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Consultant, Electricity Market Modelling

Location:  Sydney
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  17 Feb 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1460270

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all. 



Climate change is driving an unprecedented transformation in the global energy sector. The energy industry is transitioning to a low carbon, decentralised future, facing a wide range of engineering and economic challenges along the way. Do you want to be part of this journey?


At EY we believe that whoever you are, your uniqueness helps us stand apart.

We bring together extraordinary people, like you, to build a better working world.


Recent projects include:

  • Assessing the feasibility of decarbonising electricity systems before 2040,

  • Cost-benefit analysis of major transmission network augmentations including QNI Minor, HumeLink, Marinus Link and VNI West based on extensive electricity market models,

  • Undertaking market due diligence and market modelling, including forecasting electricity prices, marginal loss factors, generation curtailment and FCAS market outcomes, to support the financing, acquisition, sale and valuation of batteries, pump-hydro, solar farms and wind farms, and

  • Conducting modelling of electricity markets to inform the development of Government policy including the NSW Electricity Infrastructure Roadmap and the Western Australia Whole of System Plan.


What’s in it for you?

As our Consultant, Electricity Market Modelling


  • you’ll be involved in the execution and delivery of a broad range of exciting market modelling projects and will provide our clients evidence-based insights that enable informed decision making.

  • In parallel with client engagements, you will also have the opportunity to target your learning and development towards key areas of interest


What we’re looking for

Here’s our ‘wish list’ but don’t worry if you don’t tick all the boxes. We’re interested in your strengths, what you want to learn, and how far you want to go.

  • Tertiary education in a discipline such as engineering, mathematics, economics, physics, or computer science,

  • Consultant (up to 3 years), or post-graduate qualification.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently,

  • High numeracy levels and the ability, or a willingness to develop the ability, to manipulate and analyse large data sets efficiently,

  • High computer literacy. Currently, we use Excel, Python, SQL, Microsoft VBA and Matlab. We will provide time and training if you can demonstrate your willingness and ability to learn a new programming language,

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to successfully convey meaningful insights to clients and colleagues, and

  • An understanding of, or willingness to learn the fundamentals of electricity markets and the challenges that need to be addressed as decarbonisation occurs.


What we can offer you


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Diversity, equity, and inclusiveness (DE&I) are core to who we are, how we work and how we live our values. We hold a collective commitment to continue to drive an environment where all differences are valued, practices are equitable, and everyone experiences a sense of belonging — where people are inspired to team and lead inclusively in their interactions every day. We encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities, cultures, sexual orientations, and gender identities and are committed to providing an equitable and barrier free recruitment experience for all. We encourage you to share any support and adjustments you need to be your best and participate equitably in our recruitment process. We understand sharing your needs with us can be daunting, so if you have questions before or during your application, we welcome you to get in touch at Anything you tell us will be kept completely confidential.


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