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Sustainability Analyst - Japanese Speaker



Posted 1 week ago

Join the forefront of corporate sustainability with EcoVadis and drive global change


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Tokyo, Japan

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Organisation summary:
EcoVadis offers a dynamic opportunity to influence corporate sustainability on a global scale. As a market leader in sustainability ratings, we provide actionable insights through our expert team and advanced technology. Our purpose-driven mission is to steer companies toward a greener future, creating a positive impact on environmental, social, and ethical practices. Join us for a rewarding career surrounded by passionate professionals.

  • Role Summary:
    • Perform qualitative analysis on company sustainability management systems.
    • Apply the evolving EcoVadis methodology based on international CSR standards.
    • Communicate with companies for assessment clarifications.
    • Conduct quality checks and meet daily targets.
    • Contribute to a culture of excellence and continuous improvement.
  • Role Requirements:
    • Minimum 6 months of relevant professional experience.
    • Proficient in English and preferably Japanese.
    • Background in Sustainability or Sustainable Development is a plus.
    • Familiarity with G-Suite and strong analytical skills.
    • Ability to work independently and adapt to change.
  • Application Process Details:
    • Submit CV in English.
    • Open to individuals with diverse professional and educational backgrounds.
    • Adjustments available for candidates with special requirements 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

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 assess and report on the quality and robustness of the sustainability management systems of companies from all over the world.

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.


  • Minimum 6 months professional experience, ideally in a related field that focused on Sustainability or Sustainable Development
  • Fluency in English (reading, writing and oral)
  • High proficiency in Japanese as a great asset
  • Preferably Bachelor’s degree with focus on Sustainability as a plus
  • Proficiency in G-Suite applications
  • Strong reading and comprehension skills 
  • Demonstrate analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Confidence to work independently and autonomously, manage time effectively and know when to ask for help
  • Ability to work to daily targets
  • Being adaptable to change
  • Communicate with honesty and kindness
  • Collaborative and seeks to build trusting relationships

Additional Information

  • Beginning: ASAP
  • Full time position
  • Location: Yotsuya Tokyo
  • In return for your expertise and energy, we offer:

  • Working Hours: 40 hours per week from Monday to Friday
  • Social Insurance
  • Commuting Allowance
  • Work Model: Hybrid Work Model


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Our hiring team looks forward to reviewing your CV, in English, 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, including the provision of interview questions, 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).

キーワード: サステナビリティ、CSR、企業の社会的責任、持続可能なサプライチェーン、持続可能な調達、ESG、SaaS、コーポレート・サステナビリティ、インパクト、コンサルティング、アナリスト、プログラムマネージャー、アカウントマネージャー、カスタマーサクセス


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