Air Quality Consultant

Aether is a niche environmental consultancy specialising in the compilation, reporting, and review of emission inventories and projections and the development of sectoral policies and measures at a city, regional and national level. We have built a strong reputation with customers and collaborators around the world by delivering innovation and technical excellence. 

Aether specialises in air quality data collection, processing and analysis and the development of transparent reporting systems that underpin the development and assessment of air quality strategies, policies and action plans. We are also actively involved in several research programmes supporting the development of new approaches.

Our clients include BEIS, Defra, DfT, RSSB, TfL, UK local authorities, the European Commission and the European Environment Agency, as well as national governments in developed and developing countries. We are currently working in the UK, Europe, Africa, Asia and the Caribbean.

As a result of the growth in our air quality business, we are looking for Consultants to join our team.

The Role

The successful candidates will work with our company Directors and Business Area Leads to deliver across our portfolio of air quality projects and support new business development. The role offers excellent career development opportunities to lead projects, expand our customer base, and develop new and innovative products and services.

Required Experience and Skills

  • Educated to at least degree level in a scientific subject (Masters preferred)
  • 5+ years’ experience in air quality area and previous experience of working in an environmental consulting 
  • Experience of the economic assessment of policies and / or cost benefit analysis advantageous
  • Strong track record of project management and delivery including written reports, provision of datasets and presentations
  • Track record of business development and client engagement preferred
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-motivated, with a thorough attention to detail
  • Fluent English, additional language skills would be advantageous.

Working for Aether

Aether is committed to bringing the best technical knowledge and data management to deliver high quality services and enable our customers to make good decisions. We have a strong company ethos, which ensures that we are open and transparent with our customers and build long-term relationships.

Aether is committed to promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion at every level of the business. In order for us fulfil this commitment, Aether is recognised as a Disability Confident Employer.

As members of the scheme, Aether will ensure that any applicant who has a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010, is eligible to request that their application be considered for a guaranteed interview for any role, providing the applicant meets the essential role criteria set out in the job description.

Please contact recruit@aether-uk.com for further information and to discuss reasonable adjustments needed regarding your application.

Benefits

Aether offers an attractive remuneration and benefits package including:

  • Salary –up to £42,000 per annum dependent on experience
  • Annual leave, 32 days (bank holidays included)
  • Environmental leave: up to three days/year volunteering for environmental good causes
  • Flexible location with regular visits to our Oxford office.
  • Flexibility around normal working hours

Application

To apply for this position, please email your CV and a covering letter to recruit@aether-uk.com, clearly stating “Air Quality Consultant” in the email subject.

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

Testimonial

Don't just take our word for it...

“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

“Aether is a great partner for work in the area of European Air Emissions. The team was committed, reliable, well organised and had a deep technical understanding and motivated other partners with their good spirit.”

Umweltbundesamt: Environment Agency Austria

“The support provided by Aether for this project was especially remarkable considering the situation of the COVID-19 pandemic. The tools and methods used in order to engage local stakeholders really added value to the capacity building of the national team.”

Shanna Emmanuel, Saint Lucia BUR Project Coordinator

“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

“We have been collaborating with Aether for several years, and our projects have greatly benefited from it. Aether staff are very knowledgeable, professional and flexible - and last but not least, very friendly and a pleasure to work with.”

Umhverfisstofnun, Environment Agency of Iceland

“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

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

Alan Hardy, Kyson Design

“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

“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

“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

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