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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

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

We are looking for an experienced account professional to work with the Managing Director to own and develop this role and our processes. Our ideal candidate is well-organised, communicative, flexible and enjoys the challenges of supporting a growing SME business. If desired, this position can evolve in scope as our business plans are delivered.  There is flexibility in how the working pattern can operate.

Roles and responsibilities include:

  • Support the Directors in managing, reporting and recording company accounts and financial details of the company
  • Prepare the monthly management accounts for presentation to the Directors
  • Prepare cash flow and cash flow forecasts
  • Prepare P&L accounts and balance sheets to help prepare financial reports
  • Perform analysis on income and expenditure to assist in budget monitoring
  • Record and receive all income and expenditure on a regular basis
  • Reconcile all bank accounts (multi-currency) on a regular basis
  • Support submission of quarterly VAT submission (via Xero software)
  • Support Project Managers with preparation of sales invoices as required
  • Create and maintain customer and supplier accounts
  • Support creation of data to aid financial decision making
  • Assist Managing Director with preparation of financial strategy
  • Work with the Managing Director to develop, implement and maintain financial processes to optimise performance
  • Support external accountants as required to complete timely annual accounts submission
  • Accounts query management (Customer & Supplier)
  • Become Xero software master user
  • Support monthly payroll process

Person Specification:

  • Part Qualified or Qualified i.e ACA, ACCA or CIMA
  • Experience in similar roles
  • Commercially aware
  • Knowledge of cloud accounting (ideally Xero software)
  • Excellent communicator
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills, (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

The role offers a £20,000 - £24,000 salary (pro rata) dependant on experience.  Staff are able to take advantage of flexible working hours.  After 6 months you will join the employee owned trust and become a co-owner of the business, with the benefits that this brings such as a voice in the future of the company, tax free bonuses and participation in dividends.

If you would like to join this dynamic small company, please send your CV with a brief cover letter detailing why you are applying to RPA, how you meet the specifications detailed and your preferred working arrangement (0.4-06 FTE) (Ref: RPA-ACC) to post@rpaltd.co.uk.

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

After becoming an employee owned business in April, we have ambitious growth plans over the next two years.  As a result, we are seeking to increase our leadership team to grow existing contracts and new areas of work.  We are currently seeking individuals to join our policy team at the Principal Consultant at the company’s headquarters in Norwich (Loddon).  These roles will be expected to work across a range of different sectors, as well as to help develop new sectors. 

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

After becoming an employee owned business in April, we have ambitious growth plans over the next two years.  As a result, we are seeking to increase our leadership team to grow existing contracts and new areas of work.  We are currently seeking individuals to join our policy team at the Principal Consultant at the company’s headquarters in Norwich (Loddon).  These roles will be expected to work across a range of different sectors, as well as to help develop new sectors. 

As an experienced leader within policy consultancy, you will have:

  • 10 years plus experience within Policy Consultancy;
  • A proven track record of leading impact assessments and/or evaluations according to UK and EU guidelines;
  • Strategic leadership but with the ability to lead by example in terms of methodology execution;
  • Strong quantitative analysis skills;
  • Innovative experience in applying social research methods;
  • An understanding of policy development and implementation processes in the UK and ideally also in the EU;
  • Significant skills in stakeholder engagement and commercial management;
  • Significant experience of successful public tendering within the sector;
  • Leadership and people management experience;
  • Ownership of pipeline and tender selection;
  • Project management skills (Prince 2 or equivalent) and experience of leading relevant projects for either public or private sector clients;
  • Ability to undertake policy analyses across multiple sectors,
  • Strong links and networks within industry, the public sector and/or academia;
  • Excellent written English (other language skills would also be an advantage).

Salary is competitive and will align with level and experience. Staff are able to take advantage of flexible working options.  After 6 months you will join the employee owned trust and become a co-owner of the business, with the benefits that this brings such as a voice in the future of the company, tax free bonuses and participation in dividends.

If you are interested, either contact the Managing Director for an initial informal discussion or send your CV and a brief summary of why you are looking to join RPA and what you could contribute to the company (REF: RPA POL) to post@rpaltd.co.uk

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13 Sep

Senior Economist

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

After becoming an employee owned business in April, we have ambitious growth plans over the next few years.  As a result, we are seeking to increase our leadership team to grow existing client bases and new areas of work.  We are currently seeking individuals to join our economists’ team at the Principal Consultant level at the company’s headquarters in Norwich (Loddon).  These roles will be expected to work across a range of different sectors, as well as to help develop new sectors.  We have recently established an Economists Practice and this role will be key in supporting the existing team in developing existing processes, methodologies and areas of expertise.

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

After becoming an employee owned business in April, we have ambitious growth plans over the next few years.  As a result, we are seeking to increase our leadership team to grow existing client bases and new areas of work.  We are currently seeking individuals to join our economists’ team at the Principal Consultant level at the company’s headquarters in Norwich (Loddon).  These roles will be expected to work across a range of different sectors, as well as to help develop new sectors.  We have recently established an Economists Practice and this role will be key in supporting the existing team in developing existing processes, methodologies and areas of expertise.

As an experienced leader with a background in consultancy or similar, you will have:

  • A strong background in micro and/or macroeconomic theory and an ability to translate this to different policy and project contexts;
  • 10 years plus experience ideally within the fields of industrial, consumer, environmental or waste policy;
  • Demonstrable skills in applied economic analysis, including:   experience in the valuation of human health and / or environmental impacts; experience in economic modelling techniques, econometrics or statistical analysis; or experience in applying economics thinking to impact assessments and evaluations,
  • A proven track record of leading impact assessments and/or evaluations according to UK and EU guidelines;
  • Significant experience of successful public tendering within the sector;
  • Leadership and people management expertise;
  • Project management skills (Prince 2 or equivalent) and experience of leading relevant projects for either public or private sector clients;
  • Strong links and networks within industry, the public sector and/or academia;
  • Excellent written English (other language skills would also be an advantage).

Salary is competitive and will align with level and experience. Staff are able to take advantage of flexible working arrangement.  After 6 months, you will join the employee owned trust and become a co-owner of the business, with the benefits that this brings such as a voice in the future of the company, tax free bonuses and participation in dividends.

If you are interested, either contact the Managing Director for an initial informal discussion or send your CV and a brief summary of why you are looking to join RPA and what you could contribute to the company (REF: RPA ECO) to post@rpaltd.co.uk

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

After becoming an employee owned business in April, we have ambitious growth plans over the next two years.  As a result, we are seeking to increase our leadership team to grow existing contracts and new areas of work.  We are currently seeking individuals to join our Environment team at the Senior Consultant and Principal Consultant level at the company’s headquarters in Norfolk (Loddon).  These roles will be expected to work across different topics, as well as to help RPA move into new sectors.  The roles would involve identifying tender opportunities, leading on proposals and managing projects.  This would include client liaison, team management, technical work and stakeholder engagement.  As an experienced manager within environmental consultancy, you will have:

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

After becoming an employee owned business in April, we have ambitious growth plans over the next two years.  As a result, we are seeking to increase our leadership team to grow existing contracts and new areas of work.  We are currently seeking individuals to join our Environment team at the Senior Consultant and Principal Consultant level at the company’s headquarters in Norfolk (Loddon).  These roles will be expected to work across different topics, as well as to help RPA move into new sectors.  The roles would involve identifying tender opportunities, leading on proposals and managing projects.  This would include client liaison, team management, technical work and stakeholder engagement.  As an experienced manager within environmental consultancy, you will have:

  • 6 years plus experience within natural resource management, socio-economic assessment or environmental consultancy;
  • A proven track record of leading impact assessments and/or evaluations according to UK and/or EU guidelines in areas such as flood and coastal erosion, marine environment, water quality and water resources;
  • Experience of carrying out evaluations drawing on both quantitative and qualitative evidence;
  • Ability to lead and run workshops, focus groups and semi-structured interviews;
  • Awareness/knowledge of ecosystem services and understanding of the Water Framework Directive and status classifications;
  • Familiarity with natural capital accounting, ecosystem services, natural resource issues, environmental economics;
  • Significant experience of successful public tendering within the sector;
  • Ability to develop innovative methodologies to meet clients’ needs;
  • Leadership and people management experience;
  • Project management skills (Prince 2 or equivalent) and experience of leading relevant projects for either public or private sector clients;
  • Strong links and networks within industry, the public sector and/or academia;
  • Excellent written English (other language skills would also be an advantage).

Salary is competitive and will align with level and experience.  After 6 months you will join the employee owned trust and become a co-owner of the business, with the benefits that this brings such as a voice in the future of the company, tax free bonuses and participation in dividends.

If you are interested, either contact the Environment Director, Teresa Fenn, for an initial informal discussion or send your CV and a brief summary of why you are looking to join RPA and what you could contribute to the company (REF: RPA ENV) to post@rpaltd.co.uk

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

Since becoming an employee owned business in April 2019, RPA has adopted an ambitious plan for growth over the next two years.  As a result, we are seeking to increase the capacity of our team, build on our portfolio of existing contracts and expand into new areas of work.  We are currently seeking individuals to join our policy team at the Senior Consultant and Principal Consultant level at the company’s London office (Farringdon).  These roles will be expected to work across a range of different sectors, as well as to help develop new sectors.

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

Since becoming an employee owned business in April 2019, RPA has adopted an ambitious plan for growth over the next two years.  As a result, we are seeking to increase the capacity of our team, build on our portfolio of existing contracts and expand into new areas of work.  We are currently seeking individuals to join our policy team at the Senior Consultant and Principal Consultant level at the company’s London office (Farringdon).  These roles will be expected to work across a range of different sectors, as well as to help develop new sectors.

As an experienced policy consultant, you will have:

  • Master’s or phd in law;
  • 6+ years’ experience within Policy Consultancy, focusing on regulation or legal aspects;
  • An understanding of policy, regulation and legal development and implementation processes in the EU and UK;
  • A proven track record of leading regulatory/legal analyses, impact assessments, and/or evaluations according to UK and EU guidelines;
  • Experience of applying social research methods;
  • Demonstrable skills in stakeholder engagement;
  • Strong experience of successful public tendering;
  • People management experience;
  • Experience of managing pipeline and tender selection;
  • Project management skills (Prince 2 or equivalent) and experience of leading relevant projects for either public or private sector clients;
  • Willingness to undertake regulatory and legal policy analyses across multiple sectors,
  • Strong links and networks within industry, the public sector and/or academia;
  • Excellent written English (other language skills would also be an advantage).

Salary is competitive and will align with level and experience. Staff are able to take advantage of flexible working arrangements.  Since becoming an employee owned business in April 2019, RPA staff members have benefitted from becoming co-owners of the business.  After 6 months, you will become a co-owner and member of the employee owned trust, with the benefits that this brings such as a voice in the future of the company, tax free bonuses and participation in dividends.

If you are interested, either contact the Managing Director for an initial informal discussion or send your CV and a brief summary of why you are looking to join RPA and what you could contribute to the company (REF: RPA LONRLP) to post@rpaltd.co.uk

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