Senior Energy Demand Analyst

Wood Mackenzie

  • Mumbai/Hyderabad/Gurugram
Senior Energy Demand Analyst
Job Posted : Jun 12th, 2024

Job Description

Team Profile:-

  • This role will serve within Wood Mackenzie’s Demand team, a part of the Commodities segment. The Commodities segment is central to Wood Mackenzie’s energy and natural resource research, enabling clients across value chains to understand and respond to market and portfolio-related risks. Some of the services we provide include short-term and long-term market research reports, economic benchmarking, and forecasting of energy and natural resource commodity prices.
  • As a part of the Fundamentals group, the Demand team is growing quickly as we serve customer segments with integrated analysis. As part of these efforts, we model full energy and non-energy demand for commodity consuming sectors such as Transportation, Residential / Commercial, Agriculture and Industrials. We interpret policies, assess new technologies and build deployment forecasts to create an underlying view of the adoption of low-carbon alternatives versus traditional fuels. We also provide scenario forecasts to support Wood Mackenzie’s proprietary 2 and 1.5 degree pathways where country level modelling reflects specific pathways on the journey towards net-zero emissions.
  • Key internal collaborations within Wood Mackenzie are with our expert groups covering upstream, gas/LNG, oil/refining, petrochemicals, steel, metals, power, renewables, hydrogen and CCUS.

Role Purpose:-

  • Working together with our global Commodities, Scenarios, Product, Technology and Consulting teams , this role will be responsible for building and maintaining new energy demand models across key sectors such as Residential, Commercial, and/or Industrials.
  • You will own Wood Mackenzie’s proprietary sectoral forecasts rotating swiftly from market to market. You’ll coordinate research across teams to inform newly developed models   and contribute new views, insights and analytics as each market evolves. You will analyse and communicate qualitative and quantitative growth drivers for the markets you cover.
  • You will become a go-to person within Wood Mackenzie to support internal stakeholders as they translate intelligence on each sector to each of their business lines. You will integrate your analysis with wider team deliverables, including insights on topics such as regional activity, technology development and policy evolution.  You may also contribute to bespoke consulting projects on different sectors and geographies.
  • Importantly, you will develop your own relationships with industry partners. This will be to establish a knowledge base to test assumptions, as well as to represent Wood Mackenzie’s distinguished research in a high-quality way to customers.


  • Develop innovative demand forecasting solutions across key energy demand sectors (Residential / Commercial and/or Industrials)
  • Own and develop analysis with input from key stakeholders across regional and commodity knowledge bases
  • Produce regular content exposing how sectors are adapting to the Energy Transition
  • Build and maintain relevant datasets to support demand and transition views
  • Work with the Scenarios & Technologies team to update outlooks for alternative energy transition datasets which feed into our proprietary scenarios coverage
  • Present findings through written market reports and industry insight pieces as well as in-person via conference calls, webinars and conferences
  • Build strong relationships with industry stakeholders to conduct high-quality research with project developers, governments and investors on projects, costs, policy updates and market evolution
  • Strengthen the data apparatus through surveys, interviews, and secondary research; refresh the analytical models with updated data on a regular basis
  • Provide high-quality client service to research subscribers through responding to inquiries, one-on-one conversations, and special events

Qualification And Experience:-

  • 3-5 years of knowledge and hands-on experience modelling energy markets, typically in XLS but programmes such as Python as bonus
  • Previous work or academic experience assessing energy demand in one or several of the following sectors: residential and commercial buildings, industrials and/or power
  • Familiar with energy demand, technology adoption and technology cost modelling; an understanding of energy transition related novel technologies (nuclear, geothermal, hydrogen, CCUS, biofuels, etc.)
  • Strong familiarity with policy landscape as it impacts the energy transition
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities. Interested in using both qualitative and quantitative methods to answer market questions
  • Self-driven. Capable of switching between the roles of an individual contributor and a collaborator
  • Strong communication skills; comfortable interacting with clients and industry stakeholders across different time zones and as part of a global team
  • An engaging nature, capable of connecting with co-workers, clients and industry stakeholders in a wide range of professional settings
  • Passionate, with a deep intellectual curiosity, about the energy transition

Key Competencies:-

  • Building analytical models, manipulating and illustrating data
  • Building and maintaining relationships
  • Communication and collaboration
  • Personal impact
  • Can work across global teams and timezones


  • Mumbai/Hyderabad/Gurugram.

Company Overview:-

Wood Mackenzie are the global research, analytics, and consultancy business powering the natural resources industry. For 50 years, we have been providing the quality data, analytics, and insights our customers rely on to inspire their decision making.

Our dedicated oil, gas & LNG, power & renewables, chemicals, metals & mining sector teams are located around the world and deliver a variety of projects based on our assessment and valuation of thousands of individual assets, companies, and economic indicators such as market supply, demand, and price trends.

We have over 1,900 employees in 30 locations, serving customers in nearly 80 countries. Together, we inspire and innovate the markets we serve – providing invaluable intelligence to help our customers overcome the toughest challenges, and make strategic decisions that will, ultimately, accelerate the world’s transition to a more sustainable future.