Analyst/Senior Analyst – Distributed and Flexible Energy

Position

Joining our Berlin office, you will contribute to the firm by developing analysis and conveying insights to enhance clients’ decision making. You will play an active role in all aspects of client engagement: helping identify issues, forming hypotheses, conducting analysis, and synthesizing conclusions into recommendations.

You will specialise on distributed & flexible energy in Central Europe, including markets in Germany, France, Poland, and Benelux. The growth renewable power generation has increased the demand for energy storage and flexibility in the power system. You will analyse this need, and forecast developments in intraday, balancing & ancillary services markets. You will advise project developers and investors on business cases for batteries, peaking plants and flexible demand sources like electrolysers.

The successful applicant will combine strong quantitative ability with a track record of performance in team-oriented environments. You will work in a dynamic, intellectually stimulating, and demanding yet supportive environment. You will enjoy autonomy, the opportunity to substantially influence major decisions in the energy sector, and to grow into an industry expert under the guidance of directors with deep experience addressing major strategic issues at the world’s leading advisory firms.

The position suits a recent graduate of a bachelor’s or master’s programme. Exact entry position will be dependent on experience and educational level.

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
  • Contribute to Aurora’s product development, by identifying new opportunities and expanding our capabilities
  • Engage with clients to thoroughly understand their requirements
  • Communicate findings to clients, turning analysis to insight by creating compelling presentations

Required attributes

  • A very good university degree in either:
    • a quantitative subject, coupled with a keen interest in policy developments
    • a social science, environmental studies or a related field, coupled with an interest in quantitative analysis
  • An ability to collect, analyse and interpret complex quantitative data and information
    • Experience with statistical tools and techniques
    • Experience with at least one programming language, e.g. C++, Matlab, Python, R, etc.
    • Advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Evidence of strong performance in team-oriented environments
  • An ability to communicate and collaborate with both technical and non-technical parties
  • Demonstrated success in project management (e.g. at university) preferred
  • Strong interest in energy markets, previous professional or academic exposure to energy beneficial
  • Full professional fluency in English and one of the following: German, Dutch, French, Polish

What we offer

  • A dynamic, fast thinking, and supportive environment
  • The opportunity to substantially influence major decisions in the energy sector
  • Direct engagement with clients through Aurora conferences, workshops and webinars
  • The chance to influence key decisions in the energy sector through exceptional analysis
  • A fun, informal and international work culture
  • Regular coaching and mentoring sessions
  • A competitive salary package
  • Internal further education offers and development perspectives with great creative freedom for your ideas and your commitment
  • Additional company pension contribution
  • Company Benefits program including JobTicket subsidy, SpendIt Card, JobRad and more

Applications

Start dates are flexible, please indicate your earliest possible start date. We will review applications as they are received. Salary will be competitive. To apply, click the link below, to send us your:

  • CV
  • University transcripts
  • Reference letters
  • Brief cover letter

Unfortunately we cannot consider applications not fulfilling the language requirements for this role; we encourage applicants who do not speak any of the languages besides English listed above to apply for roles in our offices in Oxford, Sydney or Austin.

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About Aurora

Founded in 2013 by University of Oxford professors and economists who saw the need for a deeper focus on quality analysis, we have grown to become the largest dedicated energy analytics provider in Europe.

We provide:

  • Subscription analytics
  • Advisory
  • Software

Our mission is to provide rigorous, sophisticated analysis and energy market modelling to address this increasing market complexity. We cover all key energy commodities, with particular focus on the power sector and low-carbon energy transformation. We are thriving, and rapidly growing in Europe and further afield.