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ESG Analyst

On-site, Hybrid
  • Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Full-time

Job description

This role is the ideal way to gain practical experience in portfolio management in the Venture Capital and Sustainable Investing industries. You will be assisting in the development and implementation of ESG integration methodologies, processes and tools, in the assessment of the sustainability performance of early-stage technology based portfolio companies, and in the periodic reporting of the impact generated by the investments made by our Energy, AgriFood and Emerging Tech.
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Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain & improve ESG integration and Impact methodologies and policies.

  • Develop, document, manage and improve tools and processes to screen, select, assess, monitor and score portfolio companies sustainability performance and impact.

  • Develop and follow-up on sustainability improvement actions based on portfolio companies’ ESG performance periodic assessments.

  • Assist in the preparation of ESG related investor reporting and other regulatory disclosures (e.g. Rockstart Annual Impact reports, SFDR Pre-contractual and Product Periodic disclosures).

  • Administration in general.

Job requirements

About you:

You are smart and learn fast. When you see an assignment, you dive right to the bottom of it while never losing sight of the complete picture. You are interested in purpose driven investing and generating positive impact. You enjoy operational order and working in spreadsheets. 

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.Must have requirements:

  • Pursuing a BSc/MSc degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Environmental Sciences, Sustainability or other related fields;

  • Proficiency of ESG frameworks, such as Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), and United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs).

  • Understanding of relevant ESG regulations and reporting requirements, such as the EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive, Sustainability-related disclosure in the financial services sector (SFDR), and EU Taxonomy.

  • Strong data analysis and quantitative skills, with expertise in data manipulation, interpretation, and visualization.

  • A desire to learn about the venture capital industry, tech startups, and entrepreneurship;

  • Strong ability to take on responsibility and work independently with a results-oriented attitude;

  • Well developed social and interpersonal skills, strong relationship management skills;

  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) in English;

  • A ton of enthusiasm for Rockstart’s mission in supporting the best startups.

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Start: August 2024

Availability: 40 hours per week
Duration: 7 months 

Remuneration includes:

  • Competitive market salary based on experience,

  • A budget towards growth and personal development,

  • A monthly tax-free Remote Work Allowance,

  • A budget towards setting up your home office.

  • Location: This role is based in Netherlands, on a Dutch Employment Agreement 

If you have any further questions about the role, please don’t hesitate to contact Rockstart HR Manager Trixie Morrow (hr@rockstart.com)

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A bit about Rockstart

We are an international team of +45 professionals dedicated to empowering purpose-driven founders to drive positive change on a global scale. We have an entrepreneurial mindset, we are open and honest, we strive to get results and we're committed to our mission. What we value most is founders, their big, bold dreams and how we can add value and create a better future together.

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We are a global, remote-first organization with offices in Amsterdam (NL), Copenhagen (DK), and Bogota (COL).

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We provide fast-track scaling solutions for purpose-driven founders operating in Energy, AgriFood and Emerging Technology - through domain-focused, mentor-driven programs, market introductions and investments from early stage to series B from our funds.

Since its establishment in 2011, Rockstart has invested in more than 350 startups and its alumni value to date is €1.7bn+. Rockstart has notable exits such as Wercker, Bouw7, iClinic and in 2021 3D Hubs and Brincr.


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