Carbon Methodology Expert

  • Paris
  • Full-Time
  • Start Date: 08 May 2022
  • Apply Now


Founded in 2019 by Alexis, Matthieu and Arnaud, Greenly’s mission is to allow everyone to track their carbon footprint more simply, to take part in the fight against climate change.

Greenly adds tech to carbon accounting to make it automatic for SMEs and individuals, by connecting to their finances through its SaaS. This lets them focus on what really matters: reducing their GHG emissions with better insights, and lower costs; adopting more sustainable spending patterns and engaging their ecosystem to navigate the energy transition. 🌱

Greenly, fintech of the year 2020 and French Tech Green20, is now the leading carbon tracking tech. Since its foundation, more than 10 million people and 400 companies have trusted them with their carbon footprint report.

Job Description

As a Carbon Methodology Expert, you will join our Research and Methodology team to support the Climate Experts team and make sure that they conduct greenhouse gases assessments in a rigorous and methodologically sound way.

Greenly stands out from competition thanks to its SaaS platform, which automates a part of the analysis and empowers its users, but also thanks to its processes to expand carbon accounting to all kinds of companies.
Your proximity with the operational and technical teams will be key for the evolution of the product and processes. Your inputs will be very valued for the evolution of the platform.

Your main tasks and responsibilities:

Build a solid methodological framework

  • Develop our database of emission factors that are used to link monetary (€) and activity (L, km, units) data to emissions (kgCO2-equivalent)

  • Check emission factors created by the Climate Experts team during their missions to ensure that they fit Greenly’s quality standards

  • Improve continuously the general methodologies applied for carbon assessments and Life-Cycle Assessments

Handle knowledge-management aspects within the company

  • Update Greenly’s knowledge base with the latest findings in terms of carbon accounting and climate science

  • Disseminate knowledge among the Climate Experts team

Explore new possibilities for a more precise carbon footprint assessment

  • Stay up to date with new databases of emission factors that could be integrated into ours - both in France and internationally

  • Take part in the evolution of the product and processes

We are a fast-growing company, therefore this list is not exhaustive. It’s also a unique opportunity to contribute towards the structuration of the Research and Methodology team, and to increase your skills quickly.

Preferred Experience

You are the candidate we are looking for if you tick these boxes:

  • Master degree in engineering or technical studies
  • Young graduate or 1-2 years of experience

  • Strong interest in climate-energies issues, really motivated to hold an impactful job

  • Motivated by learning and understanding carbon footprint’s mechanics

  • Ability to work autonomously with a good team spirit

  • Analytic and problem-solving state-of-mind

  • Fast learner to quickly build up expertise & skills

  • Knowledge of the Bilan Carbon methodologies and/or Life-Cycle Assessment is a plus

  • Excel/Python/SQL or other database experience are appreciated

  • Strong skills in English. Fluency in French is a plus (not required)

  • You feel at home in a start-up and fast-paced environment

  • Humble and curious

Where skills are equal, preference is given to disabled candidates and other grantees of the obligation to employ.

Recruitment Process

  • First 30-min video call with a Climate Experts Team Manager
  • Carbon footprint related case study and restitution
  • Final 30-min video with the head of Research and Methodology (in English).

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Start Date: 08 May 2022
  • Location: Paris, France (75011)
  • Education Level: Master's Degree
  • Experience: > 6 months
  • Possible partial remote