IEA Greenhouse Gas R&D Programme

Job Vacancies

We currently have a vacancy for a Technology Analyst, Carbon Capture Systems

The IEA Greenhouse Gas R&D Programme is an internationally funded research organisation based in Cheltenham, UK. We undertake desk top research work on ways of minimising the emissions of greenhouse gases from power plants and large industrial operations. The IEAGHG is recognised as a world class centre of research on carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS) a process that removes the CO2 emitted from large sources and stores it safely underground thus helping to mitigate climate change.
The IEAGHG is looking for a new staff member to join and become a part of our research team in based in Cheltenham. The new Technology Analyst will be required to undertake a range of work that involves:

  • Being a focal point for IEAGHG in the area of capture systems, particularly capture in industry, including developments on CO2 recycle/utilisation in industry. This will involve developing relationships and co-operative activities with relevant industrial companies and technology developers globally.
  • Managing techno-economic analyses undertaken by contractors for IEAGHG on key topics of research on CCS. Examples of which include: industrial capture systems costs, H&S aspects of capture system design and operation in industrial applications, assessment of novel capture systems for industrial application, transportation options for CO2 including pipelines and shipping etc.,
  • Attending conferences and presenting on work carried out by IEAGHG.
  • Writing reports, project briefs and briefing papers, blogs and other social media for IEAGHG‘s members and external stakeholders.
  • To work collaboratively with other internal colleagues.
  • To undertake appropriate training and personal development as required for the role.
  • Model the IEAGHG‘s values and work in accordance with health and safety, equal opportunities and environmental policies.
  • To undertake such other duties as may be reasonably required, consistent with the nature of the post.

Any candidate applying for this position would be expected to have the following:

  • A relevant engineering degree.
  • Be prepared to travel internationally on a regular basis, as IEAGHG’s meetings and conferences are based all around the world.
  • Ability to work independently and with the current team at IEAGHG.
  • Exemplary time-keeping.
  • Diligence and attention to detail.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Good writing skills.
  • Experience of promotional or publicity work.
  • Enthusiasm and the ability to motivate others.
  • Ability to work to deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills with the confidence to work with the general public and official organisations, conveying information pitched at an appropriate level for any audience.

The post would suit an individual that has recently graduated or received their PhD. The post could also suit an experienced individual who is looking to work in a part time position.

The IEAGHG is not itself a legal entity but is operated on behalf of its members by IEA Environmental Projects Ltd (IEA EPL). IEA EPL will offer a competitive salary.

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IEA EPL is an equal opportunities employer.

Further details on IEAGHG and its activities can be found at

The closing date for any application is: Friday 24th February 2017
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Due to high number of applications we receive, if you have not heard from us by the end of February, in this instance, please assume your application has not been successful.