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Sustainability Advisor

Hatfield, UK

Ocado Group is an equal opportunities employer and as such makes every effort to ensure that all potential employees are treated fairly and equally, regardless of their sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, age, or disability or union membership status.

About Us

Our teams are putting the world’s retailers online using the cloud, robotics, AI, and IoT. We provide services to partner clients globally via our innovative advanced robotics technology, known as the Ocado Smart Platform ("OSP"), this drives our highly automated, multi-million pound Customer Fulfilment Centres (CFCs). In our CFCs - together with the proprietary software applications - we operate a world-class online grocery business that automates the single pick of products, ready for your online delivery.

About the role

In this role you will support the Sustainability Director in the development and execution of a sustainability strategy for Ocado, ensuring it becomes in line with industry best practise, and delivers value for the business. You will be a key member of the team gathering and analysing information to prepare the business case for change internally, and preparing materials to communicate on our sustainability goals and performance to both internal and external stakeholders (investors, customers and employees).

Accountabilities

  • Supporting the Sustainability Director to develop and execute the sustainability strategy for Ocado that enhances its value proposition with partners and investors
  • Analysing competitor strategy & performance on sustainability
  • Sourcing and analysing internal information on emerging sustainability topics - working with data owners in the businesses
  • Completing sustainability surveys for our investors and partners
  • Owning and managing the internal comms channels focused on sustainability and keep all content up to date as strategy and goals develop over time Sustainability Network Slack channel and internet pages + Guru cards    
  • Preparing presentations on sustainability topics for internal governance bodies such as the Sustainability Committee and other relevant senior meetings
  • Contribute toward the preparation of sustainability information that is included in Ocado’s  Annual Report

About you

  • Highly numerate with experience doing and producing data analysis on different data sets
  • Experience with using different data analysis software, platforms, methodologies
  • Good communicator and ability to tell a story through data
  • Innovative thinker who likes problem solving
  • Highly organised with a natural ability to plan and manage a wide group of stakeholders across different levels of seniority
  • Knowledge of key sustainability metrics and relevant industry standards

What we offer you

Our employee benefits are designed for you, we care about people and we’ve ensured we have a wealth of benefits that focus on your well-being. We regularly review our benefits to ensure we are supporting our employees appropriately.
30 days ‘working from anywhere in the world’ policy 
Wellbeing support through dedicated apps and an Employee Assistance Programme 
25 days annual leave, rising to 27 days after 5 years service (plus optional holiday purchase)
Pension scheme (various options available including employer contribution matching up to 7%)
Generous Private Medical Insurance (within the first month of joining!)
Income Protection (can be up to 50% of salary for 3 years) and Life Assurance (3 x annual salary) 
22 weeks paid maternity leave and 6 weeks paid paternity leave (once relevant service requirements complete) 
Train Ticket loan (interest-free)
Cycle to Work Scheme
Free shuttle bus to and from Hatfield Train Station to the Hatfield offices 
Free shuttle bus to and from Welwyn Garden City Train Station to the Welwyn Garden City offices
Opportunity to participate in Sharesave and Buy as You Earn share schemes
15% discount on Ocado.com and free delivery for all employees (within the first month of joining!)

About Ocado Group

When our journey started, we were all about changing the way people shop for groceries. 20 years later, we’re developing our own ground breaking technology, opening multiple sites at an accelerating rate and engaging in exciting new business partnerships around the world!

Transforming an industry also means transforming the way we do business.   As we continually develop new technologies and customer propositions, we’re looking for the Everyday Pioneers to lead us into the next stage of our evolution: enhancing our capabilities, inspiring our teams and developing new ways of working.

Changing the way the world shops, for good.

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