Bloomberg NEF: Decentralized Energy Analyst

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New York, NY

Posted Jan 11, 2018 - Requisition No. 64384

Bloomberg New Energy Finance is seeking a talented, highly-motivated individual to join our Decentralized Energy analyst team in New York. You’re someone with a keen interest in innovation and disruption and have a flair for forming original opinions on complex topics. You are comfortable with thinking both quantitatively and qualitatively and have the ability to communicate your ideas to a broad audience. Teamwork is important to you, and you are excited by the prospect of working with colleagues and clients with a diverse range of skills and backgrounds.

You will be based in our New York office, working as part of our Decentralized Energy analyst team at Bloomberg NEF - the world's leading independent provider of analysis, tools, data and research to decision makers leading change in the energy system. With the unique depth and breadth of our comprehensive BNEF platform, we help clients stay on top of developments across the energy spectrum.

What's the role:

  • Together with the team members, and other analyst teams, you will identify topics of interest to clients, conduct research, and produce written reports on the findings
  • You will frequently collaborate with the sales team in building new audiences for your analysis
  • You will be working with colleagues and clients based around the world – periodic travel is expected

We'll trust you to:

  • Become an expert on decentralization of the energy sector, providing insights on the changing roles of energy companies and consumers, and the uptake of new energy technologies
  • Get quickly up to speed on the growing role of rooftop solar, electric vehicles, batteries, demand response and virtual power plants, distributed energy management systems, and system flexibility
  • Think critically, cut through the noise of quantitative and qualitative information, and to form original, defensible opinions
  • Collaborate closely with analysts across the company to create new tools and data sets to track the development of the energy sector
  • Communicate your ideas, verbally, in writing and visually through charts and diagrams
  • Develop a network of contacts in the industry to gather information and insight on the sector
  • Engage with clients and industry figures regularly

You'll need to have:

  • A degree in a scientific, engineering, economics or humanities discipline
  • A passion for problem solving and an aptitude for logic
  • The willingness to learn quickly and adapt as new subjects grow in importance
  • The ability to form original opinions based on both qualitative and quantitative information
  • The ability to communicate via writing (for research reports), verbally (for presentations at conferences, to clients, or to the media) and visually (creating charts and diagrams to support your analysis)
  • The collaborative skills necessary to work effectively with colleagues from a range of countries and backgrounds

We’d love to see:

  • A demonstrable interest and enthusiasm for clean energy

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status

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