Global Energy Analyst

Recruiter
M&G plc.
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Nov 2022
Closes
27 Nov 2022
Ref
17786108
Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
At M&G our purpose is to help people manage and grow their savings and investments, responsibly. As a business, we are continuing to take steps towards a sustainable future, delivering better long-term solutions for our customers and clients and identifying new opportunities to make a positive impact for our environment and communities . To help us achieve our vision we're looking for exceptional people who live our values of care and integrity and who can inspire others; embrace change; deliver results and keep it simple.

We will consider flexible working arrangements for any of our roles and also offer work place accommodations to ensure you have what you need to effectively deliver in your role.

The Role:
We are looking for an experienced Investment professional specialising in Energy (including Clean Technology) to join M&G's Central Equities research team. The successful applicant will work closely with fund managers and contribute stock ideas to global, regional and country portfolios, whilst providing views and analysis on pricing and trends in global energy markets. A core aspect of the position is analysis, idea generation and engagement around M&G's approach to the energy transition. The role also offers the opportunity to bring sector expertise to private asset investments in early-stage companies. The successful candidate has an option to include Chemicals and/or Utilities in their coverage

Key Work Level Accountabilities:
Manager or Expert:
  • For people managers, accountable for managing and motivating others to ensure quality of delivery to customers and stakeholders
  • For technical specialists, accountable for delivering expert advice or service, using specialist knowledge and subject matter expertise
  • Applies judgement to deliver outcomes, evaluating a range of potential solutions, considering the impact for customers, cost and risk
  • Manages conflicts that may impact delivery
  • Challenges upwards given knowledge of delivery and awareness of complex systems and the broader picture
  • Identifies and anticipates need for changes to continuously improve quality and efficiency of output
  • Manages resources and risks using expert judgment, know-how and experience

Key Responsibilities for this role:
  • To work collaboratively with colleagues and take personal accountability to maintain and enhance controls you are responsible for to support improvement of the overall control environment, customers outcomes and a reduction in M&G's operational risk.
  • Develop and curate an investment universe of stocks, where over time you have generated sufficient insight to enjoy a superior perspective in pricing risk surrounding those names
  • Generate independent, high quality stock investment ideas that add alpha to country, regional and global portfolios
  • Be a key participant and contributor to the Equity teams (Global, UK, Sustain/Impact, GEMS, Asia Pacific) and the wider M&G investment business including Fixed Income and private assets
  • Communicate ideas effectively through shared written work in a concise and agreed format with the wider team. Contribute verbally within team and wider meetings. Sharing written work in a timely and efficient manner is especially important
  • Work effectively with your colleagues to share insights and know-how and in the process contribute to our positive and inclusive team culture
  • Always act in a regulatory complaint manner and always uphold the highest standards of business and personal ethics
  • Act as an ambassador for M&G Investments in all interaction with colleagues, clients, counterparties and corporates

Key Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
  • At least 8 years' of relevant analytical experience from either buy side or sell side
  • Specific expertise from one or more of the Oil & Gas, Chemicals or Utilities sectors
  • Curious, open-minded, and an excellent technical analyst. Strong modelling skills a key requisite
  • Ability to think laterally and creatively to generate his/her own investment ideas
  • Team player

Work Level: Manager or Expert
Recruiter Name: Emily Northcott
Closing Date: 25th November 2022

We have a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture at M&G plc, underpinned by our policies and our employee-led networks who provide networking opportunities, advice and support for the diverse communities our colleagues represent. Regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, nationality or disability we are looking to attract, promote and retain exceptional people. We also welcome those who take part in military service and those returning from career breaks.
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