Sustainability Reporting Manager

Avieco Ltd

London
£40,000 - £45,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

avieco.com [email protected] People Manager

Sectors: sustainability, carbon, climate & energy

Closing date: Sunday, 20th June 2021   6 days left


SUSTAINABILITY REPORTING MANAGER

COMPETITIVE PACKAGE BASED ON EXPERIENCE – PASSIONATE TEAM – SERIOUS GROWTH POTENTIAL - PERMANENT, FULL TIME ROLE BASED IN LONDON

£40-45K

ABOUT AVIECO

We believe that sustainable business has a positive impact on our environment, society and economy - it is ambitious for all its stakeholders. Sustainable business is resilient, innovative and embraces change; and change must happen as what we do today will not be enough for tomorrow - every business must be sustainable. Our mission is to make sustainability more than a word 

Avieco is a market-leading independent sustainability team based in London. We work with great organisations that value our input and expertise – they include Google, Lloyds of London, Domino’s Pizza Group, the UK government, the European Investment Bank, Seasalt, Croda, Johnson Matthey, Royal Mail and many, many others.

We are hard-working and collaborative sustainability champions from diverse backgrounds. Together we take on each client’s sustainability challenge as if it were our own.

Sustainability can be tough – if it were easy, then our economies and societies would already be sustainable. To help our clients, each of us must dig in and get to the bottom of the challenge before working out the best way forward. Every day means tackling and solving new problems, crunching the numbers, and working with our clients to understand what’s really going on.

We are a team, an ambitious, dynamic, positive team. We succeed through deliberate, conscious, active collaboration and through a diversity of skills, expertise, opinion and background. We know that the best solutions are brave and inspiring – that they can come from anyone, and that everyone’s contribution can progress, develop and grow.

  • Purpose – your work matters, the team’s work matters. We have a mission that matters every day - we are here to make a better world. We want you to do the same. We want to be commercially successful doing that and we want you to share that success – you will know how well we are doing
  • Autonomy – you collaborate in dynamic teams to get the work done. You are mentored and guided to choose the right way to work for you. You have time to develop your thing. You know your goals and your responsibilities, and you know those of your team-mates.
  • Mastery - you work in the learning zone – not too easy, not too hard, just right. You get feedback, guidance and support. You actively collaborate to build and share skills and expertise, you work with experts, you share your knowledge and skills and follow your career journey.

Since 2007 we have grown one of the best sustainability teams in the industry and we are still growing. Our vision is to be the best independent sustainability team in the world, owned by the people in it.

  • We are looking for new team members who want to join a mission to make sustainability more than a word, by inspiring, challenging, understanding and empowering the clients we work with.
  • We want people that are prepared to grab hold of our clients’ energy, waste, reporting, supply chain, plastics, renewables, transport and social challenges, and help shape workable solutions.
  • We are looking for people who can embody our values - we only succeed when:
    • We take on our clients’ sustainability challenges as if they were our own.
    • Our business is sustainable. 
    • We are as diverse as the communities and issues in which we work. 
    • We nurture and support the development of everyone in the team. 
    • We truly collaborate inside and outside the business.
    • We raise the bar – we dare, we challenge, we expect the best from each other. 

There is no limit to what you can get involved with as part of our growing team. An open mind, a keen interest to learn and a drive to tackle some of the greatest challenges of our generation is essential. We expect everyone at Avieco to progress and promotion is an important part of life here. If you are self-motivated, like a challenge, want to make a difference, take pride in delivering high-quality work and thrive in a collaborative environment - you’ll fit in just fine! 

THE ROLE

This role is part of Avieco’s rapidly growing Analytics Team, where we are pushing to improve sustainability analysis so that data is much more than just a disclosure exercise. Our mission is to Bring sustainability to life through data; having better processing, smarter analytics and looking for insight that can drive real change. We can change how companies are approaching their sustainability ambitions and help forge paths towards a net-zero World.

We are looking person with a passion for data and GHG reporting to join our team to manage the delivery of data projects. The right candidate will love translating and communicating sustainability data to clients. Our team are open to change so the right person can help shape our direction and see their ideas implemented.

The key objectives of this role are:

  • Presenting our findings to clients – meeting regularly with our clients to discuss the results of the data analysis from the team. This will be through the mediums of dynamic dashboards, PowerPoint presentations, or workshops.
  • Improve our GHG reporting – using your knowledge and experience of GHG reporting you will support the business improve its knowledge and processes. If you have experience of verification either within sustainability or another sector this can be of benefit.
  • Manage data driven sustainability projects – you will need to be able to manage multiple data projects with varying deadlines. Each project will have different objectives, different timelines, and will need to be tightly monitored.
  • Drive collaboration – our team will need to work collaboratively with all parts of Avieco, you will need to be able to encourage communication and teamwork with all areas of the business.
  • Support the development of our analytics capabilities - the requirements for new ways to interpret sustainability data is increasing. You will need to explore different techniques and analyses, independently and as part of a team, to strengthen our value to clients.
  • Support the retention and growth of our accounts – as Avieco continues to grow, we need more managers to support the retention of our clients and increase our services with them. It will be a key responsibility to ensure retention of our key reporting clients as well as identifying and developing new commercial opportunities.
  • Be a leader in our continuous improvement and training programme – we must continually improve to ensure the team is as efficient as possible. You will need to help drive our automation efforts and ensure that the team is trained in a consistent manner.

SKILLS WE ARE LOOKING FOR

We need an organised self-starter who will help us to deliver, develop and enhance our data processing and analysis. The skills we are looking for are:

  • Effective communication – articulate, concise, and impactful; from reports to presentations.
  • Personal organisation – great time management and prioritisation skills; comfortable with managing multiple deadlines and priorities.
  • Numerate and analytical – at ease with both quantitative and qualitative analysis
  • Commercial acumen – ability to spot opportunities and ensure services are profitable.
  • Attention to detail – a keen eye for attention to detail; little slips past you.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Essential

  • 2+ years’ professional experience of GHG Reporting including SECR
  • 1+ years’ professional experience of management responsibilities.
  • Previous experience in BI & data transformation tools.
  • Extremely proficient with Microsoft Excel with experience of manipulating large data sets.
  • Strong interest in the sustainability sector.
  • You must be eligible to work in the UK.

Highly Desirable

  • User of Alteryx in a previous role.
  • Previous experience of sustainability reporting such as TCFD, GRESB or GRI standards.
  • Previous experience in either verification or assurance, this can be another in another sector.

THE OFFER 

  • £40,000 to £45,000, depending on skills/experience plus
  • A career journey and personal development plan including details of the next promotion as soon as you start
  • A mentor and regular personal development planning
  • Personal training budget
  • Pension plan
  • Employee share scheme
  • Smartphone and laptop
  • Great office in central London
  • Results based working
  • 25 holiday days
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Regular socials

BETTER TOGETHER 

At Avieco, diversity and inclusion are more than a mission to make people feel valued and included – it’s what makes us great at what we do. We take pride in encouraging people from all walks of life to come as they are, not only because it’s the right thing to do but because we fully believe that it allows us to better understand each other, better understand our clients and better solve sustainability challenges. We strongly encourage applications from all sectors of society and particularly those that are underrepresented in our team. 

LOCATION

You will be based at our central London offices in Clerkenwell. There is an occasional requirement to travel to client offices.

YOUR APPLICATION

To apply, please send a cover letter explaining what you can bring to this role, why this is a good next step in your career, and how you meet the skills and experience sought along with a CV detailing your relevant experience.

Applications without a CV and cover letter will not be reviewed.

Please send your application to [email protected] with the subject title “Sustainability Reporting Manager” by midnight Sunday 20th June 2021. Please note CVs will be reviewed on a rolling basis, giving preference to early applicants. 

The positions are intended to commence as soon as possible.

For more information about our team at Avieco and the clients we work with see: www.avieco.com