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Research Analyst, Global Power & Renewables (English Speaker) in Centurion - Heuwel Ave

Research Analyst, Global Power & Renewables (English Speaker)

Job Description Summary 

IHS Markit is looking to expand its Global Power and Renewable practice and is seeking a high-caliber analyst to join our fast-growing team. This Research Analyst will be an important member of our research team, supporting analysis of global power market trends and geographic expansion of the global service.  



The Research Analyst will conduct research on power projects and transactions, as well as contribute to global analysis and reports. Duties and responsibilities may include: 

  • Project data tracking to support development of global market dashboards and power asset databases (coal, gas, oil, nuclear, hydro power, wind, solar, geothermal, biomass, and storage projects) 

  • Quantitative analysis and report writing on power sector developments. Research and analysis topics may include procurement of power assets, utility strategies, government power targets, and power market reforms; and  

  • Harmonization of power databases and cross-database validation and quality control. 


  • An undergraduate degree in a science, engineering, economics or other quantitative field. 

  • A strong background in the power sector. 

  • Aptitude for statistical analysis. 

  • Keen attention to detail. 

  • Strong team player who can work across geographies and time zones. 

  • Excellent English communication (reading / writing / speaking) skills 

  • Primary research / journalistic skills including ability to cold-call investors, developers, and engineering companies and ask questions are a plus. 


Inclusion and diversity are critical to the success of IHS Markit, and we actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected category. For more information on the many ways in which we enthusiastically support inclusion and diversity efforts for both candidates and employees, please access our Inclusion & Diversity Statement here.

We are proud to provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with IHS Markit and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please contact or call +1 212 849 0399. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are considered on a case-by-case basis. This contact information (email and phone) is intended for application assistance and accommodation requests only. We are unable to accept resumes or provide information about application status through the phone number or email address above. Resumes are only accepted through the online application process, and only qualified candidates will receive consideration and follow-up.

IHS Markit maintains a substance-free workplace; employees may be asked to submit to a drug test (where permitted by law).  In addition, as a federal contractor in the United States, the company participates in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work.

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If you are currently employed by IHS Markit, please apply internally via the Workday internal careers site.

  • Req ID: R15724
  • Date Posted: 10/19/2020
  • Job Category: Research, Analysis, Data and Technical Design
  • Location: Centurion - Heuwel Ave
  • City, State: Centurion, Gauteng
  • Country: South Africa

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