Job Description :
We seek a highly motivated and experienced Senior Energy Analyst - Power in our New Delhi, India office to lead our work in energy markets.
We seek candidates who will help us grow ICF’s energy market business, building on our established team and leveraging ICF’s broad energy sector capabilities in power markets.
The candidate should have a strong academic background, experience of working in energy markets; have an ability to quickly learn and master new concepts;
an ability to establish and nurture relationships with clients; ability to think logically and also creatively; work independently;
and at the same time have the ability to contribute as a team player; and most importantly have a result oriented approach to completing tasks.
The selected candidate will (a) Support number of assignments by leading research, analysis, modelling, report writing and Client presentations.
b) individually lead smaller assignments entirely (c) support generation of new business by initiating client contact, generating leads and contributing to proposal writing.
The selected candidate will also have an opportunity to apply experience and academic knowledge, lead projects, and interact with experts and clients in the field, while continuing to build content knowledge and consulting skills.
Key Responsibilities :
Perform advanced quantitative and economic analysis of energy markets globally, but with a focus on India, to assess and forecast the future of electric power and fuels markets, prices, power plant operation and valuation, fuel consumption, environmental emissions and compliance, transmission, regulatory effects, among other parameters
Extensive data research. Responsible for maintaining a large database of energy related data that must be updated regularly.
Data sources include data-providers, industry publications, regulatory agencies and web research.
Tracking of up to date information on energy sector (particularly generation, transmission and distribution) and incorporating in existing industry databases
Creation of new industry databases that may be required
Exhaustive analysis of forecast and changes resulting from updated inputs
Interface with clients on key deliverables
Prepares documents and summaries for submission to clients
Prepares papers and presentations for external publications
Mentor junior staff and manage their day to day activities
Project Delivery : Contribute as a strong team member on projects lead research, analysis and preparation of deliverables (presentations, reports)Support large consulting engagements and lead smaller engagementsProvide market insights and analytically-based analyses of energy policies and markets
Thought leadershipBe up to date on industry developmentsPublish whitepapers on relevant topics
Basic Qualifications :
Bachelor's degree in Engineering (Electrical and Mechanical) from reputed institutions.
5-8 years and above of relevant energy industry experience
Ability to demonstrated quantitative skills and handle big-data analytics
Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook, Access )
Experience of working with linear optimization / production cost models / applied microeconomics (e.g., PROMOD, TIMES MERKEL, GE MAPS, PLEXOS, GAMS etc.)
Knowledge of statistical modeling techniques (Monte-Carlo simulation etc.)
Preferred Experience :
Master's Degree in an engineering preferably electrical & mechanical (for ex. operations research)
5-7 years of experience in energy markets
Demonstrative knowledge of power / fuel / RE / New-energies sector
Previous consulting experience
Strong modeling skills specifically advanced Microsoft excel skill
VBA, R, Macros
Professional Skills :
Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills
Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision making capabilities
Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
Sound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary and confidential information
Ability to work with all levels of internal staff, as well as outside clients and vendors
Superior interpersonal skills including courtesy, professionalism, and a cooperative attitude
Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel)
Ability to be flexible to handle multiple priorities
Analytical Ability :
Identifies and collects the information needed to solve a problem effectively.
Acknowledges when one doesn’t know something and takes steps to find out
Written Communication & Presentation Skills :
Clearly expresses ideas, thoughts, and concepts in writing.
Organizes written work in a manner that is clear, easy to follow, and tailored for the intended audience.
Effectively communicates information and ideas using speech and visual aids.
Effectively organizes ideas for logical presentation and maximum impact.