Aether is recruiting

16 May 2018

Assistant Consultant

Aether is a growing consultancy at the forefront of greenhouse gas (GHG) and air quality emissions calculation and review, in international, national and local authority markets.  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, 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;

Aether:

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.

 

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“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

“The team at Aether works very professionally and communicates very well which makes working with them a pleasure. Outputs are delivered on time to high quality. The team brings the rigour of technical knowledge and expertise and finds innovative ways of communicating complex messages. I would be happy to recommend the Aether team to organisations working on analysing and presenting emissions information in the public domain.”

Fiona Glover, States of Jersey

“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

“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

“The Aether team were a joy to work with and I would recommend the consultancy - the service provided throughout the process was exceptional. Where there were problems, they provided solutions. The team were working to very short time scales but were able to deliver a high quality piece of work within the specified time frame.”

Sefton Council - for the Merseyside Atmospheric Emissions Inventory

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

Alan Hardy, Kyson Design

“The Aether team were a joy to work with and I would recommend the consultancy - the service provided throughout the process was exceptional.”

Clare Bayley, Defra

“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

“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

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

Matthew Dudley, UNFCCC Secretariat

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