• LOCATION: London UK
  • BASIS: Full-time - Permanent
  • SALARY: £45,000 - £50,000
  • CLOSING DATE: 6:00pm, 26th Sep 2021 BST

Job description

This role will support the Head of Reporting Platforms & Assessment to maintain and improve the survey (“reporting tool”) used by signatories who are disclosing their responsible investment activities each year to the PRI. The Reporting Platforms and Assessment team develop and maintain the online reporting tool and support the production of assessment and data outputs. The role reports to the Head of Reporting Platforms & Assessment. Full details on R&A activities can be found at: https://www.unpri.org/reporting.

Core Responsibilities

  • The implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of PRI survey content, including question structure and question logic pathways, into an online platform
  • The implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of assessment calculations in a SQL database
  • Ensure rigorous quality assurance of all work, working closely with testers
  • Development and maintenance of R&A technical documentation
  • Support the R&A team platform and data systems, working with a database administrator and a data engineer on ETL processes and database processes as required
  • Support the R&A team as required by responding to cases and tickets relating to the platforms and the assessment calculations

Core Competencies:

PRI expects roles at a ‘Specialist’ level within the organisation to demonstrate skills across the following core competencies:

Analytical

  • Proactively offers impartial specialist knowledge, insights or input
  • Uses business/ specialist knowledge and analysis to identify issues, applying fact-based insight to develop and evaluate solutions or solve issues
  • Maintains a professional and impartial stance in assessing all information which feeds into decision making
  • Balances rigour with pragmatism in conducting analyses that are fit for purpose
  • Effectively reviews and quality-checks all analyses

Business Awareness

Focuses on maximising Signatory or operational value and driving PRI outcomes

  • Actively keeps up to date with developments both within the organisation and within area of specialism
  • Balances the internal needs of the PRI and that of Signatory Organisations to deliver outputs
  • Understands how own area of specialism drives value to the PRI and meets its mission
  • Uses market insights and knowledge to suggest and drive strategic initiatives which will enhance signatory servicing.

Collaborative

  • Builds consensus and trust with all that engage with
  • Is responsive to feedback, proactively following up to ensure any issues are resolved
  • Engages with colleagues to gain a broader understanding of issues and seeks to respond to or resolve them
  • Provides specialist knowledge and insights to colleagues where requested

Communicative

  • Translates specialist information or provides technical expertise in a clear and understandable format
  • Clarifies matters by absorbing and understanding relevant information and feeding them back in concise terms
  • Uses effective listening and questioning to enhance understanding of complex issues
  • Engages the recipient using their language, tailoring communication style for the audience

Developmental

  • Actively seeks opportunities to enhance specialist knowledge/ experience
  • Constantly reviews own work with the aim of improving outputs
  • Applies knowledge or experience to question practices and suggest alternatives
  • Actively seeks and shares feedback wherever possible, as a means of improvement
  • Uses best practice identified through external networks or evolutions in the field of specialism

Structured

  • Has a strong sense of execution and delivery, working to agreed deadlines, involving relevant colleagues and allowing enough time for review and quality assurance
  • Regularly monitors and reports on progress of work, providing regular updates as appropriate
  • Takes a methodical approach to how specialist or technical knowledge is acquired and, distributed (where necessary)
  • Captures knowledge at the end of each project/ process/activity, to use and share

Technical Competencies & Experience:

  • Several years of experience in building high quality database or data collection solutions
  • Advanced knowledge of SQL and good knowledge GitHub are required
  • Good knowledge of the principles and application of software testing methodologies and technologies
  • Experience in designing, following, and training others on testing procedures
  • An ability to master, or strong understanding of questionnaire structure, logic pathways
  • Experience of working in an Agile/Scrum environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, able to work closely and effectively with a range of stakeholders and team members.
  • A collaborative and consultative approach to working with others, committed to fostering an inclusive working environment.

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