Assistant Consultant

We are looking for highly numerate graduates, preferably with a knowledge of air quality and climate change. We value pro-active staff who are well organised, show attention to detail, and exude a passion for skill development and continued learning.

Job Summary:

Successful applicants will contribute to a wide-ranging project portfolio across Aether, as well as business development tasks. The postholders will spend most of their time working on technical projects, undertaking data handling/processing, desk-based research, and presenting/discussing the results with the project managers. Contributions to other project areas such as report writing, presentations and meetings with customers can also be expected, as well as some administrative tasks.

Required Skills:

  • A 1st or 2:1 in a relevant scientific subject (preferably at Masters level);
  • Excellent numerical and data handling skills within MS Excel are essential;
  • Good organisational skills, and the ability to work on simultaneous tasks;
  • Fluent English is essential, proficiency in Spanish or French language would be advantageous;
  • A high standard of report writing, and good interpersonal skills

An understanding of air pollution and/or greenhouse gases would be particularly advantageous, but is not essential. Experience of using GIS, R, and/or other statistical and data visualisation software packages would be beneficial.

The Company:

Aether offers a friendly working environment and excellent opportunities for those making a significant contribution to the company. Aether is an equal opportunities employer and operates as a carbon neutral company. We financially incentivise staff to use environmentally sound modes of transport for business travel and commuting, and undertake volunteering days to support local environmental charities.

Application: Please send a CV and covering letter to: recruit@aether-uk.com All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Testimonial

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“I must congratulate each of you for your professional and tireless efforts. Let me point out that this has been the 'neatest' in-country review expert review team I have coordinated, and it has been a real pleasure.”

UNFCCC Secretariat

“Both the face-to-face training and the online version have been of high quality, with dynamic methods and a practical orientation that have allowed students to reach a solid knowledge base. The products have been delivered within the stipulated deadlines with an excellent quality and the team has always shown willingness to make adjustments according to the requirements of CONAF. We are very satisfied with the work. ”

Javier Cano Martín, Professional Unit for Climate Change and Environmental Services, CONAF (National Forestry Corporation), Chile

“A heartfelt thank you to all the Aether team for this very comprehensive review – this is certainly turning out to be one of the most beneficial capacity building projects I have ever been involved in.”

Saviour Vassallo, Senior Environment Protection Officer, Malta Resources Authority

“Aether's approach to couple innovative visualisation with high expertise manpower delivered valuable insights for our inventory work.”

Umweltbundesamt (Germany)

“Professional team and very collaborative communication. Effective result in terms of suggestions for improvement in the quality of the inventory and proposals on how to streamline specific topics.”

Italian Institute for Environmental Protection and Research

“If we have a need for any more reports in the future Aether will be first on my list.”

Alan Hardy, Kyson Design

“It is always an absolute pleasure working with Aether. I always know what is expected of me. Their work ethic is of a very high standard and projects are always handled in a very professional manner. I have learnt many skills in terms of project management, quality control and workshop training styles from Aether and I hope to carry these principles forward in my own work. I look forward to collaborating with Aether more in the future.”

Luanne Stevens, Gondwana

“It has been a pleasure to work with Chris Dore and Richard Claxton from Aether: they did their job in a very professional and timely manner. The workshop was organized and carried out in a cooperative spirit; the information provided to the workshop participants was complete and clear.”

Alina Novikova, UN/ECE Secretariat

“Aether delivered training workshops and generated learning materials for our SSN members, providing technical content in a manageable and comprehendible format. We particularly benefitted from their extensive knowledge and ability to interpret the needs of our members into the training materials.”

Jennifer Anderson, Sustainable Scotland Network

“Engaging Aether to support us to develop the first GHG Inventory System and first Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) for the United Republic of Tanzania has been a rewarding experience due to their high level of professionalism, creativity, timeliness and value for money. We will definitely consider Aether in our future initiatives.”

Abbas Kitogo, Programme Specialist Energy and Climate Change, UNDP Tanzania

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