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Industry Analyst, with a focus on Energy Transition, based in Pretoria

Requisition ID:  46162
Business Unit:  Fitch Solutions
Category:  Credit Analysis & Research

Pretoria, GT, ZA

Date Posted:  Jan 25, 2024

Industry Analyst, with a focus on Energy Transition 


Fitch Solutions is currently seeking an Energy Transition Analyst based out of our Pretoria offices.


The Energy Transition Research team produces daily and quarterly written and data-centric analysis of company-, technology- and sector-level developments for a global audience of public and private sector clients. Client presentations and custom research projects also form part of the regular workload.


What We Offer:

  • Great development opportunities for someone looking to become a subject matter expert in the global Energy Transition.
  • Potential to get in front of our clients to present key views and assist them with investment projects.
  • Develop an holistic ‘connected thinking’ approach to analysis through collaboration with analysts covering different industries undergoing the Energy Transition.
  • Extensive internal and external training support and professional development.


We’ll Count on You To:

  • Take ownership of a suite of region-specific reports, datasets and 10-year forecasts.
  • Identify and analyse key trends and articulate the risks and opportunities facing sector stakeholders up and down the value chain.
  • Produce insightful and actionable research and contribute to ad hoc reports and special projects as you become a subject matter expert.
  • Interact with and support our global sales team and with clients to communicate our industry views and drive engagement with our data.
  • Support team leaders in the development of new research initiatives evolving with the industry. 


What You Need to Have:

  • Bachelor degree with a focus on Economics, Finance, Renewables, Energy, International Relations or a related field.
  • Relevant experience in Energy Transition related analysis and research, or at least demonstrable interest in the Energy or Power sectors.
  • Demonstrable ability to solve problems using critical, rational and creative thinking.
  • Strong writing and numeracy skills are essential; Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint skills also desirable


What Would Make You Stand Out:

  • Existing knowledge of Energy Transition and topics such as, Energy Storage, Hydrogen, Carbon Capture & Storage, Power/Energy Markets, Renewables, Transmission Grids or Electricity Pricing.
  • Ability to write clearly and concisely, while being able to convey key points effectively
  • Ability to convey, clearly and concisely, key points through verbal and graphic skills
  • Ability to work as part of a larger team and being willing to take on projects at short notice




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