BloombergNEF China Analyst (Gas)
Posted Apr 15, 2019 - Requisition No. 74636
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 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.
You will be based in our Beijing office as part of the China regional analyst team, for BloombergNEF - 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.
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BloombergNEF Team Ethos:
To succeed at BloombergNEF we need people who can work in an independent manner and show initiative to develop their own viewpoints, yet be collaborative with colleagues. We don’t rely on the status quo, we look for innovative yet pragmatic thinking that turns big ideas into real insights and impact. Working at BloombergNEF sometimes feels chaotic; we need teams that are both dynamic and structured to generate the unique perspectives our clients really value. Our teams are diverse, creative, focused, and fun!
What's the role:
- Together with other team members, identify topics of interest to clients, conduct research, and produce written reports on the findings
- Build and maintain important data sets and forecasts
- Collaborate with a high degree of professionalism with colleagues and clients from different cultures and countries
- Develop and maintain a network of contacts in the industry in order to gather data and sense-check assumptions
- Contribute to one-off pieces of consultancy on specific topics
- Present your research at conferences and clearly communicate it to clients and prospects
We'll trust you to:
- Become a specialist on gas and commodity markets, strategies, investments and business models in the Asia-Pacific region, working as an analyst within the China team
- Learn and write about commodity (with a focus on natural gas) technologies and innovation that are transforming China’s energy mix
- Build and maintain data sets on Chinese natural gas industry and related companies
- Understand the policy and regulatory drivers and implications of gas and other commodity industries
- Deliver value to our clients across the globe, through reports, data sets and direct interaction
You'll need to have:
- Interest in and enthusiasm for emerging technologies in the gas, clean energy, carbon, utilities, and commodity industries
- An advanced degree in sciences, engineering, economics or business
- 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).
- 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
Confidence and accuracy conducting numerical analysis
We'd love to see:
- Experience in the oil and gas industries
- Post-graduate qualifications or professional experience in sciences, engineering or economics
If this sounds like you:
Apply! We'll get in touch to let you know what the next steps are.
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