Analyst/Senior Analyst

Position

The French power market is undergoing a fundamental transformation as it moves to
decarbonise its economy through electrification and growth in low carbon generation
sources such as renewables, nuclear and hydrogen. 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.

Aurora has developed a market leading suite of research services which provide analytics
and insights to players across the French and wider European power market – helping to
shine a light on developments across the power market and industry. We provide insights
on the development of the French power market and implications for a range of power
assets, as well as for policy and strategy. Many companies access our services, representing
the vast majority of existing generation capacity in the market and projects in development.

The role holder will play a critical role in delivering analysis and projects, as well as client
engagement – producing our ongoing research and publications, conducting novel analyses,
identifying client needs, and continuously enhancing the service we provide. You will
develop data-driven strategic insights into the energy transition for both public and private
sector clients; and work with colleagues and clients at all levels of seniority to enhance
clients’ decision making.

Key responsibilities

  • Develop timely and rigorous quantitative analyses to enhance clients’ decision
    making
  • Work closely with our modelling team, structuring economic problems into
    quantifiable analyses and deriving insights from the model results
  • Engage with clients to thoroughly understand their requirements
  • Communicate findings to clients

Required attributes

  • First class or high second-class university degree in a relevant quantitative subject
  • Interest in or knowledge of power markets and associated policy frameworks
  • 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 both French and English

Desirable attributes

  • Existing knowledge of the French power market and energy markets in general
  • 1 to 2 years of experience at a leading consultancy, energy company, financial
    services company, or other knowledge-driven firm or institution
  • Demonstrated success in project management in team-oriented environments
  • Demonstrated success in client-facing positions
  • Competence in advanced data analytics (e.g. Python, Advanced Excel)
  • Relevant Master’s degree or PhD

What we offer

  • The opportunity to substantially influence major decisions in the energy sector
  • Direct engagement with clients through Aurora conferences, workshops and
    webinars
  • The opportunity to grow into a publicly visible industry expert
  • A fun, informal and international work culture
  • A competitive salary package
  • Access to the Aurora Academy, our training programme offering a range of
    opportunities to develop your skills

 
At Aurora we will consider all requests for flexible working. For most roles, the following
types of flexibility are usually possible: a hybrid model of remote and in-office working, part-time hours and flexible start and finish times. Please talk to us at interview about the
flexibility we could offer and we will explore what’s possible for the role.

Applications

The successful candidate would start as soon as possible. We will review applications as they are received. Salary will be competitive with experience.

To apply, please submit your:

  • CV
  • Brief cover letter
  • Salary expectations
  • Earliest possible start date
Apply

About Aurora

From its academic roots, Aurora Energy Research has grown to become the largest dedicated power market analytics company in Europe, providing data-driven intelligence for strategic decisions in the global energy transformation. We are a diverse team of more than 250 experts with vast energy, financial and consulting backgrounds, covering power, hydrogen, carbon and fossil commodities. We are active in Europe, Australia and the US, working with world-leading organisations to provide comprehensive market intelligence, bespoke analytic and advisory services, and cutting-edge software.

We are a thriving, rapidly growing company with offices in Oxford, Berlin, Madrid, Sydney, Austin TX and Oakland CA, and more opening soon. We currently serve around 600 of Europe’s most influential energy sector participants, including utilities, investors and governments, and expect to continue to grow rapidly, adding new countries and products to our portfolio.