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Sustainability Research Associate

  • Location London
  • Job type Permanent
  • Reference GCPERM20

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Sustainability Research Associate, seeking someone with strong research skills and a passion for sustainability!

Location: Central London (3 days a week in office x2 from home) (west end) + fantastic company benefits

Salary: £35,000 per annum - £55,000 per annum depending on experience

Job Description:

  • Conduct research and analysis on topics in support of the CEO's agenda and adding commentary on the findings
  • Produce research conducted internally or externally with sustainability a key focus.
  • Researching guest speakers and their work for conferences and podcasts
  • Digest and interpret data and information around People, Sustainability, Customer and Innovation
  • Engage with internal team members and external specialists in order to produce insight and understanding around themes which will provide the Chairman context and knowledge.
  • Ensure the Chairman's office is informed of external news and issues within the sustainability field.
  • Liaise with the Group sustainability team.
  • Support the Chairman on her sustainability podcast, manage the guest list, and liaise with production company
  • Represent the Chairman's office at high profile events: for example, networking forums and conferences and be comfortable speaking with senior leaders on a host of topics.

Key Skills & Experience

  • Strong analytical and research skills
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • A passion for sustainability and innovation, ideally with working experience in one of these areas
  • Self-sufficient, confident and independent
  • Excellent at building strong relationships and with effective influencing skills
  • Collaborative and collegiate and able to express opinion and challenge where required to senior stakeholders
  • Understanding of sustainability - ESG, SBTs, UN Sustainability goals, aims of COP, etc.