Open Positions

We are seeking high quality candidates for research analyst and consultant positions.

Due to high demand for NNFCC business services we are seeking high quality candidates for two positions; both positions are for a period of 12 months with the potential for contract extension. Our Research Analyst post would suit recent graduates with either first or post graduate degrees looking to utilise their analytical, logic and investigative skills and gain experience of work outside of the laboratory. Our Consultant post would suit either a post-doctoral candidate or a candidate with equivalent experience, ideally gained in a relevant industrial, consultancy or research sphere.

  • Salary: £20-30k per annum dependent on experience
  • Post Duration: 12 months fixed term contract
  • Based: York
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Closing Date for Applications: Friday, 23rd November 2018

Reporting to a member of the management team you will undertake technology, policy and market research and analysis and assist in the preparation of client reports.

Successful candidates will be required to rapidly assimilate and critically analyse data in a well-planned and efficient manner and communicate information clearly and concisely. Individuals must have strong verbal and written communication skills, problem-solving capabilities and be able to demonstrate the ability to work within a flexible team environment.

Qualified to degree level in chemical, biological, environmental science or engineering an ideal candidate will demonstrate a broad scientific understanding and candidates for the Consultant position will ideally possess experience of working in a field relevant to the bioeconomy or renewable industry either in industry or as part of an MSc or PhD. An understanding of the drivers for, and challenges faced by the emerging bioeconomy would be an advantage for both posts.

The roles are ideally suited to candidates with a strong science or technology background looking to apply their knowledge in the areas of business, technology and policy assessment.

Experience in techno-economic modelling, (bio) process modelling, commercial project evaluation, sustainability assessment or strategic business analysis would be considered advantageous.

The roles provide an ideal opportunity for interested individuals to gain experience of working within a high profile and rapidly growing business sector and to drive forward a low carbon economy based on renewable materials.

Applications should be received in writing, stating the position of interest, including covering letter and full Curriculum Vitae, to:

The Office Manager
NNFCC Limited
Biocentre, York Science Park, Heslington,

Or, cover letter and CV emailed to: