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Analyst - Power & Utilities

Analyst, Power & Utilities

Location: London Bridge, UK

Reporting to: Head of Power & Utilities

Term: Six months fixed term with a view to extend to permanent


Carbon Tracker Initiative is an independent financial think tank that carries out in-depth analysis on the impact of the energy transition on capital markets and the potential investment in high-cost, carbon-intensive fossil fuels.

We believe that financial markets, regulators, investors and policymakers all have an urgent role to play in guiding the world to a climate-secure energy system. Carbon Tracker’s analysis of unburnable carbon, stranded assets, and wasted capital has reframed the debate around climate change risk.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Ownership and development of key power & utilities workstreams
  • Research, write and publish ‘investment-grade’ content (models, reports and presentations)
  • Manage and mentor junior staff within the power & utilities team
  • Develop regional power generation cost curve (dispatch) models
  • Develop company level analysis for power & utilities for CA100+
  • Assist in the development of climate scenario risk methodologies of the power value chain (e.g.

    transmission, distribution and customer management)
  • Confidently communicate complex analysis to funders, investors and policymakers
  • Work with the Head of Power & Utilities and the Chair of the Research Council on strategy to achieve team and company objectives

Required Experience

  • Reputable industry experience within either energy or finance
  • Programming experience, ideally in Python or R
  • Strong excel and VBA modelling experience
  • Adept at sourcing and researching credible and relevant data and information
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, able to translate complexity clearly and concisely
  • Experience in working in a deadline driven environment
  • Preferable numerical degree i.e.

    physics, engineering, maths, economics or finance

Required attributes

  • Highly motivated, a quick learner driven to grow the role and increase responsibilities
  • Methodical and organised with a high attention to detail
  • Solutions-orientated
  • Team player, high integrity, diligent, flexible


GBP £55-65K, 7% pension contribution

Applicant information

  • Carbon Tracker can only consider candidates who are eligible to work in the UK
  • Carbon Tracker Initiative is an equal opportunity employer and committed to diversity, equity, equality and inclusion.

    We welcome applications from qualified applicants, particularly women, black, asian, mixed race, and other ethnic minorities, disabled and LGBT individuals for this opportunity.
  • Carbon Tracker supports flexibility
  • Please email your CV along with a covering letter explaining how you would fit into the Carbon Tracker team to
  • Please include the reference PU0004 within the email title of your application
  • The closing date for applications is Friday 24 May 2019

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Contract
  • Rate: £55k - 65k per year + 7% pension contribution
  • Location: London
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Other
  • Recruiter: Hiring People
  • Contact: Hiring People
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  • Reference: CTI03
  • Posted: 2019-04-25 12:45:15 -

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