Junior Consultant Green Transition Industrial Birmingham 2023

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DEADLINE 7th December 2023

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 decarbonisation, energy efficiency and renewable incentives and policy initiatives.
  • Implementing grant support programmes for small to large scale industrial decarbonisation and energy efficiency projects and studies.
  • Ecodesign and labelling regulations for a wide range of energy-using products
  • Implementing financial mechanisms to deploy innovative renewable energy and low carbon technologies at large scale
  • Scope 1, 2 and 3 emission reporting and climate risk assessment for commercial clients
  • Conducting technical on-site audits at industrial and commercial facilities.

We would like to add a Junior Consultant to the Green Transition ‘Industrial’ team, to contribute and expand all aspects of our work. This recruitment is for recent graduates with at least one year of post-graduate experience.


Work as part of a multi-national, collaborative team of energy and climate consultants, engineers and economists to:

  • Carry out allocated day-to-day task management of one or more projects, reporting to relevant Project Managers and Contract Directors.
  • Provide in-depth technical support on research, analysis, technical assistance and evaluation of projects relevant to decarbonisation, energy efficiency and renewable.
  • Conduct on-site audits at industrial and commercial facilities to assess participant compliance with programme requirements.
  • Engage with stakeholders through both quantitative and qualitative survey and technical-economic analysis tasks.
  • Engage with grant programme participants to assess, monitor and report on their development progress.
  • Prepare key written outputs, such as contractual reports, methodological concepts and frameworks, visionary papers, analytical/evaluative pieces and other pivotal documents for clients.
  • Support preparation of presentations to internal and external audiences.
  • Maintain appropriate records / uphold quality assurance integrity.
  • Support business development activities.

Basic Qualifications

  • Fluency in spoken and written English.
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related discipline.
  • Understanding of decarbonisation, energy efficiency technologies and their commercial deployment in industrial applications.
  • Experience of broader decarbonisation, energy efficiency and environmental impacts / circular economy.
  • Understanding of climate policy issues, including climate change mitigation measures.
  • Strong quantitative analysis capability.
  • Proven high degree of determination to meet customers’ needs.
  • At least one year of post-graduate professional experience.
  • Strong VBA programming skills in Excel or equivalent.


  • Masters’ degree in engineering or related discipline
  • Involvement with decarbonisation solutions, CCUS, hydrogen application and/or smart grid solutions (e.g. decentralised energy network system, storage technologies, demand-side response, integration of renewable technologies and zero emission vehicles) and their commercial deployment would be a distinct advantage
  • Demonstrated capability for handling, processing and presenting complex data.
  • Understanding of the UK/EU energy efficiency / renewable energy policy framework

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. 

DEADLINE 7th December 2023