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AMEC is a focused supplier of consultancy, engineering and project management services to its customers in the world's oil and gas, minerals and metals, clean energy, environment and infrastructure markets. With annual revenues of some £3.3 billion, AMEC designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets and employs over 27,000 people in around 40 countries worldwide.
Are you interested in working to inform policy development at a European and national level? Do you want to work in a leading team of policy specialists and economists? Do you want challenging and diverse work opportunities with the possibility of international travel? AMEC’s UK-based Environmental Policy and Economics team provides policy, technical and economic advice on the development of environmental policy and business response to policy at a strategic level. We deliver a wide variety of challenging, high profile and cutting edge projects for clients including the European Commission, other EU institutions, UK and other national Governments and key private sector organisations.
We have ambitious plans to consolidate and build upon our current position as leading advisors on environmental policy. We have a long track record and an exciting portfolio of contracts including the recent re-award of several major framework contracts on policy development at an EU and UK level.
This is an opportunity to join one of the top consultancies involved in supporting development and implementation of European and national policy. The team as a whole works on policy and economics in the following areas: climate change, including mitigation and adaptation, air quality and emissions with specific focus on the power sector, industry, all forms of transport and other sectors, chemicals risk management, water and waste & resources.
Having recently recruited two new consultants in the team, we are now looking to appoint a number of additional staff (at Consultant, Senior Consultant or Principal Consultant grade) to help us deliver a range of new exciting opportunities, particularly in industrial and transport emissions policy, covering climate change and air pollution.
You will work in multi-disciplinary teams, providing technical contributions to and managing projects which include evaluation of technical and policy measures; data analysis; model development; socio-economic impact assessment; Cost Benefit Analysis; policy development and review;. You will also support development of proposals for new projects.
If you have a keen interest in developing a career in environmental policy and strategy, and have gained good qualifications and experience in providing policy and technical advice to inform national and international policy, we would like to meet you
You will have:
- A degree level qualification (or equivalent) and preferably a postgraduate qualification in science, engineering, environmental policy or economics. A-level or equivalent standard qualification in maths, physics or engineering.
- Post graduate experience – Typically we would expect around 4 years experience working on government policy development and analysis, working in an environmental discipline in consultancy, industry or a government/regulatory authority.
- Technical capability – evaluation of technical and policy measures for achieving environmental objectives; including emissions abatement; cost-benefit analysis; and policy analysis at a national and European level.
- Knowledge of industrial and/or transport emissions sources/sectors and technical options for abatement of emissions.
- Strong mathematical / quantitative modelling capability (in Excel and/or Access); attention to detail; and experience of working with and interpreting large datasets.
- Demonstrable ability to work on multiple projects in parallel and excellent time-management skills.
- Excellent written and spoken English.