Market Pricing Analyst

Job title: Market Pricing Analyst
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Public Sector and Government
Expertise: Any
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Ireland
Job published: 14/03/2023
Job ID: 47433249

Job Description

GemPool is an IT Recruitment Agency and we are working with our amazing client who are a semi-state climate solutions company who are helping to lead Ireland towards a climate neutral future.

We are looking for a Pricing Analyst to join a vibrant team. It is a permanent position. This is a Hybrid role and is based in Newbridge. This role will be responsible for reporting to the Data Analytics Lead. This role is within the Data Analytics team and the candidate will support the development of forecasting and market trends to drive the commercials for the Renewable Energy business which shall involve detailed market analytics and forecasting for the Commercial team including understanding the market drivers, competitor analysis and key influences in energy prices. 

  • Lead quantitative data analysis for the trading team in order to identify enhanced trading opportunities.
  • Support the maintenance of data sets, monitoring and auditing data quality by carrying out data validation while working with external vendors to ensure that the data set is well maintained. 
  • Analyze and report on trends and key performance indicators as required by management, i.e. support the wider team by identifying areas to increase efficiency in reporting and engage with external support providers as required to enhance the automation of processes and dashboarding;
  • Develop market analysis for the business including analysis of current/future market conditions, market drivers, competitor analysis and understanding of key influences on energy prices for the business, eg: highlighting risks and opportunities for the business.;
  • Work closely with other team members to gain insights and gather requirements as well as ensure a team approach to understand data content and requirements for delivering end to end solutions, 
  • Proactively participate in the Performance Management process to ensure delivery of own, and the wider team’s objectives;
  • A Degree (NFQ 8, 2.1 min), in a relevant subject i.e. Statistical/Numerical background or Data Analytics, Economics, Mathematics, Finance, Computer Science, Engineering or similar is required
  • Minimum 2-3 year’s experience in Data Analytics / Quant Trader or equivalent role within ISEM including price forecasting is highly desirable
  • Knowledge of ISEM and the analysis of market drivers is essential; 
  • Plexos / similar market modelling tools with expert excel skills is essential; 
  • Experience of data modelling, managing large data sets and analyzing large volumes of data and making statistical inferences is  very important 
  • Hands-on experience across a broad range of IT packages is required, i.e. Advanced MS Excel skills (macros, pivot tables etc), SQL, Python, R studio, AWS;
  • Strong organizational skills along with strong communication, reporting and interpersonal skills is a must. 
If you think this job is for you, contact Tanisha Barkakaty at GemPool Recruitment via email at or call at 353 1 905 2946

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Tanisha Barkakaty