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Senior Transition Risk Modeller / Senior Climate Economist

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    Information Technology

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    Damian Bicknell

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    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    12 June 2024

An exciting opportunity awaits as a leading sustainability-focused company seeks a Transition Risk Modeller/ to contribute to their mission of revolutionising businesses' response to the nature-climate crisis. This dynamic role offers a chance to make a meaningful impact in climate risk management within a supportive and innovative environment.

The company has developed an innovative modelling and analytics platform, drawing from influential frameworks pioneered by its founders. Their solutions empower corporations to assess and manage the risks and opportunities associated with transitioning to a low-carbon, nature-positive economy.

Based in a Cambridge office, the Transition Risk Modeller/Senior Cliamte Economist will join an environmental analytics team, playing a crucial role in developing and maintaining environmental and risk models. With a focus on climate-related transition risk modelling and planning, the successful candidate will drive the development of new models and methods to quantify economic, technological, and social dimensions of sustainability transitions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop rigorous models to quantify the probability, consequences, and financial impacts of nature and climate risk scenarios.
  • Generate insights through visualization and representation of outputs to address environmental risks to business.
  • Collaborate with clients to develop robust modelling solutions for real business concerns.
  • Present cutting-edge modelling methods and results directly to clients.
  • Contribute to the company's development and mission to drive sustainable business transformation.

Essential Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in economics, natural sciences, mathematics, engineering, or a related quantitative discipline.
  • Minimum of three years' post-qualification experience.
  • Expertise in scientific topics related to climate change, economics, energy, finance, risk analysis, or quantitative modelling.
  • Proficiency in programming languages, preferably Python.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to develop innovative solutions.
  • Effective communication skills and ability to present results effectively.
  • Interest in climate change and nature risks and their impact on business.
  • Familiarity with climate-related transition risks and scenarios.

Desirable Skills:

  • Understanding of company carbon accounting, sustainability reporting frameworks, and impact assessments.
  • Knowledge of macroeconomic modelling techniques and their application to real-world problems.
  • Project management experience with a track record of delivering projects on time and on budget.

Candidates eager to contribute to sustainable business practices are encouraged to apply for this impactful role. Join the team in driving meaningful change towards a more sustainable future. Apply now!

EA First Ltd are acting as an Employment Agency for this permanent vacancy.