NNFCC is seeking high-quality candidates for research analyst or consultant positions.

Employment will be for an initial 12 months with potential for extension.

These posts suit recent graduates with either first or post graduate degrees looking to apply their analytical, logic and investigative skills to support strategic analysis and problem-solving assignments to address industry needs.

  • Salary: Commensurate with experience
  • Post Duration: 12-month fixed-term contract
  • Based: York
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Closing Date for Applications: 21st February 2020

Reporting to a member of the management team, successful applicants will undertake technology and policy evaluations, market research, and information and data analysis, assisting in the preparation of client reports.

The post requires the ability to rapidly assimilate and critically analyse data in a well-planned and efficient manner, and to communicate information clearly and concisely. Individuals must have strong verbal and written communication skills and demonstrate their ability to work within a flexible team environment.

Qualified to degree level in chemical, biological, environmental science or engineering the ideal candidate will be numerate and should demonstrate a broad scientific understanding and 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 also be an advantage.

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.

These 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 (by post or email), including a covering letter and full CV, to:

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



Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed during the week commencing the 2 March.