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Lead Analyst - ICIS - Houston

ICIS, the leading global carbon markets data & research provider, is looking for a Lead Analyst – North American Carbon Markets. Ideally, the position is based in Houston, Texas or New York City.

The Lead Analyst is responsible for structuring, coordinating and executing all of our North American Carbon content, including qualitative and quantitative analysis. This includes leading a small team of analysts and journalists.

The ideal candidate will be a tireless, proactive analyst who is able to quickly process how policy or regulations could impact a market. Passion for the field and self-motivation will be crucial in directly helping companies make key decisions on how to navigate through the world of emissions trading and reduce their carbon footprint.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead our North American Carbon Markets team, overseeing both the editorial and analyst teams
  • Responsible for our Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) and Western Climate Initiative (WCI) analytics products, both designing and delivering regular reports, ad-hoc analysis and data publications
  • Responsible for the upkeep and future development of the North American carbon price forecasting models
  • Initiate and lead potential new product developments within the carbon analytics product
  • Manage and develop an international team of analysts
  • Act as the bridge to the wider energy analytics team in Europe and China
  • Act as a main point of contact for our diverse client base and effectively communicate our analysis to clients and other market participants
  • Attend market-related events and speak on webinars or at conferences in front of large groups
  • Support both internal sales and marketing teams to promote North American carbon products


  • Previous relevant professional experience (3-5+ years) in the environmental/energy sector

  • Analytical mind-set, critical thinking, and affinity to energy markets

  • Strong understanding of the North American Carbon Markets

  • Strong data handling skills

  • Excellent writing and communicative skills

  • Excellent project management and people management skills

  • Proactive approach and ability to steer projects at one’s own initiative

  • Must have obtained a degree (Bachelor’s or higher) in a relevant field

  • Willingness to travel regularly to conferences and office locations in London and Germany



We offer

  • A vibrant working environment in a dynamic and motivated team
  • Exposure to key market players in the North American Carbon Market
  • Personal development opportunities working for the global leader in carbon market analytics
  • Active involvement and responsibility from the start
  • Flexibility and trust as part of our corporate culture

About Reed Business Information:


Reed Business Information (RBI) provides information, analytics and data to business professionals worldwide. Our strong global products and services hold market-leading positions across a wide range of industry sectors including banking, petrochemicals and aviation where we help customers make key strategic decisions every day.  RBI is part of RELX Group plc, a world-leading provider of information solutions for professional customers across industries.




RBI General Benefits Package

- 401k match of 5%
- 18 Days Holiday
- Paid Charity Days – 2 days per year 
- Benefits start the upon hire date
- Excellent OTE & Competitive Salaries



RBI is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact jobs@rbi.co.uk . EEO is the LawEEO is the Law Supplement

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