Carbon Analyst

Planet Mark

£30,000 - £40,000 pa (dependant on experience)

Paid • Full Time • Permanent [email protected] Ker

Sectors: carbon, climate & energy, sustainability

Closing date: Not specified, apply soon!

An exceptional opportunity has become available for a Carbon Analyst looking to work for a fast-growing brand that is having a positive impact on the world.

We see a world where we all contribute to a thriving planet and together, we are a collective force for good.

Planet Mark enables organisations and their people to positively transform society, the environment, and the economy. It is a sustainability certification which recognises outstanding achievements, encourages action, and builds an empowered community of like-minded individuals.

A key part of our work is to demonstrate that sustainability is good for business and that business is a power for good in society and the environment.

You’ll be joining at an exciting stage for this fast-growing brand as it expands in the UK and begins to scale internationally. 

You will be part of a growing, highly analytical, data obsessed team with a 'can do' approach, that is passionate about making a difference and committed to collaborating, constantly improving, and striving to be at the forefront of sustainability – while having fun too! 


We are looking for an experienced carbon analyst with an exceptional eye for detail, and almost super-human data analyst skills, to assist our growing certification team. The certification team forms the heart of the Planet Mark, analysing our clients’ Scope 1, 2 and 3 data to allow their accreditation to the prestigious Planet Mark certification scheme. As well as working with their data you will be dealing directly with our clients that range from start-ups, SMEs to large corporates, delivering carbon footprint analyses, carbon footprint verifications, SECR submissions, social value calculations, Scope 3 screening and more. Hence experience in client management is also essential.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conducting carbon footprint assessments and reporting using sustainability management software - from dealing with the client’s initial data submission, any data deficient, analysing their footprint and preparing and delivering their report.
  • Conducting verifications of GHG assessments completed by third-party analysts to ensure quality and undertaking non-financial reporting in terms of Social Value analysis.
  • Assisting in the preparation of tenders for advisory services
  • Project management and delivery of sustainability consulting that is primarily data and footprint based, including scope 3 screening, SECR, sustainability engagement, research and policy and Net-Zero Carbon planning
  • Client relationship management

Required Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • At least 2 years’ experience in carbon footprint accounting and knowledge of greenhouse gas reporting and standards e.g. GHG Protocol, ISO 14064
  • Experience in audit/verifications of corporate carbon footprints using a variety of standards, including ideally ISO 14064-3
  • Strong mathematical and analytical background
  • Excellent project management skills with a proven track-record of success
  • Advanced user of Microsoft Excel and excellent IT skills
  • Excellent organisational skills and high attention to detail
  • Demonstrable work experience within corporate sustainability and environmental management services.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Knowledge of SECR, experience in scope 3 screening, development, and delivery of sustainability strategies for businesses
  • Experience in preparing and winning proposals and projects for sustainability consulting
  • Experience working with large, multinational companies, either in house or as consultancy
  • Experience in sustainability engagement and communications
  • Experience with sustainability software e.g. Sofi Salesforce
  • Industry qualification (e.g. IEMA)

This is a full-time position, working remotely from home with weekly team meetings in London. Due to continued growth of our business, recruitment for this role is ongoing and therefore start date is flexible.

Salary: negotiable, and dependent on experience, but expected to lie with the range of £30-40K

If you are interested in this role, please forward your CV and a cover letter that explicitly addresses why you believe your skills and previous experience matches this job role to [email protected]. Due to the volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

The diversity of our talents, ideas and experiences is our true strength. Planet Mark foster an inclusive workplace where all employees are valued and have the opportunity to reach their full potential. We want all our employees to feel valued and appreciated for who they are, where they come from, and what they have achieved. Part of this commitment is being an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, and age.