Research Analytics (Senior) Analyst, Pan-European Power Markets


Joining our Oxford 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
supporting internal and external clients to navigate their way through diverse European
power markets in the context of market entry activities or strategic investment decisions.

You will join the Pan-European Power Markets team, which is a transversal (horizontal) team
that both supports and integrates the work of individual country power market teams within
Aurora. This provides you with the opportunity to gain exposure to multiple European power
markets on a regular basis, and thus broaden your knowledge and understanding of different
power market business and operating models.

The successful applicant will combine strong quantitative ability with a track record of
performance in team-oriented environments in the energy sector. 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 professional with 2+ years of relevant experience at a research or
consulting firm or a company in the energy sector. The exact entry position will be dependent
on experience and educational level.

Key responsibilities

  • Support the Pan-European product leads to deliver rigorous quantitative analysis in
    one or more thematic areas such as offshore wind or batteries.
  • Work closely with country analytics teams to assess and synthesise quantitative
    metrics from their market models and derive actionable insights for internal or
    external use.
  • Support analysis of pan-European policy and market trends and support country
    teams to quantify their impact on national power markets.
  • Support regular benchmarking of key inputs to models across the Aurora business,
    including technology costs and technology operating parameters.
  • Support Advisory-type engagements from time to time, by engaging with clients to
    thoroughly understand their requirements and scoping and delivering quantifiable
    analyses, supported by Aurora’s power market modelling.
  • Draw insights out of the analysis you produce and communicate findings to internal
    and external clients by creating compelling presentations.
  • Contribute to Aurora’s product development, by identifying new opportunities,
    supporting business development activities and expanding the team’s capabilities.
  • Mentor and develop junior staff such as graduates and interns.

Required attributes

  • At least 2 years of experience at a leading consultancy, energy company, investment
    bank, or other knowledge-driven firm or institution (e.g. think tank, research or
    university institute)
  • Prior experience and understanding of the fundamentals of power markets.
  • A 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 several years’ experience in quantitative analysis
  • A proven ability to collect, analyse and interpret complex quantitative data and
  • An ability to communicate and collaborate with both technical and non-technical
  • Demonstrated success in project and process management in team-oriented
  • Proficiency (C1 level) in English

Desirable attributes

  • Prior experience in the project cycle for the delivery of offshore wind or battery
  • Proficiency (C1 level) in at least one further European language besides English.

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
  • Company Benefits program including public transport subsidies, bike leasing and more
  • 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.

The Company 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.


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

About Aurora

From its academic roots, Aurora Energy Research has grown to be the largest dedicated power market analytics company in Europe, providing data-driven intelligence to drive strategic decisions in the global energy transformation. We are a diverse team of experts with vast energy, financial, and consulting backgrounds, covering power, hydrogen, carbon, and fossil commodities.

We are active across the globe in the APAC, LATAM, EMEA, and NORAM regions, working with leading organisations to provide comprehensive market intelligence, bespoke analytic and advisory services, and cutting-edge software. We are a thriving, rapidly growing company, currently serving over 600 of the world’s most influential energy sector participants, including utilities, investors, and governments, and we expect to continue to grow rapidly, adding new countries and products to our portfolio.