We are hiring - Intern in Sustainable Finance (50% - 100%)
NEWS 21.03.2024

We are hiring - Intern in Sustainable Finance (50% - 100%)

EUROFIMA European Company for the Financing of Railroad Rolling Stock is a supranational organization in Basel, Switzerland. EUROFIMA fulfils a non-profit maximizing mission to support the development of public service passenger rail transportation in its 25 contracting states. EUROFIMA provides competitive financing to support its shareholder railways in renewing and modernizing their equipment.

As of May 2024 – or by arrangement – we are looking for an

Intern in Sustainable Finance (50-100%)

At EUROFIMA, we're committed to leading the way in sustainability and responsible investing. Our Front Office unit is at the forefront of this effort with many ongoing initiatives and projects. We're looking for a dedicated professional to join our dynamic team and contribute to our sustainability goals.

Responsibilities and Impact:

  • Collaborate with the Treasury & Asset Management unit on projects to measure financed emissions (Scope 1, 2, and 3)
  • Assist in evaluating the ESG risks associated with individual investment portfolios
  • Work closely with the Front Office team, providing support to elevate our sustainability engagements with shareholders using the internally developed Shareholder Assessment Framework
  • Be involved in the EUROFIMA evaluation of Sustainability Reporting Standards

Qualifications and Experience:

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree with a strong foundation in analysis, critical thinking, and problem-solving relevant to fields such as Banking/Finance, Economics, or Sustainability (Candidates with equivalent expe-rience or knowledge in related areas are encouraged to apply)
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct thorough analysis and present data-driven solutions. Experience in tackling complex problems and making informed decisions is essential
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel, and a strong foundation in programming (e.g., VBA, Python, SQL). Familiarity with web development languages (HTML/CSS) is beneficial
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills in English, with the ability to articulate ideas clearly and persuasively in diverse settings. Proficiency in additional languages such as German, French, and/or Slavic languages is highly valued and can enhance team collaboration and client engagement
  • Proven ability to efficiently manage and prioritize multiple tasks and projects in a dynamic environment, ensuring timely and high-quality outcomes

What we offer:

  • A role at the heart of our sustainability strategy, with opportunities to make a significant impact
  • A supportive, collaborative work environment that values innovation and creativity
  • Comprehensive benefits, ongoing professional development, and a commitment to work-life balance

About the Internship:

The duration of the internship is 6 months, with a possibility of extension. You will work in our new offices at Meret Oppenheim Platz 1 C in Basel, close to the main train station or from home. We look forward to receiving your complete application in English including your motivation letter/email at jobs@eurofima.org.

About us:

EUROFIMA is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse environment and supporting flexible working arrangements. At EUROFIMA, we work in small interactive teams and foster an environment for fast learners eager to create an impact with their daily work. From day one, you will assume a high level of responsibility and independence.

If you have any questions concerning the position, please contact Kristina Micic, Portfolio Manager & Lead Sustainability Integration, at kristina.micic@eurofima.org.