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McKinsey Solutions - Energy Insights - Gas Analyst (Market Analytics) - Houston
Who you’ll work with

You’ll work with our Energy Insights team in Houston as part of McKinsey Solutions and McKinsey’s New Ventures.

Energy Insights, a specialist data and analytics unit, provides distinctive analysis, insights, and support to energy players. We offer services along the oil and gas value chain, including exploration and production, refining and marketing, natural gas, trading and oil field services, and equipment. Energy Insights’ dedicated specialists apply proprietary tools and methodologies and a data-driven approach. With our strong ties with McKinsey’s oil and gas consulting practice and access to the expertise of the wider McKinsey network, our research and analysis yield knowledge available nowhere else.

New Ventures fosters innovation driven by analytics, design thinking, mobile and social by developing new products/services and integrating them into our client work. It is helping to shift our model toward asset-based consulting and is a foundation for – and expands our investment in – our entrepreneurial culture. Through innovative software as a service solutions, strategic acquisitions, and a vibrant ecosystem of alliances, we are redefining what it means to work with McKinsey.

McKinsey Solutions is a core part of New Ventures and offers practical tools that help people at all levels of an organization generate insights they need to address both strategic and day-to-day decisions. These solutions complement McKinsey's traditional client service and are delivered in many ways, including subscriptions, workshops, training programs and project-based engagements. We work closely with clients to embed our tools, analytics and expertise, and provide on-going support to help them build the capabilities they need to revolutionize how decisions are made.

What you’ll do

You will spend a significant part of your time monitoring the natural gas markets in North America and develop insights to support McKinsey’s consulting business, with opportunities over time to participate in client-facing projects.  

Some of the more specific tasks of the role are to monitor the key trends in North American Gas market while maintaining, updating, and improving Energy Insight’s underlying models. You will support both the global Oil & Gas practice with the development of market insights while also supporting client service activities. In addition you will provide expert advice to consulting teams on Gas related topics leveraging Energy Insights advanced analytics.

•    A Bachelor’s from a leading university preferably in computer science or software engineering, else in engineering, economics, or other such mathematically rigorous disciplines.  A Master’s is preferred
•    Minimum 2 years of industry experience with consulting, research and analytics or industry serving oil and gas clients
•    Industry or academic experience in applying data collection and microeconomic and financial modeling to the areas of natural gas exploration and production, refining, midstream, trading and/or marketing activities
•    Excellent problem solving, analytical, teamwork, and communication skills
•    Entrepreneurial mindset with an ability to take initiative and operate with minimal supervision

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