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Forecasting Analyst

Salary £29,000
Location London, Waterloo
Role Analyst
Job Type Permanent
Size 20-50
Job overview
This fantastic Energy Forecasting Analyst position is the perfect role for a candidate looking to begin their career in data analytics and econometrics-focused forecasting. Apply today!

Looking for Forecasting Analyst jobs, Graduate Analyst jobs, or Energy jobs in London? Want to join the leading global provider of energy forecasting solutions? This new Forecasting Analyst could be your ideal role - apply today!

Company profile - Forecasting & Analytics

In this Forecasting Analyst job, you will be joining the market leader in forecasting solutions, that responds to problems in the energy industry. Founded in the early '90s, they offer immediately accessible and highly accurate forecasting solutions for wholesale energy markets worldwide.

Their expert, dedicated team of analysts and engineers work to provide accurate, reliable, and comprehensive forecasting solutions to a vast client base.

Job description - Forecasting Analyst

In this Graduate Energy Analyst job, you will be the newest member of the UK team of Analysts, joining an organisation that work across the US, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. You will be working to constantly improve the accuracy of the business forecasts and the reliability of the service. You will need to be mathematical, analytical and energy-savvy; you’ll be expected to hit the ground running in this role, handling big data sets, maintaining different data processing tools and developing methodologies around emerging energy trends.

Key responsibilities - Forecasting Analyst

In this Forecasting Analyst job in London, your responsibilities will include:

  • Delving into and learning the businesses proprietary methods of electric load, gas and renewable generation forecasting, model production, statistical calibration and maintenance
  • Helping to maintain and develop the different data processing tools (data processing scripts, databases and forecast deliveries)
  • Manipulating and analysing large datasets in the process of building models
  • Working in cooperation with the Client Support Engineers to ensure the efficient delivery of forecasts and services
  • Interacting with clients via phone, email, and in-person either in the office or directly at their place of business
  • Researching and helping to develop methodologies around emerging energy trends and new markets, potentially leading to new product development

Job requirements - Forecasting Analyst

  • A strong academic background in Economics or Mathematical discipline, with a solid understanding of statistical theory and/or econometrics
  • A genuine interest in both analysis and working with technology to create highly detailed forecasts
  • Exceptional communication skills, verbal and written.
  • Strong analytical skills and good attention to detail
  • Knowledge of R, Python, Power Shell, MS SQL, or VBA would be advantageous
  • Confidence working autonomously

Please note: You will be required to submit a cover letter alongside your CV

Benefits of the job - Forecasting Analyst

  • A competitive starting salary of £29,000 per annum
  • A cycle ownership scheme amongst other perks
  • Private pension plan and membership to team commission pool after 12 months
  • Fantastic offices in Central London, close to Waterloo Station and the amenities and attractions of South Bank, Westminster, etc.
  • The opportunity to work with and learn from experienced professionals in a highly specialised market

Looking for Entry-level Analyst jobs or Junior Forecaster roles? If you're a technical graduate with a STEM degree, apply to this Forecasting Analyst job in London today!

Give A Grad a Go is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith, disability or other. We are continually finding ways to improve the way we work, read our Diversity and Inclusion promise for more information about this.

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Joe Goddard
Team Lead & Key Account Manager