Power Price Reporter - Energy Transition & Renewables

S&P Global
London, United Kingdom
11 May 2022
08 Jun 2022
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Location: London

Grade: 9 (for internal purposes only)

The Role: S&P Global Platts is looking for a Power (GOs, Wind & Solar) Pricing Specialist focused on (European) pricing. The candidate will be responsible for regional market coverage, acting as an ambassador for Platts Energy Transition activities and publication of daily price assessments. This person will work as part of a team that produces commentaries, news and digital content, and price assessments related to their regional coverage of electricity markets to help customers make informed trading and risk management decisions.

The Team: The Power Pricing team analyzes market activity and data and incorporates market knowledge into developing and publishing price assessments and cost-plus assessments that shall be used by clients. They also report on burgeoning spot market and forward market prices and the factors moving markets as they develop. The team is global and collaborative and engages with the market through various mediums, including commentaries, stories, podcasts, blogs, and videos. It is vital the team works across other content sectors such as generating fuels, oil and LNG.

The Impact: You'll be part of a team that produces actionable and informative content in the fast-growing and hugely relevant Energy transition including Wind & Solar space. While early in the market development we aspire to have relevant benchmarks around the world that will be vital to our customers as they provide price transparency to physical markets. The content will inform customers regarding supply and demand developments, commodity flows, price trends, and infrastructure and regulatory issues and help develop a community around Platts Guarantees of Origin (GO's) coverage.

What's in it for you:
  • Develop and maintain relationships with a broad base of industry contacts
  • Engage with contacts regarding pricing and methodology development
  • Build cross-commodity knowledge in Generating fuels, LNG, oil & power
  • Articulate expertise and thought-leadership through a variety of media and regulatory bodies
  • Publish daily price assessments according to methodology
  • Drive development of new assessments in line with market developments
  • Inform the market through regional price commentaries, news coverage, podcast and other digital content describing key fundamental market drivers moving prices
  • Drive customer meetings to learn about important issues facing market participants and translate to new products or adjustments to Platts offerings
  • Work in partnership with internal stakeholders to ensure adherence to Platts Editorial Standards
  • Serve as an internal and external ambassador for Platts electricity including GO's offerings and ambitions
  • What We're Looking For: We are looking for someone who is curious about energy markets, able to work within deadlines, and can handle multiple tasks. They should be responsible and accountable, and work to create a positive and collaborative work environment. It is vital they are adept at market engagement and comfortable representing Platts Renewable Energy including wind, solar and GOs externally in numerous ways.
Basic Qualifications:
  • 3-5 year energy industry experience such as a reporting, writing, or analytical background
  • Working understanding of commodity markets
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Graduate degree in finance, journalism or related sciences
  • Physical gas or generating fuels market knowledge
  • Price assessment experience
  • Understanding of renewable generation and capacity development
  • Comfortable to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines
  • Willing to work as part of a team
About S&P Global Platts

At S&P Global Platts, we provide the insights; you make better informed trading and business decisions with conviction. We're the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets. Customers in over 150 countries look to our expertise in news, pricing and analytics to deliver greater transparency and efficiency to markets. S&P Global Platts coverage includes oil and gas, power, petrochemicals, metals, agriculture and shipping.

S&P Global Platts is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit www.platts.com

To all recruitment agencies: S&P Global does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward such resumes to any S&P Global employee, office location or website. S&P Global will not be responsible for any fees related such resumes.


Equal Opportunity Employer
S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

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20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), EDTGRP202.1 - Middle Professional Tier I (EEO Job Group)

Job ID: 272579
Posted On: 2022-05-09
Location: London, United Kingdom
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