Low Carbon Markets Analyst Carbon Offsets – Energy Transitionn

Part Time
  • Part Time
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Job Description – Carbon Markets Analyst (Carbon Offsets)
The Location: London, New York, Houston, Denver, Gurgaon

Grade ( relevant for internal applicants only ): 9

The Role: This role is a contributor to Commodity Insight’s global environmental commodity analysis – with a key focus on carbon offset markets and voluntary carbon. The analyst will be responsible for researching, analyzing, and reporting on evolving markets for carbon offsets that are being used by stakeholders to reach stated goals around reducing GHG emissions addressing other sustainability issues. Carbon offsets can be a key approach towards the greening of commodities such as oil, petroleum products, natural gas, LNG, steel, etc. This role is at the forefront of our objective to bring actionable insights to efforts to decarbonize. The analyst is part of a team located across global regions, tasked with daily market research and the developing and maintaining of a suite of new analytical offerings.
The Impact: This is a key role as it is focused on delivering on coverage of key importance to the future of the company as well as having a high degree of impact on the broader world. It involves driving insights into carbon markets that are rapidly seeking to reduce and offset greenhouse gas emissions in all corners of the market. This role is crucial to understanding the fundamental of carbon markets.
The Career Opportunity: To work at the forefront of an historical shift in global commodity markets by driving industry-leading analysis and insights. The analyst is uniquely positioned to collaborate with various groups within Commodities Insights including analytics, pricing, strategy, commercial, market engagement, and product development.
The Team / The Business: The Environmental Commodities team is an established group within the Climate and Energy Transformation Team within the Gas, Power and Climate Solutions group at S&P Global Commodities Insights – developing the insights and analysis to support the markets of the future. You will work with a highly motivated and innovative team of analysts who share the common goals of driving transparency in new or opaque markets and creating actionable solutions for our customers. You will work with a global team in a fast-paced and highly collaborative environment.
The Environmental Commodities team will work with quantitative modelers to establish balance and outlooks.to ensure maximum value delivery to stakeholders. The team is on the cutting edge of market knowledge, monitoring all latest developments low carbon markets including company objective and technology implementation (including carbon capture), evolving regulatory environments, and increasingly available datasets. The team delivers analysis and insights to market participants though several mediums including periodic and special reports, data visualization platforms, conferences and events, and other customer engagement forums.
Responsibilities: Build understanding of carbon markets – with a special focus on voluntary carbon – including measuring and monitoring end to end footprint, developing market mechanisms, and leveraging technology and offsets to mitigate emissions footprints.Create and define types of carbon offset mechanism and model their relative valuesIdentify data needed to track and monitor carbon footprints and emissions trajectoriesMaintain a fundamental understanding and ongoing updating of supply-demand and price forecasts for voluntary carbon markets (grouped as offsets reflecting removal, reduction and avoidance of GHGs).Supply analysis to involve the tracking of history and expectations of offset/credit generation across all major registries – including maintenance and processing of large data sets.Demand analysis to involve regular tracking of corporate climate commitments, how these would translate into demand for different offset types. Work closely with the broader team to track and understand the dynamics around global demand for GHG mitigation – mandatory and voluntary – around the world – including the CORSIA program for aviation.Developing and updating estimates of carbon abatement costs for different offset projects and typesIdentify and develop expertise on emissions abatement opportunitiesDeliver succinct and high-quality written content that demonstrates the expertise outlined above. Create charts, graphs and other visually valuable content that illustrates the trends Platts’ customers need to follow.Work with product development team to create new offerings and enhance existing productsWork with Platts price group to transfer analytical outputs for utilization in price assessmentsEducate key internal stakeholders on our offerings, methodology, and value propositionEngage with customers via calls, meetings, conferences, and events, communicating methodology and value propositions Knowledge and Skills: Strong team player able to collaborate across multi-cultural teams, commodities and geographiesUniversity degree in energy systems, economics, chemistry, engineering, or a similar discipline accompanied with relevant industry or research experience.Industry experience conducting research or market analysis in the energy transitions sector preferred. Demonstrated experience with more technical and scientific writing. (Writing sample required with applications)Knowledge of mathematical, statistical and modelling concepts and research methods, including: learning curves and regressions.Technical abilities around organizing and analysing large data sets data. Strong Microsoft Suite skills are required with an emphasis on Excel. Experience with Python or R desirable. Knowledge and thought leadership in the role interpreting and understanding carbon policy drivers in today’s market and the challenges of decarbonizing existing footprintsKnowledge (and ideally experience) of carbon and energy commodity markets, strong research and analytical skills, and an innovative approach to solving complex problems.Awareness of technologies and challenged for developing lower carbon intensive oil and gas markets and supply chains.Ability to think critically, act decisively, and deliver results.Strong interpersonal skills including an ability anticipate customer needs among competing objectives.Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to convey complex and innovative concepts to internal and external stakeholders of various market knowledge levels.An ability to represent the business to high-level managers, regulators, and others k

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