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Analyst – Market Intelligence

Centre for Energy Finance

Job LocationNew Delhi

Reporting toManager – Market Intelligence

Start date1 January 2019

Purpose

The Centre for Energy Finance seeks to hire a Programme Associate to build Centre’s capability to capture market trends and develop internal knowledge base in the clean energy sector. The Programme Associate will be expected to take initiatives towards advancing the objectives of the Centre for Energy Finance. CEEW offers an intellectually challenging and conducive work environment, with a focus on research rigour, innovative thinking, and strategic outreach. We are looking for an enthusiastic and detail-oriented individual to join the interdisciplinary CEEW team.

The successful applicant will be well versed with the clean energy markets in India and other emerging economies. He/She will be responsible to understand both technical and regulatory trends and should be able to successfully capture them in quantitative and qualitative manner. All information may not be in public domain and the applicant will be expected to reach out to organisations (government and private) and sectoral experts to gauge the reasons behind a specific trend. Such analysis is then expected to be used by policy makers to frame guidelines/policies and industries to take important decisions. In short, the Programme Associate’s work is expected to feed into the final outputs of CEF which would assist decision makers in public and private sector.

In addition to the duties and responsibilities outlined below, the Programme Associate should be prepared, as and when necessary, to take on additional responsibilities and respond to events and developments that cannot be anticipated easily.

Job Duties and Accountabilities

Research

  • Track market developments regularly through both primary and secondary research.
  • Develop cordial & working relationship with industry stakeholders for timely accessibility of data
  • Develop short memos for cross country and cross sector learnings in RE sector based on research
  • Review large amounts of data using a variety of software tools and methodologies
  • Participate in knowledge-transfer activities, including collaborative meetings and training workshops with other research groups and institutions
  • Undertake rigorous qualitative and quantitative analysis of market challenges and their impact on the clean energy sector
  • Review large amounts of data and analyse information using a variety of mathematical tools and interdisciplinary methodologies
  • Work with web developers and IT team to build an online portal to present relevant data points and trends in easily comprehensible manner

General responsibilities - Programme Assistance

  • Assist with project implementation, including preparing presentations, factsheets and other communication material
  • Assist administrative team for organization of relevant events (whenever needed)
  • Support efforts to use new media platforms for wide dissemination of CEEW’s work and, in turn, closer engagement with the wider community

Selection Criteria

Education

  • Master’s degree with specialisation in economics/public policy/finance/power systems
  • Sound understanding of India’s regulatory environment, financial structures, and energy markets (specifically solar and wind markets)
  • Advanced quantitative and data analysis skills

Work experience

  • Minimum two years of relevant work experience
  • Experience in dealing with public and private institutions within and outside India
  • Experience of working with industry and/or in the energy sector

Main skills

  • Superior analytical abilities and familiarity with research methods
  • Comfortable with numbers and ability to make sense of large data sets
  • Effective time management to work on multiple research projects at the same time
  • Ability and willingness to work in a dynamic and fluid environment
  • Ability to work on own initiative and communicate effectively as a team member.
  • Ability to analyse information and present in a clear and accurate manner
  • Willingness to show initiative in order to handle unforeseen challenges
  • Ability to work in multicultural teams

Compensation

Competitive compensation – commensurate to the experience and matching the best of standards adopted by industry or other similar organizations for similar roles.

Application Process

We are an equal opportunities employer and female candidates are encouraged to apply. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified by us. Please do not contact individual researchers for any open position.