Senior Analyst - Wind Yield Assessment

Job Title: Senior Analyst - Wind Yield Assessment
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Salary: Negotiable
REF: HQ00018343
Contact Name: Marina Moya Gutierrez
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Senior Analyst - Wind Yield Assessment

Our client is one of the world's largest power and gas companies.

They are currently looking to recruit a Senior Analyst for their Wind Yield Assessment department.


  • Apply experience and discernment in support of regional projects specifically relating to wind analysis, measurement campaigns, data quality control, wind flow modelling, and wake modelling.
  • Design effective and efficient measurement campaigns to support project development and energy analysis.
  • Quality control and clean measurement data (met masts and remote sensing devices) while applying discernment and automation.
  • Perform analysis on large data sets including but not limited to imputation of data gaps, selective averaging, long-term adjustment, shear, turbulence, and air density.
  • Apply with expert skill a suite of wind flow and wake models to specific projects within the development pipeline. Evaluate competing results and apply most representative technical outcome.
  • Prepare site conditions as input into turbine supplier site suitability analysis.
  • Navigate project constraints to optimize proposed wind farm production or cost of energy production. Such optimizations include interdepartmental collaboration, desktop optimization, field observations, and micrositing.
  • Perform uncertainty analysis on energy production estimates.
  • Report analysis methods and results in a concise customer friendly matter.
  • Validate pre-construction energy estimates with operational data and implement improvements to pre-construction analysis technique.
  • Project manage and/or technically support department improvement or research & development programs with a goal of maintaining industry leading technical standards.
  • Accountable for maximizing the project value while honouring procedures & guidelines to assure procedural harmonization and standardization.


  • Master of Science in Meteorology, Mechanical Engineering, Physics or a closely related field.
  • Minimum three years' experience in wind analysis demonstrating technical proficiency with a wide variety of industry standard software, and discernment.
  • Ability to make technical decisions, set analysts strategy, and guide/mentor junior analysts.
  • Sound commercial knowledge.
  • Self-motivated with ability to maintain high performance.
  • Ability to complete complex tasks with a minimum of supervision and a minimum of rework.
  • Capable of working effectively in high pressure situations and problem solver.
  • Strong communication skills on technical issues.
  • Collaborative nature, resilient, team oriented, interdisciplinary.
  • Experienced in international business culture.
  • English (business fluent). Beneficial: German, Swedish, or Spanish.

We look forward to receiving your application.

For more information please contact Marina Moya Gutierrez +44(0)1202 888 986 ext.265