Market Lead – PJM


Based in Austin, you will play a key leadership role in establishing our PJM practice, across both subscription and consulting service lines. This is an exciting opportunity to contibute to the success of a new business area within a highly-successful and rapidly-expanding global energy analytics business. As a member of Aurora’s North American Management team, you will initially report directly to Aurora’s global CEO (although ultimately you will report directly to Aurora’s North American MD) and together you will jointly develop our market entry strategy, critically influence our product and service development, and build a successful team with strong culture and efficient processes and systems. The position offers excellent career progression opportunities.

The successful candidate will be a strong leader – with an exemplary track record of success in team environments – combining a focussed business development mindset, superior communication and relationship management skills, and have a high interest, in and good understanding of, energy markets. While we value self-starters who are capable of working independently, we also offer a supportive environment and mentorship to help new joiners get up to learn and thrive. No candidate will excel at everything from day one – we encourage applications from smart, hardworking candidates who are eager to learn and can grow into the role.

Key responsibilities

  • Research program oversight – define research agenda and work with your team to deliver compelling insights to clients
  • Relationship building and business development – lead engagement with clients, be a public face of Aurora at events and conferences, and communicate research to senior stakeholders in industry and Government
  • Project management – scope and deliver consulting projects for a wide range of clients, including investors, lenders, utilities, independent power producers, and Government
  • Team management – create a positive work culture and provide mentorship and development opportunities for the team

Required attributes

  • Proven experience of building and leading teams of talented, technically-minded analysts
  • Excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills
  • Strong team player, with a track record of success in team environments
  • Results-driven, with a high degree of persistence in reaching goals and a hands-on approach to ensuring targets are achieved
  • Proven experience in business development and/or client relationship management
  • Enthusiasm for and good knowledge of energy markets/technologies; previous professional exposure to energy and power markets and renewables is preferable
  • Strong analytical capabilities, in business, economics, engineering or similar

What we offer

  • A leadership role within a rapidly growing part of our business with substantial career advancement potential
  • The opportunity to substantially influence major decisions in the energy sector
  • The opportunity to grow into an industry expert
  • A dynamic, fast thinking, and supportive environment
  • A fun, informal and international work culture
  • A competitive salary


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

Please submit your:

  • Résumé
  • Brief cover letter
  • Salary expectations
  • Earliest possible start date

Aurora values diversity and is committed to the principle that no employee or job applicant shall receive unfavourable treatment on grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership and pregnancy and maternity.


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.