Interested in the offshore energy sector? Looking for the chance to apply your excellent research and writing skills in a professional setting? Then grab this opportunity to work closely with a leading consultancy and market research organisation now!
4C Offshore would like to recruit a graduate intern to assist their research team with the preparation of consulting reports. This will involve a “deep dive” into a specific subject relating to offshore wind or subsea power interconnection.
Example projects could include: identifying the best future opportunities for a client; quantifying the amount of demand for a specific product or service; analysis of supply side segmentation and the competitive set; costs of offshore wind.
You will prepare a report of a very high professional quality which answers the customer’s questions with precision and clarity.
Specific tasks will include:
Primary Market research:
- Contacting companies to elicit information
- Internet research
- Engaging with people via phone and email
Secondary Market Research:
- Reviewing third party research
- Reviewing 4C research
- Numerical analysis
- Report writing
4C Offshore are looking for the following skills and qualities:
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Good command of English language and the ability to write engagingly
- Numerical skills
- Ability to work with Excel to analyse data and produce appropriate charts
- Experience of descriptive statistics and predictive statistics
- Familiar with Microsoft Word
- Knowledge of offshore renewable energy technologies and their project lifecycle
- Understanding of elementary economic principles e.g. competitive forces
- Knowledge of energy policy
This is the perfect opportunity to develop a detailed knowledge of the offshore wind market and how it operates. You will also have the chance to build applied analytical skills, improve your writing skills and develop a greater understanding of the level of quality needed to make your own research work saleable.
4C Offshore is a leading provider of strategic market intelligence to the offshore wind industry, providing subscription and consulting services to hundreds of organisations globally. Clients include developers, investors, governments, advisors and the supply chain.
For further details, please see the company’s website at: http://www.4coffshore.com/
This internship is based in Lowestoft, Suffolk
This is a paid Internship. Pay will be based on the age of the successful applicant: either £6.95 per hour for 18-24 year olds or £7.20 (increasing to £7.50 per hour from 01 April 2017) for 25+ year olds, paid monthly in arrears (subject to tax and NI)
Reasonable travel expenses will be paid
Duration: 12 weeks / 37.5 hours per week
Closing Date: 03 March 2017
Interview Date: 9 or 10 March 2017
Start Date: As soon as possible following interview
Please note: the above skills are not expected to be shown in a commercial context, but rather through the skills gained from your degree and other activities.
How to apply:
Send a copy of your CV and cover letter to Richard Aukland (Richard.email@example.com) or simply use this web form.
At the end of your cover letter (ie within the same document), please also include a short report (maximum of 1500 words) to answer the following question:
“What are the future opportunities in the offshore wind market for businesses in Norfolk and Suffolk?”