Senior LCA Consultant (Transport)

London, UK

Our client is a leading sustainability consultancy operating globally. With detailed sector insight and renowned for producing innovative solutions, they offer a rewarding and stimulating environment in which to work.

Their Sustainable Transport team delivers analysis to clients on the major environmental, social and economic challenges facing the transport sector.  They 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.       

 

Role

Our client’s 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.  

 

Responsibilities

  • Leading and contributing written content and technical analysis for the preparation of reports
  • Leading and contributing to the development of proposals for new work
  • Carrying out a wide range of stakeholder consultation activities
  • Working effectively as a team member on a range of projects.

 

Requirements

  • A first or upper second-class BSc (or Masters/PhD)
  • Previous experience in consultancy is essential. 
  • Fluency in English is essential, fluency in other languages is desirable
  • Experience in transport or vehicle LCA is highly desirable
  • Experience in applying LCA expertise in consultancy and policy projects is highly desirable
  • Experience in managing consultancy projects is highly desirable.
  • A previous specialism in transport LCA is essential
  • A strong interest in transport policy is highly desirable
  • Excellent report-writing skills and verbal communication skills
  • Effective and proactive team worker, capable of supporting and developing peers and other staff members
  • Strong data analysis skills are also desirable (for example, using Excel, R or Python).

 

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