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06 Oct 2018

Stratas Advisors (a Hart Energy company) is immediately seeking an analyst for its biofuels/alternative fuels services, with a focus on the European market. Stratas offers its clients a unique array of services and consulting engagements in a fast-paced environment. Strong teamwork skills as well as the ability to work independently are critical to this role. The analyst will be based in the Stratas Advisors office in Brussels, Belgium.

This position will conduct research and analysis with a focus on biofuels in Europe, including pertinent regulatory developments, industry trends, and economics. The analyst will review the gathered information and assess key takeaways and implications, provided to clients both through Stratas research products and consulting engagements. The ideal candidate would have work or academic experience in biofuels, the downstream oil & gas sector, the automotive sector, or related fields, as well as significant experience working in MS Excel.
 
Stratas Advisors offers competitive benefits, a flexible work schedule and much more.
 
Responsibilities:
 
  • Monitor, collect, and analyze data/information on biofuel industry developments (focused on Europe but will include work on other regions), including supply & demand growth, regulatory/policy changes, developments by competitor, production economics, and trade implications of shifting supply/demand between countries.  Final analysis and Stratas' views will be provided to clients through the Global Biofuels Assessment, Global Biofuels Outlook, and Alternative Fuels services, as well as through consulting engagements.
  • Model and forecast biofuel markets at the country level, including supply/demand, blend levels, prices, and regulatory assumptions, incorporating learnings from analysis of the market environment.
  • Products covered will include ethanol, biodiesel, renewable diesel, and other biofuels, as well as the agricultural (and other) feedstocks they are derived from.  The analyst will also become familiar with the gasoline/diesel/general road fuel markets as they relate to biofuels.
  • Support efforts to streamline overall data gathering and handling for the biofuels services, and help coordinate data and information sharing with other teams within Stratas Advisors.
  • Provide both analytical support and market insight for strategic consulting engagements on an ad hoc basis.
 
Requirements: 
 
  • BA/BS in economics, engineering, or a related field is required
  • Strong quantitative skills and experience working in MS Excel, especially ability to build and maintain complex Excel models; familiarity with VBA is a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving/critical thinking skills
  • 1-3 years of experience in an analyst/research position or other relevant role at a consulting firm, biofuel company, financial company, or downstream operating company/refiner
  • High level of personal interest and enthusiasm in the energy industry
  • Fluency in English and one or more other European languages required
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment with rapidly shifting priorities such as consulting is desirable
  • Willingness to travel for business on an occasional basis. 

More information & applications:

  • Please click here to be directed to the application page. 
 
*An Equal Opportunity Employer.

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