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Director of Research & Analysis

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Allen and York are delighted to be working exclusively with a national charity as they embark on recruiting a Director of Research and Analysis to join their business. This is a critical hire for the charity and you will be a member of the Senior Leadership Team, reporting directly into the CEO and manage a team of nine people (with two to three direct line reports), all of whom have unique specialisms within the energy sector.

This unique and highly important organisation supports local and national energy policies contributes to reducing carbon emissions and is key in influencing the energy system transition.

The business has grown significantly in recent years and is in a strong position and you'll be responsible for shaping the research so that the business can maintain its position as a leading innovator in sustainable energy. As such, you will bring innovative ideas, combined with a strong technical knowledge of energy systems, proven management experience and a flair for research, both qualitative and quantitative. Another important element of this role is as a spokesperson for the charity, so it's expected you will be adept at presenting in public, speaking on panels and attending events, in addition to working closely with councils and governments.

You'll have experience of creating a strategy for the Research Team, overseeing the operational management, developing policies and managing budgets. within the energy team there is particular expertise around buildings and energy systems modelling Social Research associated with fuel poverty energy demand reduction and energy consultancy focusing in particular on the planning and deployment of renewable energy and low carbon technologies.
Based in Bristol, and given your position as a member of the senior leadership team and Team Manager, you will be required to attend the office three days a week so you'll need to be able to comfortably commute to and from the office.

In return for your efforts and experience, a competitive salary and benefits package is on offer including a generous ethical company pension scheme and all staff are given study time, which demonstrates a commitment to continued professional development.

So, to find out more about this really exciting opportunity, please send your CV to

About us: Allen & York have been matching purposeful people with purpose-led organisations for 30 years. We partner with our clients and candidates on roles that build an understanding of climate change, promote sustainability and create inclusive and responsible organisations, working towards a sustainable world for us all. Committed to inclusiveness in the workplace, we aim to increase diversity across all areas and therefore welcome applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their ethnicity, race, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, or whether or not they have a disability. Let's help build a better world, together.

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