Energy Economist

Strategy & Commercialisation - Glasgow

Ref: 419 Date Posted: 05 August 2022

Are you an Economy Analyst?

Do you want to work for the UK’s leading Technology, Innovation and Research Centre for Offshore Renewable Energy?


Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult is recruiting an ENERGY ECONOMIST in our Glasgow office to lead on engagement, impact and analysis in the ORE sector.

What will I do?

  • Identify the most relevant topics for thought leadership and impact reporting
  • Assist the Impact Reporting Team to implement impact assessment methods and collate relevant industry data
  • Engage and build strong relationships with senior stakeholders
  • Build and develop high-quality research and leverage analytical expertise and subject knowledge
  • Lead identification and delivery of thought leadership studies and develop methods for continuous improvement
  • Work with Comms team to identify best media for dissemination of study results
  • Influence the industry and the people who are part of it


What are we looking for?

  • Background and experience in Renewables or the wider energy industry
  • Degree in Economics or similar subject, or equivalent experience
  • Successful track record of industry research in management, consultancy or academia
  • Experience of developing business plans and strategies
  • Strong economic and financial modelling skills
  • Relationship management skills and confidence in communicating and preparing material for senior level audiences
  • Comfortable with technical speak and commercial/business language


What do we offer?

  • Salary around £45k, depending on experience
  • Flexibility to work at home with time onsite as required
  • 38 days holidays including flexible bank holidays and option to buy 5 days extra
  • Open working environment with great potential for development
  • Pension, annual bonus, life assurance and health care scheme as standard

Please note we are unable to provide any visa sponsorship for this role

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of race, sex, disability, religion and belief, sexual orientation, or status regarding gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity.

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