Consultant vacancy

27 January 2014

Aether is a growing consultancy specialising in air quality and greenhouse gas emission inventories, local air quality management and environmental data systems.  We are looking for a Consultant to be based in the centre of Oxford.

Job Description:

The successful candidate will be highly numerate, confident and attentive to detail.  You will be encouraged to challenge ideas and to innovate in order to help us grow our business.  The role will involve a wide range of projects which will require data processing, desk based research, and the development of new products and ideas in the air quality and climate change fields.  Project work will be focused at the local, national or international scale and may include international travel and working at customer sites.  The position provides the opportunity to work for our customers in Governments and international organisations on high level policy support and policy formation, as well as research work. 

Required Skills:

·         Applicants should have a good degree, preferably at the Masters level;

·         Excellent numerical and data handling skills within MS Excel are essential as well as good organisational skills;

·         An understanding of air pollution and greenhouse gases are expected;

-         Experience of using GIS and database software would be beneficial.

Aether:

Aether offers a friendly working environment and excellent opportunities for those making a significant contribution to the company.  Aether operates as a carbon neutral company, financially incentivises staff to use environmentally sound modes of transport for business travel, and undertakes a few volunteering days a year for the Local Wildlife Trust. 

Application:

Applicants should provide a CV, and a covering letter that includes the following:

·         An overview of experience in the areas of air quality and greenhouse gas emissions.

·         A description of data handling capabilities, and examples of use in projects.

Please respond to Chris Dore at:  recruit@aether-uk.com

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

No Agency applications please.

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Testimonial

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“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

“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

“The professional service provided by your company was of very high quality and completed within agreed timelines.”

Matthew Dudley, UNFCCC 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

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

Umweltbundesamt (Germany)

“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

“Chris was excellent to work with and always very pro active in making suggestions, taking work forward and applying his considerable technical knowledge in effective ways.”

Robert Vaughan, Defra Air Quality Team

“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

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