TheRole: Principal Research Analyst - Resins & Coatings
The Location: Houston, TX
The Team: The Principal Research Analyst will join the Resins & Coatings product team within the Specialty Chemicals group, responsible for researching and compiling multiclient studies within the Chemical Economics Handbook (CEH) and the Specialty Chemicals Update Program (SCUP) suite of reports, in addition to supporting single client consulting work and becoming a recognized expert in the specialty chemicals field. The Principal Research Analyst will develop independent market analyses and insights based on primary and secondary market research, developing their network, expertise and influence within the relevant industries.
The Impact: Our researchers gather and analyze critical data from around the globe on chemical markets, processes, companies, and future developments in the industries they serve. They provide insights that enable clients to make optimal short-term decisions under conditions of rapid change and uncertainty as well as informed long-term decisions on capital investments and business strategy.
What's in it for you:
The Principal Research Analyst will be joining a truly international team within the Specialty Chemicals organization, with access to a wealth of expertise and valuable insights.
Collaboration, discovery, and continuous learning regarding this exciting industry, will propel the Principal Analyst to be a recognized industry expert in their field.
Offers the opportunity to enrich their valuable network, both in the chemical industry and within S&P Global.
Attending and presenting at world leading conferences are expected and encouraged.
Timely preparation of high-quality industry reports on a range of chemical products based on interviews with industry participants, review of relevant industry news, examination of analytical and macroeconomic trends, and attendance at industry conferences in their area of specialization.
Provide valuable insights and expertise in response to enquiries pertaining to their reports and the industries they serve.
Support consulting colleagues regarding single client studies in the field of specialization.
Proactively support sales growth through the promotion of Commodity Insights reports and services. Support sales colleagues with opportunities, leads and technical expertise.
Act as ambassador for the company in the specialized industries, through networking, presentations and journal articles.
Work effectively as part of a global, multi-disciplinary team delivering best in class services to our valued client base.
What We're Looking For:
Bachelor's degree or above - preferably in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or a related subject
Ideally, minimum 10 years of experience working within the chemicals market sector, examples include resins, paints and coatings, adhesives and sealants. (Required)
Excellent command of English language.
Excellent communication skills; verbal, written and presentation skills.
Strong research and analytical skills. Ability to assimilate industry and macro-market trends to develop critical market insights.
Ability to prioritize workload to deliver scheduled multiclient studies, whilst supporting external and internal enquiries.
Comfortable presenting and discussing industry related topics at all levels of business.
Ability to work effectively within a team environment, with an openness to exchange information and methodologies.
Good commercial acumen with a desire to drive growth and value creation.
Grade/Level ( relevant for internal applicants only ): 10.
About Company Statement: S&P Global delivers essential intelligence that powers decision making. We provide the world's leading organizations with the right data, connected technologies and expertise they need to move ahead. As part of our team, you'll help solve complex challenges that equip businesses, governments and individuals with the knowledge to adapt to a changing economic landscape. S&P Global Commodity Insights enables organizations to create long-term, sustainable value with data and insights for a complete view on the global energy and commodities markets.
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