We are now offering an exciting internship opportunity for a dedicated and analytical student to join Optinovas Group Operations team as a Sustainability Data Intern. Group Operations (GOPS) provides Shared Services and implements strategic change projects, common business systems and end-to-end processes across Optinova group.
Sustainability is one of the key pillars in Optinova’s strategy and Shared Service function within GOPS. Our goal is to continuously reduce carbon footprint and waste in our operations and entire value chain, and to always act according to high ethical standards.
In this role, you will be at the forefront in implementing our sustainability strategy, focusing CO? reporting in the value chain.
As a Sustainability Data Intern, you will focus on the integration of environmental impact data into our ERP system. Your main responsibilities are:
Collect, assess and qualify the product carbon footprint (PCF) data consumption and emission factors in our own operations and supply chain.
Mapping carbon footprint data fields in the ERP system.
Establish a methodology for PCF calculation across our operations, applying the relevant carbon accounting principles.
Establish robust CO? scope 1,2 and 3 data collection and reporting in our BI platform.
Document thoroughly the CO? calculation methodology applied and data sources used.
Assist in training relevant teams on utilizing ERP tools for sustainability data analysis and provide ongoing support for system related inquiries.
To succeed in this internship, you need the following:
Currently enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate or training program in Environmental Science, Sustainability, Engineering, or a related field.
Strong analytical skills, attention to detail and data accuracy.
Passion for sustainability and a desire to leverage ERP systems for environmental impact assessment.
Excellent communication and teamwork skills, with the ability to effectively convey technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences.
Knowledge of greenhouse gas accounting principles, industry-standard carbon footprint methodologies, and life cycle assessment (LCA) concepts.
It is a plus if you have:
Experience in conducting carbon footprint assessments and familiarity with carbon accounting tools and databases (e.g., GHG Protocol, WRI/WBCSD, Ecoinvent, GaBi).
Knowledge of relevant regulations, standards, and reporting frameworks related to carbon footprinting and carbon reduction (e.g., ISO 14064, PAS 2050, CDP, GRI, SBTi).
Previous working experience with ERP, data or related field.
You can be located in one of our offices in Mariehamn (Åland, Finland) or Uppsala (Sweden) at least 60 % of working time. This internship is estimated for 4-6 months.
Are you interested?
Please apply as soon as possible, but no later than December 15th, as we will have ongoing interviews.
For more information about the role, please contact hiring manager Oscar Jäderlund +46?730 848?036 or GOPS manager Mikko Hakala +358?400 904660. Visit?www.optinova.com?to learn more about Optinova.