BloombergNEF – European Gas Analyst (6 Month Contract)

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Posted Jun 24, 2024 - Requisition No. 126124

BloombergNEF (BNEF) is seeking a talented and highly motivated individual to join our European gas analysis team. To succeed in this role you will have a genuine interest in natural gas markets, and want to be at the forefront of this exciting industry. You naturally form original opinions and have an exceptional ability to communicate these to your audience via robust, defendable and well-structured analysis. You will have well-developed quantitative and qualitative analysis skills along with a particular aptitude for critically analysing complex subjects. Applications from candidates with an academic or career related expertise in gas markets or similar are particularly welcome.
BNEF is a strategic research provider covering global commodity markets and the disruptive technologies driving the transition to a low-carbon economy. Our expert coverage assesses pathways for the power, transport, industry, buildings and agriculture sectors to adapt to the energy transition. We help commodity trading, corporate strategy, finance and policy professionals navigate change and generate opportunities.

Our team:

You will be based in our London office as part of the European natural gas analyst team for BloombergNEF - the world's leading independent provider of analysis, tools, data and research to decision makers advancing the future of energy. Our team of experts, spread across six continents, provides analysis and insight to the largest corporations across utilities and generation, oil & gas, equipment manufacturers, banking and finance, and government.

BNEF Ethos:

To succeed at BNEF 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 BNEF sometimes feels chaotic; we need teams that are both dynamic and structured to generate the unique perspectives our clients really value. 

The role:

  • Analysing and forecasting supply, demand and price related market dynamics within the European natural gas and LNG markets, both quantitatively and qualitatively
  • Writing insightful and rigorous analysis of key European gas market dynamics and drivers, particularly (but not exclusively) within a short-term context
  • Together with other team members, identifying topics of interest to clients, conducting research, and reporting on the findings in a timely manner
  • Collaborating with colleagues to develop, maintain and run our gas market forecasting models
  • Contributing to our constantly evolving methodologies to facilitate the perpetual enhancement of our models and analytical tools
  • Clearly communicating research to clients and prospects, including presenting at conferences, webinars and meetings
  • Engaging with BNEF clients to help them extract the most value from our products
  • Supporting cross-departmental flagship publications
    You will need to have:

  • At least 1 year of demonstrable experience in analysing wholesale European natural gas market fundamentals, market dynamics and/or pricing gained within an academic, research, analysis, consulting, publishing, trading, energy/utilities, financial or investment environment 
  • Understanding of wholesale gas market dynamics, drivers and fundamentals, particularly in terms of gas production, imports, LNG, gas-to-power, storage and other aspects of the gas balance. 
  • A track record of thinking critically and developing well-structured and thoughtful analysis by cutting through the noise of data, extracting key patterns, applying scepticism and challenging conventional wisdom
  • Curiosity and the ability to quickly understand, distil and work with complex topics and to communicate insights to both specialist and non-specialist audiences
  • Rigorous attention to detail and a commitment to high quality work
  • Strong communication skills with a particular focus on writing business English to an immediately publishable standard with the minimum of editing
  • Advanced and well-developed Excel skills
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics, Finance, Engineering, Science, Mathematics, Humanities or other relevant subject 


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