As the research and analysis division of the Economist Group, The Economist Intelligence Unit (The EIU) helps leaders prepare for opportunity, empowering them to act with confidence when making strategic decisions.
The EIU is the global standard in providing quality, actionable intelligence to the public and private sector, assessing issues that impact the marketplace for over two hundred countries.
As a Research Analyst in the Industry team you will be responsible for liaising with analysts, freelancers, economics, subedit and production teams to create forward looking reports and articles to keep clients abreast of industry trends that will impact their businesses.
How will you contribute :
Produce high-quality reports and articles for the Energy sector.
Update Energy Reports as required, liaising with freelancers and the Lead Analyst to ensure that the quality of analysis is maintained.
With help from freelancers, maintain and update Project Trackers for the 69 energy markets to assist with forecasts.
Produce and monitor forecasts for your assigned reports, under supervision from the Lead Analyst. Work with the economics team to maintain and correct the workbooks for your assigned reports.
Work with the Lead Analyst to create, commission and process Energy reports from first edit to production, ensuring that the schedule is maintained.
Answer sub-edit queries on the industry as and when required.
Edit and check assigned energy reports, ensuring that you are aware of major events and trends affecting the markets covered.
Write short updaters for your industry, focusing on how events will affect future developments and meeting targets set by your manager.
Write forward-looking analysis pieces for your industry, meeting targets set by your manager.
Use your expertise externally and internally
Support the Lead Analyst and other team members in producing white papers and other special content as needed.
Support the wider industry team with development of the Risk and Return sections as needed.
Assist the Lead Analyst with client research to identify improvements to this section.
Experience, skills and professional attributes
The ideal skills for this job are :
Some familiarity with business (especially the energy sector), economics or international affairs.
A relevant degree (economics, business or a related subject is preferred)
Strong numeracy and an interest in forecasting.
Strong writing and editing skills in English, and an ability to write well under time pressure.
The ability to juggle different tasks effectively and to work as part of a team.