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.
Risk & Policy Analysts Limited (RPA) is an employee-owned independent consultancy with an established reputation and proven expertise in the fields of UK and EU policy, economics, chemicals, the environment, 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 use a variety of skills to produce high quality, tailor-made outputs. The work we do places us directly at the centre of the UK and European legislative processes, providing us with an opportunity to help ensure the UK and the EU achieves their social, economic, environmental and sustainability goals.
Over the past 30 years, we have innovatively and proudly pushed forward the boundaries of how impact assessments and evaluations, as well as broader policy analyses, are carried out across a range of different fields. Our work has often been used as examples of best practice.
At RPA, we undertake a range of different economic analyses. In many of our projects we perform socio-economic analysis (SEA), to assess the impacts of policy changes at national as well as international (EU) levels. Much of our work in this area focusses on chemicals and chemicals policy (such as REACH), in a wide range of industrial sectors. We carry out SEAs using established guidelines and have both public and private sector clients.
If you are interested in working in these exciting areas for RPA, then we encourage you to apply for the role of Senior consultant specialising in Socio-Economic Analysis
To be successful in this role, you will probably have:
- At least 5 years’ experience in consultancy or a similar environment
- Demonstrable skills in applied economic analysis, including the valuation of human health impacts, economic modelling techniques, econometrics, and statistical analysis
- Experience of successfully translating economic theory and modelling to a variety of projects in various sectors
- Experience of developing SEAs in the context of chemicals and chemicals policy (e.g., under REACH)
Additional skills that are desirable include:
- Project management skills and experience of leading successful projects for public and private sector clients
- An enthusiasm for mentoring and training others, to develop SEA knowledge and skills among colleagues
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, and a track record of delivering high quality and effective reports to public and private sector clients
- Relevant links and networks with industry, the public sector and/or academia
- Successful preparation of tenders/proposals for the public and private sector
- An undergraduate degree in economics, or another relevant subject
- Additional language skills are an advantage
Salary and benefits
Salary will be within our transparent pay ranges of £32,000 to £41,000. There is also an additional £3,000 London weighting where applicable. We offer 38 days holiday a year and after 6 months you will gain equity in the business via the Employee-Owned Trust which brings tax free profit share and a voice in the future of the company.
We operate an agile working policy allowing flexible working hours and location meaning each employee can manage how often and when they are in the office. We believe this helps our co-owners to have a good work life balance. When you want to be in the office, you will be based at either our head office in Norwich, Norfolk, or in London. The position is permanent and can be full time or part time. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. You need to have the right to work in the UK.
If you want to be part of a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team with ample opportunity to help steer the future direction of EU and UK work, whilst contributing to a positive impact on society, please contact David Carlander (firstname.lastname@example.org) for an initial informal discussion, or send your CV and a brief summary of why you are looking to join RPA and why you are the right person for this key role to email@example.com (REF: RPA ECOSEA).
The deadline for applications is Monday 22 November, earlier applications are encouraged as interviews will be ongoing.