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Join our team

Risk & Policy Analysts Ltd welcomes all enquiries from those wishing to work with us. We are not only interested to hear from appropriate candidates who would like to work with us on a permanent basis, but also from those who would be prepared to work with us on a freelance consultancy basis from EU and candidate countries.

Current Vacancies

We are seeking to increase our capacity to meet the needs of existing contracts and potential new areas of work. As such, we are looking to employ four (4) individuals to work as Researchers at the company's head office in Loddon, Norfolk. 

If this is of interest to you, please read more. The roles have been created in partnership with the LIFT Programme and will be part funded by the European Social Fund.

Risk & Policy Analysts Limited (RPA) is an independent consultancy with an established reputation and proven expertise in the fields of environmenteconomicschemicals, UK & EU policy, innovation and emerging technologies, and sustainability.

We provide multi-disciplinary, innovative, expert advice and strategic analysis skills, assisting both public and private sector decision makers in the development and implementation of sustainable policies.  We offer a broad range of services and utilise a variety of skills in order to produce high quality, tailor-made outputs.

The work we undertake places us directly at the centre of the UK and European legislative processes, providing us with an opportunity to help ensure the achievement of their environmental, social and economic sustainability goals. 

We are pushing to increase our capacity to meet the needs of existing contracts and potential new areas of work.  We are currently seeking four (4) individuals to work as Researchers at the company’s office in Loddon, Norfolk.  These roles are initially for 6 months, but can become permanent on successful completion of this period.  They can be full time or part time.  The roles have been created in partnership with the LIFT Programme and will be part funded by the European Social Fund.

The work requires people who are not only methodical and analytical but also prepared to tackle unfamiliar subjects with enthusiasm.  At the Researcher level, you will be expected to carry out literature reviews, collect and analyse large amounts of information and data (including use of spread-sheets), and prepare written materials.  At any one point in time, you are likely to be involved in multiple studies.  You must have good organisational skills and an ability to prepare written materials to a high standard. 

The minimum requirement for these positions is a 2:1 degree and a right to work in the UK.  RPA is a diverse and equal opportunity employer and so would welcome all applications.

Requirements:

  • Degree to a 2:1 level.  Degrees in environmental sciences or similar, chemistry, materials science, economics, mathematics, computer science, law and politics would have direct relevance
  • Excellent desk-based analytical research skills
  • Experience of quantitative research techniques and good computer skills
  • Proven ability to work flexibly and to deliver high quality work within deadlines
  • Good organisational skills and an ability to prepare written materials to a high standard
  • Experience of working independently and contributing to small teams
  • Proficiency in another language would be advantageous

 

The four posts can be full or part time with a £20,000 pro rata salary. If you would like to join this dynamic small company, please send your CV with a covering e-mail (Ref: RPALIFT) which explains your interest and suitability for the position to diane.edwards@rpaltd.co.uk by 26th October 2018.

                 

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