ICF helps its clients to consider the impacts of policy choices on the environment, climate, society, health and the economy.
We offer research, analysis and programme management services to policymakers in the UK Government, European Commission and national governments around Europe.
We provide decision-makers with evidence on impacts, advice on how policies are working and analysis of the likely effects of proposed policies.
Our work involves technical analysis and modelling, including substantial, repeated service work under UK and EC programmes.
Our Energy and Climate team works extensively on improving energy efficiency and mitigating greenhouse gas emissions at national and international level.
Our experts work at the intersection of policy and practice, helping government and commercial clients worldwide devise effective energy and climate strategies and deliver implementation programmes.
For example, we are currently working on :
Technical and economic analysis to underpin energy efficiency incentives
Ecodesign and labelling regulations for a wide range of energy-using products
Implementing grant support programmes for industrial energy efficiency and innovative, international climate policy technical assistance
Implementing financial mechanisms to deploy innovative renewable energy and low carbon technologies at large scale
Competitiveness analyses of the European low carbon industry
Technical assistance to help EU Member States implement their National Energy and Climate Plans (NECPs)
Sustainability programmes in industry and commerce
We would like to add a Managing Consultant to the Energy and Climate team, to contribute and expand all aspects of our work and lead our service offerings in clean energy systems.
This recruitment is for an engineer and / or environmental economist with >
10 years’ post-graduate experience.
Work as part of a multi-national, collaborative team of energy engineers and economists, often taking leadership roles to :
Win, manage and deliver energy and climate technical assistance contracts for private and public sector clients, taking a lead in clean energy systems
Build and maintain relationships with key clients
Manage project teams and subcontractors, taking responsibility for meeting client needs within quality, time and cost constraints
Promote the company at client meetings, events, networking groups and through social media channels by providing thought leadership content on pertinent topics
Maintain appropriate records / uphold quality assurance integrity
Support business development activities
Fluency in spoken and written English
Bachelor’s degree in engineering, environmental economics or related discipline
Experience winning and successfully delivering energy and climate consulting projects for private and public sector clients
Expertise in clean energy systems, including renewable energy and energy efficiency (industrial / commercial). This to include relevant market economics and applicable low carbon technologies
Extensive project and proposal management experience
Proven marketing communication skills
Experience with commercial deployment of low carbon technologies in industrial applications
Knowledge of the applicable EU energy and climate policy framework
Strong qualitative and quantitative analysis capability
Proven high degree of determination to meet customers’ needs
At least 10 years’ professional consulting experience.
Masters’ degree in engineering or related discipline
Ability to lead and work within multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary consulting teams spread across several countries and time zones.
Application of clean energy systems solutions to solve client needs
Line management experience in a professional consulting environment
Experience implementing climate / sustainable energy financial mechanisms
Experience winning and delivering projects for DG ENERGY will be a distinct advantage