(Senior) Analyst – Czech/Slovak Power Market

Position

Aurora is looking for a (Senior) Analyst to join our Research team at Berlin office.

Joining our Berlin team, you will contribute to the firm by developing analyses and conveying insights to enhance clients’ decision making. This means modelling and explaining power markets, forming hypotheses, conducting analyses, and synthesizing conclusions into recommendations. In doing so, you will help to guide utilities, investors, and governments through the fundamental transition of the Czech and Slovak power markets, facing a rapid move away from coal towards renewables. Of course, there will be opportunities to present your results in meetings and workshops.

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, 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 is suitable for a recent graduate of a master’s program or with up to 2 years of relevant work experience. Exact entry position will be dependent on experience and educational level. Unfortunately, we cannot consider applications not fulfilling the language requirements for this role; we encourage applicants who do not speak Czech or Slovak in addition to English to apply for other roles at Aurora.

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 university master’s 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 data and information
  • An ability to communicate and collaborate with both technical and non-technical parties
  • Evidence of strong performance in team-oriented environments
  • Proficiency (C1/C2 level) in English and Slovak or Czech is essential

Desirable attributes

  • Enthusiasm for energy markets: previous professional or academic exposure to energy beneficial
  • Proficiency (B2/C1) in Polish is a bonus
  • Demonstrated success in project management (e.g., at university) preferred

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
  • Regular mentoring sessions
  • Company Benefits program including public transport subsidies, bike leasing and more
  • Additional company pension contribution
  • 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.

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, please submit your:

  • CV
  • Brief cover letter
  • University transcripts
  • Salary expectations
  • Reference letters, if applicable
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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 350 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, Paris, Madrid, Berlin, Athens, 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.