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Position: Junior Analyst
Organization: Offsetters
Location: Vancouver, BC

Role Description

We are hiring a highly self-motivated and passionate individual to join our Advisory Services team as a Junior Analyst. This individual will be responsible for preparing client deliverables such as GHG and water footprint calculations, life cycle assessments (LCAs), and reports for companies and events. The Junior Analyst will also be responsible for administrative and other support tasks related to environmental projects.

The Junior Analyst will spend most of their time working directly on GHG accounting projects, and the remainder of their time supporting the Director of Advisory Services by compiling, researching, analyzing and interpreting information, and keeping up to date with changing best practices for GHG accounting and LCAs. The Junior Analyst will report to the Director of Advisory Services, and work closely with other Analysts, and the Marketing and Client Engagement team to support successful delivery of services.

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent
Location: Vancouver
Department: Advisory Services
Job Start: February 1, 2021 (or sooner)

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Act as an in-house subject matter expert on GHG accounting standards, LCA practices, and GHG reporting and cap and trade systems
  • Conduct GHG accounting and LCAs for Offsetters’ clients, in compliance with industry standard methodologies including GHG assessments in a variety of contexts relating to the footprints of companies and events, and LCAs for products manufactured by various sectors
  • Collect and review data from clients in relation to GHG quantification and LCAs, including requesting emissions data and documentation, and conducting employee surveys
  • Write, edit, organize, and manage project documents and reports
  • Support the enhancement of analytical models and tools for Advisory Services, ensuring a consistent approach and level of rigour in all GHG assessments and LCAs
  • Research and develop a variety of high quality position papers, benchmarking reports, client and public surveys, and best practices, as needed
  • Maintain a database of internationally-published GHG reports (or links), for internal learning
  • Report to the Director of Advisory Services in regards to all consulting and research projects on a weekly basis
  • Write proposals for prospective clients
  • Support other team members with their duties, when requested

Required Qualifications

  • Post-Secondary degree: ideally in Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Sustainability, or equivalent
  • Interest in and understanding of climate change and environmental sciences
  • Strong skills and experience working with Excel
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • Ability to achieve objectives both independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels of an organization including clients and coworkers

Preferred Qualifications

  • One year of analytical work experience preferred, but new graduates are welcome
  • Demonstrated experience in GHG accounting and LCAs
  • Track record of independent research projects from conception to completion
  • A keen interest and awareness of key trends in industry, and the ability to communicate how these trends could potentially impact Offsetters and clients
  • Project management experience including the ability to complete projects according to client expectations, timelines and budgets

Behavioural Traits

  • Quality performer: consistently submits professional-quality deliverables
  • Detail oriented: focuses on details even in times of high pressure
  • Organized: ability to manage several projects under multiple deadlines, and effectively track time, budgets and project status
  • Resourceful: thrives in a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment
  • Flexible: we’re a small team, so we all need to take on various tasks
  • Passionate about fighting climate change, and protecting people and the environment

Key Reporting Relationship

Reports to: Director, Advisory Services; works closely with Director of Clean Technology, and Marketing & Client Engagement Department

Apply

Submit a single document that includes a resume and cover letter before January 21, 2021. Send email to careers@offsetters.ca

Benefits

The benefits of working at Offsetters include:

  • Health benefits package
  • Continual learning about the quickly changing sustainability industry keeps us all on our toes. Plus, there are opportunities to attend conferences, webinars, seminars, etc.
  • Coworkers who are passionate about the environment, their jobs, and life in general
  • Flexible work hours and location - work from home or on the go, when you need to

We offer a ‘holistic’ benefits package, including:

  • Competitive salary and performance based bonuses
  • Flexible work hours
  • Health benefits package
  • Flexible work location - work from home or a coffee shop or on the go when you need to
  • Regular performance reviews and engagement surveys to make sure everyone is challenged and happy
  • Continual learning – just keeping up with the fast changing sustainability industry keeps us all on our toes. Plus there are opportunities for conferences, webinars, seminars, etc.
  • Coworkers who are passionate about the environment, their jobs, and life in general.

It sounds cheesy, but we've learned from experience that 'cultural fit' really is an important factor when hiring new team members. Our 'core values' are passion, integrity, and possibility and when we did some brainstorming about what this means, we came up with this list:

PASSION

  • Commitment to the end goal, flexibility to the process
  • Enthusiastic conviction
  • Relentless education of ourselves and our clients and partners
  • Driven, responsive

INTEGRITY

  • We are true to ourselves and honest with others
  • We act with courage and make hard choices
  • We are open and transparent in our communication with each other
  • We build relationships based on collaboration and shared values

POSSIBILITY

  • We create new ways to catalyze change
  • We demonstrate knowledge and willingness to learn
  • We recognize opportunities and anticipate outcomes
  • We inspire stakeholders
  • We visualize success
  • We imagine and experiment
  • We get ‘er done

Offsetters provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical ability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or genetics.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date publiée : Jan 11 2021    Numéro : 58274