Jacobs Senior Associate Energy Transition in Auckland, New Zealand
Our APAC Energy & Advisory business is at the forefront of enabling our clients to respond to and meet their sustainability, decarbonisation, and energy transition challenges. The team has the important job of supporting our clients through cutting edge economic and energy market modelling, forecasting and analytical capability. They possess deep strategic, policy and technical expertise, which enables them to analyse and solve some of our clients’ most challenging problems. On a more personal note, we have a passionate, supportive and diverse culture, collaborating together across geographies to meet the demands of our clients.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
The Senior Associate is an exciting opportunity to support the development and execution of growth strategies that will advance our APAC Energy & Advisory offering. The focus is on managing the overall development and delivery of projects with particular emphasis on energy transition, business analysis, economic analysis, design and application of regulatory frameworks and business case preparation. You’ll have the autonomy to manage client relationships, whilst identifying, securing and overseeing the delivery of strategic advisory opportunities across the APAC region. Hopefully you’re someone who enjoys team mentoring and development to enable succession planning, a key part of our culture at Jacobs.
We understand flexibility is important, that’s why we’re open to part time and flexible options including hybrid working to suit you, hopefully coming to the office for team building or meeting with clients. We’re looking for someone with the following skills and experiences:
Experience in undertaking electricity market modelling and understanding of energy market economics, along with energy/regulatory frameworks applicable to power generation and distribution at state and national levels.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
A team player and a good communicator of complex modelling results to technical and non-technical clients and colleagues.
An understanding of quantitative modelling, along with exceptional research skills.
An ability to engage with senior officials across government and industry clients.
Strong mathematics, statistics, VBA programming skills and Python/R experience is highly desirable.
Quantitative modelling skills, including PLEXOS modelling skills highly desirable.
Relevant Tertiary Degree.
Jacobs. A world where you can.
From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company.
We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s Network – find out more about our employee networks here (https://www.jacobs.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity) .
We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. Māori and Pasifika peoples are strongly encouraged to apply. Jacobs aims to provide cultural safety at our interviews and Māori and Pasifika people are invited to nominate for a Whanau, family or cultural representative to participate on the interview panel, please let your recruiter know in your application.
If you require support or reasonable adjustments with regards to our recruitment process (for example, you require the application form in a different format), please contact the team (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2) .