Carbon Analyst


Leatherhead, SRY, GB

Company:  ExxonMobil


About us


At ExxonMobil, our vision is to lead in energy innovations that advance modern living and a net-zero future. As one of the world’s largest publicly traded energy and chemical companies, we are powered by a unique and diverse workforce fueled by the pride in what we do and what we stand for.


The success of our Upstream, Product Solutions and Low Carbon Solutions businesses is the result of the talent, curiosity and drive of our people. They bring solutions every day to optimize our strategy in energy, chemicals, lubricants and lower-emissions technologies. 


We invite you to bring your ideas to ExxonMobil to help create sustainable solutions that improve quality of life and meet society’s evolving needs. Learn more about our What and our Why and how we can work together.


More about us


ExxonMobil has operated in the U.K. for more than 135 years. We are best known today for the marketing of our Esso fuels and Mobil 1 lubricants and for our petrochemicals. We have refining and chemical operations in the UK, we operate the UK’s biggest private pipeline network and we retain a non-operated share in a number of fields in the North Sea. More recently, we are developing our involvement in lower emission projects in the UK, building on our experience in carbon capture and storage (CCS), hydrogen production and biofuels.
An ExxonMobil career is one designed to last. Our commitment to you runs deep: our employees grow personally and professionally, with benefits built on our core categories of health, security, finance, and life. We offer an excellent remuneration and benefits package, which includes a competitive salary, defined benefit pension scheme, share incentive plan and private health care for employees and their families.
Please note benefits may be changed from time to time without notice, subject to applicable law.
The closing date for this role is Friday, 31st March 2023.


What role will you play in our team


You will bring expertise in carbon, renewables and associated markets, providing fundamental analysis, statistical modelling and opportunity & risk identification that supports trading, structuring, and origination activities across multiple markets. You will develop and maintain a strong knowledge of the regulatory space around renewable obligations and compliance certificates within Europe, and advise the relevant teams on optimal strategies for managing our portfolio of credits and certificates. You will also take responsibility for understanding and analysing ExxonMobil’s operations across Europe as we support the business transforming to a lower carbon future. Operations include chemical plants and refineries with onsite power production, as well as a portfolio of existing commercial agreements and future business development opportunities. 


What you will do


  • Build and maintain supply and demand balance models for the EU and UK ETS markets, working closely with our Gas, Power and Fuels analytics teams to align assumptions and generate market insights.
  • Work directly with our environmental products traders to develop ETS trading strategies, whilst minimising cost and risks for our own ETS demand requirements.
  • Help to advance our commercial strategies around European Biogas Guarantees of Origin, Power related Guarantees of Origin, and other related products, working closely with our Gas and Power Business development and Origination teams.
  • Work with regulatory experts to understand developments in the sector, and advise traders and business developers on all aspects of environmental product offerings.
  • Lead the development and enhancement of analytical tools by deploying leading-edge analytical techniques and technologies.


About you


  • Be educated to Degree level (or equivalent) in a numeric discipline e.g. Engineering, Science, Economics, Finance, Mathematics or Statistics (or hold other relevant industry experience)
  • Have previous experience in ETS and environmental products analytics, or related consultancy experience.
  • Be experienced in developing price forecasts within a trading/consultancy environment, to inform trading strategies.
  • Have experience in fundamentals analysis & advanced analytical methods, including:
    • Strong numerical, analytical and modelling skills
    • Demonstrable analytical/innovative thinking expertise, intellectual rigor, drive, and desire to lead change
    • Experience working with terminals, databases and analytical/visualisation tools
    • Established knowledge of data modelling and proficiency with Python would be beneficial but not essential
  • Be able to demonstrate:
    • Strong communication & interpersonal skills 
    • The ability to collaborate effectively with internal & external customers 
    • A creative approach to problem solving
    • The ability to work with multi-cultural global teams


Preferred Qualifications/ Experience


  • Established knowledge of data modelling and proficiency with Python
  • Experience with technical trading analysis, and translating signals from indicators into trading strategies
  • Knowledge of derivatives, including analysis of option pricing and volatility
  • Broad high-level knowledge on sectors that interact with ETS: power, refining, cement and metals


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Conditions of Employment
Successful candidates will be made a conditional offer of employment. The conditions include, but are not limited to: a satisfactory criminal records disclosure; satisfactory employment references over five years (where applicable); verification of qualifications, including any professional accreditation stated in the application; completion of a pre-employment medical, including a test for illicit or unprescribed drugs in accordance with the Company's safety policies; and the legal right to work on the agreed commencement date.
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
ExxonMobil and its United Kingdom subsidiary companies, Esso Petroleum Company, Limited, and ExxonMobil Chemical Limited, are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. All applicants are offered equal opportunity to demonstrate their abilities during our recruitment processes, therefore, please contact the Recruitment Team if you wish to discuss any particular requirements to enable you to complete our recruitment process.



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