Assistant Data Analyst - Low Emission Vehicles


Loughborough, Leicestershire
£20,000 - £25,000 dependent on skills and experience

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: sustainable transport, carbon, climate & energy

Closing date: Sunday, 18th November 2018   1 day left


Established in 2005 as the UK’s first Centre of Excellence for Low Carbon and Fuel Cell technologies. Cenex ( operates as an independent not-for-profit consultancy and Research and Technology Organisation. Cenex specialises in low emission vehicle and associated energy infrastructure projects which support innovation and market development and help accelerate the shift to a low carbon economy. Cenex runs the UK’s largest annual low carbon vehicle technology showcasing and networking event (


The purpose of this role is to provide analytical support to the Cenex Transport Team delivering programmes and projects for our customers related to the development and deployment of new and emerging low emission vehicles and infrastructure. The job is open to both university leavers and individuals with industrial experience.


  • Analysis of low carbon vehicle performance data, reporting and presentation of the results
  • Maintenance and development of code for in-house analysis and modelling software, and updating of advice websites
  • Operation of vehicle performance modelling and simulation software
  • Undertake projects and programme support activities regarding low emission automotive technologies, markets, and fuelling
  • Development of questionnaires to assess individuals' and companies’ perception of low carbon vehicles
  • Develop and deploy analytical techniques to assess the performance of low emission vehicle types (electric, hydrogen, natural gas, etc.), and supporting infrastructure, for on road / in fleet operations (practical, economic and life-cycle)
  • Support the management of Cenex’s own low carbon vehicles, and the oversight of fleet assessment activities
  • Develop and write technical papers and reports (and present where required) on Cenex projects



  • Engineering or technical degree
  • Good communicator, with experience of presenting and writing reports
  • Analytical mind
  • Experience of programming in Matlab, VBA, Python or SQL for data analysis
  • Information collection, database and statistical analysis experience
  • Data analysis skills, with experience of Excel
  • Completer/finisher task orientated, capable of working unsupervised
  • Located near to Loughborough or willing to relocate


  • Computing, science, maths based qualification
  • Interest in environmental technology
  • Motor industry engagement
  • Vehicle modelling
  • Driving licence


  • £20,000 – 25,000 dependent on skills and experience


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Closing date for applications: 18th November 2018

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