Sustainability Analyst, London

Agency WPP
Created 09/12/2021
Reference 5518094002
Category Analytics
Country United Kingdom
City London
Working at WPP means being part of a global network of more than 100,000 talented people in 112 countries. Our company creates transformative ideas and outcomes for its clients through an integrated offer of communications, experience, commerce and technology. WPP and our award-winning agencies work with most of the world's biggest companies and organisations - from Ford, Unilever and P&G to Google, HSBC and the UN. Our clients include 69 of the FTSE 100, 348 of the Fortune Global 500, all 30 of the Dow Jones 30 and 70 of the NASDAQ 100.

WPP has headquarters in New York, London and Singapore and a corporate presence in major markets worldwide. The company is quoted on the London Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange.

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Why we're hiring:

The Sustainability Analyst supports WPP's Sustainability team and external reporting initiatives by collecting and analysing data from across the business. They play an integral supportive role in the production of WPP's Annual Report and Accounts and Sustainability Report by analysing data to communicate progress on WPP's key sustainability issues. The Sustainability Analyst is adept at telling the story of WPP's performance on sustainability to our people, clients and investors by communicating progress against metrics, identifying emerging trends in sustainability issues, and building engaging and insightful reports.

What you'll be doing:
  • Supports the coordination of WPP's sustainability data reporting program, analysing data to identify and rectify quality issues
  • Analyses and presents data for WPP's Annual Report & Accounts and Sustainability Report, liaising with other departments and WPP' companies where required
  • Supports the integration of sustainability metrics into WPP reporting systems as part of WPP's ongoing data transformation programmes
  • Supports annual data assurance and audit activities, working with external consultants to facilitate their review of data
  • Builds engaging and decision-useful reports to engage key internal and external stakeholders
  • Coordinates submissions to client and investor RFIs by providing data and coordinating responses from other departments. This includes for Bloomberg's Gender Equality Index, Human Right's Campaign's Corporate Equality Index, SEDEX, Ecovadis, CDP, CDP Supply Chain, the Tortoise Responsibility Index and submissions to ratings agencies
  • Applies their expertise in data analysis and sustainability to support and develop a range of initiatives relating to WPP's sustainability strategy


What you'll need:
  • Undergraduate or Master's degree in a relevant field
  • Experience in a sustainability-related role with an analytical focus
  • A strong understanding of the sustainability issues relevant to a global business
  • Can demonstrate knowledge of sustainability reporting schemes (e.g. CDP, DJSI) and has supported disclosure to such schemes
  • An analytical thinker who is confident with quantitative and qualitative analysis and data management
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Experience with Tableau and/or Power BI is beneficial
  • Strong attention to detail


Who you are:

You're open : We are inclusive and collaborative; we encourage the free exchange of ideas; we respect and celebrate diverse views. We are open-minded: to new ideas, new partnerships, new ways of working.

You're optimistic : We believe in the power of creativity, technology and talent to create brighter futures or our people, our clients and our communities. We approach all that we do with confidence: to try the new and to seek the unexpected.

You're extraordinary: we are stronger together: through collaboration we achieve the amazing. We are creative leaders and pioneers of our industry; we deliver extraordinary every day.

What we'll give you:

Passionate, driven people - We champion a culture of people that do extraordinary work.

Scale and opportunity - We offer the opportunity to create, influence and deliver projects at a scale that is unparalleled in the industry.

Challenging and stimulating work - Unique work and the opportunity to join a group of creative problem solvers. Are you up for the challenge?

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