Lead Power Market Analyst
Royal Dutch Shell
Commercial and Retail
Job Family Group:
December 13, 2022
Posting Start Date:
Strategy and Portfolio
Where you fit in
The Power Fundamentals Team is part of Shell VP Strategic Insights and Scenarios (SXB). The role of the Team is to provide a long-term view of the fundamentals of power markets in order to guide commercial and strategic decisions in Shell. The team is contributing to the growth of the power business in Shell, which is expected to become more important as the company decarbonizes.
What’s the role?
As a member of the Power Fundamentals team in SXB, the Lead Power Market Analyst will focus on quantitative analysis and modelling of the EU power markets in order to provide advice and insights to business opportunities and Strategy development.
This role involves the following activities:
Lead power market analysis activities, in collaboration with Shell internal teams or external consultants
Lead the development of in-house modeling capabilities, for business and/or strategic analyses
Quantify and communicate long-term power scenarios in collaboration with the larger SXB Team
Provide specific advice and insights to senior stakeholders and project development teams on the economic value of power assets
Liaise and communicate with various teams and stakeholders from Finance, Trading, Project Development, Valuation, Strategy, etc.
What we need from you
As many of the following as possible:
Extensive professional experience, ideally in the field of power analysis, energy economics, either in a utility, energy company or consultancy
Knowledge/experience in systems analysis (e.g., long-term techno-economic assessment, optimization, modeling)
Experience in power market analysis, particularly on development of scenarios and/or dispatch analysis
Experience with PLEXOS or similar power market modelling software would be a great advantage
Good understanding of the commercial and technical attributes of generation and storage technologies (experience in project development is a plus)
Excellent conceptual and critical thinking skills
Strong written and verbal presentation skills, good communicator, good listener, ability to present complex results to different audiences, as well as understanding the needs from different stakeholders and translate them into analytical work
Self-starter, independent and proactive with a desire to challenge status quo and retain independence of thought
Effectively working across multiple time zones and projects under compressed timelines
Network in academic energy modelling community would be an advantage
If you are interested, we would love to hear from you. In addition to your CV, please send us a cover letter that describes your motivation and expectation.
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