Assistant Technical Consultant – Low Emission Transport

Would you like to play your part in making low emissions transport a reality in the UK and beyond? If so, now is the time for you to join our expanding Mobility and Strategy team at Cenex.

Cenex is a well-established, highly influential low emission vehicle research and consultancy organisation. We specialise in helping public and private sector organisations evaluate, implement and deliver low emission vehicle and associated infrastructure strategies. We are an independent Research and Technology organisation.

We are expanding our Mobility and Strategy team which works with technology developers, local and transport authorities, and fleets to deploy new low emission, shared, connected, and automated mobility solutions into the market – from demonstration projects to early market introduction.

We now have an opportunity for a recently qualified graduate to join our team, working under the guidance of one of our highly experienced Consultants. The role will provide you with a unique opportunity to work with information across a range of vehicle manufacturers and fleet operators to determine and describe success in the low emissions vehicle sector.

Typically, your role will involve the following activities, however a key attraction of consultancy is the breadth of diversity it can provide.

  • Performance analysis of future and current low carbon modes of transport
  • Undertake market research regarding new low emission transport technologies
  • Develop and perform new quantitative and qualitative analysis techniques to assess low emission vehicle types. These can include carbon life cycle analysis, economic impact, social benefits and infrastructure requirements.
  • Contribute to and support the creation of future strategies and policy recommendations for clients to aid transport decarbonisation
  • Contribute to writing reports and presenting technical papers and results

In the role of Assistant Technical Consultant we are looking for someone who is comfortable working with data and will fit well into our close-knit team in addition to the following attributes:

  • Degree level qualification in a STEM subject (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics)
  • Excellent data analysis knowledge and skills (advanced Excel)
  • Ability to manage your own workload with minimal supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to work with team members and clients
  • Demonstrate a competent level of presentation skill
  • A real interest in environmental technology

Additionally, we are very interested in hearing from candidates who possess any of the following:

  • Postgraduate qualification in Environmental Science or Engineering
  • Specific experience in information/data collection, statistical analysis, use of databases.
  • Vehicle modelling experience
  • Competent in the use of any of the following: Matlab, VBA, SQL, GIS
  • Undertaking applied research and compiling/presenting results to clients and other interested parties, ie, local authorities.

At Cenex, we provide an exciting and rewarding place for you to work, providing the opportunity to make a real difference in the world by working with an exceptional team of talented, dedicated and supportive individuals who are committed to reducing the environmental impact of transport.

The Assistant Technical Consultant role will be home based initially due to recommendations in place due to COVID-19, however your normal place of work will be based in Loughborough.

In addition to a competitive salary plus significant benefits such as flexible and hybrid working, and an electric vehicle salary sacrifice scheme, you will have a fantastic opportunity to develop your career with us through our broad range of projects, mentoring opportunities and a personalised approach to your learning and development.

We will be interviewing for this role in February 2022, so if you feel you can combine your interest in this field with the fantastic career opportunity Cenex provides, please apply now! Applications close Sunday the 30th of January.

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