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Senior LCA Analyst

Role: Senior LCA Analyst

Location: Flexibly remote from one of our UK hubs (London, Bristol, Oxford, Manchester, Edinburgh or Harrogate)

Practice Area: Climate

Contract: Permanent

Remuneration Range: Competitive


  • Performing complex LCAs in the context of wide-ranging projects  
  • Performing detailed calculations to find material flows, greenhouse gas emissions, ecological footprints and other environmental, economic and social metrics, as may be required  
  • Delivering business value to our clients  
  • Project, client and line management  
  • Build expertise in the team through mentoring and training  
  • Technical research and results dissemination  
  • Write proposals for new business, in collaboration with the existing team 
  • Be independent in engaging with a wide variety of clients, often in senior roles within their business. 
  • You will be writing technical reports, drawing on expertise from across the wider team, and rest of the business. 
  • Attend client meetings, where necessary, for the development of opportunities and project delivery. 
  • Manage multiple projects independently with minimal supervision to meet tight deadlines. 
  • Learn and develop your technical expertise, supported by our technical directors across the sustainability teams as well as mentor more junior consultants including providing line management, where necessary. 
  • Contribute to Anthesis’s innovation and thought leadership around LCA 
Anthesis is the Sustainability Activator! We exist to make sustainability happen.

Our company brings together the largest dedicated group of sustainability experts in the world, working with many of the world’s largest companies and most disruptive start-ups, to bring about a sustainable global future. Our team combines broad and deep sustainability expertise with the commercial and operational capabilities it takes to deliver real change. Our culture is founded on the empowerment of great people, working in agile teams, in a high-ownership, high-accountability environment.

Anthesis’ goal is to reduce global emissions 3Gt by 2030 through our work – that’s about half the annual emissions of the US! With a goal like that, we don’t mess about, pushing our clients to stretch beyond what feels easy or comfortable. Afterall, we’re in a climate emergency, so nothing less will do. While pressure to decarbonize has never been higher, doing it right starts with great data, expert analysis, and evidence-led solutions.

At Anthesis Group, we are truly committed to putting people and our planet at the heart of all we do.

We encourage all employees to contribute their ideas, perspectives, and experiences to help us create an inclusive and equitable workplace. By embracing diversity and providing equal opportunities, we believe we can drive innovation, foster creativity, and achieve our shared goals. So, if you’re ready to be a part of something truly extraordinary, then we want you! Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, pregnancy, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Together, we can continue to build a diverse and inclusive workforce where everyone has an equal opportunity to succeed and thrive.

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Summary of Role 

Lifecycle Analysis lies at the heart of our work, and Anthesis operates one of the largest LCA teams in the world.  Using LCA, we help our clients to quantify the environmental impacts of their products and services, understand where, why and how these impacts occur, and critically, use these insights to develop ambitious impact reduction strategies.

We are seeking a Senior Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Analyst to join our UK LCA team, and expand our impact. We’re looking for someone who not only has LCA expertise, but will bring a passion for sustainability and drive for environmental impact that matches the spirit of our team. You’ll work across a wide range of projects, helping clients to understand and reduce their impacts through data-driven solutions. 


  • Excellent project management and some team leadership 
  • Excellent analytical skills applying various LCA software. We would expect extensive experience in one of the main tools including GaBi, openLCA or SimaPro etc. and advanced competency in Microsoft Excel  
  • Strong numeracy with comfortable use of modeling and data manipulation tools 
  • 3-5+ years’ experience in delivering LCA projects either in-house or in a consultancy environment  
  • A passion and success in delighting clients, preferably within a corporate context while challenging them to deliver maximum sustainability impact. 
  • Strong communication and consulting skills; particularly an understanding of the sustainability challenges that organisations face in today’s climate. 
  • Active and encouraging team player that celebrates and applied the diversity of skills and personalities in a team. 

Personal Attributes and Qualities 

  • Driven to deliver a positive sustainability impact; 
  • Previous background or passion for additional sustainability specialism preferred; 
  • Curious, globally minded and enthusiastic; 
  • Effective time management and organisational skills. Ability to respond positively to pressure and take a flexible approach to a dynamic, fast moving and changing work environment; 
  • Work well with a wide range of people on a global basis. 
Your Benefits
  • Work within a highly motivated team in an innovative and rapidly growing global company
  • Opportunity to have a direct impact and be a key part of the growth and development of the business and the team
  • Work solely on projects that have an impact on the sustainability and climate change goals/challenges for clients
  • Opportunity to work with, collaborate with and learn from sustainability SME’s who are passionate about the work they do and the impact Anthesis can have
  • Exposure to a wide range of clients and projects on a global basis
  • Competitive salary in line with, experience and skills
  • Competitive benefits including flexible working, 25 days holiday and two volunteering days off and the day off for your Birthday!
  • 6% employer matched pension
  • Cooperative, supportive and open working atmosphere.