About the Role
The successful candidate will join the Process Excellence team as part of the Executive Office whose vision is to create and support a companywide standard of quality and driving a culture of accountability.
As a member of the PE team, the candidate will leverage their skills in working with various research and product teams in optimizing business processes and tools while delivering customer value.
As such, the role will require close collaboration with a wide variety of stakeholders and the candidate will play a critical role in improving our internal quality standards to meet the growing needs of Sustainalytics’ clients.
Under the leadership of the Senior Consultant, Process Excellence, you will be responsible for :
Collaborates with operational staff to establish quality control procedures, standards and systems;
Act as a change advocate ensuring process sustainability;
Improving and promoting the culture of continuous improvement, by embedding CI methodologies into the way of working;
Working closely with operational teams to support & translate the operational improvement into quantifiable benefits, acting as SME in CI methodologies;
Participating in and / or leading operational improvement initiatives
Analyzing and deconstructing complex business problems into manageable process improvement projects or programs
Collaborating with departmental stakeholders in understanding operational challenges and identifying opportunities to improve business processes to enable the organization to better achieve its goals
Eliciting requirements and driving process change using staff interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, surveys, business process descriptions, business analysis and workflow analysis
Identifying key quality risks across teams and building tools to address and monitor these risks
Designing and / or implementing end to end process changes (including policies, KPIs, data reporting, governance, SLAs, workflows) to ensure efficiency, and effectiveness of processes to meet business objectives, compliance with regulations, legal contracts and other requirements to minimize liability and risk
Providing input into the development of technical solutions to support and automate processes as needed
Acting as a change agent to drive quality improvements and continuous improvement projects
Guide and support team members through complex process and operational change initiatives
2-5 years of experience in continuous improvement / operational excellence, ideally in data and research firms.
Demonstrated ability to create solutions that significantly improve practices that achieve successful business outcomes.
Six sigma or lean methodology certification.
Strong project management skills.
Self-starter with a high degree of ownership, sound business acumen and advanced analytical skills including workflow mapping, ROI quantification, Excel and Minitab.
Strong communication and influencing skills.
Proactive in seeking out learning opportunities.
High tolerance for ambiguity and adept at driving outcomes within a dynamic environment
Alignment with the company’s mission, vision and values.
Nice to have
PMP or similar project management certification.
Undergraduate / post-secondary education.
ISO 9001 : 2015 certification
Change Management accreditation.
Experience building reports and dashboards using SQL,
AppScript / Java / Python, Power BI, PowerApps.
Sustainalytics is a Morningstar company dedicated to responsible investment with over 25 years' experience in ESG research and ratings.
With an extensive client base across asset managers, asset owners and investment banks, our mission is to provide the insights required for investors and companies to make more informed decisions that lead to a more just and sustainable global economy.
As Morningstar’s ESG center of excellence we are responsible for driving both the commercial success and innovation of its ESG products as well as its overall ESG strategy.
In these times, we rely on virtual team meetings and management practices, as well as a remote buddy program, to support a smooth integration in our virtual offices.
New team members are onboarded and start their first day with the company from the safety of their homes.
For more information, visit www.sustainalytics.com