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Climate Action Data Analyst

Portsmouth, Hampshire, United Kingdom, £28,157 , Permanent

Posted: 15 hours ago


Do you want to be part of a community and grow a career? At Southern Co-op we work hard because we want to do well and the more successful we are the more we can give back to our members and communities - that's the beauty of a co-operative.

The Opportunity

We are looking for someone who loves getting into the detail of data with the ability to identify trends and a passion for climate/sustainability/environmental change.

We have set ourselves ambitious targets to reduce carbon, energy consumption, waste water and supply chain emissions and we need your help to get into the detail, monitor what is happening within the business and bring the data to life.

Excellent Excel skills will be required and this role will evolve in the future by using different methods to capture and display the data in an easier to digest format.

If you would like to make a real difference to our impact on the environment, then apply today.

Hybrid working options are available.

Key Accountabilities

Collates, monitors, manages and improves the completeness, accuracy and timeliness of all carbon (scopes 1, 2 and 3) and broader environmental data.

Supports the development of data management tools (in house and/or external) working closely with all external parties critical to data provision to understand and analyse data trends (e.g. Co-op Power, contractors, suppliers etc.).

Creates audience specific carbon reports (e.g. Climate Action Group) and recommendations supporting climate programme impact and analysis and external sustainability reporting requirements (e.g. Southern Co-op's Annual Review and corporate website).

Supports delivery of resulting actions identified from data analyses in support of Southern Co-op's Climate Action Plan and targets.

Delivers data to support legislative environmental reporting requirements (e.g. Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS), Streamlined Energy & Carbon Reporting (SECR)) or external indices or voluntary initiatives the business decides to participate in).

Provides carbon knowledge, expertise and technical support based on analysis and knowledge of energy, waste, water and other environmental data to influence Southern Co-op decision making, identifying future opportunities and solutions for carbon reduction.

Tracks progress with capital investments (energy and carbon reduction), providing updates to relevant project managers.

Carries out required competitor/peer benchmarking.

Collaborates with other societies and / or businesses to share best practice and insight, attending relevant industry and sustainability events and networks.

Key experience, knowledge and skills

Degree level or equivalent experience preferred, ideally in an environmental science / environmental engineering / sustainability.

Experience of working as an environmental data analyst or in a similar role.

Passion and interest in sustainability and climate action.

Strong numerical and analytical abilities with a technical mind set.

Has an advanced experience in using business information reporting tools such as Cognos, Excel, business databases etc

Strong understanding of carbon and environmental reporting requirements.

Ability to communicate complex data to analytical and non-analytical audiences.

An individual with a strong drive to succeed, proactive, autonomous and self motivating with the ability to communicate at all levels is desirable.

If you're passionate about sustainability, and have a background in a fast-paced environment then we would love to hear from you. In return, we will offer a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to develop your skills and grow your career.

About us

Southern Co-op is a large, independent co-operative society established in Portsmouth over 145 years ago. Operating across 11 counties in the south of England, our main business is food where we have a network of over 200 stores. We also offer end of life services which includes funeral homes, crematoria and a natural burial ground.

Many of our Managers have progressed up through the business and we take pride in developing our people

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Portsmouth, Hampshire, United Kingdom