Footprinting Analyst

Footprinting Analyst 

Contract Term: Permanent

Location: London based, potentially with travel for client work

Closing date: 21st April 2019

Salary: Commensurate with experience 

We are looking for a passionate and motivated individual with strong analytical and problem solving skills to join the Carbon Trust as an Analyst.

For the first 12 months, the Analyst will be employed full time, as part of a specialist team creating a world leading carbon footprinting data asset using LCA-based techniques.

Subsequently the successful candidate will work in project teams to deliver high quality, high impact advice to clients. The work will offer a chance to work on an influential portfolio of UK and international projects.

The core responsibility of the Analyst will be to conduct LCA data research and analysis, to interpret LCA data and develop and communicate insights to businesses as part of a project deliverable. The Analyst will be expected to apply a high degree of independence and initiative in delivering high quality work.

We generally expect Analysts to spend significant time working in other teams during their first three years with the Carbon Trust, in order to develop broad ranging sustainability experience.

Main duties and responsibilities:

• For the first 12 months, delivering an important asset development project within a small team, based on LCA and other recognised carbon footprinting techniques
• Conducting primary and secondary data collection (e.g. through interviews, surveys and desk-based research)
• Developing and applying frameworks for analysis and problem-solving
• Executing analytical tasks on projects, such as market analysis, business and financial analysis, policy analysis and data modelling 
• Communicating findings orally and in writing (e.g. writing reports or producing PowerPoint slides)
• Contributing to business development and institution-building efforts where required (e.g. knowledge development, marketing and sales)

Key skills we are looking for:

• Excellent quantitative, analytical and problem-solving skills
• Fluent spoken and written English (other languages are an advantage)
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain productive relationships and influence decision-making, tailoring approach depending on the seniority level of business contacts
• Ability to work effectively with colleagues in a team environment, and to work on multiple client projects across a given time period
• Ability to think and work independently, taking the initiative and ‘ownership’ of tasks, having strong organisational and time management skills 
• Proven ability to use MS Excel for complex problem solving and analysis
• Experience in using MS PowerPoint and Word for communication and report writing
• Experience of LCA carbon footprinting, preferred
• Experience in database and statistical packages is an advantage, but not required

Qualifications required:

• Bachelor’s degree educated (or equivalent); graduates with at least a 2:1 level of achievement (or equivalent) are strongly preferred
• Relevant prior work experience is an advantage
• Experience in business/economic/market analysis and/or consultancy is an advantage but not essential
• Knowledge of carbon management, climate change and environmental sustainability is an advantage but not essential
• Native proficiency in another language is not a requirement but may be an advantage

Salary & Benefits: 

We offer a competitive salary and a performance based bonus. Our hours are 37.5 per week with 28 days paid holiday plus bank holidays and a generous pension scheme.

Our head office is in London, close to Blackfriars and Waterloo stations, we offer travel card loans, a cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers, company away days and a 24-hour Employee Assistance Helpline.

Joining the Carbon Trust provides an opportunity to work alongside some of the leading practitioners in the low carbon arena so if you are excited by this opportunity and would like to join us please click the apply button.

We are an equal opportunities employer, value diversity in our workforce and make our decisions based on your skills and experience. We can only accept applications from those who can prove their eligibility to work in the UK. No agencies or publications.


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