AFRY Management Consulting is the leading advisor to the world’s energy, forest and bio-based industries. Our dedicated team of over 500 consultants, across 17 offices on 3 continents, provides strategic and operational advice across the value chain, underpinned by deep expertise and market insights. Industries are changing at an unprecedented rate and our world is becoming infinitely more connected. The transition is complex and stakeholders will face very different issues. AFRY’s team of Management Consultants brings deep insights and helps enable informed decisions for sustainable success. As part of AFRY, our management consultants are backed by 16,000 engineers, designers and advisors within infrastructure, industry and energy who are at the cutting-edge of technology and have collective expertise that spans industries and geographies.
For our Vienna team, we are looking for professionals who are passionate about their own development
and that of their team, as they are about the energy sector.
You will support assignments in our energy management consulting business as a valuable team member in our market reporting, analysis and modelling practice. More specifically, you will help identify relevant market developments by researching market backgrounds, undertake data analyses and modelling exercises for energy market analysis, provide support and assistance in projects, and prepare reports / presentations / proposals for our Clients. In doing so, you will gain in-depth knowledge of the European Energy Industry and be at the forefront of the currently ongoing transformation, driven by climate policy discussions and further market liberalisation. You will be continuously supported and receive direct feedback from one of our experienced consultants in order to grow your very own career path. Moreover, you can establish and grow a first network within the Energy Industry. The Energy Market Expert updates all aspects of a particular geographical remit and its energy markets which have a material impact on wholesale electricity prices, thus ensuring that the country-specific inputs to AFRY’s market modelling are accurate and up-to-date. The expert role also involves supporting the development and maintenance of in-house energy market modelling assumptions, including generation capacity and demand, technology costs and decarbonisation targets as well as working in teams to write country or topics reports
We are looking to enlarge our multi-disciplinary team with young professionals with real passion and curiosity for the energy transition. The ideal candidate will be or have experience in some of the following:
− Recent graduate with above average university degree (or equivalent) within Economics, Business, Energy, Sustainability, Mathematics/Statistics or other related fields
− Preferably with completed internships or professional placements in Consulting or Energy Businesses (ideally, at least 6 months – 1 year and ready to take on new challenges)
− Strong analytical and quantitative skills to understand complex matters and to communicate or model them in an effective way; preferably, with relevant experience with R or Python, or database related software like MS SQL
− Follow latest relevant – commercial, technical, regulatory – energy market developments, reflect them in our modelling view and efficiently communicate them to our clients. Previous knowledge of such developments and trends desirable
− Self-initiative, focus on the goal with an eye on the consequences and a readiness to proactively support
− Excellent written and oral communication/ presentation skills in English (advanced level essential) and German (intermediate level recommended). East-European languages (especially Serbo-Croatian) or languages along the New Silk Road (in particular Russian or from the CIS countries) advantageous
− Very good command of the MS office package, in particular Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
We offer a highly entrepreneurial and inspiring environment, with a collaborative and friendly approach, flexible working models, as well as a competitive performance-oriented compensation and at the same time contribute to something meaningful. You will become part of an international team in a dynamic working environment with good, structured career opportunities, and will have a unique chance to work with some of the most proficient colleagues and Clients within the global energy industry. We are also passionate about being an inclusive and diverse business where people are allowed to grow as individuals and as a team. AFRY is ready to offer an attractive and above-standard, market-adequate salary, depending on your background and experience. For the matter of record, the minimum fixed gross salary for this position based on the collective labour agreement would be EUR 2.513,49 per month. We also offer a lunch allowance on workdays and a Vienna public transport card.
Please apply with your CV and letter of motivation, stating job code ‘EME’, plus any other relevant credentials in support of your application via Application EME. If you prefer to share a video of motivation instead of a letter, please do so under Motivation Video EME. The questions we’d like you to answer in both letter or video are:
- What are my key competencies that will bring a return for the team? (Please answer in German)
- What do I think is a recent hot topic in the European energy industry? (Please answer in English)
Short-listed candidates will eventually be invited to a recruitment day at our office on 25th March 2022, where you will learn about AFRY in more detail and your further potential and suitability will be assessed. Your application will be treated strictly confidential and in line with GDPR regulations. We look forward to getting to know you!