Researcher (Energy and Sustainability)

Organisation: Changeworks
Salary: £20,931 – £22,968 pa
Location: Edinburgh
Hours: Full Time
Position type: Paid
Contract: Fixed Term Contract
Closing date: Mon 17 November 14
Contact telephone: 0131 555 4010
Contact email:

AP3 (£20,931-£22,968) + 8% employer pension contribution
35 hours per week – 6 month fixed term contract

Changeworks is offering a great opportunity for a Researcher within our established Consultancy team. Our busy team works across the sustainability agenda and has a particular specialism related to energy efficiency and renewables in the built environment, fuel poverty and environmental behaviour change.

This exciting role will ensure our work continues to be underpinned by excellent research and analysis. Activities delivered in support of our clients will include:
• Developing, coordinating and analysing surveys
• Conducting research interviews
• Desk research
• Writing clear, structured reports to communicate findings

The successful candidate will have an excellent grounding in basic qualitative and quantitative research techniques and a willingness and aptitude to develop new skills quickly and to effect. You will have a strong interest in the sustainability agenda and ideally an understanding of energy efficiency and small scale renewables. Above all you will have a commitment and passion for the field and for conducting research that underpins reports and recommendations for clients. Highly organised, numerate and with excellent attention to detail, you will also be an excellent and clear communicator. The ability to deal with multiple tasks and meet deadlines in a supportive team environment is essential.

Closing date for applications: 12:00, 17 November 2014

Interviews: 25 November 2014

Start date: As soon as possible

To apply:

Please email: or contact reception on 0131 555 4010 for an application pack quoting the reference RCT2. Application packs are also available to download from the Changeworks website by clicking on ‘More information’ below.

Please email your completed application form to:

Due to the high number of job applications we receive, Changeworks will only contact those people we are inviting for interview.

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