Our client aims to make a practical contribution to sustainability and social justice. They focus on international commodity chains, the financial sector, government policies and Corporate Social Responsibility. To expand our financial research capacity, we are looking for an experienced Database Manager.

Your role would be to support the financial researchers with extracting, managing, analysing and visualising data on companies and financial institutions. Data will be extracted from databases such as Bloomberg, Refinitiv, IJGlobal, Pitchbook, Orbis and others, but also collected from company publications such as annual reports. Data management aims to store and retrieve data for all research projects systematically, to enable deeper and different analyses and to answer research questions as efficiently as possible.

The outcomes of our financial research result will support NGOs, trade unions and governments to address the negative sustainability impacts of corporate actors and to stimulate adequate CSR policies and regulations which foster sustainable and inclusive development.

We expect you to:

• feel highly motivated to foster the integration of sustainability and social justice in corporate practices;
• have keen analytical skills and love working with large datasets;
• enjoy supporting colleagues to make their financial research as efficient as possible;
• have experience with data warehousing tools (e.g. Snowflake, Google Cloud, Redshift, SQL
Server, Panoply) and data management tools (e.g. MySQL, SQL Server Management Studio,
Oracle RDBMS);
• preferably have experience as well with data analysis tools (Python, R, Jupyter, Apache Spark,
• have good verbal and written communication skills in the English language;
• use your creativity to optimize our research processes; and
• live within commuting distance of our office or have the willingness to relocate.
We offer:
• the opportunity to contribute to challenging and varied research projects with a high social relevance;
• an organizational structure which aims to enable your personal and professional development;
• an international team of highly motivated colleagues with diverse fields of expertise;
• a friendly office close to the Amsterdam Sloterdijk train station;
• a contract for 28 to 40 hours per week (to be determined in consultation);
• flexible working hours and the option to work up to 80% from home;
• an initial monthly salary (based on 40 hours/week) between € 3,261 and € 3,666, depending on experience;
• a good pension scheme and other fringe benefits.

If you have further questions, feel free to send us a message.

Please send your application, including a motivation letter, a curriculum vitae and a sample of your research work, no later than 9 April 2023 to recruitment@refugeestartforce.eu