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S&P Global Coal and Power Markets Senior Analyst/Advisor in Denver, Colorado

The Role:

Coal and Power Markets Senior Analyst - Advisor

The Location:

Denver, New York, Remote

Grade 10(internal use only)

The Team:

This role is part of Global Power Markets Group, which is part of Platts Analytics. The team is small and nimble, interacting with many other groups such as oil, natural gas - LNG and power as well as other divisions of S&P Global.

The Impact:

This position will have substantial responsibilities of research in elements affecting the coal market (supply, demand, trade, and price), the U.S. and international power market, and presenting results in written reports, webinars, and client-facing interactions. In addition, responsibilities include research into developments and growing coverage of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies. The position will also have business development and client retention responsibilities.

What s in it for you:

  • Opportunity to work with the most highly experienced, thought-leading team in the industry

  • Develop your career by interacting with cross-commodity teams within the firm

  • Regular connections with clients and media

  • Opportunity to develop into a higher responsibility position


  • Maintain, improve, and develop inputs and outputs for coal and fuel switching markets analysis in power, working closely with other analytical staff within Platts.

  • Prepare written monthly, weekly, and ad hoc reports and forecasts.

    • Support Platts Analytics wider organization, including Gas, Power and Emissions - Clean Energy.
  • Interact with clients to answer questions and present outlooks

What we are Looking For:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum three years of experience in energy industry consulting, investment banking, equity research or equivalent professional experience such as media coverage

    • Excellent communication skills. Must effectively be able to present forecasts and supporting materials to clients in regular reports, phone calls, emails, and web - live conferences.
  • Innovative and strong problem-solving skills to streamline processes and identify and implement improvements

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Ability to assess impact of policy issues influencing coal markets

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in economics, engineering, or a similar field, with experience in energy markets.

  • Expert in Microsoft Excel. At ease using features such as pivot tables, matrix formulas and other advanced Excel functionality.

  • Successful candidates will possess a strong entrepreneurial spirit, be highly self-directed and be able to work well under tight deadlines

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master s degree, preferably in economics, business administration, engineering, or similar field.

  • Experience covering the U.S., global thermal coal markets and power markets

  • Understanding of MS Access, SQL, and Python

At S&P Global Platts, we provide the insights; you make better informed trading and business decisions with confidence. We re the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets. Customers in over 150 countries look to our expertise in news, pricing and analytics to deliver greater transparency and efficiency to markets. S&P Global Platts coverage includes oil and gas, power, petrochemicals, metals, agriculture and shipping.

S&P Global Platts is a division of S&P Global (NYSE:

SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit

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