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Research Associate (All Markets) 2022

by:  Glass Lewis Europe Limited

The job offer is available for the following event:

About us 

Glass Lewis is the leading independent provider of global governance services, helping institutional investors (shareholders) understand and connect with the companies they invest in. Our Proxy Papers provide high-quality, unbiased research analysis and voting guidance for more than 20,000 shareholder meetings (AGMs/EGMs) across global investment markets. 

 

What role is available? 

Contract: Fixed term full time (3-4 months depending on market) 

Start Date: Jan/Feb 2022 

Location: Remote work in Ireland (Republic) with possibility of onsite work in our Limerick office. 

  

*A two-week training period in our Limerick office *may* be required provided government guidelines allow* 

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION: 

 

Positions are available across a variety of markets for candidates who have proficiency in the following languages: English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Hebrew, Greek and Nordic languages. 

 

Research Associates (“RAs”) will work with Glass Lewis’ research teams to produce unbiased, independent research (Proxy Papers) covering your markets’ general meetings, by: 

  • Reviewing meeting materials disclosed by publicly listed companies (e.g. annual report, notice of meeting) 

  • Analysing information with regards to corporate governance and remuneration practices 

  • Summarising meeting proposals and providing voting recommendations based on best practice 

RA positions are separated into two areas of focus: 

  • Governance covers meeting proposals for board of director elections, committee memberships, environmental and social issues, skills matrices, auditor appointments, etc. 

  • Remuneration covers meeting proposals for executive pay practices, incentive plans, pay-for-performance, etc. 

Who is the ideal candidate? 

Qualifications 

A degree in Business, Law, Economics, Political Science, International Relations, Languages or other related field of studies.  

Languages 

  • Excellent English reading and writing skills  

  • Reading competency in at least one of the following languages: Danish, Dutch, French, Finnish, German, Hebrew, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, and Swedish. 

Competences 

  • This position is particularly relevant to candidates wishing to pursue careers in economics, financial services, accounting, compliance, corporate law, governance and public policy 

  • Strong analytical skills 

  • Task and time management skills 

  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure whilst paying attention to detail 

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team; personable 

  • IT skills; proficiency in MS Office, Excel and online research tools  

  • Experience in qualitative research or corporate governance is considered an advantage. 

What Glass Lewis Offers 

  • A supportive team-oriented work environment; 

  • A comprehensive training program on corporate governance and executive remuneration; including how to analyse data and write analysis on these topics; an understanding of Glass Lewis policy and voting guidelines; 

  • A city-centre location in one of Ireland’s largest cities with lots going on outside of work hours

  • A multicultural work environment with 20+ nationalities and languages. 

How to apply 

Submit your application via our online career portal: http://www.glasslewis.com/careers  

Please include a cover letter with your CV outlining how you are suitable for this role. Details of language proficiency in English and other languages should be included with your application, if available (e.g. language certificate, diploma, or evidence of significant experience abroad). 

 

List of restrictions that apply to this job offer:

Must be eligible to work in and be based in Republic of Ireland from January/February 2022

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