The Team: S&P Global Platts is seeking an experienced senior Analyst for its LNG analytics team. This exciting position has the daily responsibility of analyzing commodity data and of creating relevant market content. The analyst will be responsible for supporting and working with the Analytics team in the creation of actionable intelligence for our clients to make informed trading/risk management and investment decisions. You will be part of the LNG Analytics Global team. Fast paced, with ever expanding ways of delivering important content and analytics to our clients.
The Impact: The analyst will collect economic, fundamental and financial information specific to a commodity market or organization in the Atlantic Basin, will conduct market sector or statistical analysis and will interpret key market data elements into useful business information. As Senior Analyst you will be responsible for the team's view of the LNG markets in Europe and Africa. They will look to leverage their educational knowledge when performing analysis on data sets that will require knowledge of Excel and, if not already possessed, learning basic SQL. Analysis will be articulated through written and presentation formats.
What's in it for you: You will be placed on a challenging, steep learning curve in terms of not only deepening subject matter expertise in LNG and natural gas and power, but also in competing/complementary markets, such as shipping, coal, oil and renewables. This position provides numerous opportunities to showcase your presentation abilities and thought leadership that could lead to continued growth within the organization and S&P Global businesses. There will also be opportunity to present to clients at various conferences around the region as well as in-person.
Collects economic and financial information specific to a commodity market or organization assigned, conducts market sector or statistical analysis and interprets key market data elements into useful business information.
Is responsible for forming and overseeing regional analysis and for ongoing alignments with neighboring commodity markets.
Leverages broad scope of knowledge when performing analysis on data sets.
Performs analysis and modeling including developing quantitative/analytic/statistical models.
Conducts research including identifying data, data input, and performs statistical analysis of results and creates and maintains databases, forecasting models and market reports.
Prepares presentations and engages directly with clients to present analysis.
Responds to client requests/inquiries for data and analysis.
What We're Looking For: Basic Qualifications:
Minimum BA/BS in Mathematics, the Sciences, Economics, Finance, Engineering, Business, and/or related field of study.
Detailed knowledge of and experience in Middle Eastern energy markets is required
Proven experience in natural gas/LNG/power/energy industry, and detailed demonstrable experience of natural gas and LNG fundamentals.
Displays well-rounded communication skills that implement good listening techniques, clear, concise writing style and good verbal skills. Able to communicate across a wide range of groups and personalities internally and externally. Strong presentation skills are preferable.
Works well in a team environment, focusing on collaboration and adapting to the needs of a diverse team.
Displays good numeracy including ability to conceptualize proportional relationships; understand the basic principles of algebra and statistics; as well as a basic understanding of how to apply basic maths functions in Excel.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Office.
Adept at managing multiple tasks and adhering to regular deadlines. Able to adjust priorities throughout the day.
Persistent with a natural curiosity about energy market fundamentals and technical details. Good grasp of energy market dynamics.
Strong database and/or modeling skills. Econometrics or stats background preferable.
Salary: Competitive & Bonus Open Date: 6th September 2018 Closing Date 6th October 2018
Internal Number: 5612687
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