Salary: £25,000 -£30,000 (Pro Rata) + Benefits
Status: Fixed term until end of March 2023 /Full - time hours preferable (However can potentially be flexible)
Energy Systems Catapult was set up to accelerate the transformation of the UK’s energy system and ensure UK businesses and consumers capture the opportunities of clean growth. The Catapult is an independent, not-for-profit centre of excellence that bridges the gap between industry, government, academia, and research. We take a whole systems view of the energy sector, helping us to identify and address innovation priorities and market barriers, to decarbonise the energy system at the lowest cost.
The Catapult is organised as a set of Platforms and Capabilities.
The Platforms are focussed on commercial engagement with organisations in the energy sector; their objective is to understand the needs of these organisations and to respond to them in the most effective way.
This fixed term analyst opportunity is within the site’s platform, which is focussed upon the decarbonisation of industrial and complex sites.
Our SITES based team is looking to recruit an analyst to support its evolving role in the decarbonisation of sites across the UK. The SITES team has grown from Modern Energy Partners. It has provided a platform for the Energy Systems Catapult to support the public sector and industry to decarbonisation. We do this by helping public sector bodies consider how they go about decarbonising and sharing our learning with industry. Previously the programme was focused on testing methodologies however as we share knowledge and material there is a need to engage further with the public sector and industry. MEP’s material can be found on the ESC website. https://es.catapult.org.uk/project/mep/
This fixed term analyst opportunity will provide you with an opportunity to support the sites platform team in a range of analytical and administrative activities, with a focus on delivering decarbonisation solutions and advice.
As an early career opportunity, you can expect to:
Develop and evolve your knowledge of the energy system as well as the drive for national Net Zero, gain exposure to all aspects of the energy system, from the built environment to transport to power generation and all policy and regulatory matters surrounding the energy transition, witness and understand how innovation is being driven across the UK, have an opportunity to understand how policy is put together.
We anticipate that you may have recently gained a graduate bachelor’s degree or masters /PHD in a relevant subject matter covering energy related disciplines, science, mathematics, engineering, or a humanity-based subject.
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During lockdown, we have been working remotely and as we begin to focus more on the future, we intend to embrace a new refreshing way to utilise our office in Birmingham City Centre . As a consequence we are developing a flexible approach to the workplace , which ensures we keep some of the benefits of home working whilst enabling the Catapult to operate efficiently, this hybrid way of working may result in the majority of us working from home for a good chunk of the time, merging the best bits of both office and home working.
Energy Systems Catapult undertakes innovative and exciting work that will help shape the future of energy, with this in mind we encourage candidates to submit their applications as early as possible, as we do reserve the right to remove this advert or close it to further applications at any point during the recruitment process.
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