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Join our team

Risk & Policy Analysts Ltd welcomes all enquiries from those wishing to work with us. We are not only interested to hear from appropriate candidates who would like to work with us on a permanent basis, but also from those who would be prepared to work with us on a freelance consultancy basis from EU and candidate countries.

Current Vacancies

At RPA, we undertake different types of economic analyses. In many of our projects we perform socio-economic analysis (SEA), to assess the impacts of policy or regulatory changes at national as well as international (EU) levels. Due to our excellent reputation in this area, we are looking for additional support to meet the demand for our services.

Risk & Policy Analysts Limited (RPA) is an employee-owned independent consultancy with an established reputation and proven expertise in the fields of UK and EU sustainability, focusing on social policy, economics, chemicals and the environment.

We provide multi-disciplinary, innovative, expert advice and strategic analysis, assisting both public and private sector decision makers in the development and implementation of sustainable policies. We offer a broad range of services and use a variety of skills to produce high quality, tailor-made outputs. The work we do places us directly at the centre of the UK and European legislative processes, providing us with an opportunity to help ensure public and private sector entities  achieve their sustainability goals.

Over the past 30 years, we have innovatively and proudly pushed forward the boundaries of how impact assessments and evaluations, as well as broader policy analyses, are carried out across a range of different fields. Our work has often been used as examples of best practice.

To be successful in this role, you will probably have:

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience within consultancy; 
  • Knowledge of working on and supporting the full project lifecycle.  This may include tender preparation, for impact assessments, studies and/or evaluations according to UK Green book or EU Better Regulation guidelines, design of consultation and data collection strategies and implementing such activities (interviews, surveys, workshops, conferences) or policy/economic analysis (CBA, analysis of efficiency and effectiveness);
  • Some project management skills and experience of leading relevant projects for public sector clients;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, and proven ability to deliver high quality consultancy reports for public and private sector clients.

Additional skills that are desirable include:

  • Experience of applying social research methods drawing on both quantitative and qualitative evidence;
  • Knowledge in designing data collection strategies and in undertaking interviews or consultation as part of data collection;
  • Experience of stakeholder engagement.

Salary and benefits

Salary will be based on your experience and within our transparent pay ranges.  As a Consultant you can expect to earn £27.5k to £31k, Senior Consultant £32,000 to £40,000 and as a Principal Consultant £41,500 to £60,000.  There is also an additional £3,000 London weighting where applicable. We offer 38 days holiday a year and after 6 months you will gain equity in the business via the Employee-Owned Trust which brings tax free profit share and a voice in the future of the company.

We operate an agile working policy allowing flexible working hours and location meaning each employee can manage how often and when they are in the office.  We believe this helps our co-owners to have a good work life balance. When you want to be in the office, you will be based at either our head office in Norwich or in London. The position is permanent and can be full time or part time. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. You need to have the right to work in the UK.

If you want to be part of a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team with ample opportunity to help steer future direction of the EU work, whilst contributing to positive impact on society, either contact the Head of Policy, Eliza Kritikos on eliza.kritikos@rpaltd.co.uk for an initial informal discussion or send your CV and a brief summary of why you are looking to join RPA and why you are the right person for this role to post@rpaltd.co.uk (REF: RPA UK CON).

The deadline for applications is Friday 7th January 2022, earlier applications are encouraged as interviews will be ongoing.

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15 Dec

Experienced Consultant - EU Policy

At RPA, we undertake different types of impact assessments and evaluations. In many of our projects we perform socio-economic analysis (SEA), to assess the impacts of policy or regulatory changes at national as well as international (EU) levels. Due to our excellent reputation in this area, we are looking for additional support to meet the demand for our services.

Risk & Policy Analysts Limited (RPA) is an employee-owned independent consultancy with an established reputation and proven expertise in the fields of UK and EU sustainability, focusing on social policy, economics, chemicals and the environment.

We provide multi-disciplinary, innovative, expert advice and strategic analysis, assisting both public and private sector decision makers in the development and implementation of sustainable policies. We offer a broad range of services and use a variety of skills to produce high quality, tailor-made outputs. The work we do places us directly at the centre of the UK and European legislative processes, providing us with an opportunity to help ensure public and private sector entities  achieve their sustainability goals.

Over the past 30 years, we have innovatively and proudly pushed forward the boundaries of how impact assessments and evaluations, as well as broader policy analyses, are carried out across a range of different fields. Our work has often been used as examples of best practice.

As an experienced public policy consultant, you will probably have:

  • At least 5+ years’ experience within policy consultancy, focusing on regulatory and legal policy development and implementation processes in the EU;
  • Examples of working on or leading on the full project lifecycle, including tender preparation, for impact assessments, studies and/or evaluations according to EU Better Regulation guidelines, including design of consultation and data collection strategies and implementing such activities (interviews, surveys, workshops, conferences) as well as policy/economic analysis (CBA, analysis of efficiency and effectiveness);
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, and proven ability to deliver high quality consultancy reports for public and private sector clients.

Additional skills that are desirable include:

  • Some project management skills and experience of leading relevant projects for public sector clients;
  • Have experience with any of the following EU policy areas: consumer protection, health and safety at work, labour market, social inclusion and human rights, civil and criminal justice systems;
  • Experience of applying social research methods (including excellent qualitative and quantitative data gathering and analysis skills);
  • Strong links and networks within industry, the public sector and/or academia; and
  • One or more EU languages besides English.

Salary and benefits

Salary will be based on your experience and within our transparent pay ranges.  As a Senior Consultant you can expect £32,000 to £40,000 and as a Principal Consultant £41,500 to £60,000.  There is also an additional £3,000 London weighting where applicable. We offer 38 days holiday a year and after 6 months you will gain equity in the business via the Employee-Owned Trust which brings tax free profit share and a voice in the future of the company.

We operate an agile working policy allowing flexible working hours and location meaning each employee can manage how often and when they are in the office.  We believe this helps our co-owners to have a good work life balance. When you want to be in the office, you will be based at either our head office in Norwich or in London. The position is permanent and can be full time or part time. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. You need to have the right to work in the UK.

If you want to be part of a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team with ample opportunity to help steer future direction of the EU work, whilst contributing to positive impact on society, either contact the Head of Policy, Eliza Kritikos on eliza.kritikos@rpaltd.co.uk for an initial informal discussion or send your CV and a brief summary of why you are looking to join RPA and why you are the right person for this role to post@rpaltd.co.uk (REF: RPA EU POLCON).

The deadline for applications is Friday 7th January 2022, earlier applications are encouraged as interviews will be ongoing.

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We are proud that over the past 30 years, we have pushed forward the boundaries across a range of different fields involving the need to combine chemicals science (chemistry, toxicology, risk assessment) with economics and other social research tools.  As a result of our extensive pipeline of work in this area, we are looking for additional support to meet the demand for our services.

Risk & Policy Analysts Limited (RPA) is an employee-owned independent consultancy with an established reputation and proven expertise in the fields of UK and EU sustainability, focusing on social policy, economics, chemicals and the environment.

We provide multi-disciplinary, innovative, expert advice and strategic analysis, assisting both public and private sector decision makers in the development and implementation of sustainable policies. We offer a broad range of services and use a variety of skills to produce high quality, tailor-made outputs. The work we do places us directly at the centre of the UK and European legislative processes, providing us with an opportunity to help ensure public and private sector entities  achieve their sustainability goals.

To be successful in this role, you will probably have:

  • At least 3 years success in a consultancy environment or similar;
  • Knowledge/experience of chemicals regulation and legislation including REACH and CLP;
  • Experience of related Chemical proposals and  projects for public and private sector clients;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, and proven ability to deliver high quality consultancy reports for public and private sector clients.

Additional skills that are desirable include:

  • Knowledge in designing data collection strategies and in undertaking interviews or consultation as part of data collection;
  • Experience of applying research methods drawing on both quantitative and qualitative evidence
  • A degree or background in chemistry, toxicology, environmental sciences, material science or similar;

Salary and benefits

Salary will be based on your experience and within our transparent pay ranges.  As a Consultant you can expect to earn £27.5k to £31k, Senior Consultant £32,000 to £40,000 and as a Principal Consultant £41,500 to £60,000.  There is also an additional £3,000 London weighting where applicable. We offer 38 days holiday a year and after 6 months you will gain equity in the business via the Employee-Owned Trust which brings tax free profit share and a voice in the future of the company.

We operate an agile working policy allowing flexible working hours and location meaning each employee can manage how often and when they are in the office.  We believe this helps our co-owners to have a good work life balance. When you want to be in the office, you will be based at either our head office in Norwich or in London. The position is permanent and can be full time or part time. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. You need to have the right to work in the UK.

If you want to be part of a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team with ample opportunity to help steer the future direction of EU and UK work, whilst contributing to a positive impact on society, please contact David Carlander (David.Carlander@rpaltd.co.uk) for an initial informal discussion, or send your CV and a brief summary of why you are looking to join RPA and why you are the right person for this key role to applications@rpaltd.co.uk (REF: RPA CHEMDEC).

The deadline for applications is Friday 7th January 2022, earlier applications are encouraged as interviews will be ongoing.

 

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At RPA, we undertake different types of economic analyses. In many of our projects we perform socio-economic analysis (SEA), to assess the impacts of policy or regulatory changes at national as well as international (EU) levels. Due to our excellent reputation in this area, we are looking for additional support to meet the demand for our services.

Risk & Policy Analysts Limited (RPA) is an employee-owned independent consultancy with an established reputation and proven expertise in the fields of UK and EU sustainability, focusing on social policy, economics, chemicals and the environment.

We provide multi-disciplinary, innovative, expert advice and strategic analysis, assisting both public and private sector decision makers in the development and implementation of sustainable policies. We offer a broad range of services and use a variety of skills to produce high quality, tailor-made outputs. The work we do places us directly at the centre of the UK and European legislative processes, providing us with an opportunity to help ensure public and private sector entities  achieve their sustainability goals.

Over the past 30 years, we have innovatively and proudly pushed forward the boundaries of how impact assessments and evaluations, as well as broader policy analyses, are carried out across a range of different fields. Our work has often been used as examples of best practice.

To be successful in this role, you will probably have:

  • At least 5 years’ experience in consultancy or a similar environment;
  • Demonstrable skills in applied economic analysis.  These may include: valuation of human health impacts, economic modelling techniques, econometrics, or statistical analysis;
  • Experience of applying economics  to impact assessments and evaluations, according to UK and EU guidelines; and
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, and proven ability to deliver high quality consultancy reports for public and private sector clients.

Additional skills that are desirable include:

  • Some project management skills and experience of supporting successful projects for public and private sector clients;
  • An enthusiasm for mentoring and training others, to develop SEA knowledge and skills among colleagues;
  • Successful preparation of tenders/proposals for the public and private sector; and
  • Relevant links and networks with industry, the public sector and/or academia.

Salary and benefits

Salary will be based on your experience and within our transparent pay ranges.  As a Senior Consultant you can expect £32,000 to £40,000 and as a Principal Consultant £41,500 to £60,000.  There is also an additional £3,000 London weighting where applicable. We offer 38 days holiday a year and after 6 months you will gain equity in the business via the Employee-Owned Trust which brings tax free profit share and a voice in the future of the company.

We operate an agile working policy allowing flexible working hours and location meaning each employee can manage how often and when they are in the office.  We believe this helps our co-owners to have a good work life balance. When you want to be in the office, you will be based at either our head office in Norwich or in London. The position is permanent and can be full time or part time. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. You need to have the right to work in the UK.

If you want to be part of a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team with ample opportunity to help steer the future direction of EU and UK work, whilst contributing to a positive impact on society, please contact Matthew Lambert (Matthew.Lambert@rpaltd.co.uk) for an initial informal discussion, or send your CV and a brief summary of why you are looking to join RPA and why you are the right person for this key role to applications@rpaltd.co.uk (REF: RPA ECODEC).

The deadline for applications is Friday 7th January 2022, earlier applications are encouraged as interviews will be ongoing.

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15 Dec

Researcher Positions

These positions require people who are methodical and analytical, and prepared to tackle unfamiliar subjects with enthusiasm. At the Researcher level, you will be expected to carry out literature reviews, collect and analyse large amounts of information and data (including use of spreadsheets), and prepare written materials. Typically, you will be involved in multiple projects at the same time. You should be able to demonstrate good organisational skills and an ability to prepare written materials to a high standard.

Risk & Policy Analysts Limited (RPA) is an employee-owned independent consultancy with an established reputation and proven expertise in the fields of UK and EU sustainability, focusing on social policy, economics, chemicals and the environment.

We provide multi-disciplinary, innovative, expert advice and strategic analysis, assisting both public and private sector decision makers in the development and implementation of sustainable policies. We offer a broad range of services and use a variety of skills to produce high quality, tailor-made outputs. The work we do places us directly at the centre of the UK and European legislative processes, providing us with an opportunity to help ensure public and private sector entities  achieve their sustainability goals.

Over the past 30 years, we have innovatively and proudly pushed forward the boundaries of how impact assessments and evaluations, as well as broader policy analyses, are carried out across a range of different fields. Our work has often been used as examples of best practice.

Requirements:

  • Degree to a 2:1 level in economics, environmental/natural sciences, law, materials science, mathematics, computer science and politics would have relevance;
  • Excellent desk-based analytical research skills;
  • Experience of quantitative research techniques and good computer skills;
  • Ability to work flexibly, effectively manage your own time and to deliver high quality work within deadlines;
  • Good organisational skills and an ability to prepare written materials to a high standard;
  • Experience of working independently and contributing to small teams;
  • Willingness to learn and develop your skills

Desirable:

  • Some professional experience
  • Confidence with Microsoft Office tool (e.g. Excel, Word, Powerpoint)
  • Proficiency in another language would be advantageous

Salary and benefits

The position  offers a £20,000 salary increasing to £22,000 (degree) or £24,000 (masters/PhD) after 6 months (pro rata if part time). We offer 33 days holiday a year (building to 38) and after 6 months you will gain equity in the business via the Employee-Owned Trust which brings tax free profit share and a voice in the future of the company.

We operate an agile working policy allowing flexible working hours and location meaning each employee can manage how often and when they are in the office.  We believe this helps our co-owners to have a good work life balance. When you want to be in the office, you will be based at our head office in Norwich.

The position is permanent and can be full time or part time. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. You need to have the right to work in the UK.

If you want to be part of a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team with ample opportunity to help steer the future direction of EU and UK work, whilst contributing to a positive impact on society, please contact Matthew Lambert (Matthew.Lambert@rpaltd.co.uk) for an initial informal discussion, or send your CV and a brief summary of why you are looking to join RPA and why you are the right person for this key role to applications@rpaltd.co.uk (REF: RPA RESDEC).

The deadline for applications is Friday 7th January 2022, earlier applications are encouraged as interviews will be ongoing.

 

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At RPA, we undertake a range of different economic analyses. In many of our projects we perform socio-economic analysis (SEA), to assess the impacts of policy changes at national as well as international (EU) levels. Much of our work in this area focusses on chemicals and chemicals policy (such as REACH), in a wide range of industrial sectors. We carry out SEAs using established guidelines and have both public and private sector clients.

If you are interested in working in these exciting areas for RPA, then we encourage you to apply for the role of Senior consultant specialising in Socio-Economic Analysis.

Over the past 30 years, we have innovatively and proudly pushed forward the boundaries of how impact assessments and evaluations, as well as broader policy analyses, are carried out across a range of different fields. Our work has often been used as examples of best practice.

To be successful in this role, you will probably have:

  • At least 5 years’ experience in consultancy or a similar environment
  • Demonstrable skills in applied economic analysis, including the valuation of human health impacts, economic modelling techniques, econometrics, and statistical analysis
  • Experience of successfully translating economic theory and modelling to a variety of projects in various sectors
  • Experience of developing SEAs in the context of chemicals and chemicals policy (e.g., under REACH)

Additional skills that are desirable include:

  • Project management skills and experience of leading successful projects for public and private sector clients
  • An enthusiasm for mentoring and training others, to develop SEA knowledge and skills among colleagues
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, and a track record of delivering high quality and effective reports to public and private sector clients
  • Relevant links and networks with industry, the public sector and/or academia
  • Successful preparation of tenders/proposals for the public and private sector
  • An undergraduate degree in economics, or another relevant subject
  • Additional language skills are an advantage

Salary and benefits

Salary will be within our transparent pay ranges of £32,000 to £41,000. There is also an additional £3,000 London weighting where applicable. We offer 38 days holiday a year and after 6 months you will gain equity in the business via the Employee-Owned Trust which brings tax free profit share and a voice in the future of the company.

We operate an agile working policy allowing flexible working hours and location meaning each employee can manage how often and when they are in the office.  We believe this helps our co-owners to have a good work life balance. When you want to be in the office, you will be based at either our head office in Norwich, Norfolk, or in London. The position is permanent and can be full time or part time. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. You need to have the right to work in the UK.

If you want to be part of a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team with ample opportunity to help steer the future direction of EU and UK work, whilst contributing to a positive impact on society, please contact David Carlander (david.carlander@rpaltd.co.uk) for an initial informal discussion, or send your CV and a brief summary of why you are looking to join RPA and why you are the right person for this key role to applications@rpaltd.co.uk (REF: RPA ECOSEA).

Applications are encouraged as interviews will be ongoing.

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