Econometrician

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Energy Aspects
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London, London, United Kingdom

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Energy Aspects is currently seeking an Econometrician to join our growing research team based in our London office, covering both long-term and short-term analysis. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Analyst with a passion for both energy and research, with a strong background in economic modelling combined with excellent Excel skills and a critical thinking approach to analysis.

This position will be responsible for developing and maintaining the models that underpin both our long- and short-term research services. They will design, create, test and refine econometric models to forecast supply, demand and prices in global energy markets under different conditions.

The models will use data from multiple sources and of differing quality levels. The analyst will produce a detailed methodology document that explains the approach taken to clients and contribute to periodic reports highlighting key changes to our assumptions. These documents will need to communicate complex information to an audience with varying levels of technical expertise.

Duties:

  • Modelling global energy markets dynamics for both long- and short-term horizons
  • Collecting data from multiple sources within the EA repositories and externally
  • Ensuring the data is consistent and fit for purpose
  • Documenting the source data and modelling processes
  • Testing various modelling approaches and assumptions to identify the most appropriate
  • Utilising statistical, forecasting, and modelling tools
  • Writing reports based on data findings
  • Engaging with clients about the team’s findings about the future of energy markets.
  • Creating manuals for explaining data and sources for clients
  • Establishing collaborative working relationships beyond immediate team, including across sites and time zones

Requirements:

  • In-depth understanding of key economic concepts
  • Experience of designing and building econometric and time-series models, ideally in a related field
  • Strong data-handling skills, including being able to select and use the most appropriate software for a task
  • Good written English, preferably including writing reports for a non-technical audience
  • Effective project management of own work and contributions of others
  • Exceptional MS Excel skills
  • Willingness to expand core modelling libraries in Python and/or R.

Desirable skills:

  • Academic or professional experience of analysing global energy markets.
  • Good understanding of classical statistics or data science related topics.
  • Knowledge of modelling libraries in Python such as Statsmodels or other open source data science libraries.
  • Appetite for extracting the maximum amount of signal out of small and medium sized datasets
  • Modelling for the purpose of making predictions or forecasts
  • Presentation skills, preferably including non-academic experience

About us:

Founded in 2012, Energy Aspects is a rapidly growing independent research consultancy. The company is committed to providing indispensable analysis of energy markets to its clients to help guide their investment, trading and research decisions.

We combine a data-rich approach with our extensive network of contacts throughout the oil and gas industry and insight on geopolitics and energy policy to provide best-in-class assessment and analysis of major topics, regions and trends. We also deliver timely analysis of breaking news with our E-mail Alert service and offer Database services consisting of our proprietary fundamental trade and supply/demand data.

As a business, we have been hugely successful in selling our subscription services and growing our business. With hundreds of major brands and thousands of subscribers already signed up, our focus is on the continuous development of our portfolio of products and targeting the vast number of untapped users who will value our unique insights.

Culture & Benefits:

At Energy Aspects you could be part of an active, social and friendly team where you will have the opportunity to join our running, circuit training, five-a-side football or lunch clubs. You might also enjoy letting loose at our winter and summer parties or just sharing an unwinding drink on a Friday afternoon at our in-house bar the Nodding Donkey.

Working out of our Canary Wharf office, you can take advantage of low commute times and easy access from across London, excellent amenities for shopping, gyms and healthcare, restaurants and bars. We do also provide daily fresh fruit, hot drinks, soft drinks, snacks and the occasional exotic treats from our international travels.

Our compensation packages include annual bonuses, private health insurance, generous pension contributions and company share options scheme, as well as a subsidised gym membership and considerable holiday time.


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