Field Agent

Leipzig, Germany

Full Time Entry-level / Junior
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Company Description

Wood Mackenzie is the global leader in data, analysis and consulting across the energy, chemicals, metals, mining, power and renewables sectors.

Founded in 1973, our success has always been underpinned by the simple principle of providing trusted research and advice that makes a difference to our customers. Today we have over 2,000 customers ranging from the largest global energy companies and financial institutions to governments as well as smaller market specialists.

Our teams are located around the world. This enables us to stay closely connected with customers and the markets and sectors we cover. Collectively this allows us to offer a compelling combination of global commodity analysis with detailed local market knowledge.

We are committed to supporting our people to grow and thrive. We value different perspectives and aspire to create an inclusive environment that encourages diversity and fosters a sense of belonging. We are committed to creating a workplace that works for you and encourage everyone to get involved in our Wellness, Diversity and Inclusion, and Community Engagement initiatives. We actively support flexible working and are happy to consider alternative work patterns, taking into account your needs and the needs of the team or division that you are looking to join. 

Hear what our team has to say about working with us:

We are proud to be a part of the Verisk family of companies! 

At the heart of what we do is help clients manage risk. Verisk (Nasdaq: VRSK) provides data and insights to our customers in insurance, energy and the financial services markets so they can make faster and more informed decisions.   

Our global team uses AI, machine learning, automation, and other emerging technologies to collect and analyze billions of records. We provide advanced decision-support to prevent credit, lending, and cyber risks. In addition, we monitor and advise companies on complex global matters such as climate change, catastrophes, and geopolitical issues.  

But why we do our work is what sets us apart. It stems from a commitment to making the world better, safer and stronger.  

It’s the reason Verisk is part of the UN Global Compact sustainability initiative. It’s why we made a commitment to balancing 100 percent of our carbon emissions. It’s the aim of our “returnship” program for experienced professionals rejoining the workforce after time away. And, it’s what drives our annual Innovation Day, where we identify our next first-to-market innovations to solve our customers’ problems.   

At its core, Verisk uses data to minimize risk and maximize value. But far bigger, is why we do what we do. 

At Verisk you can build an exciting career with meaningful work; create positive and lasting impact on business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career.  We’ve been recognized by Forbes as a World’s Best Employer and a Best Employer for Women, testaments to our culture of engagement and the value we place on an inclusive and diverse workforce. 

Job Description

Wood Mackenzie owns and operates a growing international network of 5000+ sensors collecting real-time data on commodity sectors: energy, metals/mining, shipping, and manufacturing. Wood Mackenzie’s proprietary monitoring systems measure millions of data points per day.

Field Agents are part of Wood Mackenzie’s Sensor Network Operations team that operate this network of private easements, power line sensors, and infrared cameras spread globally. This position includes: frequent travel, dealing with private landowners, contract negotiations, and technical work on stand-alone power line sensor installation and maintenance. Including managing travel to site, materials required, site data entry, and root cause analysis of equipment requiring service.

This role is a remote position

Check out this short video about the Sensor Network



  • Ability to: interact, negotiate and communicate effectively with private landowners
  • Ability to speak German fluently is essential
  • Ability to perform technical work that will include the physical installation and maintenance of low voltage power line sensors and infrared cameras
  • Ability to travel during the week. M-F travel only, home every weekend
  • Assist and perform evaluation of monitoring system, and make recommendations for site improvements related to site requirements and operating costs
  • Ability to: read and interpret contracts, manuals, specifications, surveys, mapping tools, and other relevant reports and correspondence
  • Ability to: operate office tools and submit weekly expense reports
  • Ability to: communicate thoughts, ideas, information, messages, and other written information, which may contain technical material, in a logical, organized, and coherent manner
  • Experience with common hand tools. Drills, screwdriver, pliers, multi-meter, sockets/wrenches
  • Ability to lift heavy equipment



  • Technical Degree / Diploma, or job related experience preferred


Travel Requirements

  • Weekly travel anywhere in Germany. Home every weekend
  • Possibility to travel in the other European countries



  • Field Agent will be provided a company vehicle
  • You MUST have a safe driving record and valid driver's license


Working Conditions/Environment

  • Employee is subject to outdoor and indoor environmental conditions
  • Occasionally working on a ladder or man lift, always adhering to OSHA safety standards


Company Provided

  • Truck, laptop, mobile phone, all tools required for position
  • All travel costs covered, flights, hotels, food per diem
  • Everything needed to work efficiently


Additional Information

Verisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer.

All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age or disability.

Unsolicited resumes sent to Verisk, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Verisk business mailing address, fax machine or email address, or directly to Verisk employees, will be considered Verisk property. Verisk will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.

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Country: Germany
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