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Job Title: Senior Energy Economist (South Africa)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South Africa
Industry:
Salary: 1.3 million - 1.5 million ZAR
REF: 56438
Job Published: 4 months ago

Senior Energy Economist

Allen & York’s Energy Generation team are working on the behalf of a highly regarded and established multidisciplinary consultancy who provide engineering management and development worldwide.


Responsibilities: 


The successful candidate will working within the economics department of the organisation and will be expected to manage and contribute involving a range of economic and financial issues on energy matters in a global arena.

The position will involve working with projects including:

  • Generation Planning & Integrated Resource Planning.
  • Techno-Financial optimisation of generation and transmission capital projects.
  • Tender and report preparation and presentation to clients.
  • The position will involve predominantly quantitative analysis and techno-economic analysis mainly in the electricity sector.
  • The successful candidate will need to take an interest in the technical aspects of the electricity/generation market.

This role will require some elements of travel for short periods usually beyond Europe.

 

 

Requirements/ Attributes:

 

 

  • Masters in economics (or related field with a quantitative emphasis) and experience in economics or closely related discipline in the area of energy markets.
  • Experience of working as a consultant and assignments overseas will be an advantage.
  • A strong interest in energy policy and markets.
  • A strong track record in modelling and quantitative analysis is essential.
  •  Relevant experience in this area includes electricity market/dispatch modelling, least cost expansion studies, demand forecasting, use of Monte Carlo simulation and statistical packages, optimisation principles.
  • Public presentation skills, communication and report writing.

 

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