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Sustainability Analyst

Date:  15-Jul-2021
Country:  Singapore
Function:  OGA
Sub-Function:  OGA





 

About Us

Olam International is a leading food and agri-business supplying food, ingredients, feed and fibre to over 19,800 customers worldwide. Our value chain spans over 60 countries and includes farming, processing and distribution operations, as well as a sourcing network of 4.8 million farmers. Through our purpose to 'Re-imagine Global Agriculture and Food Systems', Olam aims to address the many challenges involved in meeting the needs of a growing global population, while achieving positive impact for farming communities, our planet and all our stakeholders. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, Olam currently ranks among the top 30 largest primary listed companies in terms of market capitalisation on SGX-ST.

Job Description

The global climate crisis requires us to reduce global GHG to net-zero emissions by 2050 in line with the Paris 1.5 agreement; to do so whilst feeding 10 Billion people sustainably and ensuring inclusive growth, is the greatest challenge of our lifetime.  With some 2.5 million farmers and 10 million hectares in our supply chains, and our on-the-ground ground presence -- through outgrower programmes, our farms and processing units, and our supply and distribution networks OGA businesses can make a tangible, positive impact for people, nature and the climate.  As part of the Sustainability Analytics Unit, you will identify, analyse, and visualise sustainability risks, activities, and impacts, through monitoring tools and methodologies, research support, data analysis and knowledge management, generating insights that drive positive action

Key Deliverables

The responsibilities of the Sustainability Analyst include

  • Developing metrics, methodologies and tools for measuring outputs and impacts, in line with best practices and the requirements of stakeholders such as donors, certifying bodies, Footprinting unit, AtSource, and Communications.
  • Periodically pdating key metrics, definitions and survey tools, according to evolving best practices and knowledge, and industry- or programme-specific requirements
  • Acquiring and analysing data from primary or secondary data sources and maintaining databases and dashboards in a timely manner, while ensuring the integrity of primary data and collection processes.
  • Providing technical guidance, support and analysis to field and desk research projects
  • Building the capacity of colleagues to play their parts to effectively monitoring and measure sustainability activities, impacts and footprint.
  • Identifying opportunities to automate data collection and management
  • Generating insights from large amounts of data and developing practical systems for relevant business users to access and visualise data insights

 

Requirements

  • A personal passion for sustainable agriculture and food systems
  • Experience of gathering and manipulating social and environmental data as part of a team
  • Good knowledge of survey and research methods and anaysis
  • Excellent data analysis capabilities
  • Advanced skills with specialised data analysis software as well as Excel
  • A good eye for designing clear and impactful graphical visualisations of data insights
  • University degree in data analytics, statistics, research methodologies or other relevant domains
  • 3-6+ years of relevant experience
  • French, Spanish, or other languages are an asset

Olam 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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