Forecasting Analyst

Greentalent, recruiter specialized in search and selection of professionals and managers in the Energy, Engineering and Environment market, on behalf of Shell, one of the major energy supply businesses and a leading marketer and trader of energy commodities, is looking for a:


Forecasting Analyst

The candidate will work closely with the local Sales team, Supply team and Traders, other Operations teams and support functions. The role requires a strong understanding of commercial operations, gas & power trading and logistics and will need to demonstrate ability to proactively collaborate with a wide and diverse set of stakeholders in a constructive manner for the delivery of all business goals in Shell Energy and Renewables and Energy Solutions (R&ES). He/She will contribute to minimizing portfolio imbalances and imbalance cost, ensure top quartile performance in managing imbalance cost and liase with grid operators, customers, sales and other business functions.


Main Responsibilities:


  • Owning the forecasting system and the tools used in the daily work;
  • Setting up and maintaining forecasting models for SEI's customers;
  • Monitoring the portfolio and running daily forecasting processes, aiming at operational excellence and continuous improvement;
  • Keeping track of correct volume flow information as basis for forecasting;
  • Establishing and maintaining customer interaction aiming at improving system generated forecasts;
  • Continuously reviewing new deal pipeline and preparing forecasting process for new customers;
  • Providing sales and other teams with advice on aspects relevant for forecasting both during deal making process and delivery;
  • Monitoring relevant regulatory development especially regarding balancing rules and imbalance regime;
  • Continuously analyzing and improving efficiency and performance of the forecasting system and associated processes to ensure they remain fit for purpose;
  • Working with grid operators, customers, traders, originators and other business functions to ensure operational risks are understood, effectively managed and new capabilities are developed in a robust and timely manner;
  • Checking and process steer on the nominations;
  • Analysis of the definitive allocations/consumptions;
  • Monitor network maintenance and shutdown of I&C customers.


Skills & Requirements:


  • University degree in engineering, economics or similar;
  • Affinity to and experience with relevant business IT tools - very good knowledge of Excel;
  • Affinity to quantitative modeling, experience with statistical methods (multiple regression, neural network) desirable;
  • Good communication skills in Italian and English;
  • Preferably experience 3+ years’ experience in Operations in the Gas & Power sector;
  • High commitment to the day-to-day business, often within fixed and tight deadlines;
  • Very good understanding of the relevant regulatory rules and procedures in the Italian natural gas and power market and to keep up with the ongoing development;
  • Set priorities, continuously deliver accurate results and look out for process improvements.


Location: Milan area.


Aegis guarantees equal opportunities (L. 903/77) - Aegis Srl, AUT. MIN. Prot. 26543 D. Lgs 276/03


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