ESG Analyst, Group Credit Management

Helsinki, FI, 500

Job ID: 9202 


Would you like to be part of a newly established team for ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) Analysis and contribute to Nordea’s ambition of being a sustainable bank? We are now looking for ESG Analysts with a genuine interest in sustainability to the ESG Analysis team ​in Group Credit Management. This is an opportunity for you to work with Nordea's larger corporate customers and contribute to Nordea’s sustainability agenda. For a candidate with extensive experience within ESG analysis, a position as Senior ESG Analyst could be a possibility.


At Nordea, we see that the world is changing fast – and we want to be one step ahead of the curve. That’s why we’re deeply committed to providing the financial solutions of tomorrow to our customers. We’re creating an agile environment where we experiment and grow together – and we need your ideas and unique background. With us, you’ll be in good company with a chance to make your mark on something bigger. 


About this opportunity


Welcome to ESG Analysis in Group Credit Management! We are a newly established team with the ambition of being Nordea's competence centre for ESG-related credit risk. Our purpose is to perform independent and high quality ESG analyses for larger corporate customers exposed to higher ESG-risks, advise our stakeholders on ESG-related credit risks and opportunities and thereby adding value to the credit process. Furthermore, we have a key role in developing the analysis of ESG-related credit risks, including climate-related risks, and driving and participating in ESG-related initiatives to support Nordea’s strategy of being a sustainable bank.


As ESG Analyst you will play a valuable role in performing ESG analyses for larger corporate customers in Business Banking and Large Corporates & Institutions and advise our stakeholders with regards to ESG-related credit risks and opportunities in order to enable business in a prudent way. Furthermore, you will have an important role in contributing to various ESG-related development initiatives.


What you will be doing:

  • Performing ESG analyses for larger corporate customers in order to provide up to date and relevant conclusions to the credit process
  • Actively sharing expert knowledge and owning objective view on ESG-related credit risks with our stakeholders
  • Actively contributing to various ESG-related development initiatives


You will join a new ​team consisting of 13 ESG Analysts and will thereby have the opportunity to take part in shaping the role. The role can be based in Copenhagen, Helsinki or Oslo.


Who you are


Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. These are the values that guide us in being at our best- and that we imagine you share with us.


To succeed in this role, we believe that:


  • You are a committed team player with a can-do attitude and good interpersonal skills who thrives in a professional environment
  • You have an analytical mindset and ability to draw relevant conclusions
  • You can balance the need for high-quality work with a flexible mindset and deliver on short notice
  • You are thorough and methodical in your approach to work and able to work independently
  • You have a positive attitude and an eagerness to learn and develop


Your experience and background:


  • At least 2-4 years of relevant work experience within ESG analysis or sustainability
  • Academic degree in Sustainability, Environmental management, Engineering, Finance or other relevant field
  • Fluent proficiency in English and in any of the Nordic languages, both written and verbal (professional level).


If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps

Submit your application no later than 23/12/2022. For more information, you’re welcome to contact Jani Alenius, e-mail:

At Nordea, we know that an inclusive workplace is a sustainable workplace. We deeply believe that our diverse backgrounds, experiences, characteristics and traits make us better at serving customers and communities. So please come as you are.


Please be aware that any applications or CVs coming through email or direct messages will not be accepted or considered. 

Department:  Analyst

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