Company: Wood
Skills: Business Analyst
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Senior Market Analyst to be an integral part of the Global Strategy Function. The objective of the Analyst role is to provide timely, thought-provoking insight to Wood's senior leaders on relevant markets, industry trends and companies, with a focus on the Americas region. The Analyst role is an advisory role which requires strong influencing skills at senior levels in the company but would not ordinarily have direct decision making responsibility.

Authorization to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship from Wood is required

The Analyst role is within the Strategy and Development function and will involve working closely with operational leaders and business development teams right across Wood's global business. They will be required to work across organizational boundaries on areas of strategic importance to Wood, covering key sectors, countries, technology and companies.

  • Identify, obtain, validate, aggregate and critically assess sources of information from both primary and secondary (desk-based) research
  • Written and verbal market analysis of sectors, services, companies (both customers & competitors), countries, technology, and macro trends
  • Ability to analyze new, potentially unfamiliar, markets using a variety of analytical techniques
  • Develop creative and innovative methods to assess and visualize data
  • Role model collaborative behavior to actively promote and share industry insight to key stakeholders and promote collegiate decision making across the S&A function
  • Provide input into the global Strategic Planning Process (SPP)
  • Provide business analysis expertise to specific projects within the operations
  • Mentor and train junior analysts

Skills / Qualifications

Experience & Qualifications:
  • Degree in related business field or equivalent years' experience
  • Significant industry experience is energy-related
  • A strong understanding of the macroeconomic energy industry
  • Expert in creative problem solving and analytical skills
  • Experience and understanding of utilizing a variety of analytical methods to undertake primary and secondary
  • Experience of engaging with and influencing senior management to facilitate decision making and formulate strategic direction
  • Good Excel & PowerPoint skills

Personal Attributes:
  • Confident self-starter able to build strong relationships with senior management
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to work on various tasks simultaneously
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to present data clearly and strong logical reasoning and analytical skills
  • Ability to provide a commercial perspective on emerging trends and growth areas
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage own workload
  • Ability to work as part of a remote team and interact with colleagues in multiple locations
  • Ability to facilitate strategy workshops

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.