Automotive Analyst

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21 Apr 2021

Stratas Advisors LLC is immediately seeking an analyst for its Global Automotive team in the Transportation and Demand practice with strong Python ability, great internet research skills, and a team-first orientation. Strong communication skills as well as the ability to work independently within a team are critical to this role.

This role will conduct research to inform quantitative forecasts on the automotive industry and the on-going energy transition. Research tasks will include gathering, cleaning, and analyzing market data as well as detailed information on new technologies, industry trends, and economics, among others. The analyst will be able to review the gathered information and distill key takeaways and implications, provided to clients both through Stratas research products, licensable models, and bespoke consulting engagements. The ideal candidate should have work or academic experience, strong independent work ethic with a collaborative approach, exposure to economic modeling, and experience in Python.

Stratas Advisors LLC offers employees a competitive benefits package, 21 Paid Time Off (PTO) days, 14 paid holidays, flexible work schedule, and much more.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and collect data/information on automotive industry developments, including overall market growth, vehicle sales, fuel economy trends, and the growth of electric vehicles and other alternative vehicles, at the regional, national, and subnational level in key markets around the world.
  • Prepare client-facing written analysis of automotive markets in reports/memos provided to clients of the Global Automotive Service and Stratas Automotive Interactive Model (AIM), as well as in other forms, such as Powerpoint slides/Excel data customized for clients in consulting engagements.
  • Maintain and implement improvements on Stratas AIM, a Python-based model to forecast vehicle sales and fleet for key markets around the world.
  • Support the Transport and Demand practice’s forecasting efforts.
  • Help coordinate data and information sharing between the Automotive team and other teams/practices within Stratas Advisors, as well as clearly communicate with clients.
  • Provide both analytical support and market insight in strategic consulting engagements on an ad hoc basis. 

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree is required. Master’s degree and/or work experience (in lieu of advanced degree) in engineering, economics, or forecasting with exposure to programming is a plus.
  • 2 years of experience in an analyst/research role at a consulting firm, financial institution, or academic institution with a focus on the automotive industry, mobility, and/or analysis.
  • Strong quantitative skills with a high comfort level coding in Python is critical. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office suite applications is a must.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven problem-solving/critical thinking skills.
  • Basic understanding of the automotive industry including familiarity with basic automotive technologies, supply chain, industry trends, and regulatory environment.
  • Understanding of general economics, including but not limited to supply/demand and price relationships, and familiarity with international markets.
  • Chinese, Spanish, and/or Portuguese language skills a plus.
  • 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 (less than 10%).
  • Ability to work in the United States without restrictions. Visa sponsorship will not be offered for this position.

About Stratas Advisors LLC

Stratas Advisors, a global consultancy, provides full spectrum coverage of the energy sector and related industries. We deliver data, analysis, and insight to leading businesses, governments, and institutions to help our clients achieve tangible results.

By framing future market environments and the competitive landscape, we identify and evaluate what that framework means to our clients’ organizations to develop appropriate responses. Our digital platform empowers our clients with dynamic, interactive, and customizable data and scenarios.

We work with leading private and public-sector organizations worldwide. Our team brings more than 500 years of combined industry expertise – technical, economic, political, and financial – to the task. Our wide geographic reach includes deep local knowledge and extensive knowledge in analytical methods and strategic frameworks fortifies our models and analysis. This scale, scope, and knowledge allow us to readily address complex issues and help to develop business opportunities, policies, and strategic solutions that reach beyond conventional wisdom.

We excel in robust analysis backed by:

  • Strategic, Financial and Operational Models assess the impact of business or policy initiatives and performance improvement efforts.
  • Valuation Models help to assess individual assets, full portfolios, business units, and companies.
  • Market Models enable accurate forecasts of fundamentals such as supply/demand and pricing, as well as measure the influence of changes to key input factors.
  • Competitive Landscape Models identify root causes of performance differences with and among competitors and determine relative impact of changes in the external environment.
  • Macroeconomic Models allow for designing and evaluating the impact of geopolitics, policy initiatives (including tax, investment, and subsidy policies), and regulations.

We work alongside our clients as colleagues, enhancing analysis and decision-making at every level and opportunity. Our clients remain involved in analytical methods and working hypotheses. By fostering consensus on external and internal perspectives — the future landscape as well as current strategic and organizational goals — we build pragmatic, actionable recommendations.

Please submit your cover letter and CV to Chris Brown at auto.info@stratasadvisors.com

www.stratasadvisors.com

Stratas Advisors LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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