Analyst Consultant (Sustainable Transport)

Role title: Analyst Consultant (Sustainable Transport)

Salary range: �25-27,000

Location: UK (London, Oxfordshire), Spain (Madrid)

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 improve fuel efficiency, reduce pollution, and improve urban mobility. Including helping UK. European and International governments to meet the Paris Agreement and National decarbonisation goals by alternative fuels, zero emission vehicles and the required infrastructure. Our work is highly influential and has been used to support development of transport policies around the world. We also support private sector organisations to help them develop more sustainable vehicles and to transition to zero emission vehicles, and alternative fuels, in a sustainable, and cost-effective manner.


We are seeking an intelligent, graduate to join our Sustainable Transport team as an Analyst Consultant. From day one, you’ll be part of a team supporting senior consultants in delivering high-profile projects. Our work is focused on strategic policy advice on a range of transport sector issues for clients such as the Department for Transport, the European Commission, Local Government and Transport authorities, and a range of private sector organisations, such as vehicle manufacturers, energy companies and airports.

The successful applicant will have excellent numeracy and analytical skills, strong writing skills, a proactive approach and a commitment to producing high quality work. We expect the Analyst to have an interest in the transport area and to enjoy creative problem-solving. Projects will cover a broad range of topics that assess the impact of policies and/or technologies on the transport system, the economy, the environment and society.

Helping to develop models and calculations that will help to quantify the impacts of existing and future transport technologies, fuels and policy measures is an important part of the role. The role will require you working as part of project teams to carry out detailed quantitative and qualitative analysis, leveraging the experience and knowledge of senior experts and developing knowledge and understanding of specific topics that may be new to you.

As an Analyst Consultant, you will support the delivery of technical projects, managing your time across several projects and business areas. You will be responsible for the delivery of tasks assigned to you, meeting time, cost and quality requirements, to ensure client satisfaction.

Key accountabilities:

As an Analyst, you will carry out research and analysis that underpins our consultancy work. You will manage your time across several projects, contributing to research, data analysis, stakeholder engagement and report-writing. You will be responsible for the quality and delivery of your work and liaise with other experts and consultants to incorporate your contribution into wider project outputs.

Key competencies and experience

We welcome applications from recent graduates but preference will be given to those with relevant work experience in environmental consultancy, Government or academic research/think tanks.


* A Bachelors (2.1 or above) or Masters in a numerate subject, such as economics, engineering, mathematics, physical sciences, computer science or related fields.
* Strong computer literacy - especially in MS Excel and Word.
* Be able to work independently and demonstrate initiative, as well as operate effectively as part of a team.
* A strong interest in transport policy and sustainability is essential.
* Fluency in English is essential.


* An understanding of European and/or international environmental policy issues, gained during studies or work experience.
* Knowledge of Python is highly desirable.
* Experience with developing models or complex calculations to represent different scenarios.
* Experience in a consultancy or in a customer facing commercial setting.
* Demonstrable experience in some of the following:
* Policy cycle (ex-ante impact assessment of policies and regulations; policy development and implementation, ex post evaluation of policies and programmes)
* Tools and methods: survey design and execution, market analysis, cost-benefit analysis; data-collection, validation and analysis; stakeholder consultation
* Fluency in otherEuropean languages.


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.

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.

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