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Position: Junior Analyst
Organization: Offsetters
Location: Downtown Vancouver, BC
Eligibility: 30 years or younger (see below)

About Offsetters

As Canada’s leading provider of carbon-management solutions, Offsetters helps organizations and individuals understand, reduce and offset their environmental impacts. We are based in Vancouver, British Columbia, and have one of the most experienced full-service carbon management teams in North America. Offsetters provides a variety of environmental management solutions for businesses including greenhouse gas (GHG) and water footprints, climate change risk assessment and adaptation plans, environmental life cycle assessments and benefits quantification reports, corporate sustainability services, and the development and sourcing of high-quality offset projects in Canada and around the world.

We believe that Offsetters is an environment for smart, fun and passionate people. We're a small company made up of interesting people from a variety of backgrounds, and we all agree it's a great place to work.

Role Description

We are hiring a highly self-motivated and passionate individual to join our Advisory Services team as a Junior Analyst. This individual will be responsible for preparing client deliverables such as GHG and water footprint calculations, life cycle analyses, and reports for companies and events. The Junior Analyst will also be responsible for administrative and other support tasks related to environmental projects.

The Junior Analyst will spend most of their time working directly on GHG accounting projects, and the remainder of their time supporting the Director of Advisory Services by compiling, researching, analyzing and interpreting information, and keeping up to date with changing best practices for GHG accounting. The Junior Analyst will report to the Director of Advisory Services, and work closely with other Analysts and the Marketing and Client Engagement team to support successful delivery of services.

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Department: Advisory Services

Job Start: November 4th, 2019 (or sooner)

Responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Act as an in-house subject matter expert on GHG accounting standards, registries, North American legislation and proposed mandatory reporting and cap and trade systems
  • Conduct GHG accounting and reporting for Offsetters’ clients, in adherence to Offsetters’ methodologies including GHG assessments in a variety of contexts relating to the footprints of companies, products, and events
  • Collect data from clients in relation to GHG quantification including requesting emissions data and documentation, and conducting employee surveys
  • Write, edit, organize, and manage project documents and reports
  • Support the enhancement of analytical models and tools for Advisory Services, ensuring a consistent approach and level of rigour in all GHG assessments
  • Continuously improve and update all of Offsetters’ GHG publications for our clients, and ensure they adhere to current legislation and industry best practices
  • Research and develop a variety of high quality position papers, benchmarking reports, client and public surveys, and best practices, as needed
  • Maintain a database of all internationally published GHG reports (or links), for internal learning, and potential availability to the worldwide GHG industry
  • Report to the Director of Advisory Services in regards to all consulting and research projects on a weekly basis
  • Support other team members in other duties as requested

Required Qualifications

  • Post-Secondary degree: ideally in Environmental Sciences, Sustainability, Engineering, or equivalent
  • Interest in and understanding of climate change and environmental sciences
  • Strong skills and experience working with Excel
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • Ability to achieve objectives both independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels of an organization including clients and coworkers

Preferred Qualifications

  • Track record of exceptional independent research projects from conception to completion
  • One year of analytical work experience preferred, but new graduates are welcome
  • Demonstrated experience in GHG accounting
  • GHG-IQ certification
  • Project management experience, including development of supporting tools and strong emphasis on implementation according to budgets, timelines and client expectations
  • A keen interest and awareness of key trends in industry, and the ability to communicate how these trends could potentially impact Offsetters and clients

Behavioural Traits

  • Quality performer: ability to consistently submit professional-quality deliverables
  • Detail oriented: ability to focus on details even in times of high pressure
  • Organized: ability to manage several projects under multiple deadlines, and effectively track time, budgets and project status
  • Resourceful: thrives in a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment
  • Flexible: we’re a small team, so we all need to take on various tasks
  • Passionate: about fighting climate change, and protecting people and the environment

Key Reporting Relationship

Reports to: Director, Advisory Services; works closely with Director of Clean Technology, and Marketing & Client Engagement Department

Benefits

We offer a ‘holistic’ benefits package, including:

  • Competitive salary and performance based bonuses
  • Health benefits package
  • Flexible work hours and location - work from home or a coffee shop or on the go, when you need to
  • Regular performance reviews
  • Continual learning – keeping up with the quickly changing sustainability industry keeps us all on our toes. Plus, there are opportunities to attend conferences, webinars, seminars, etc.
  • Coworkers who are passionate about the environment, their jobs, and life in general

Offsetters’ Core Values

Passion

  • Commitment to the end goal, flexibility to the process
  • Enthusiastic conviction
  • Relentless education of ourselves, our clients and partners
  • Driven, responsive

Integrity

  • We are true to ourselves and honest with others
  • We act with courage and make hard choices
  • We are open and transparent in our communication with each other
  • We build relationships based on collaboration and shared values

Possibility

  • We create new ways to catalyze change
  • We demonstrate knowledge and willingness to learn
  • We recognize opportunities and anticipate outcomes
  • We inspire stakeholders
  • We visualize success
  • We imagine and experiment
  • We get ‘er done

Apply

Please submit a CV and Cover Letter to careers@offsetters.ca before October 21, 2019 (http://www.offsetters.ca/careers)

Note: This position will be in part funded by a grant. To qualify for this grant, you must be: a Canadian Citizen, a permanent resident or have refugee status; 30 years or younger; and have graduated from a post-secondary institution.

Please clearly state that you meet all of these criteria at the bottom of your cover-letter.

Offsetters provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical ability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or genetics.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Oct 3 2019    ID: 54875