Sustainability Analyst

Position: Sustainability Analyst

Company: Ecometrica

Location: partly from home and from our Edinburgh office in the UK.

We have an open position for a sustainability analyst with a sharp mind, who is passionate about helping companies understand and report their climate change and sustainability impacts, and who is motivated to grow with us and stay for the long run.

Regardless of your level of experience, if you have a background in science, are smart, fun, love numbers, have outstanding attention to detail and organisational skills and a solid work ethic, read further… we’d love to hear from you!

Who is Ecometrica?

Ecometrica is a fast-growing award-winning international company specialized in software and services solutions to help organizations measure, report and understand their sustainability performance, risks and opportunities.

We’re passionate about sustainability and innovation, and always take a very robust and transparent approach to bring clarity to our clients via intuitive and easy to use top-of-class SaaS solutions.

Your Team

You will be working with a small bilingual team of very smart and friendly analysts, client relationship managers, and developers, partly from home and from our Edinburgh.

While based in Edinburgh you will get to collaborate with your team members in Montreal, and with many of our other colleagues.

Tasks will include:

• Delivery of organizational, product and events greenhouse gas assessment services, including GHG calculations, emissions estimation modelling, and quality assurance review of client data.
• Liaising with our clients and partners, including consulting sustainability assessment scoping, answering technical and project management queries, helping clients report on their sustainability performance.
• Assisting clients with mandatory and voluntary public forum reporting such as SECR and CDP
• Conducting ad-hoc research on sustainability and climate change standards, emission sources, and other topics as needed.
• Contributing to testing and providing recommendations on new features for our online tool for corporate sustainability reporting.
• Updating our extensive database of emissions factors and statistical data.

The ideal candidate will:

• Be a graduate in a field relevant to Ecometrica’s line or work, such as environmental sciences or statistics.
• Be familiar with or have experience in GHG reporting and GHG reporting standards.
• Love numbers and be proficient with modelling/estimating data.
• Be able to critically appraise the relevance and accuracy of data.
• Have demonstrated strong interest in environmental sciences, climate change or sustainable development matters.
• Be extremely attentive to detail and rigorous.
• Possess strong research and analytical skills.
• Be fluent in English.
• Be confident and comfortable in learning new skills 
within a fast-paced environment
• Have outstanding multi-tasking and time management skills.
• Possess excellent computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Excel.
• Have a strong work ethic, be commercially minded and possess an entrepreneurial spirit.
• Demonstrate excellent communication skills (written and spoken) with a confident, friendly and professional approach.

We strongly believe you’ll fall in love with the team we have here, and that you will love working here as much as we do.


• Position status: Full time, permanent position.
• Generous employee benefits package following three months of successful employment, including a health insurance package, a retirement savings plan with employer contributions, and 27 paid annual vacation days plus 8 statutory holidays per year (that’s a total of 35 days every year from Day 1 and we encourage employees to use them up as we are serious about ensuring our employees have a good work/life balance)
• Flexible working hours, including hybrid working approach to work from home and office as well the option to choose to work a compressed 4 day week.
• Expected start date: as soon as possible.


We encourage you to apply before the deadline, as we would like to fill the position as soon as possible. Please send your resume and cover letter to the attention of Bertil Abbing, Global Head of Sustainability, no later than August 17th: Please state if you are applying for a senior position. 

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From Ecometrica’s inception, Diversity & Inclusion have always been key to our success. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and our employees are people with different strengths, experiences and backgrounds, who share a passion for improving people's lives. Diversity not only includes race and gender identity, but also age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, religion and many other parts of one’s identity. All of our employee’s points of view are key to our success, and inclusion is everyone's responsibility.

Finally, we look forward to hearing from you! Please remember to include all requested information in your application as incomplete applications will unfortunately not be considered.

IMPORTANT - Please note you must possess the Right to Work at the location stated along with the appropriate documentation at the time of application.

Thank you for your interest but please do not call the office. We will contact you if your application is selected.

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