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Sustainability Data Analyst

Date:  05-Jan-2023
Country:  Netherlands
Function:  Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability
Sub-Function:  Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability

Overview

ofi is a global leader at the forefront of food & beverage consumer trends. Through its complementary portfolio of cocoacoffeedairynuts and spices ofi delivers sustainable, natural, and plant-based ingredients & solutions to its global and diversified customer base.  ofi has 20,000+ employees, is in 51 countries and supplies food and raw materials to over 8,000 customers.

 

One in five chocolate bars produced anywhere in the world use our cocoa beans and products. We supply enough coffee beans to brew over 90 billion cups of coffee and our nuts, spices and dairy products are used in millions of products around the world. But we don’t just source or grow the raw materials for these products: our team of chefs and food scientists are working closely with our customers, sharing our fresh ideas to inspire new concepts. Making it real at every step, from plant to palate.

 

We’re also driven by our Purpose – ‘Be the change for good food and a healthy future’. By working with ofi, you’ll be helping to create real impact on the ground. Sustainability is built into our business model - from our offices to our farming operations and supply chains, we’re acting across issues as diverse as farmer poverty, deforestation and greenhouse gas emissions.

Location

London, UK (only if in possession of valid work permit) or Amsterdam, Netherlands

 

This is a Sustainability Data Analyst position within the Global AtSource team. The position will play a critical role in supporting the delivery of data and insights for AtSource. This global role will require collaboration with CR&S function, Operations function, business units (Spices, Coffee, Cocoa, Edible Nuts, Dairy, as well as Olam Agri businesses) to build strong relationships to deliver consistent, accurate, and timely data and insights.  The position will also be instrumental in developing, defining, documenting key sustainability metrics to be included in the AtSource offering and platform.  

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Tableau (or equivalent) dashboard upkeep and upgrade. Ensuring that it works, and updates alongside data system updates, and to build new functionalities on a needs basis
  • Data Insight, navigation and interpretation. Working with Business Units to turn data insights into action – identify hotspots, interrogate data accuracy (to avoid false interpretations), diagnose issues, and support CR&S team and BU team with data to build action plans, proposals, and commitments
  • Work with Business Units to clarify metrics and how they translate to what is happening on the farm (for Coffee, the crop residue is this… with pictures etc) So that we have clear documentation on metrics with on farm pictures
  • Drive the adoption and use of AtSource Action Plans
  • Identify inconsistencies with data and resolve issues, capturing issues for learning purposes
  • Support in the development of Environmental and Social Metrics and relevant reference sheets. Update metrics, where needed, remove extra metrics, consolidate metrics etc.
  • Run trainings to operations and business unit teams around sustainability material areas and its metrics, in order to improve data collection accuracy
  • Support in the development of data verification (auditing/assurance) strategy and methodologies

About you...

Skillset/experience

  • Experience in using and building Tableau, Microsoft Power BI (or equivalent) dashboards to drive insight
  • Experience in driving insight from large data sets – ideally for Sustainability and Agriculture
  • Advanced excel skills – pivot table, macros, etc
  • Ability to multitask
  • Knowledge of agricultural systems (e.g., Cocoa; Coffee, Edible nuts, etc.)
  • Educated to degree level or ideally masters level in data related subject
  • Basic understanding of life cycle assessment [desirable]

Personality

  • Positive attitude, solution orientated thinking
  • Interest in sustainability; data driven and conventional
  • Pragmatic
  • Analytical mind

What we offer

We offer the opportunity to work in a small team within in truly global organisation that is close to the action. We are a small core team which supports the multiple Olam business units (e.g., Cocoa; Coffee; Edible Nuts; Spices; Dairy; etc). No week is the same in AtSource where we are striving to create the new norm for sustainability, where data is an enabler to drive continuous improvement within our supply chains. Working on topics such as deforestation, climate change, child labour and food security, AtSource is at the cutting edge of data driven sustainability. 

 

  • Competitive Salary & annual discretionary bonus scheme
  • 25 days annual leave, plus statutory bank holidays
  • Private medical insurance, cycle to work scheme

ofi is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, nationality, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applicants are requested to complete all required steps in the application process including providing a resume/CV in order to be considered for open roles.

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