IT Consultant - Technical

  • Role type
  • Full time

  • Location/s
  • Flexible, UK

  • Closing Date
  • 07/12/2023

Job Description

Ricardo UK Ltd. Logo

Role: IT Consultant - Technical 

Location: UK flexible 

Salary range: Up to £45,000 plus excellent benefits

Role ID 2023 - 2044


Our vision is to create a safe and sustainable world.

Ricardo plc is a global strategic, environmental, and engineering consulting company. With over 100 years of engineering excellence and employing close to 3,000 employees in more than 20 countries, we provide exceptional levels of expertise in delivering leading-edge and innovative cross-sector sustainable products and solutions. Every day, we enable our customers to solve the most complex and dynamic challenges to help achieve a safe and sustainable world.


The Role

We are currently seeking an IT consultant to join our Digital Services team. This role is ideal for someone with a diverse background in working with various stakeholders and experience in project management. Your responsibilities will include understanding evolving business needs, assessing how they impact our projects, and helping stakeholders create and implement innovative digital solutions. You'll collaborate closely with environmental experts, project managers, and digital teams to craft compelling proposals and support project delivery for both our internal and external clients.


In this position, building strong relationships within our organization and with our clients is essential. You'll need to adapt to different cultural and political expectations and be flexible to meet various demands.


As an IT consultant, your interpersonal and communication skills will be crucial as you interact with clients on a global scale. You should be a confident and effective technology consultant, experienced in assisting clients with their business and IT challenges. Staying up-to-date with the latest technology trends is a key aspect of this role, and you should be recognized as a knowledgeable partner by the stakeholders you collaborate with.


Key Responsibilities

  • Consulting staff from different parts of a client's organisation.
  • Analysing an organisation’s data.
  • Defining project objectives.
  • Writing and presenting bids and proposals.
  • Compiling and presenting information.
  • Writing reports and documentation.
  • Responding to feedback.
  • A flexible attitude to working patterns is required as travel and periods of working away from home are to be expected.
  • Gaining a solid understanding of the business and how Digital Services knit into the business framework.

Key Competencies and Experience

  • Meticulous approach to work.
  • Capable of meeting high standards.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • Analytical and technical skills.
  • Effective time management skills to meet deadlines.
  • The ability to work under pressure.
  • The ability to multi-task.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills when dealing with clients.
  • Creative thinker.
  • Ability to articulate the technical to non-technical audiences.
  • Understanding and experience working in Agile (scrum) teams.
  • Adaptable to different cultural and political backgrounds.

Working here

You will be warmly welcomed into our workplace where every voice matters. We are diverse thinkers and doers, coming together to create a culture of inclusion. We will support you to find your place.


We will encourage you to use your passion and expertise to make a positive impact through the projects you work on.  Your knowledge and desire to bring about change will be invaluable in helping deliver innovative solutions that support communities across the globe in becoming safer and more sustainable.


Work life balance 

We offer flexible approaches to work, whether that is working from home, being in the office, or as a hybrid worker. We're happy to discuss flexible working arrangements. Wellbeing is at the core to our culture, allowing employees to flourish and to achieve their full potential.



We want you to know how much you are valued. Your remuneration and benefits package will reflect that. You will receive a range of benefits which include support for your physical and mental health. 


Our core benefits include 25 days' annual leave, plus 8 flexible bank holidays, a competitive company pension scheme, life assurance and professional subscriptions reimbursement. We also offer a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.


Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion statement

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours. We have an ambitious diversity, equality, and inclusion approach as explained here. We value diversity; recognising that a more diverse workforce creates a richer and more varied working environment. Diversity also drives innovation, by allowing us to offer our clients the best consultancy service that we can. As part of our commitment to engage positively and pro-actively with all our employees and to ensure an inclusive culture, we are a recognised as a 'disability confident' employer.


Next steps

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.


Ricardo is a Disability confident employer please advise the recruitment team via if you require any adjustments to support you throughout the recruitment process.