Senior Consultant - Energy & Climate - Commercial

Senior Consultant – Energy and Climate team

Permanent and full-time.

ICF helps its clients to consider the impacts of policy choices on the environment, climate, society, health and the economy. We offer research, analysis and programme management services to policymakers in the UK Government, European Commission and national governments around Europe. We provide decision-makers with evidence on impacts, advice on how policies are working and analysis of the likely effects of proposed policies. Our work involves technical analysis and modelling, including substantial, repeated service work under UK and EC programmes.

Our Energy and Climate team works extensively at the intersection of policy and practice, helping government and commercial clients worldwide devise effective energy and climate strategies and deliver implementation programmes to support the transition to a low carbon economy.

For example, we are currently working on:

· Technical and economic analysis to underpin energy efficiency incentives
· Ecodesign and labelling regulations for a wide range of energy-using products
· Implementing grant support programmes for industrial energy efficiency and innovative, international climate policy technical assistance
· Implementing financial mechanisms to deploy innovative renewable energy and low carbon technologies at large scale
· Sustainability programmes in industry and commerce

We would like to add a Senior Consultant to the Energy and Climate team, to contribute and expand all aspects of our work. This recruitment is for engineers with >6 years’ post-graduate experience.


Work as part of a team under supervision to:

· Support research, analysis, and technical assistance projects in the utility and energy-intensive sectors, focusing on low carbon and smart grid solutions
· Engage with stakeholders through both quantitative and qualitative analysis
· Determining and agreeing best approach to ensure client requirements are met
· Producing clear and concise reports. Awareness of client drivers and balance of technical, written and graphical content.
· Support business development activities

Basic Qualifications

· Fluency in spoken and written English
· Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related discipline
· Commercial and technical utility experience
· Knowledge, experience and understanding of utility infrastructure
· Understanding of policy and regulation of utilities in the UK and other jurisdictions
· Strong quantitative analysis capability and technical acumen
· Proven high degree of determination to meet customers’ needs
· > 6 year’s professional experience


· Masters’ degree in engineering or related discipline
· Experience with smart grid solutions (e.g., decentralised energy network system, storage technologies, demand-side response, system integration) and their commercial deployment would be a distinct advantage
· Strong interest in sustainability and low carbon energy
· Understanding of the UK/EU energy and climate policy framework

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigour to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.

ICF (NASDAQ:ICFI) provides professional services and technology solutions that deliver beneficial impact in areas critical to the world's future. Since 1969, we have combined a passion for our work with deep industry expertise to tackle our clients' most important challenges. We partner with clients around the globe—advising, executing, innovating—to help them define and achieve success. Our more than 7,000 employees serve government and commercial clients from more than 70 offices worldwide. ICF's website is

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