Market Modelling Analyst


There’s never been a better time to be at AGL

It’s an extraordinary time for the energy sector. A time of complex challenges and unprecedented opportunities.

At AGL we have the scale, resources and ambition to take the lead and make real the possibilities the future holds. We’re renewing and expanding our portfolio of sources and products to make them more sustainable, reliable, affordable and useful for all Australians.

That’s what we call progress. To achieve it, we’re bringing together people with unique stories, perspectives, and talent – and we need yours too.

At AGL, we believe progress is powered by our people. Let us empower you to make a positive difference and help bring progress to life.

About the Role

The Modelling Analyst is responsible for the development and operation of sophisticated models and tools to support Wholesale Markets and other AGL stakeholders. This includes modelling of supply/demand, pricing and mid to long term operational strategies across all fuels and domains that AGL operates in. They will also be responsible for the research, synthesis, and communication of wider market information relevant to AGL’s wholesale operations.

This role along with the broader Portfolio Growth team delivers the insights and analysis that drives the strategic direction and decision-making processes in AGL and in the development and implementation of market leading value creation strategies. They work closely with key stakeholders in Wholesale Markets and the broader AGL, including New Energy, Group Operations and Finance to provide the analytical rigor and support for their strategic decisions.

Your key responsibilities will be:

  • Operate, evaluate, develop and maintain sophisticated models and tools to undertake analysis in the markets in which AGL operates. This includes quantification of the fundamental inputs in each market, understanding of the underlying dynamics and AGL’s place in each market
  • Support AGL’s strategic direction and decision making processes by providing the analytical rigor for decisions to be made from the best available information
  • Identify and assist in developing opportunities for growth in the AGL portfolio by providing high-quality modelling of markets and AGL’s position therein
  • Research and communicate wider market events and communicate to relevant stakeholders. The primary purpose of this information is to provide wider market information to allow Wholesale markets to assist in driving the development and implementation of value creating strategies
  • Prepare reports and/or presentations that document the analysis and/or the research conducted. The report and/or presentation will not only be informative but will be required to provide persuasive elements, such as recommendations, suggestions, or other motivating conclusions that indicate possible future actions the report reader might take or require further inquiry/investigation
  • Suggest and implement improvements and/or develop new ideas in modelling markets. These will be driven by mathematical and/or physical principles
  • Effectively engage stakeholders in order to provide timely information in regard to expected market outcomes and scenarios
  • Build models that can be used to create trading and optimisation systems for various fuels, which will allow trading and optimisation of positions in the mid to long term
  • A tertiary qualification in a quantitative discipline preferred

About You

To be successful, you’ll have:

  • Operations Research, Mathematics, Engineering, Statistics, Physical Science, Econometrics)
  • Relevant experience within an energy trading company in a relevant area desirable. Mathematical modelling experience in another field or postgraduate study in modelling/optimisation also considered
  • Commodity market experience preferred
  • Proven ability to understand complex problems and design innovative solutions
  • Strong Numerical skills
  • Computer/IT skills- Competence with MS Office applications. Competence with R/Python/Matlab or similar language highly desirable. Competence in SQL query writing highly desirable
  • Highly autonomous with the ability to take initiative, influence and drive result
  • Creative/Imaginative skills – The ability to see linkages between apparently unrelated matters. Intellectual curiosity. Ability to develop and deploy new or unusual or creative approaches to problem solving. A desire for continual learning and development
  • Writing skills - Clear, concise, accuracy of grammar, punctuation, spelling. Wide vocabulary – but with the ability to use the simplest possible terms to convey the desired message
  • Presentation skills - This role may be required to communicate in larger or public forum; however visual communication of complex concepts is required. (graphics, charts, effective PowerPoint skills)

About Us

Proudly Australian for more than 180 years, AGL operates a diverse generation portfolio supplying energy to 3.7 million customer accounts. We have a passionate belief in progress and a relentless determination to make things better for our communities, customers, employees, the Australian economy and our planet.

Our goal is to make energy simple, fair and transparent and we’re continuing to innovate to enhance the lives of Australians now and into the future. It’s an extraordinary time for the energy sector and we need extraordinary people to meet the challenges. We’re bringing together people with unique stories, perspectives, and talent – and we need yours too. Let us empower you to make a positive difference and together we’ll bring progress to life.

At AGL, we’re committed to diversity and inclusion, so we encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people.

Click the “Apply” button to submit your application.


There’s never been a better time to be at AGL

It’s an extraordinary time for the energy sector. A time of complex challenges and unprecedented opportunities.

At AGL we have the scale, resources and ambition to take the lead and make real the possibilities the future holds. We’re renewing and expanding our portfolio of sources and products to make them more sustainable, reliable, affordable and useful for all Australians.

That’s what we call progress. To achieve it, we’re bringing together people with unique stories, perspectives, and talent – and we need yours too.

At AGL, we believe progress is powered by our people. Let us empower you to make a positive difference and help bring progress to life.

About the Role

The Modelling Analyst is responsible for the development and operation of sophisticated models and tools to support Wholesale Markets and other AGL stakeholders. This includes modelling of supply/demand, pricing and mid to long term operational strategies across all fuels and domains that AGL operates in. They will also be responsible for the research, synthesis, and communication of wider market information relevant to AGL’s wholesale operations.

This role along with the broader Portfolio Growth team delivers the insights and analysis that drives the strategic direction and decision-making processes in AGL and in the development and implementation of market leading value creation strategies. They work closely with key stakeholders in Wholesale Markets and the broader AGL, including New Energy, Group Operations and Finance to provide the analytical rigor and support for their strategic decisions.

Your key responsibilities will be:

  • Operate, evaluate, develop and maintain sophisticated models and tools to undertake analysis in the markets in which AGL operates. This includes quantification of the fundamental inputs in each market, understanding of the underlying dynamics and AGL’s place in each market
  • Support AGL’s strategic direction and decision making processes by providing the analytical rigor for decisions to be made from the best available information
  • Identify and assist in developing opportunities for growth in the AGL portfolio by providing high-quality modelling of markets and AGL’s position therein
  • Research and communicate wider market events and communicate to relevant stakeholders. The primary purpose of this information is to provide wider market information to allow Wholesale markets to assist in driving the development and implementation of value creating strategies
  • Prepare reports and/or presentations that document the analysis and/or the research conducted. The report and/or presentation will not only be informative but will be required to provide persuasive elements, such as recommendations, suggestions, or other motivating conclusions that indicate possible future actions the report reader might take or require further inquiry/investigation
  • Suggest and implement improvements and/or develop new ideas in modelling markets. These will be driven by mathematical and/or physical principles
  • Effectively engage stakeholders in order to provide timely information in regard to expected market outcomes and scenarios
  • Build models that can be used to create trading and optimisation systems for various fuels, which will allow trading and optimisation of positions in the mid to long term
  • A tertiary qualification in a quantitative discipline preferred

About You

To be successful, you’ll have:

  • Operations Research, Mathematics, Engineering, Statistics, Physical Science, Econometrics)
  • Relevant experience within an energy trading company in a relevant area desirable. Mathematical modelling experience in another field or postgraduate study in modelling/optimisation also considered
  • Commodity market experience preferred
  • Proven ability to understand complex problems and design innovative solutions
  • Strong Numerical skills
  • Computer/IT skills- Competence with MS Office applications. Competence with R/Python/Matlab or similar language highly desirable. Competence in SQL query writing highly desirable
  • Highly autonomous with the ability to take initiative, influence and drive result
  • Creative/Imaginative skills – The ability to see linkages between apparently unrelated matters. Intellectual curiosity. Ability to develop and deploy new or unusual or creative approaches to problem solving. A desire for continual learning and development
  • Writing skills - Clear, concise, accuracy of grammar, punctuation, spelling. Wide vocabulary – but with the ability to use the simplest possible terms to convey the desired message
  • Presentation skills - This role may be required to communicate in larger or public forum; however visual communication of complex concepts is required. (graphics, charts, effective PowerPoint skills)

About Us

Proudly Australian for more than 180 years, AGL operates a diverse generation portfolio supplying energy to 3.7 million customer accounts. We have a passionate belief in progress and a relentless determination to make things better for our communities, customers, employees, the Australian economy and our planet.

Our goal is to make energy simple, fair and transparent and we’re continuing to innovate to enhance the lives of Australians now and into the future. It’s an extraordinary time for the energy sector and we need extraordinary people to meet the challenges. We’re bringing together people with unique stories, perspectives, and talent – and we need yours too. Let us empower you to make a positive difference and together we’ll bring progress to life.

At AGL, we’re committed to diversity and inclusion, so we encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people.

Click the “Apply” button to submit your application.

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