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Sustainability Analyst

EcoVadis

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Join EcoVadis and become a catalyst for global sustainability in business practices

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Ebène, Mauritius

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Organisation summary:
EcoVadis is at the forefront of driving sustainable change within the business world. With an international team and advanced technology, EcoVadis offers sustainability ratings that help companies understand and improve their environmental, social, and ethical impacts. Join us for an opportunity to grow your career and make a significant contribution alongside a passionate team of professionals.

Role Summary:

  • Analyze and assess company sustainability management systems.
  • Apply rigorous international CSR standards within the EcoVadis methodology.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement of sustainability practices globally.
  • Work with diverse companies, providing detailed and actionable insights.
  • Collaborate with an international team to advance the sustainability agenda.

Role Requirements:

  • Minimum 6 months of professional experience in a related field.
  • Understanding of sustainability or sustainable development is beneficial.
  • Proficient in G-Suite and fluent in English and French; other languages are a plus.
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail and the ability to work independently.
  • Adaptable to change and able to work towards daily targets.
  • Preferably holds a Bachelor's degree with a focus on Sustainability.

Benefits Include:

  • Competitive salary with performance bonuses.
  • Comprehensive onboarding and professional growth opportunities.
  • Flexible and hybrid working policies, along with remote work options.
  • Support with office and IT equipment, wellness, and travel allowances.
  • Pension contributions and optional health coverage.

EcoVadis is an inclusive and respectful company that values the uniqueness and diversity of its employees. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply, and we are committed to providing adjustments as needed during the hiring process.

Company Description

Work smart, have fun and make an impact!

Our purpose is to guide all companies toward a sustainable world. EcoVadis is the leading provider of business sustainability ratings. Our solutions are backed by an international team of experts and powerful technology. We analyze data and build sustainability scorecards that give companies actionable insights into their environmental, social and ethical risks. 

Why apply to EcoVadis? Be a part of the global sustainability change in business. Grow your career. Work with extraordinary people. Feel valued for your contribution.

Learn more about our team and culture on EcoVadis careers page. If you have questions about the company or open roles you can chat with an insider.

Job Description

Our Evaluation Services department produces independent, trusted and actionable ratings and insights that empower all companies to continuously improve their sustainable business practices, ultimately contributing to a positive change at a global scale.

As a Sustainability Analyst you will be working with companies from all over the world, assessing and reporting on the quality and robustness of their sustainability management systems.

Data analysis will be primarily qualitative, centered around the analysis of a company’s management system documentation. You will become an expert in applying the EcoVadis methodology, built on the most rigorous international Corporate social responsibility (CSR) standards and frameworks (for example: GRI, ISO 26000), already 15 years in evolution. In a state of virtuous advancement, the methodology continues to be driven forward by strong market forces, societal expectations and emerging regulation.

In this role, you will bring your unique skills to add value to our approach. Quality is a non-negotiable part of our work, all our analysts follow a set of analysis guidelines to ensure we're working in concision. Attention to detail, being adaptable to change and acquiring new skills quickly are key to your success in the rating process. We are a team of sustainability changemakers rallying together to drive positive impact to business practices across the world and we can’t wait to have you join us!

Day-to day activity of the role

  • Assess a company’s management system documentation, applying the EcoVadis methodology during the entire analysis process
  • Understanding of sustainability management system documentation provided by rated companies, extraction and synthesis of material sustainability data related to environmental, social, ethics and supply chain
  • Follow up with rated companies when needed, to clarify specific issues related to their assessment 
  • Review regularly updates regarding Ecovadis methodology and apply them to assessment process
  • Complete quality checks during assessment process
  • Working on daily targets
  • Confirm the implementation of a rated company’s sustainability management system components using the EcoVadis methodology guidelines. 
  • Additional responsibilities related to the function may be required.

How you will grow

When you join the team you will be welcomed into a robust training program designed to master the topics of sustainability, including the EcoVadis methodology, and assess a company’s sustainability management system with confidence. You will have training coordinators dedicated to your professional growth in the first month, supported by senior analysts providing feedback and suggestions on your work. Once your training is completed, you will begin working on a greater diversity of companies, increasingly complex with a variety of unique contexts.

In addition, you will also have the opportunity to gradually pivot some of your time to work on development projects to grow other aspects of your career. These projects often include colleagues from our international team of analysts.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 6 months professional experience in a related field
  • Experience in Sustainability/Sustainable Development is a plus
  • Proficiency in G-Suite applications
  • Fluency in English and French (reading, writing and oral) - other languages a plus
  • Strong reading and comprehension skills
  • Preferably Bachelor’s degree with focus on Sustainability as a plus
  • Demonstrate analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Confidence to work independently and autonomously
  • Ability to work on daily targets
  • Being adaptable to change
  • Communicate with honesty and kindness
  • Collaborative and seeks to build trusting relationships

Additional Information

Location: Ebene, Mauritius

Starting date: 5 August 2024

Position: Permanent contract (After successful 6 months Internship)

Everyone at EcoVadis contributes to a culture of trust, respect and empowerment. Our growing team in Mauritius is full of talented professionals from various fields who all share a desire to make an impact. We offer competitive salaries and support personal growth from day one with extensive onboarding, mentoring and a brand new e-learning platform bursting with courses and modules so you can learn new skills and fine-tune old ones.

What we offer:

  • Support with all the necessary office and IT equipment
  • Wellness allowance
  • Work from Home Allowance
  • Travel Grant allowance
  • Annual performance bonus
  • Remote work from abroad policy
  • Flexible working hours
  • Hybrid working policy
  • Pension contributions and optional private health coverage
  • Internet and electricity bill allowance
  • CSR activities
  • Community service day when volunteering

Our hiring team looks forward to reviewing your CV, with a guaranteed response to every application. A new job with purpose awaits you.

Don’t fit all the criteria but still think you’d be a good candidate? Please apply anyway to give our hiring team the opportunity to assess your skills and to learn more about what you could bring to EcoVadis. We’re interested in hiring capable people, regardless of professional and educational background.

Can the hiring process be adjusted to suit my needs? Yes. We want everyone going through the hiring process with EcoVadis to feel confident that you are able to demonstrate your full potential. We welcome applications from disabled people, people with long-term health conditions, and neurodiverse candidates. If you need any adjustments, please let the hiring team know.

Our team’s strength comes from everyone’s uniqueness and is founded upon mutual respect. EcoVadis commits to equity, inclusion and reducing bias in our hiring processes. EcoVadis does not accept any form of discrimination based on color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, citizenship, religion, beliefs, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, neurodiversity, disability, parental status, or any other protected characteristic that makes you unique. In your application, we encourage you to remove personal information such as: photographs, marital status, number of children, religion, gender, residential postal code, university graduation date, past medical or parental leave(s) taken, nationality (instead, please state if you are legally eligible to work in the job region/country), university name (instead, please state any degrees obtained and the study major).

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