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Power Market Manager (Remote USA)
Power Market Manager – ICF Energy Advisory Consulting Practice
Location: Remote USA or Hybrid any USA ICF Office (Preferred: Fairfax, VA)
ICF is seeking a talented Manager to support our growing team and client base in the area of power markets advisory consulting. Professionals with 5-10 years of experience in US power market analysis / forecasting / economics are ideal candidates for the role.
As a manager, you will be responsible for leading a team of analysts to develop and defend power price forecasts, power plant proformas and financial projections using grid software models (e.g. PROMOD, PSLF, etc.), issuing detailed market reports, growing our business with new and existing clients, mentoring and developing junior staff, and contributing to ICF’s thought leadership and competitive positioning in the market.
In this practice area, ICF’s typical client base includes owners and developers of power plants, banks and investors, and occasionally government entities and other stakeholders. We advise on asset transactions, support siting and financing of new power plants, and provide expert testimony in litigation cases among other work. Great managers at ICF are both analytically sharp and great communicators and thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative work environment.
ICF’s practice covers all major market areas in the US, including: ERCOT, PJM, ISONE, NYISO, MISO, SPP, CAISO, WECC, and SERC, with specialized teams serving each region.
Lead a dedicated team of analysts to perform detailed grid modeling and long-term forecasting efforts for market prices, plant/grid operations, and plant economics
Manage multiple projects with overlapping timelines while ensuring excellent quality, consistency, and client support
Review and provide direct feedback to the team on quantitative modeling approaches and results
Communicate effectively with a diverse client base as a subject-matter expert in US wholesale power markets
Grow ICF’s business by leading interactions with potential clients and developing proposals
Mentor and develop junior staff as well as collaborate with ICF senior management on key business decisions
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Economics, or a related quantitative-focused field. Candidates majoring in other fields must clearly demonstrate equivalent quantitative aptitude
5+ years of work experience in North American electric power sector, including market analysis and forecasting
Experience with a minimum of one of following: ERCOT, PJM, ISONE, NYISO, MISO, SPP, CAISO, WECC, and SERC
Deep familiarity with market modeling approaches and tools (e.g. PROMOD, PSLF, etc.)
Strong written and oral communication skills
Strong capabilities in Microsoft Office
Experience independently conducting and supervising technical analysis
Master’s degree in any of the aforementioned fields or closely related areas
Consulting background preferred. However, other experience with financial analysis, asset valuation, or power plant development a plus
Business development and managerial experience
Working at ICF
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