Ricardo Energy & Environment is a leading sustainability consultancy operating across the world. With unrivalled sector insight and a reputation for producing innovative solutions, we offer a stimulating and rewarding environment in which to work.
Ricardo Energy & Environment’s Sustainable Transport team delivers analysis to clients on the major environmental, social and economic challenges facing the transport sector.
We provide support to governments to help develop a fully sustainable transport system, including measures to mitigate climate change, improve air quality, cut congestion, improve urban mobility and increase safety.
Our work is highly influential and has been used to support development of transport policies around the world.
We are looking for a Senior or Principal Consultant (depending on experience) to join our dynamic team. You will have a previous track record in transport fuels and technologies and a strong interest in transport policy.
Experience in biofuel / bioenergy and hydrogen in the transport context is highly desirable.
Our work is focused on strategic policy advice covering a very wide range of transport sector issues and plays an integral role in driving regulatory approaches in the UK, Europe and worldwide.
Projects are likely to include a combination of quantitative and qualitative analysis, including analysis of policy costs / benefits, stakeholder consultation, survey design / implementation and making policy recommendations.
You will use your technical skills to provide insights to support policy development, and to analyse the impact of decisions on the transport system, the economy, the environment and society.
You will have the capacity to work flexibly across a range of thematic areas in transport and will collaborate closely with other technical experts in multi-disciplinary teams.
You should enjoy solving complex analytical problems and demonstrate exceptional critical thinking skills. The role will also include carrying out stakeholder consultation with industry and government representatives.
You must possess strong verbal and written communication skills, and actively enjoy working on a wide range of topics that may initially be unfamiliar.
Ideally you will also have experience in consultancy projects for clients such as the European Commission or the UK Government.
Key Accountabilities :
We are looking for indivduals who have proven experience working in a Senior Consultant and / or Principal Consultant position, which are both mid-level positions.
Please find the responsibilities for each level listed below.
Senior Consultant level :
Principal Consultant level :
In addition to those listed for Senior Consultant :
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The role will be based in our London, Oxfordshire or Madrid offices, depending on the successful candidate’s preference.
This is an exciting and rewarding place to work, with the opportunity to make a difference. What sets us apart is our People.
You will work with an exceptional team of talented, dedicated and supportive individuals. You will have a fantastic opportunity to develop your career with us through our broad range of projects, mentoring opportunities and a personalised approach to your learning and development.
Our People are important to us and we take pride in our wellbeing programmes and policies that support individuals including flexible working, carers policy, mental health first aiders and readily available support through our extensive Employee Assistance programme.
Ricardo Energy & Environment has an ambitious diversity, equality and inclusion approach as explained in this by our CEO.
Once you have submitted your application a member of our Recruitment Team will be in touch. Please be aware that the timing can vary dependent on the volume of applications that we receive for each role and in some cases, we may start to review applications prior to the closing date.