BUNKER JOBS: UK Government Seeks Maritime Decarbonisation Adviser

by Ship & Bunker News Team
Friday May 19, 2023

The British government is seeking to hire an adviser to work on its maritime decarbonisation strategy.

The Department for Transport is looking for candidates with a degree in economics and experience in reviewing data, it said in a job advertisement on its website this week. The role could be based in Birmingham, Leeds or London.

The advertisement lists the following responsibilities for the role:

  • Support MASCA and Maritime Directorate in developing and assessing policies to reduce UK shipping emissions
  • Helping provide a strong analytical basis to update the Clean Maritime Plan by the end of 2023 and to continue to support the implementation of the plan after that
  • Support the ongoing development of the maritime emission model to test and improve the key assumptions, underlying evidence base and its application to different policy uses, domestically and internationally
  • Engagement with stakeholders, OGD and internationally to seek buy-in to the model and its uses and to take others evidence and views on board in future developments
  • Close working with DfT policy teams to make best use of the model and other evidence in supporting policy development and implementation
  • Provide off-model economist and analytical support to policy develop including consultations and IAs to bring forward specific policy measures both domestically and international

The deadline for applications is May 30. For more information, click here.