Junior Energy Analyst – Global Energy Storage

Macquarie Group

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time

Posted

The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.
- Amelia Earhart

Macquarie’s Green Investment Group is looking for a Junior Energy Analyst to support its rapidly growing global energy storage business. This is a great opportunity to start your career and learn first-hand how to develop, own and operate leading energy projects.

Green Investment Group’s global energy storage business develops, builds, owns and operates grid scale battery storage projects across a number of markets globally including Australia and the UK. This role is a unique opportunity for a highly motivated individual to join the team as the business looks to move to the next phase of growth in becoming a global market leader.

As a highly motivated Junior Energy Analyst, you will support the transition to a low carbon, sustainable global economy. This role will see you work in the Technology, Markets and Trading business with responsibility for our battery storage investments. The role will be based in London, report into the Head of Technology and comprise the following key responsibilities for our EMEA region development and portfolio activities:

  • Collect and assess the required data for market participation models and market / asset data for operational asset performance
  • Develop material for strategies, reports, graphical outputs of revenue and system dispatch to support energy market investigation and business case development
  • You will work closely with the energy modelling team to research, develop and maintain a database of accurate modelling tools for current and emerging markets, policies and regulations.
  • Produce high quality analysis, and reports

Requirements

  • Degree in Engineering/computer science/economics or a discipline related to energy
  • Good understanding and interest in energy markets
  • Interest in developing detailed analysis and reports covering both technical and engineering details as well as commercial and financial aspects
  • Able to engage in complex and dynamically evolving environments
  • Able to approach problems creatively and commercially, take initiative and concurrently undertake and prioritise multiple tasks
  • An ability to model in python is required
  • Additional language skill is a strong preference but not required
  • 0-1+ years’ work experience in energy or related industry

To perform at the right level in this role, You will have some foundation knowledge and interest in the renewable energy sector and be able to demonstrate strong analytical, organisational, reporting and problem-solving skills.

If you possess a strong sense of accountability, are able to focus on details while maintaining a holistic view, enjoy collaboration across functional and geographic boundaries, and want to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, we want to hear from you.

About the Green Investment Group

Green Investment Group (GIG) is a specialist green investor within Macquarie Asset Management, and a global leader in the development of companies, assets and technologies that aim to accelerate the global transition to net zero. Initially launched by the UK Government in 2012 as the Green Investment Bank, it was the first institution of its type in the world. Acquired by Macquarie in 2017, GIG has grown to become one of the world’s largest green investors with a development pipeline of more than 30 GW in over 25 markets, spanning established renewables and emerging green technologies.
Macquarie Asset Management is a global asset manager that aims to deliver positive impact for everyone. Trusted by institutions, pension funds, governments, and individuals to manage more than $A735.5 billion/EUR459.0/GBP394.6/USD531.7 in assets globally. Macquarie Asset Management is part of Macquarie Group, a diversified financial group providing clients with asset management, finance, banking, advisory and risk and capital solutions across debt, equity, and commodities.
All figures as at 31 March 2022.

For more information, visit greeninvestmentgroup.com and macquarie.com

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