Data Analyst

at Science Based Targets
Published September 22, 2022
Location Berlin, Germany
Category Computer & IT  
Job Type Full Time  


Job Purpose and Background


Are you passionate about securing the future of the planet by preventing catastrophic climate change? Do you want to apply your considerable creativity, energy, and digital expertise at the cutting edge of corporate climate action in one of the world’s fastest growing sustainability initiatives?


The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has an exciting opportunity for a Data Analyst. Joining the growing digital function within the SBTi’s global operations team, you will collaborate closely with other teams to ensure that the SBTi technology infrastructure is well supported and service excellence is at the core of the organization.


As data analyst for SBTi, and hosted by CDP, you will join the newly created data and technology team. You will work with one of the richest data on corporate climate action reviewed and validated by green-house gas accounting experts. You will facilitate cleaning this data into a form that can be easily queried and used for visualization. You will help SBTi in gaining insight from this data to drive more ambitious climate action and increase impact of science-based target setting. You will build data visualization dashboards, such as commitment trackers or GHG Emissions inventories analysis, support SBTi Progress report data analysis and building data and work on other data projects.


About you


You have strong analytical skills and enjoy complex, unstructured problems involving data. Curiosity comes naturally and you are open and adaptable to change as you seek to first understand and then validate your hypothesis. Adaptable to change but focused on KPIs and goals to ultimately measure and deliver value in a continuous fashion to SBTi. Able to consolidate and teach best practices and help to foster a culture of data excellence within the organization. English is the working language at SBTi and ability to communicate at a business fluent level is needed.


Key responsibilities


Lead on data cleaning and data quality assessment exercises;

Support data analysis and internal decision making by creating data visualization frameworks and dashboards;

Provide workshops and trainings to support SBTi staff in developing skills to support organizational goal of data excellence;

Collect and document team feedback to be fed into organizational change management projects to improve the use of data at SBTi;

Improve the use, integrity, organization, rationalization of current excel based data tools;

Work within project teams as a data expert and contribute to project success by ensuring data is being handled and used in the best way possible;

Build and maintain integrations between enterprise systems and support collaboration between organizational dataflows;

Essential skills and experience


Experience working with unsanitized data, cleaning, and transforming to high quality data that can then be easily transferred to information systems;

Experience working extensively with Google Sheets and Excel with knowledge of advanced commands needed to organize data to gain insights;

Proficiency and understand of Python, SQL, and/or other data science platforms to understand the connections and calls between databases;

Proficiency with data visualization tools such as Tableau, Power BI, and or other visualization platforms to accurately display data reports as needed by SBTi climate scientists;

Experience in working with and designing structured and unstructured databases, terminology, and otherwise to both understand, improve, and build on SBTi core databases;

Ability to work remotely and flexibly in a global environment with limited direct supervision;

This is a full-time role based in Berlin, DE or Europe. The salary for this role will be dependent on location and level of experience. This role is a fixed-term contract for 12 months with the possibility of extension and it will be reporting to the Product manager.


Interested candidates should be legally allowed to work in the countries specified. The SBTi cannot sponsor any working visas.


What we offer


Competitive NGO salary;

Working in one of the most successful and fastest-growing initiatives driving climate action;

Exciting and challenging tasks in a dynamic, international, innovative, and motivated team;

Training and development;

Attractive holiday package;


Interested candidates can send their CVs

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