Analyst Consultant/Consultant - Heat Decarbonisation

  • Role type
  • Permanent

  • Location/s
  • Flexible, UK

  • Closing Date
  • 24/07/2024

Job Description

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Role: Analyst Consultant/Consultant - Heat Decarbonisation

Location: London, Harwell, Glasgow, Shoreham, Bristol, Manchester - Hybrid

Role ID: 2024-2406


Our vision is to create a safe and sustainable world

Kickstart your career at Ricardo, a consultancy that respects, innovates, has integrity and passion for the environment. We empower, develop, and trust you to deliver your best work. We’ll provide a culture that will enable you to evolve, grow and succeed.


Exciting opportunity for growth:

Are you a recent graduate or early in your career and looking to make a real impact? Join our Heat Decarbonisation team as an Analyst Consultant or Consultant. At the heart of our Energy Decarbonisation business unit, our Heat team leads the charge in delivering innovative heat decarbonisation solutions across the UK and internationally. From shaping government policies to implementing low carbon heat solutions in various industries and environments, our work is crucial in the fight against climate change. As demand for our expertise grows, we're expanding our team.


Position overview:

You will step into a role where you'll support senior consultants on diverse projects while also having the opportunity to carve out your own niche and advance your career. Your expertise in renewable heat technologies and keen understanding of the sector’s opportunities and challenges will be instrumental. You'll play a key role in flagship renewable heat programs and work on various other projects for private and public sector clients.


What you need for this role:

  • A Bachelors (2.1 or above) or Masters, in an engineering, renewable energy or science subject.
  • Knowledge of renewable heat technologies, systems and policies.
  • Awareness and understanding of heat decarbonisation as part of net zero.
  • Data analysis and experience of applying these to energy and heat projects.
  • Ability to plan, prioritise and manage workload.
  • High level of numeracy and numerical analysis.
  • Professional and diligent approach.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Flexibility, proactiveness, resilience and enthusiasm.
  • Ability to work independently and demonstrate initiative, as well as operate effectively as part of a team.
  • Full UK Driving license.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Undertake data analysis of heating systems.
  • Undertake desk and site-based audits of renewable heating and CHP systems.
  • Helping develop strategies to decarbonise heat in industry and the built environment.
  • Modelling of low carbon heating solutions and technologies.
  • Produce high-quality, client-focused reports as part of project delivery.
  • Plan and develop projects, working with senior consulting colleagues.
  • Join the broader Energy Decarbonisation practice, network with colleagues, and engage other internal project opportunities.


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. 


We also recognise that life is not static but is varied and flexible. For this reason, we also think that your work life should reflect this and have an open approach to how, where and when you work.  


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 to ensure an inclusive culture, we are a recognised as a 'disability confident' employer.

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.

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.