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Lead Energy Specialist
About ICF International
ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver professional services and technology solutions in the energy, environment, and transportation; health, education, and social programs; and homeland security and defense markets. The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire program life cycle, from research and analysis through implementation and improvement. Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 4500 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF's Web site is http://www.icfi.com.
ICF's Energy, Environment & Transportation group offers results and solutions to a broad range of clients in the energy industry in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. We have advised both private and public sector clients in all facets of the energy industry for more than 30 years. ICF International provides a portfolio of strategy, analysis, advisory services, and implementation tools to clients in the energy sector. Long recognized for innovative solutions, ICF International's combination of strategic, policy, risk management, market, and industry expertise enables us to advise clients from the inception of their business plan through the delivery of services to their customers.
The ICF New Delhi office provides economic, technical and management consulting services in energy and carbon market analysis, climate policy, energy efficiency, carbon management, aviation strategy and climate change impacts and adaptation. Our thorough understanding of our clients' needs enables us to help governments and private sector companies, donor agencies throughout the Asian, South East Asian and Pacific markets to improve their sustainability. We work frequently with colleagues from other ICF offices, particularly those in the USA, London, China and Brazil.
We seek a highly motivated and experienced Senior Energy Analyst - Power in our New Delhi, India office to lead our work in energy markets. We seek candidates who will help us grow ICF’s energy market business, building on our established team and leveraging ICF’s broad energy sector capabilities in power and fuels markets.
The candidate should have a strong academic background, experience of working in energy markets; have an ability to quickly learn and master new concepts; an ability to establish and nurture relationships with clients; ability to think logically and also creatively; work independently; and at the same time have the ability to contribute as a team player; and most importantly have a result oriented approach to completing tasks.
The selected candidate will (a) Support large assignments by leading research, analysis, modelling, report writing and Client presentations. (b) individually lead smaller assignments entirely (c) support generation of new business by initiating client contact, generating leads and contributing to proposal writing
The selected candidate will also have an opportunity to apply experience and academic knowledge, lead projects, and interact with experts and clients in the field, while continuing to build content knowledge and consulting skills.
Perform advanced quantitative and economic analysis of energy markets globally, but with a focus on India, to assess and forecast the future of electric power and fuels markets, prices, power plant operation and valuation, fuel consumption, environmental emissions and compliance, transmission, regulatory effects, among other parameters
Extensive data research. Responsible for maintaining a large database of energy related data that must be updated regularly. Data sources include data-providers, industry publications, regulatory agencies and web research.
Tracking of up to date information on energy sector (particularly generation, transmission and distribution) and incorporating in existing industry databases
Creation of new industry databases that may be required
Exhaustive analysis of forecast and changes resulting from updated inputs
Interface with clients on key deliverables
Prepares documents and summaries for submission to clients
Prepares papers and presentations for external publications
Contribute as a strong team member on projects – lead research, analysis and preparation of deliverables (presentations, reports)
Support large consulting engagements and lead smaller engagements
Provide market insights and analytically-based analyses of energy policies and markets
Be up to date on industry developments
Publish whitepapers on relevant topics
Bachelor's degree in Engineering (Electrical and Mechanical) from reputed institutions.
5-10 years of relevant energy industry experience with at least 3 years in energy markets
Ability to demonstrated quantitative skills and handle big-data analytics
Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook, Access )
Knowledge of linear optimization / production cost models / applied microeconomics is must
Knowledge of statistical modeling techniques (Monte-Carlo simulation etc.)
Experience with nodal electricity market and power market modeling tools (e.g., PROMOD, Plexos, GE MAPS etc.)
Experience of using energy modelling tools, preferably MESSAGEix
Experience of converting the energy data into energy model readable information and generating the parametric values essentially required for building energy systems model
Master's Degree in an engineering preferably electrical & mechanical (for ex. operations research)
5-7 years of experience in energy markets, energy planning, modelling and strategic planning
Power markets, power price forecasting, fuel price forecasting
Demonstrative knowledge of power/fuel sector
Previous consulting experience
Strong modeling skills specifically advanced Microsoft excel skill
VBA, R, Macros
Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills
Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision making capabilities
Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
Sound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary and confidential information
Ability to work with all levels of internal staff, as well as outside clients and vendors
Superior interpersonal skills including courtesy, professionalism, and a cooperative attitude
Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel)
Ability to be flexible to handle multiple priorities
Identifies and collects the information needed to solve a problem effectively.
Acknowledges when one doesn’t know something and takes steps to find out
Written Communication & Presentation Skills:
Clearly expresses ideas, thoughts, and concepts in writing.
Organizes written work in a manner that is clear, easy to follow, and tailored for the intended audience.
Effectively communicates information and ideas using speech and visual aids.
Effectively organizes ideas for logical presentation and maximum impact.
ICF offers an excellent benefits package and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce.ICF International is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer - M/F/D/V; For a listing of other career opportunities at ICF, please visit our Career Center at www.icf.com/careers/
Working at ICF
Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.
New Delhi, India (II77)