Principal Analyst

Posted 29 November 2023
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & InfrastructureSustainability
Contact NameLouis Blaser

Job description

​I am delighted to be working with one of the largest Renewable Energy companies on the planet and helping them in their search for a Principal Energy Market Analyst.

This role would suit someone with a well-rounded knowledge of the Energy Markets space and understanding Gas and Electricity markets is essential.

Key Responsibilities

  • Head the Market Analysis stream within the analytics team

  • Collaborate with the Spot Trading, Forward Trading, Portfolio, and Commercial teams to Forge tools for delivering market analysis and insights for Australian Gas and Electricity physical and contract markets

  • Assess external reports from market bodies and consultants and offer perceptive summaries to internal stakeholders.

  • Supervise collaborations with external consultants providing market modeling for various projects

  • Collaborate with Manager Analytics on intricate, undefined tasks with minimal assistance from Manager (e.g., gather requirements, devise a design, implement and test)

  • Guide and educate junior members of the team

  • Spearhead the analytical requirements for large projects, e.g., tenders for products/new developments, with minimal assistance

  • Ensure the completion of analytical work to a high standard and within the set timeline, while regularly communicating the project's status to Manager Analytics

  • Provide innovative thought leadership and creativity in developing novel solutions to new problems, in conjunction with the Manager Analytics and Principal Analyst Quantitative Modelling

  • Proactively propose new possibilities for analytics/projects to the Manager Analytics

Knowledge and Skills:

  • 6 to 10 years relevant experience to the role

  • NEM and East Coast gas market experience

  • Ideally experience running a market model (e.g. Plexos or similar)

  • Technical / programming skills SQL, Microsoft Excel, coding in R and Python

  • Statistical skills collection, organisation, analysis, and interpretation of numerical data

  • Excellent analytical thinker and problem solver work revolves around coming up with models, tools and techniques that have not been done before, as such, there is a lot of experimentation

  • Project Leadership and mentoring of junior team members