The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) is seeking an experienced financial professional with knowledge of, and interest in, the Australian coal sector and to evaluate how this sector is being impacted by the global energy system transition towards decarbonisation. This position is for a remote work-based role and candidates may be located anywhere in Australia.
The Energy Finance Analyst will conduct and disseminate financial analysis on the Australian thermal and coking coal mining sectors amid the transition to new energy technology. In the context of Australian coal mining, this means critically analyzing the future of the sector amid technology transition in power generation and steel manufacturing in Australia’s key coal export destinations and as global capital moves to align with a global net zero emissions target for 2050. The role will also contribute to a growing topic of interest globally – the development of long-term plans to responsibly manage excess, stranded coal mines and associated rail and port capacity as demand goes into permanent decline.
The successful candidate must possess a commitment to IEEFA’s mission to accelerate the transition to a diverse, sustainable, and profitable energy economy. The analyst needs to be self-motivated, able to work independently, able to multi-task, set priorities and meet deadlines with limited direction while working remotely. Please click this link to review the full job description.
Required Skills and Qualifications
IEEFA is a NGO/not for profit thinktank that conducts independent public interest research and analysis on financial and economic issues related to energy markets, trends and policies. Our mission, major research reports, daily commentaries, press coverage and other resources can be found on our public domain website: www.ieefa.org.
Term and Schedule: Full or Part time 12 month fixed term employment contract with the option of extension by mutual agreement; Renumeration based on experience.
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IEEFA promotes a diverse, inclusive work culture and people from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply immediately. Applications must be received by 25 April 2022.
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