ESG Rating Management Specialist





We see it as our daily mission to make a significant contribution to greater safety and efficiency on roads and railways. That goes for passenger and goods transport - all over the world.

Making mobility safe on roads and railways - that is the mission driving us each and every day at Knorr-Bremse. It has been that way for over 110 years. Today the Knorr-Bremse Group, based in Munich, is the world's leading manufacturer of braking systems and a leading supplier of safety-critical sub-systems for rail and commercial vehicles. As an innovator in our fields, we advance developments in mobility and transport technologies.



Daily tasks:

  • Processing of in total 7 important ESG-ratings (SAM, ISS, Sustainalytics, MSCI, CDP, SAQ/NQC and Ecovadis)
  • Alignment of KB rating communication rules
  • Interface coordination/alignment with CR and other relevant departments (Governance, Compliance, IR, HR, PU, HSE, Eco-Design etc.)
  • Systematic management of status quo including analysis of strength and weaknesses followed by a deduction and implementation of performance improvements
  • Conduct of future impact assessments
  • Participation in stakeholder meetings, in internal/external IR-meetings (interface IR)
  • Participation in ESG trainings and webinars
  • Integration of new ESG-areas/topics in KB
  • Regular performance review and reporting to KB management and future target setting
  • Systematic integration of Rating requirements in sustainability reporting
  • Supporting yearly sustainability report generation


Expected skills set:

  • University degree in a relevant field (e. g. environmental studies, sustainability, economics, finance)
  • Experience in the areas of investor relations, controlling, corporate finance, auditing, sustainability or management consulting with a recognizable reference to the topic
    of ESG / sustainability
  • Understanding of sustainable finance and the common ESG reporting standards
    (e. g. the GRI Standards for Sustainability Reporting, the EU taxonomy, the CSR guideline
    and the methodology of ESG rating agencies)
  • High affinity for IT - very good knowledge of MS Office (especially PowerPoint and Excel)
  • Very strong analytical and communicative skills as well as resilience
  • Very good communication and presentation skills in English
  • Independent way of working as well as structured and strategic way of thinking and acting, high level of commitment with a proven driven mentality, strong networking skills


What you can expect from us:

  • Job opportunity with long-term perspective in stable international company
  • Full-time job, unlimited contract
  • Home-office, 5 weeks of holiday, Meal vouchers, Cafeteria benefit system, Pension insurance contribution, etc.
  • Relocation support if needed (company flat, financial support)


Please apply in ENGLISH only! Feel free to contact us for further information.


Through a blend of engineering excellence, sustainable development and social responsibility, our employees help to drive progress at more than 100 sites in 30 countries. We offer you an exciting role with plenty of variety in an international environment, as part of an attractive package that extends from flexible working hour models, via professional and personal development opportunities, all the way to sports and healthcare programs.


Then join us! We look forward to receiving your online application!