Graduate Hydrogen Consultant

The Low Carbon Business Unit (LCBU) within Gemserv is a highly focused consultancy specialising in strategy, regulation, policy and politics affecting the sustainable energy sector in the UK and in the EU. We specialise in helping our clients to achieve tangible and meaningful changes in regulation and policy that will make a real difference to the uptake of sustainable energy. We use our strategic insight gained from this experience to translate complex regulatory frameworks, technological developments and market trends into clear actionable advice for business and organisational leadership teams.

Within the LCBU, we are looking for a talented graduate to join our Hydrogen Team, supporting the development of strategic initiatives, consultancy offerings and project development in this exciting growth sector. One such example is the Hydrogen UK industrial group, where the successful candidate will have the opportunity to shape the debate and future outlook of hydrogen in this country.

 

Location
Birmingham Office (hybrid working)
Salary Range
£27,500 - £31,000 plus bonus and excellent benefits package
Employment Type
Permanent
Contract Basis
Full time (happy to consider flexible working)
Ref No
806

The Role

This is a great opportunity for an individual interested in sustainability, policy, hydrogen and the low-carbon transition, working within a highly motivated team and fast-paced environment, to help achieve action on climate change.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to acquire and develop a comprehensive set of skills needed to realise their long-term career prospects in the low-carbon energy transition. Examples include: project management; technical authorship; business development; secretarial management; stakeholder influencing; bid delivery and securing innovation-style investment.

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Hydrogen Senior Consultant, the successful candidate will be required to:

  • Contribute to the delivery of consultancy projects on time and within budget
  • Develop proposal documents, technical reports, presentations and materials for the Gemserv business and external clients.
  • Participate on-going business development activities to grow the hydrogen opportunities pipeline, through bid activities, client relationships and retainer-based memberships
  • Collaborate with other Gemserv teams and clients to ascertain business opportunities, deliver cross-functional projects and assimilate knowledge of value to the hydrogen team
  • Represent Gemserv interests at appropriate stakeholder events, including Westminster events and industrial networking forums.
  • Manage the project workload within agreed constraints and provide administrative and progress information to the Hydrogen Senior Consultant.

 

Requirements

We are looking for candidates who are developing their career aspirations in the energy sector, particularly in a hydrogen context, seeking comprehensive exposure across industry, businesses, academia and Government.

Essential:

  • Degree qualified in an engineering, science, technology, or business discipline
  • An interest in energy, policy
  • Organised, analytical and detail driven with strong computer literacy
  • Self-starter with strong critical thinking skills
  • Well-rounded communication, influencing and presentation skills, with ability to translate technical information into actionable insights across multiple audiences
  • Fluency in English

Desirable:

  • A working knowledge of hydrogen production, storage, distribution or end-use applications.
  • Previous industrial or consultancy experience
  • A recognised project management or financial modelling accreditation

 

WHAT WE OFFER

 

  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Profit related Bonus (discretionary)
  • Reward and recognition schemes
  • Flexible working
  • Private Bupa healthcare
  • Life Assurance (up to 4 times annual salary)
  • Matched pension contributions
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Buy and Sell annual leave
  • Reimbursement of eye test and up to £50 towards glasses or contacts
  • Corporate gym rates
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Summer and Christmas parties, along with monthly Gembar

 

THE COMPANY

We are an expert provider of professional services in a world driven by data and technology. We work across various sectors, from government bodies to global blue-chip organisations and small independent companies.

Due to the nature of what we do, we are a people business. The contribution from every member of the team expands our workforce’s diverse range of experience, skills and personalities – each individually valued.

Gemserv is an equal opportunities employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to create an inclusive environment for all employees.

We heavily invest in the learning and development opportunities, enabling our people to develop skills and gain experience, which will enhance career prospects for life. Many who started their careers with us have rapidly progressed into more senior positions.

At Gemserv no two days are the same, but we believe in a flexible approach to working which we know our employees’ value. That focus on encouraging a positive work/life balance extends to the many regular social events where employees get the opportunity to meet people from across the business and the wider industry in a more informal environment.

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TO APPLY

If you can see yourself working at Gemserv, then we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV and application to us by clicking ‘Apply now’

Happy to talk flexible working