Lead Oil Market Modeller/Market Analyst

  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Full-time
  • Verisk Business: Wood Mackenzie
  • Department: Research

Company Description

What you’ll love about Wood Mackenzie

For the past 45 years,  we have established  our reputation as a trusted source of  knowledge and forward- looking insight for the world’s most innovative  organisations. 

Our teams are located around the world, and deliver research and consulting projects based on our assessment  and valuation of thousands of individual assets, companies  and economic indicators such as market supply, demand  and price trends. As a result, we can count the world’s key energy institutions and governments  among our most loyal clients.

We are committed to supporting our people to grow and thrive. We value different perspectives and aspire to create an inclusive environment that encourages diversity and fosters a sense of belonging. We value everyone’s contribution and support them to reach their full potential while sustaining an organisational culture of health and well-being. There are opportunities to get involved in our Wellness, Diversity and Inclusion, and Community Engagement initiatives. We actively support flexible working and are happy to consider alternative work patterns, taking into account your needs and the needs of the team or division that you are looking to join. 

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We are part of a company that has been named as a Best Employer by Forbes Magazine and on the Forbes Most Innovative Companies list three years running. Verisk is one of only 15 out of 500 companies to appear on both lists. We are proud to be a part of the Verisk family of companies!

What you’ll love about Verisk 

Verisk Analytics has an amazing story to tell. In 2017, Forbes magazine named Verisk to its World’s Most Innovative Companies list for the third consecutive year and to its America’s Best Mid-Size Employers list. We also earned the Great Place to Work® Certification for the second consecutive year in recognition of our outstanding workplace culture.

Verisk is a leading data analytics provider serving customers in insurance, natural resources, and financial services. We’ve been delivering data, analytics, and decision support services to our customers for more than 45 years, helping them protect people, property, and financial assets. At Verisk, you’ll be part of an organization that’s committed to serving the long-term interests of our stakeholders, including the communities where we operate.

At Verisk, you can build an exciting career with meaningful work; create a positive and lasting impact on the business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career. Our culture of innovation means your ideas on how to improve our business will be heard. As key contributors to our success, our team members enjoy working in a business-casual, collaborative environment that offers state-of-the-art resources, advanced technologies, and an excellent benefits package.

Verisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer.

All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age or disability.




Job Description

We are looking for a Lead Oil Market Modeler to join our global team.  Our dedicated oil and gas sector teams are located around the world, and deliver research and consulting projects based on our assessment and valuation of thousands of individual assets. Together we work with a range of clients including national and major oil companies, operators, investment banks and institutional investors.

About you and how you can excel in this role

You understand the value of data for business decision-making and want to work in a leading research, data analytics and consultancy organisation.  You have knowledge of the energy markets with a specific focus on the global oil market and understand North American tight oil production. 

You understand the challenges of managing multiple streams of data and ensuring data integrity. You would join us with advanced excel skills and a working knowledge of other BI tools.  This is coupled with your data visualisation skills and a basic knowledge of Python is desirable.   You gained these skills in a data-centric, commercial environment.

You have strong numerical skills, experience building quantitative models and find it easy to communicate complex or technical information.  This is supported by your ability to convey messages that are easily understood by a range of stakeholders. 

You have a proven track record of fostering strong working relationships including coaching, influencing and developing others around you. The way in which you work is efficient and you often share ideas and find better ways of working.

You thrive in a collaborative, commercial and client-centric environment. 

About the role

As part of a world-class team of industry experts, you will be responsible for Wood Mackenzie’s proprietary oil market modelling solution: the Oil Price Model. You will also be a prominent source of insight having developed an understanding of the mathematical logic and dynamic solving algorithm of the model in order to suggest enhancements.    

Using your commercial awareness and a deep understanding of the data, you will identify ways in which the model can be used effectively to help our clients make decisions. This is a role in which you will add value and help us achieve our business goals to efficiently deliver high-quality data to our clients.

You will have primary responsibility for the sourcing, maintenance, quality and control of data sets, as well as running and generating insights from the model after having extracted and prepared the data You will also train, monitor and coach less-experienced colleagues to help them grow and do their best work. 

Wood Mackenzie’s ongoing digital transformation aims to redefine how customers interact with our comprehensive, industry-leading data. You will have lots of opportunities to lead and your contributions will be highly influential from the beginning.

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