Apprentice Carbon Emission Analyst

Founder of Positive Planet and pragmatic environmentalist.

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Positive Planet is looking for an Apprentice Carbon Emissions Analyst to support the execution, research and delivery of our products to customers. You will play a key role in obtaining and processing scope 1,2 & 3 emissions data that will directly feed into client-facing reports.

The Role:

In this role, you’ll be working with customers to collect data in order to determine their carbon footprint. You will also be supporting the client with data to enable them to formulate a carbon reduction plan. In order to achieve this you will:

  • Support clients to collect data about their operations.
  • Process and standardise data as it is received.
  • Analyse the resulting information and work with suppliers to identify innovative solutions to help reduce the client’s emissions.
  • Research environmental legislation and stay abreast of any changes.
  • Produce regular reports to be presented back to clients by an account manager.
  • Support supply chain emissions calculations using customer data inputs, internal systems and emissions data.
  • Research and collect carbon emissions data from public and private sources.
  • Estimate time requirements of customer deliverables.
  • Work in tandem with the leadership team to iterate and/or develop internal data sourcing, processing and management processes.

 

The Person:

We’re looking for someone with a passion for sustainability and a real drive to help others reduce their carbon emissions. The ideal candidate will:

  • Love working with numbers and data.
  • Be excited to work for a fun, purpose-driven, fast-growing start-up.
  • Have excellent written and visual communication skills.
  • Enjoy research and implementing the latest legislation.
  • Have a passion for data visualisation and presenting data in the best way.
  • Be self-motivated to always go the extra mile to exceed expectations.
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We look for the following attributes in every person who joins our team: 

  • A genuine interest in other people and a natural curiosity to ask questions and find out more. 
  • A people person who can build strong relationships with colleagues and clients. 
  • High levels of energy, enthusiasm and determination to succeed. 
  • A passion for sustainability and a desire to have a positive impact.
  • Will contribute positively to making Positive Planet better for your colleagues and our clients.

 

Qualifications:

  • You’ll need to have a degree, or similar qualification/experience, in a related subject, such as sustainability, environmental science, finance, accounting or a data-driven technical field. 
  • Previous hands-on work experience working with databases and processing large volumes of data in Excel and/or Google Sheets familiarity with Google Apps Script is a plus.

 

The Package:

  • A basic salary of c.£20K is offered depending on experience
  • 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays plus your birthday 🎉
  • Great work environment with fantastic city-centre office, on-site gym plus flexible homeworking
  • Full training will be given with support provided to work towards and achieve a Sustainability Business Specialist (integrated degree) Level 7 qualification.
  • We are an equal opportunities employer and a Good Business Charter Member
To apply please email your CV to hq@positiveplanet.uk 

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Founder of Positive Planet and pragmatic environmentalist.

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