Equity Analyst Thematic Investing

Robeco Switzerland Ltd
Zurich, Switzerland
03 Feb 2023
05 Mar 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The investment teams in Zurich manage various thematic investment funds amongst others related to water, circular economies and healthy living. The Trends and Thematic teams, situated in Rotterdam and Zurich, is an experienced and leading entity in Thematic Investing. The team consists of 29 investment professionals with ambitious plans to expand the business over the coming years.

Your main responsibilities
  • Analyze financial statements and research reports, meet with senior management of listed companies and build/maintain financial models to assess the fair value of individual stocks
  • Sector/theme research and analysis. Study of external material to understand market trends in order to form your own opinion
  • Constant review and search of interesting investment opportunities
  • Discuss ESG challenges and opportunities with our inhouse sustainability experts
  • Presenting your investment ideas in the investment team
  • Supporting client portfolio managers (product specialists) and sales channels to market the investment strategy

  • Tertiary degree in finance or alternatively, tertiary degree in science with additional diplomas in finance
  • CFA or investment degree equivalent, a deep understanding of terminology in the asset management industry
  • At least 3-5 years of work experience within an international financial institution as financial analyst
  • Business fluency in English (written and spoken)

You bring the following skills
  • Highly motivated in understanding our sustainability themes and willing to develop them in a natural, enthusiastic way
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • High degree of integrity, loyalty and a true team player who thrives on cooperative growth
  • Energetic, entrepreneurial, goal and client oriented with a track record of achieving successful results in an investment function
  • High degree of self-motivation, autonomous work style, sense of responsibility and quality awareness


We are looking forward to receiving your complete application papers with a motivation letter. In case of questions please reach out directly to Head of Thematic Investing Water / Circular Economy / Health, Mr. Dieter Küffer dieter.kueffer@robeco.com. Only online applications via our Robeco job posting site are considered.

All applications will be treated with the utmost confidentiality. Assessment and integrity check may be part of the selection process.

About Robeco

Robeco is a pure-play international asset manager founded in 1929 with headquarters in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, and 16 offices worldwide. A global leader in sustainable investing since 1995, its integration of sustainable as well as fundamental and quantitative research enables the company to offer institutional and private investors an extensive selection of active investment strategies, for a broad range of asset classes. As at 31 December 2021, Robeco had EUR 201 billion in assets under management, of which EUR 195 billion is committed to ESG integration. Robeco is a subsidiary of ORIX Corporation Europe N.V. More information is available at www.robeco.com.

Robeco Switzerland certified equal pay employer

Robeco Switzerland Ltd has been issued a "Fair-ON-Pay" certificate of equal pay for women and men by the global quality controller SGS (Société Générale de Surveillance).

Robeco is committed to promoting diversity, equal opportunities and inclusion amongst its employees. We consider this to be a core value in the way we build our strategy, how we operate, how we recruit and how we shape our culture. The "Fair-ON-Pay" certificate recognizes Robeco Switzerland Ltd as a fair employer on gender equal pay and underlines its ongoing commitment to equal pay.
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