skills. The role of Climate Economist is a key role for in our organisation for a professional who is resourceful and possess a creative and entrepreneurial spirit. 

 

Your profile:
- Relevant Master’s degree or PhD in environmental economics, environmental sciences or economics
- Deep knowledge of climate change and transition themes; experience in building with climate and transition scenarios would be an advantage
- Five years or more in working in a climate transition-related role
- Strong track record in providing climate and transition analysis and products to clients
- Experienced in working in multi-specialist teams and in successful co-operation with stakeholders
- Excellent analytical skills
- Excellent writing skills
- Outstanding communication skills
- Be proficient in MS Office. Preferably also in Python and statistical analysis in R
- Team player

We are offering

What do we offer?
The unique opportunity to set up and develop your own products, Room to grow, Flexible working conditions and competitive salary and benefits.

Interested?

For more information, please contact Nick Kounis, nick.kounis@nl.abnamro.com or call +31 (0)6 51 26 80 23.

Equal opportunities for all
The success of our organisation depends on the quality of our people and the ideas that they have. Truly surprising insights and innovative solutions for our clients result from an interplay of cultures, knowledge and experience. Diversity is therefore extremely important to our organisation. To ensure that everyone at ABN AMRO can develop their talents, we encourage an inclusive culture in which all colleagues feel engaged and appreciated.
Disclaimer external recruitment agencies
External recruitment agencies need to have a signed agreement with ABN AMRO BANK N.V., executed by a Talent Acquisition Specialist, when submitting a resume to a vacancy. In addition, a recruitment agency can only submit a resume when invited by a Talent Acquisition Specialist to join the search for a right candidate. All unsolicited resumes sent to us will be considered property of ABN AMRO BANK N.V. In this case, ABN AMRO will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.
Location: 

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, NL

Job Posting Date:  27-Aug-2021
Requisition ID:  54908

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