Grade ( relevant for internal applicants only ): 11
The Location: Houston, Sao Paulo, Mexico City
The Impact: Platts Analytics is a global team responsible for analyzing, interpreting and forecasting global energy market fundamentals and prices for commodities including oil, natural gas, power, carbon and coal. Our customers represent a wide range of activities across the energy industry and, as a result, our analysis is reviewed and challenged from many different perspectives. You will play a key role in supporting Platts Analytics' highly rated services and in developing these services into major new growth areas.
What's in it for you: Platts Analytics is looking for an analyst to be part of our newly formed Low Carbon Electricity analytics practice. The precise responsibilities will be dependent on the successful candidate's experience and capabilities, but will be focused on building on Platts Analytics' existing electricity price forecasting service to expand both in terms of time horizon (to 2050) and geography (initially extending our focus into Mexico, Brazil and Chile). The role will have a particular focus on the development of new tools and forecasting services that reflect the changing value proposition open to renewable developers and other stakeholders, from development and refinement of power capture prices for low carbon electricity (incl. wind and solar). There will also be opportunity to take part in customer-facing activities to present your analysis, including webinars and conference presentations.
Compensation/Benefits Information (US Applicants Only):
S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $67,600 to $140,400. Base salary ranges may vary by geographic location.
In addition to base compensation, this role is eligible for an annual incentive plan.
Have a good understanding of power trading, modeling and forecasting - with a focus on the market as it develops in the longer-term.
Model the impact of the market becoming increasingly decentralized and subject to new dynamics, including hydrogen, storage, CCUS and demand side response
Play a key role in a major new long-term low carbon power price and fundamental forecasting service that will capitalize on Platts Analytics' market leading expertise not just in power markets but also in gas, coal, carbon, macroeconomic drivers and other key areas of influence for power markets
Harness existing data sets, identify new data sets for collection and analysis and conduct rigorous reviews of the quality of that information
Demonstrate a dynamic approach to learning and a passion for the power industry and Platts Analytics' leading place in it as the sector evolves
Engage with customers and potential customers, demonstrating expertise and acting as ambassador for Platts' pursuit of analytical excellence
Create compelling content that helps Platts' core readership make better-informed trading, risk management and investment decisions
Deliver succinct, high-quality written content that demonstrates the expertise outlined above
Create charts, graphs and other visual content that illustrates the trends Platts' customers need to follow
Work with Platts Analytics' North American power team and other regional power teams, as well as the Future Energy Outlooks team, to ensure cross-pollination and alignment of ideas and analysis approaches
Articulate expertise and thought-leadership through a variety of media including podcasts, webinars, video, TV, conference and forum speaking engagements
What We're Looking For:
Proven experience in power markets, with a particular focus on low carbon electricity and renewables . Additional experience in other markets, e.g. gas, coal and carbon, would be advantageous
Excellent communication skills which include a concise written style; and good verbal skills. The ability to communicate across a wide range of groups and personalities internally and externally
Willingness and ability to anticipate and respond to customer needs and market changes. Ability to provide insightful analysis to the market in compelling and straightforward content
Strong customer mind set with demonstrated ability to engage directly and honestly with customers on all issues and deliver positive experience by creating a partnership mentality
Strong presentation skills
Proficient in identifying, gathering, and analyzing information to solve problems effectively. Ability to recognize trends and provide recommendations and develop logical conclusions. Knowledge of mathematical, statistical and modelling concepts and research methods would be beneficial
Strong Excel skills are required. Experience with Aurora XMP and other power modelling platforms, SQL, BI Tool, Matlab or Python would be useful but not essential
Fluent in Spanish or Portuguese would be desirable.
At S&P Global Platts, we provide the insights; you make better informed trading and business decisions with confidence. We're the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets. Customers in over 150 countries look to our expertise in news, pricing and analytics to deliver greater transparency and efficiency to markets. S&P Global Platts coverage includes oil and gas, power, petrochemicals, metals, agriculture and shipping.
S&P Global Platts is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit www.platts.com.
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