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Little Blue Research Analyst
About Little Blue Research
Little Blue Research (www.littleblueresearch.com) is an independent consultancy specialising in the provision of technical support for environmental economics and social impact valuation. We also support business to navigate the landscape of nature related frameworks and reporting requirements helping them to realise the risks and opportunities they may face, starting them on a nature positive journey.
Our projects rely on interdisciplinary skillsets including environmental economics, data analysis, statistics, project management, stakeholder engagement, social impact measurement and designing strategic solutions. Our clients represent a range of sectors including food and beverage multinationals, global media research organisations, telecommunications, and universities.
We are a small, entrepreneurial team, at the cutting edge of sustainability developments and we are looking for an analyst to join our inclusive, supportive team.
We are looking to recruit an analyst for a 6-month fixed term contract, with the potential to join our team longer term.
As an analyst, you will contribute to our work on impact measurement across natural, social, and human capitals, particularly supporting clients navigating the evolving nature framework and reporting requirements. You will work on multiple projects, as part of a team, for a variety of cross sector clients focusing on the private sector. You will contribute by undertaking research on different economic techniques, as well as biodiversity, environmental and social issues. This information will then be applied in a variety of client contexts including stakeholder engagement, providing data visualisations, developing dashboards for client use, and supporting the wider team.
Responsibilities and duties
Perform data gathering and analysis, and draft key insights.
Draft client facing presentations of findings.
Support client/stakeholder interviews to capture information and provide it in a succinct and cohesive format.
Other activities to support project work.
Skills and experience
You will be a highly motivated team player, willing to learn and develop new ideas. You must have a broad understanding of, and passion for environmental and social issues from a global perspective. You will be flexible in your outlook, enthusiastic & approachable, with a close attention to detail, willing to support diverse projects.
You will also have:
An undergraduate degree (2:2 and above) in Environmental Economics, Geography, Economics, or Environmental Science.
Strong organisational skills, attention to detail and the ability to structure and prioritise the delivery of project outputs effectively while working as part of a team.
An ability to think creatively and to advance innovative ideas.
An ability to work to deadlines, work flexibly under pressure and respond to changing project and programme demands.
Ability to learn new technology and software applications quickly.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Familiarity with Microsoft applications.
We also welcome applications from those with other industry experience wishing to gain sustainability experience.
Job title: Analyst
Reporting to: Managing Director
Start date: ASAP
Salary: Competitive analyst salary
Contract: Fixed term, 6 month, full time contract (35 hour week). Potential for longer term contract after completion of contract.
Location: Flexible/hybrid. We make use of shared office space in Farringdon, London and are in the office two days per week, Monday and Tuesday. We will provide a laptop and other essential equipment for hybrid working.
How to apply
To apply for this role email your cover letter, two page CV, and a short sample of your writing (less than one side of A4) as soon as possible and no later than 1st May 2023 to firstname.lastname@example.org. We may start to contact candidates before the deadline closes.
This call is open to those who already have the right to work in the UK.
We welcome applications from all backgrounds and communities, and we are committed to having a team that is made up of diverse skills, experiences and abilities.