Analyst: Climate Resilience

Analyst: Climate Resilience

Cadlas is a dynamic start-up advisory practice focused on the rapidly expanding field of climate resilience financing. Our mission is to help build a climate resilient future, by helping capital to flow towards activities, assets and technologies that build resilience to the impacts of a changing and more variable climate.

We advise businesses, financial institutions, investors, markets, regulators, policymakers and international organisations on climate resilience analytics, definitions and mechanisms, on climate resilience impact and strategy, and on the evolving regulatory landscape. Our work ranges from bond markets and impact investing, to investment strategy and financial supervision, and beyond.


This is an outstanding opportunity for a postgraduate candidate wishing to gain experience and pursue professional development in the field of climate and sustainable finance.

  • You’ll have a passion for climate resilience, climate action and sustainability, and a solid understanding of climate change impacts and their significance for economic activity and financial markets. 
  • You’ll be comfortable working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with the ability to handle multiple assignments at once. 
  • You’ll be resourceful, a quick learner with a good eye for detail, able to take initiative and work both independently and as part of a team, and have excellent communication skills.
  • You’ll be hardworking, loyal and committed to delivering work to a high standard. 


The successful candidate will be involved in supporting the design and delivery of an exciting range of client assignments, as well as contributing to wider research and analytics. 

  • Providing technical input and analysis
  • Producing data analysis and concise report writing 
  • Conducting research into topics of emerging interest
  • Preparing and managing spreadsheets, databases, and analytical tools
  • Contributing towards reports, presentations and analytical products
  • Managing tasks to time while ensuring high quality


  • A Master’s degree or equivalent in a relevant topic such as climate change, environmental science or engineering, finance, business or other relevant field
  • At least two years’ professional working experience in a relevant capacity and/or organisation
  • Passion for and deep understanding of climate change issues, especially climate change impacts, climate resilience / adaptation, and implications for business, finance and economic activity
  • Experience of project management, with an organised and methodological approach to planning and delivering work of a high quality 
  • Excellent self-motivation, a can-do attitude, and ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team 
  • A high level of accuracy and attention to detail, along with the ability to deliver high quality of reports and presentations 
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills, with other language skills considered as a very welcome plus
  • Competent user of Microsoft Office, including Word, PowerPoint and especially Excel. Additional IT skills such as database design/manipulation, coding, artificial intelligence, etc. will be considered an advantage.

Candidates must have the right to live and work in the UK. 


  • This is an initial one year contract offer, with the potential for extension and career progression possibilities for the right candidate and subject to performance, as part of a fast-growing start up firm in a dynamic and fast-evolving business area. 

    • A varied and autonomous job in a dynamic, growing start-up
    • An exciting, flexible and multicultural working environment 
    • A supportive and enabling corporate culture with a flat hierarchy 
    • Career progression opportunities including potential management roles for the right candidates, subject to performance
    • Active work-life balance through flexible working hours, various working time models and mobile working 
    • Competitive salary 

    Cadlas is a firm advocate of a flexible working arrangements, which allow our team members to perform their roles and make their contributions in the way that works best for each of them. As a baseline, team members are typically expected to work one day a week in in our central Cardiff office. Beyond that, we encourage a flexible hybrid mix of office-based working, home working and other remote working, which can be tailored to individual needs.

    Cadlas ensures that all of our colleagues, future colleagues, and applicants, as well as our clients and other partners, are all treated equally regardless of age, gender, marital or civil partnership status, colour, ethnic or national origin, culture, religious belief, philosophical belief, political opinion, disability, gender identity, gender expression or sexual orientation.

Analyst: Climate Resilience

Cardiff / flexible hybrid working




Competitive salary range starting from £25,000 (gross) p.a. depending on skills and experience


Cardiff / flexible hybrid working




Competitive salary range starting from £25,000 (gross) p.a. depending on skills and experience


Ready To Apply?


If you are interested and would like to join us, please email with your curriculum vitae and covering letter, stating the earliest possible starting date and confirming that you have the right to work in the UK. There is no set deadline for this role.

Once you have submitted your application we will be in touch. Please be aware that the timing can vary dependent on the volume of applications that we receive for each role. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview and may be requested to provide samples of written or other relevant work.