Junior Sustainability Consultant (Data & Insights) - Built Environment Team

Temporary, Full or part-time · Amsterdam

About the Role
We are looking for a Sustainability Consultant to join our close-knit Built Environment consulting team and help provide data analysis and insights to our high-impact work. 

In this role, you will support our team through research and quantitative data analysis (e.g. environmental impact assessment, techno-economic analysis, etc.) as well as integrating sustainability measures within companies and across supply chains within the construction sector either independently or as part of a wider consortium.
Your profile
  • Fluency in English and Dutch (a must)
  • Educational background in the built environment with strong data analysis skills. 
  • 1-2 years relevant work experience preferred 
  • Basic understanding of production systems and supply chains
  • Foundational knowledge of key sustainability topics and systems thinking
  • Driven by a passion to facilitate the global economy's transition towards a fundamentally sustainable state
  • Strong research skills
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to convey data insights in a compelling story
Data Analysis Skills

  • Skilled in programming for data analysis (Python), essential requirement
  • Skilled in the visualization of data analysis results (Python, Google Sheets/Excel), essential requirement
  • Knowledge of database management and SQL is a plus 
  • Ability to communicate your data analysis in a compelling manner  
Technical Skills

  • Thorough understanding of the materials and processes used in the built environment
  • Experience in other relevant methodologies, such as Material Flow Analysis, techno-economic assessment, supply chain analysis, etc. 
  • For non-EU/EEA applicants: The role is dependent upon obtaining a visa to live and work in the Netherlands. Metabolic is a recognized visa sponsor and may support the successful candidate’s application for a work visa.
Our Offer
This opportunity will place you in an environment that values people with their own ideas and initiatives. We believe in flat hierarchies, shared decision-making and impact over profit. You will be able to participate in an evolving decentralized governance system and be part of a close-knit community of people with shared interests and a strong company culture. We promise: 
  • A social, supportive and vibrant work environment and location with connection and purpose
  • Autonomy & freedom for decision-making within your role, ensuring your voice within Metabolic
  • Flexible and balanced approach to our working environment. 
  • Working part time 32-36 hours per week is also possible
  • Room for career development and personal growth
About us
Metabolic’s mission is to transition the global economy to a fundamentally sustainable state. We advise governments, businesses, and NGOs on how to adapt to a fast-changing global context. Combining systems thinking and data science, we map and understand local and global systems to assess where to intervene and develop solutions that can dramatically shift how the economy functions.
We are looking forward to hearing from you!
Thank you for your interest working for Metabolic. Please fill out the following short application form. Should you have any difficulties please contact us via HR@metabolic.nl
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