Junior Analyst

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Oil and Gas
£35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Salary Description:
�35k - 42k per year + DOE + 7% pension contribution
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Junior Analyst

Location: London Bridge, UK

Reporting to: Head of Oil, Gas and Mining

Start Date: Q2 2020

Term: Six months fixed term with intention to extend to permanent

About the Company

Carbon Tracker Initiative is an independent financial think tank that carries out in-depth analysis on the impact of the energy transition on capital markets and the potential investment in high-cost, carbon-intensive fossil fuels. We believe that financial markets, regulators, investors and policymakers all have an urgent role to play in guiding the world to a climate-secure energy system. Carbon Tracker's analysis of unburnable carbon, stranded assets, and wasted capital has reframed the debate around climate change risk.

We are looking for a new analyst to specialise in research on the oil & gas and mining sectors in the context of climate change/energy transition themes, building the sub-team from two to three. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to contribute to public materials from the very beginning, increasingly influencing the research agenda and establishing themselves as a thought leader on transition risk topics.

Role and Responsibilities:

* Support oil, gas and mining research programmes and projects (see Carbon Tracker website for examples of recent reports)
* Contribute to driving research conclusions by collecting, organising and analysing public disclosures and proprietary datasets
* Help review and write high quality public reports and commentary
* Prepare company profiles and presentation materials for investor audiences
* Support external stakeholders with ad hoc analysis as required
* Work with other team members and independently to achieve team and organisation objectives
* Suggesting new ideas for cutting edge research projects
* Over time would be expected to take greater responsibility in producing written research and presenting it externally

Required Skills and Experience:

* Firm grasp of numbers and quantitative analysis, comfortable working with large datasets
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills essential, with the ability to translate complexity clearly and concisely
* Adept at sourcing relevant, credible data and drawing relevant conclusions
* Competent in MS Office Suite, advanced proficiency in Excel (skills in other relevant data packages, e.g. Python, also of interest)
* Excellent academic record, educated to degree level preferably in a numerate discipline e.g. physical sciences, engineering, maths, economics or finance
* Professional experience (around 2-3 years), for example in finance or consulting
* Oil & Gas or related experience an advantage but not essential
* Experience in working in a deadline driven environment

Required Attributes:

* A critical eye and a willingness to challenge assumptions, confident forming a logical argument
* Methodical and organised with a high attention to detail
* Creative, thinking up new angles to an evolving debate and exploring the implications
* Team player, high integrity, diligent, flexible
* Highly motivated, a quick learner driven to grow the role and increase responsibilities
* Passionate about fighting climate change


* GBP �35-�42k with flexibility depending on experience, 7% pension contribution

Applicant Information

* Please email your CV along WITH A COVERING LETTER explaining how you would fit into the team to the link provided and include the referen

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