Life at Ricardo

A global community of over 2,900 engineers, economists, scientists, consultants and business services professionals in 26 countries, we have a passion for developing innovative, cross-sector, sustainable and trusted solutions to help solve our clients’ most complex, strategic and operational challenges.​ 

Our employee value proposition

Come and join us and do the work you love and can be proud of.


Enabling meaningful and fulfilling work

  • Do you want to make the world a better place for future generations? So do we. And together, we can make a real difference
  • We are purpose-driven and believe in our vision: to create a safe and sustainable world
  • We do this by enabling our customers to solve the most complex and dynamic challenges like combatting climate change getting to net zero to help achieve a safe and sustainable world

Accelerate your career at Ricardo

  • You will add value to Ricardo and, in turn, we will add value to you
  • In a meeting of minds, gain deep, broad experience creating solutions with and learning from world-leading experts
  • Develop your skills on global projects at the forefront of innovative new technology. The only inhibitor to the rate of career progression is the limits you set for yourself!
High Performing

Be part of our high performing team

  • We will warmly welcome you into our workplace
  • We are diverse thinkers and doers who challenge the status quo and embrace new flexible ways of working
  • Flourish and thrive in an inclusive culture where everyone’s voice is valued and heard and we will encourage you to be your authentic self

Be rewarded and feel valued

  • We want you to know how much you are valued, and your remuneration and benefits package will reflect this
  • We offer a competitive total reward package and recognise achieving outcomes and high performance
  • Through our hybrid and flexible working practices and our range of benefits we’ll support both your work-life balance, and your physical and mental wellbeing
Our values

Ricardo’s shared values actively guide our behaviours and reflect how we work together.

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Inspired by making a real difference

We are a global community bound together by our passion for developing innovative, cross-sector, sustainable and trusted solutions to help solve our clients’ most complex, strategic and operational challenges.​

We achieve success for our business and for our customers by collaborating, connecting and always learning, encouraging different perspectives to deliver the right solutions.

Instinctively curious and responsive to the megatrends shaping our world, we have a meaningful role to play in reimagining the future.
By operating to the highest professional standards and having confidence in our collective ability, we strive for excellence in all we do.

Our culture
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Early careers at Ricardo

We offer an exciting and challenging range of opportunities for people looking to start their careers with us.  Offering meaningful work that will challenge you, and the chance to work alongside world-class experts, we also champion on-going learning, supporting many of our employees through further qualifications and continuous professional development.

See our range of opportunities across our global locations. 


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Experienced professionals

Across our teams are technical experts: engineers, economists, scientists, consultants who are regarded as among the best in the world within their chosen field. They are specialists with deep understanding of the technologies that drive their industries, as well as the frameworks, structures and standards that underpin them.

Alongside them are business professionals and other experts with proven track records in government, academia and science who bring a broader perspective of the priorities, trends and innovations shaping the world. 


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