Principal Researcher, GHG Expert
Company: IHS Markit
Posted on: February 24, 2021
The Principal Researcher will be responsible for assisting in
the estimation of GHG emissions over the entire value chain of
crude oil and natural gas as part of GHG Transition Strategy Group.
This includes providing guidance in the development,
implementation, and maintenance of key tools as well as assisting
consulting in the completion of bespoke projects. The Principal
Researcher will be expected to provide direction and produce
deliverables for their discipline(s) and respond to client
- Provide leadership, develop and identify quantification tools
and best practices and provide hands-on estimation and analysis of
GHG emissions associated with oil and gas activity.
- The research is a unique opportunity to inform GHG estimation
and assessment conversation and extend stakeholders' understanding
of GHG emissions of various fuels. Research topics will encompass
broad aspects of crude oil and natural gas (and other fossil fuels)
production, distribution and conversion.
- Work with a team to articulate key issues critical to GHG
estimation and full life-cycle assessment of fossil fuels,
contributing to written reports, detailed estimates and direction
- Develop relationships with internal stakeholders to communicate
findings, collaborate on key initiatives, and facilitate the
development of project/initiative deliverables.
- Develop collaborative relationships with external stakeholders
including; academia, industry colleagues, government/institution
representatives, and possible partners. Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree in engineering, science, environmental
science, or industry-related fields required; graduate degree is a
- At least five years of GHG quantification experience acquired
by working in industry, government, or consulting. Any equivalent
combination of experience and education.
- Deep technical GHG life-cycle estimation knowledge is required,
including personal experience modelling GHG emissions. Preference
may be given to candidates who have the following designations
and/or certifications: Greenhouse Gas Inventory Quantifier
(GHG-IQ), Greenhouse Gas Verifier (GHG-V), P. Eng. or CPA.
- Strong analytical thinker and a high level of comfort with
interpreting technical data and performing calculations.
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team-oriented
- The ability to navigate and excel in a complex, heavily
- Highly effective verbal and written communication skills.
- Excellent interpersonal skills at all levels of business to
enable effective and productive communications with key people
including senior level clients.
- Must be highly organized with the ability to meet deadlines
while working simultaneously on multiple projects or
- Must have the ability to work independently with limited
oversight. What We Offer:
- Competitive base salary, bonus plans and equity.
- A comprehensive, benefits package that includes medical,
dental, vision and life insurance plans, paid time off, a generous
401k match with no vesting period, parental leave and 3
volunteering days each year. For more information on benefits,
please access the benefits page on our careers site:
- For work locations in the state of Colorado, the anticipated
base salary range for this role would be between $86,000 and
$110,000. Compensation will be determined by the education,
experience, knowledge, and abilities of the applicant. Inclusion
and diversity are critical to the success of IHS Markit, and we
actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We
are committed to providing equal employment opportunity without
regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, age, national origin, disability, status as a protected
veteran, or any other protected category. For more information on
the many ways in which we enthusiastically support inclusion and
diversity efforts for both candidates and employees, please access
our Inclusion & Diversity Statement here . We are proud to provide
reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you
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and only qualified candidates will receive consideration and
follow-up. IHS Markit maintains a substance-free workplace;
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