BNEF China Associate

Careers at Bloomberg


Posted Apr 24, 2017 - Requisition No. 58185

We are seeking a talented, highly motivated individual to join our analysis team. You're one of those people who have a passion for clean energy finance and investment strategy, and you want to be at the forefront of this exciting industry. You naturally form original opinions, and you have an exceptional ability to communicate these to your audience. Your quantitative skills are strong, and you love to analyze critically complex subjects. Teamwork is important to you, and you are excited by the prospect of working with colleagues and clients from a diverse range of backgrounds.

Our team:

You will be based in our Beijing office as part of the China regional analyst team, for Bloomberg New Energy Finance - the world's leading independent provider of analysis, tools, data and research to decision makers leading the future of energy. Our team of experts, spread across six continents, provides independent analysis and insight, working with the largest corporations across utilities and generation, oil & gas, equipment manufacturers, banking and finance, and government.

We'll trust you to:

  • Become an expert on global clean energy financing strategies and utility strategies in the Asia-Pacific region, working as an analyst within the China team
  • Learn and write about clean energy financing, with a focus on China’s role in global investment and clean energy innovation that are transforming the future of energy
  • Build and maintain data sets on Chinese utilities, investors, and inbound/outbound trends
  • Understand the policy and regulatory drivers and implications of China’s inbound and outbound energy investments
  • Deliver value to our clients across the globe, through reports, data sets and direct interaction

What's the role:

  • Together with other team members, identify topics of interest to clients, conduct research, and report on the findings in a timely manner
  • Develop and implement market-driving products, data sets, forecasts, and tools
  • Collaborate with a high degree of professionalism with colleagues and clients from different cultures and countries and demonstrate people leadership
  • Promote high degree of knowledge leadership in the market
  • Develop a network of contacts in the industry and promote/represent BNEF across a wide variety of senior stakeholders
  • Contribute to one-off pieces of consultancy on specific topics
  • Present your research at conferences and clearly communicate it to clients and prospects

You'll need to have:

  • Interest in and enthusiasm for clean energy, utilities, and commodity industries
  • An advanced degree in sciences, engineering, economics or business and/or at least 3-5 years of experience in a related field
  • Exceptional communication skills in English and Chinese (Mandarin): writing (for research reports), reading (to conduct research) and speaking (for presentations at conferences, to clients, or to the media).
  • Confidence and accuracy conducting numerical analysis and familiarity with China data
  • Strong familiarity with financial markets, financial analysis, and corporate strategy
  • Ability to think critically and develop thoughtful opinions by cutting through the noise of data, extracting key patterns, applying skepticism to the claims of industry participants and asking insightful questions
  • Natural aptitude for graphically presenting data and writing clearly and concisely
  • Curiosity and the ability to quickly understand, distill and relate complex topics to non-specialist audiences
  • Confidence conducting research calls and communicating with senior industry contacts and academics
  • Excellent time management skills and confidence working on multiple projects at once, able to keep up with a demanding, fast paced environment

We'd love to see:

  • Other Asian languages
  • Post-graduate qualifications or professional experience in sciences, engineering or economics
  • Experience in the commodities, clean energy, oil and gas, finance industries

If this sounds like you:

Apply! We'll get in touch to let you know what the next steps are.
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