Supply Modelling Specialist
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A vacancy exists for a Supply Modelling Specialist (Director Level) at National Government
DUTIES: Provide a specialist service pertaining to energy supply optimisation modelling. Conduct analyses of various energy supply options. Develop and maintain energy supply optimisation models. Conduct research on existing and potential energy supply options to inform the energy planning process. Analyse the impact of energy policies and other sectoral policies on current and future energy supply options and the Energy Sector. Analyse and interpret model outputs to inform/advise on policy formulation and energy planning. Continuously evaluate different energy modelling tools available locally and internationally and adopt best-practice modelling methodologies. Interact with different stakeholders (Government, State-Owned Entities and technical experts). Provide expert advice to management on strategic direction regarding energy supply matters. Mentor departmental staff on energy supply option matters.
REQUIREMENTS: A Master’s degree or equivalent qualification in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics or Computer Science or in any Engineering field or Economics (with Econometrics). Energy studies in addition to the above will be serve as an advantage PLUS ten (10) years experience in Modelling (Mathematical and Econometric Modelling), Supply and Demand Optimisation, Optimisation models, long-term planning tools, technical report writing and policy analysis. This post may require local and international travel. Key competencies: Knowledge: policies and legislation which govern the Energy sector; sector specific understanding of upstream oil, gas, nuclear and coal supply markets; renewable energy market; local and global trends and economic drivers which impact on the supply options for energy; supply optimisation and modelling techniques; and different energy technologies. Thinking Demand: Assertive; analytical; self-driven and motivated; mature; and attention to detail. Skills: Energy modelling; mathematical and econometric modelling; and translation of concept into mathematical or analytical models. Personal Attributes: Ability to work under pressure, independently and within a team.
R 948 174 – R 1 116 918 per annum (an all-inclusive package - Level 13)
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