Senior Associate/Project Leader (GB Power Market)
Our client a global Energy Research specialist young, dynamic, and fast-growing energy analytics company, who were found over 7 years ago and now with over 130 staff. They provide optimisation solutions and data-driven analytics on European and global energy markets that help their clients navigate the global energy transformation. They provide solutions to the worlds technological progress, and policies tackling climate change, render energy markets increasingly complex, but that this complexity yields to rigorous, sophisticated analysis and modelling. Demand for their services - spanning subscription research and consultancy - is immense, in the UK and abroad. They currently serve over 200 of Europe's most influential energy sector participants.
The GB power market is undergoing a fundamental transformation as we move to decarbonise our economy through electrification and growth in low carbon generation sources such as renewables, nuclear and Carbon Capture and Storage. This transition has profound implications for utilities, project developers, investors and supply chain companies - in terms of the financial returns for existing assets, as prospects for new investment. The market is constantly evolving through policy and regulatory reforms as well as the emergence of new business models.
Our client has developed a market leading suite of research services which provide analytics and insights to players across the GB and wider European power market - helping to shine a light on developments across the power market and industry. Their services comprise a core GB Power Market Service, plus dedicated services for GB Renewables and GB Distributed and Flexible Energy. Together these provide insights on the development of the GB markets and implications for a range of power assets, as well as for policy and strategy. More than 100 companies access these services, representing the vast majority of existing generation capacity in the market and projects in development.
Based in Oxford, you will lead a team of analysts and associates in managing and expanding their GB power market research services (comprising GB Power, GB Renewables and GB Distributed and Flexible Energy).
The role holder will play a critical role in product delivery and development, as well as client engagement - producing and managing their ongoing research and publications, conducting novel analyses, identifying client needs, and continuously enhancing the service they provide. You will develop data-driven strategic insights into the energy transition for both public and private sector clients; and manage junior colleagues in developing analysis and insights to enhance clients' decision making.
Successful candidates will work in a dynamic, intellectually stimulating, and demanding yet supportive environment. They will enjoy autonomy and opportunities to substantially influence major decisions in the energy sector. They will have the chance to grow into industry experts under the guidance of directors with deep experience addressing major strategic issues at the world's leading advisory firms.
The position suits an experienced analyst or consultant from a top-tier strategic or economic consultancy, energy company, financial services company, or knowledge-driven firm or institution. The successful candidate will combine technical strength with a strong track record of project management and performance in team-oriented environments.
At least 4 to 6 years of experience at a leading consultancy, energy company, financial services company, or other knowledge-driven firm or institution
First class or high second-class university degree in a relevant quantitative subject
Demonstrated working knowledge of power markets and associated policy framework
Demonstrated success in project and process management in team-oriented environments
Ability to analyse, interpret, and derive insight from complex quantitative data and information
Ability to communicate and collaborate with both technically and non-technically minded parties
Self-starter, entrepreneurial mind-set, and desire to grow the business
Excellent written communication
Native or professional-level competence in English
It would be highly advantageous to have existing knowledge of renewables and/or flexible energy technologies; and knowledge of the GB power market
Demonstrated success in client-facing positions
Competence in advanced data analytics (e.g. Python, Advanced Excel)
Relevant Master's degree or PhD
Interested? Please send your CV and tailored/bespoke covering letter to (url removed)