Consultant – Project Formulation – rolling deadline

You will support E Co’s team as they formulate market creation and transformation projects and programmes in the sustainable energy and climate change markets in emerging economies on behalf of our clients.


  • Conduct qualitative and quantitative research, including literature reviews and background searches on a broad range of subjects related to sustainable energy and climate change
  • Collect data using various methods (e.g. desktop research, interviews, surveys) and analyse data gathered (e.g. policy, barrier and comparative analysis)
  • Devise strategies and interventions based on situation analysis, best practice and client requirements
  • Present findings in presentations and reports
  • Represent E Co. at client-facing events and meetings
  • Manage delivery of assignments and tasks, using E Co.’s methodology
  • Coordinate inputs from co-workers and external contractors (international and local consultants) to deliver our services on time and consistent with our quality standards
  • Support tender preparation and project-related marketing campaigns
  • Contribute to E Co’s strategic initiatives as defined through internal strategy meetings

Essential requirements

  • Postgraduate degree – MBA, MA, MSc, PhD
  • An outstanding academic and career record
  • Sound knowledge and experience of energy efficiency, renewable energy, energy access and/or climate change sector
  • Proven and recent experience with development and/or implementation and/or evaluation of international technical assistance projects
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, empathetic and open
  • Successful track record in assessing sustainable energy / climate changes markets, identifying market barriers
  • Willingness to travel on assignments to Africa, Asia, and Eastern Europe
  • Strong oral and written English communication skills, with exceptional attention to detail
  • Highly conversant with Internet and office applications
  • Able to structure and process qualitative and quantitative data and draw insightful conclusions from them
  • A minimum of 7 years of relevant experience

Highly desirable

  • Significant relevant experience in Africa, Eastern Europe, CIS and Asia
  • Fluency in another language (including French, Russian, Arabic, Turkish, Portuguese, Chinese, and Spanish)
  • A wide network of contacts in the sustainable and international development sector

A willingness to relocate to our office in London, UK, would be an advantage, but is not essential.

We are happy to receive applications on a rolling basis.