Sustainability Analyst

  • Ebène, Quatre Bornes, Mauritius
  • Full-time

Company Description

EcoVadis offers an exciting, truly international job opportunity in an innovative and dynamic environment. Awarded as the fastest-growing startup in the sustainable supply chain space, EcoVadis is driven by a young team of over 40 nationalities making a real impact on the environmental and social practices of companies around the world. We aim at improving environmental and social practices of companies by leveraging the influence of global supply chain. More than 150 global multinational companies have selected the EcoVadis solution, including Verizon, GSK, Coca Cola Enterprises, Nestle, Johnson & Johnson, Renault, ING Bank, and Subway!

Job Description

About the role

As a Sustainability Analyst you will be working with companies from all over the world, assessing and reporting on the quality and robustness of their sustainability management systems. Data analysis will be primarily qualitative, centered around the analysis of a company’s management system documentation. You will become an expert in applying the EcoVadis methodology, built on the most rigorous international CSR standards and frameworks (e.g. GRI, ISO 26000), already 13 years in evolution! In a state of virtuous advancement, the methodology continues to be driven forward by strong market forces, societal expectations and emerging regulation. It goes without saying that being flexible and adaptable to change is a must! In your role, you will also have the opportunity to contribute to advancing our world class methodology and bring your unique skills to add value to our approach. Quality is a non-negotiable part of our work, all our analysts follow a set of analysis guidelines to ensure we're working in concision. You will be a key stakeholder in the rating process, so having an eye for detail and an ability to learn quickly is key to your success. We are a team of sustainability changemakers rallying together to drive positive impact to business practices across the world, and can’t wait to have you join us!

A day in the life

  • Understanding of sustainability management system documentation provided by rated companies, extraction and synthesis of material sustainability data related to environmental, social, ethics and supply chain

  • Identification of the main characteristics of a rated company e.g. company size, operational category, presence in risk countries.

  • Confirm the implementation of a rated company’s sustainability management system components using the EcoVadis methodology guidelines. 

  • Follow up with rated companies, where needed, to clarify specific issues related to their assessment.

  • Contribution to the development and the improvement of the assessment methodology is encouraged.

Additional responsibilities related to the function may be required.

How you will grow

When you start with the company you will be welcomed into a robust 1+ month training program designed to master the topics of sustainability and the EcoVadis methodology, and assess a company’s sustainability management system with confidence. You will have training coordinators dedicated to your professional growth in the first month, supported by senior analysts providing feedback and suggestions on your work. Once your training is completed, you will begin working on a greater diversity of companies, increasingly complex with a variety of unique contexts. In addition you will also have the opportunity to gradually pivot some of your time to work on methodology development projects to grow other aspects of your career. These projects are often made-up of an international team of analysts, from our offices in Tokyo all the way to New York City.

Qualifications

  • Degree holder, ideally in Sustainable Development or Corporate Social Responsibility, Business Administration, Finance, Research Analysis, Environmental or Chemical Engineering, or Social and Environmental Audit Background.

  • Master degree with a specialization in Sustainable Development or Sustainability 

  • Minimum of 5 years working experience in a related field

  • Management experience

  • Proficiency in G-Suite applications

  • Fluent in English and French. (Additional languages such as Chinese, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese, and Russian is a plus)

Must have

  • Demonstrated analytical skills, detail-oriented

  • Confidence to work independently and autonomously, self-driven

  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral 

  • Thrives in international environments

  • Capacity to work in a fast growth environment, adaptability

  • Communicates with honesty and kindness

  • Collaborative, builds trusting relationships 

  • Uses fun as a way of being and working

Additional Information

Give your career a boost! Join an outstanding team of talented individual working on a project that makes sense...

What EcoVadis offers:

  • Challenges and opportunities to exchange skills and ideas within a multinational team

  • Ability to work in an autonomous way and in an environment where your ideas are valued

  • Training

  • Casual and very friendly environment

  • Medical scheme, Pension scheme and other interesting benefits.

  • Location: Mauritius

Beginning: ASAP

Employment Type: Full-Time permanent

Location: Ebene/Mauritius

For more information about EcoVadis please visit our site: www.ecovadis.com

EcoVadis in 2 minutes: http://intro.ecovadis.com/

EcoVadis does not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected category.

 

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