Senior Research Analyst, North America Wind Power

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

Job Description

We are looking for a Senior Research Analyst to join Wood Mackenzie’s Power and Renewables team in the United States. The Power and Renewables research team is a highly respected group of analysts producing market-leading research on the entire renewable energy value chain. Our cutting-edge knowledge of wind power supply chains, costs, deployments, and investment trends further strengthens Wood Mackenzie's offerings in the market during this rapidly changing time in the energy sector.

The Senior Analyst is responsible for analysis of the North American wind power market, which includes the U.S. and Canada. As the regional thought leader, he/she will be the internal and external point of contact for wind power in North America. Key responsibilities of the role will include writing reports, aggregating and summarizing project-level datasets, communicating with key industry stakeholders, tracking North America wind market activity and forecasting installation volumes and pricing trends.

The Senior Analyst will work closely with the North American research analyst and his/her line manager, to ensure the timely and accurate provision of all relevant data.

The Senior Analyst is expected to conduct original quantitative and qualitative research on the market and deliver analysis through written reports, public speaking, addressing customer inquiries and custom research engagements and/or consulting projects. He/ she is also expected to correspond with, present to, and advise if necessary main stakeholders within the North American wind industry on analysis regarding the wind power landscape and general market dynamics.


About you and how you can excel in this role

Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables promotes analysts as industry experts and as such, analysts must be thoughtful, intellectually curious, creative and comfortable presenting to public audiences and interacting with small and large groups of executives.

You have an analytical mindset and an eye for detail, which has been proven in your work experience to date, therefore you are comfortable taking complex, disparate ideas and distil them into simple, provocative concepts.

You are a natural self-starter who can work independently and generate the ideas you want to share by leveraging and expanding your industry network. You are comfortable disrupting your routine as you will be constantly looking to learn and provide in-depth analysis on industry trends and innovative market dynamics.


Main Responsibilities

  • Monitor and maintain relevant wind data for the region by conducting primary and secondary desk research on wind power in North America including market dynamics, business models, market developments and financial strategies
  • Own and be the project lead on regional and global research products
  • Contribute to the global quarterly wind power market outlook by producing an annual installation forecast for the U.S. and Canada over a 10-year period
  • Liaise on an ongoing basis with the Research Analysts and the broader Power & Renewables team to ensure the timely and accurate provision of all relevant data, analyses and forecasts for all research publications
  • Collaborate with other analysts globally to leverage best practices across the organization
  • Support global LCoE research efforts with input from the North American wind market
  • Support the WM offshore wind team with insights and data on the U.S. offshore wind market
  • Originate, lead and write brief and timely insights regarding new market trends, strategies and other developments across the North American wind industry
  • Establish an industry presence as an influential speaker and thinker and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders in the North American wind sector
  • Support specific consulting assignments related to wind power in North America as needed


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 organizations.

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 organizational 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.

Hear what our team has to say about working with us:

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.

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