Senior Analyst, Climate and Sustainability

Cheniere Energy, Inc. Published: August 19, 2019
Houston, Texas
Job Type
Analyst / Research / Energy /

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~ Cheniere’s vision statement is to provide clean, secure, and affordable energy to the world. ~

Position Overview

This Senior Analyst, Climate and Sustainability position will be part of the Policy, Government, and Public Affairs (PGPA) organization and provide support on sustainability, climate policy and advocacy matters impacting Cheniere Energy, Inc. (Cheniere). This position will be located in Houston, Texas and will report to the Director, Climate & Sustainability.

The position will conduct and/or lead legislative, regulatory and technical analysis of climate policies and programs in the US and other key countries. In addition, this position will lead the policy and regulatory analysis to support new low-carbon venture projects. Further, this position may conduct specific analytical modeling in relation to the role of natural gas and LNG under carbon-constraints.

Note: This is a non-DOT position.

Responsibilities & Essential Duties

  • Lead corporate research and analysis of US and international climate and energy transition policies, including the macro-energy impacts due to climate and renewable energy legislation, regulations and policies.
  • Develop analytical models and other tools to assess energy and environmental impacts from climate and energy transition policies and programs.
  • Develop Cheniere’s independent assessments on risks and opportunities from climate and energy transition programs and policies as it relates to US and Cheniere’s markets, including new low-carbon ventures.
  • Develop analytical briefs and periodic reports for senior management.
  • Support lifecycle analysis on the greenhouse gas impact from exporting LNG.
  • Collaborate directly with internal stakeholders to promote the development and execution of Cheniere’s climate policy strategies.
  • Credibly engage and represent Cheniere on climate and energy transition policies with regulators, academics, non-governmental organizations, industry forums and networks.
  • Develop public comments and advocacy strategies.
  • Adherence to all corporate policies, especially safety and human resources at all times.
  • T he duties and responsibilities described are not a comprehensive list and additional tasks may be assigned to the employee from time to time; or the scope of the job may change as necessitated by business demands. 


Knowledge /  A Successful Candidate Should Have The Following Qualities:

  • Strong understanding and experience in US and international climate change policies, including policies associated with carbon capture use and sequestration (CCUS), emission offsets, carbon policies such as carbon tax, cap and trade, renewable energy standards.
  • Strong understanding and experience with energy modeling outlooks.
  • Demonstrated ability to engage with policy leaders.
  • Working knowledge of natural gas value chain operations and energy markets.
  • Ability to represent Cheniere in public engagements. Confident public speaker. 

Education And Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in economics, engineering, sustainability/environmental or public policy.
  • A graduate degree is preferred 


  • 10+ years of experience in climate and energy transition policies.
  • Demonstrated understanding of carbon policies and renewable energy market trends in the US and international countries, including CCUS, carbon tax, cap and trade etc.
  • Advanced knowledge of US and international energy and environmental projection tools and models from Energy Information Administration (EIA), International Energy Agency (IEA) and familiarity with outputs from leading consultants and think-tanks.
  • Prior experience analyzing macro-impacts of climate constraints, renewable energy policies and energy transition policies on natural gas and LNG fundamentals.
  • Working knowledge of lifecycle assessment models and research from National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) and other research organizations.
  • Communicating complicated analytical results and recommendations to senior management and external audiences. 


  • Advanced Excel and Access database skills and proficiency in statistical analysis.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • A passion that embodies our vision statement.
  • Excellent multi-tasking skills to prioritize tasks and work independently within the broad corporate strategic guidance. 
  • Ability to multi-task and function in a highly dynamic atmosphere; must exercise discretion independently.

Work Conditions:

  • Job is performed in a typical office environment, but is subject to time pressures and constraints, and is often dependent on input from others.
  • Occasionally, work may be performed from home, after normal work hours or on weekends.
  • May be required to work over 40 hours per week.
  • Limited travel is required.
  • Subject to drug and alcohol testing, per applicable federal regulations or as required by Cheniere. 

Ada Job Requirements:

Reasonable accommodations will be made to ensure that the essential functions of the job can be performed and not hinder the employee's performance due to physical, mental or emotional disability.

Cheniere Energy is an equal opportunity workplace. All employment decisions are made without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected categories. This includes providing reasonable accommodation if requested for disabilities or religious beliefs and practices.

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