Main purpose of job:

The  Senior Analyst will work across Nexant’s Energy and Chemicals Advisory business, including single client projects and the subscription and report programs. Technology, economics and market analysis covers a broad range of energy and chemical-related industries, from hydrocarbon fuels and feedstocks, petrochemicals and polymers, C1 chemicals, to biorenewables and special topics.

The Senior Analyst role will initially focus on preparation of market, technology or pricing reports within the Subscriptions business.Senior Analyst level is a key entry point into Nexant, and comprise a pool of expertise that creates the detailed analysis that is core to Nexant’s consulting and subscription offerings.

The following is a representative description of the position’s role and responsibilities.Reflecting the flexible nature of consulting work, Nexant will adjust this description as necessary to meet operating and strategic needs of its business.

Key areas of responsibility:

  • To work in project teams to research, analyze and write reports on the energy and chemical-related industries providing content for single client reports and subscription programs.
  • To undertake desk research into the technology, market, financial, environmental and commercial aspect of the energy and chemical industries.
  • To conduct primary market research with key industry participants to understand and identify key market and technical dynamics.
  • To analyse the industry using excel and Nexant databases generating meaningful analysis.
  • To prepare written reports providing insight and description regarding key trends.
  • To contribute to webinars and client presentations
  • To meet internal quality goals and work within deadlines and budgets.
  • To exceed clients’ expectations with quality research, analysis and report writing and verbal presentation of key findings.
  • Develop and broaden personal industry knowledge and capabilities regarding market analysis, including supporting others in efforts to sell new services and reports

Education and qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in relevant discipline
  • Excellent standard of academic qualifications
  • Good first degree in a subject relevant to the energy industry for example engineering, chemistry & economics )
  • Higher degree in relevant subject (masters, PhD)
  • Second language

Skills & Experience

  • Previous industry analysis/consulting, research or process industry experience
  • Advanced skills in the use of Microsoft spread sheets, word processing and
  • presentation applications
  • Ability to analyse and problem solve
  • Proficient in the use of databases
  • Excellent presentation and report writing skills
  • Good research skills
  • Excellent presentation and report writing skills
  • Excellent mathematical, analytical and problem solving skills

Personal Qualities & Knowledge

  • Positive and flexible attitude to work, particularly regarding new initiatives
  • Diplomatic in meeting and working with people, good cultural awareness
  • Understanding and commitment to equal opportunities
  • Able to interact and develop relationships with clients
  • Willingness to travel globally

About Nexant E&CA:

• Nexant’s Energy and Chemical Advisory (E&CA) Business Unit is an independent global consulting firm that provides advisory services to the energy and chemicals sector. Nexant’s experience covers all market and techno-economic aspects of refinery, petrochemical, polymer, and biorenewable businesses. Nexant's key consulting offices are located in White Plains, San Francisco, London, Bahrain, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur and Shanghai.

• Nexant offers consulting services in the following areas:

• Strategy Assistance: Entry or exit strategies, growth or diversification strategies and general planning and organizational advisory services

• M&A Assistance: Including due diligence, asset evaluation, and valuation support

• Master Planning and Feasibility Appraisal: Covering independent evaluation of small, medium and large-scale investment projects

• Technical Reviews: As advisors to sponsors for performance improvement, or lenders for Project Finance and M&A

• Project Evaluation & Financing: During the past few years Nexant has provided Independent Consultancy to the sponsors and/or lenders for over $100 billion of investment projects that have been successfully implemented

• Market Assessments: Analysis of supply, demand, and trade for all major products in the sector and many specialties, including market drivers and cost competitiveness.

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