The primary responsibility of the Research Analyst is to develop relevant experience and knowledge under the mentoring and guidance of a Senior person to eventually be able to market himself/herself as an expert of a particular chemical product chain. Analysts act to support and develop the economic and other modelling capabilities on which the chemical industry expertise and insight offered by IHS Markit to clients is built. Analysts will have a client facing role, not only in addressing issues but increasingly to make presentations and discuss chemical chains. As such, they play an integral role in every aspect of the relationship with client companies. This can occasionally include resolving service accessibility issues, product support, and data requests.
General Job Duties:
Market products and services via direct and indirect client contact.
Perform presentations for clients both in our offices and onsite.
Market Report and Annual Analysis Responsibilities.
Maintain a detailed working knowledge of the basic databases and tools for responsible products, (Supply/Demand, Global Pricing System, Capacity Data Base and Trade Grids).
Econometrics – Maintenance and modifications for product specific models
Supply/Demand – Maintain, update, and balance long forms up through entire product chains, short forms and quarterlies as needed
CAPS – Maintain product capacities based on market intelligence
Actively pursue and develop unique analytical approaches that provide value to clients and/or potential clients.
Maintain and develop knowledge of state-of-the-art industry processes for specific product chain.
Involvement with long-term projects related to responsible products such as cost studies, etc
Specific Job Duties:
EOED, EMRA, NFFR, PFFR, Global Weekly Support
Write and proof text for Weekly and Monthly reports.
Ensure charts and price files are up to date for Global Weekly, NFFR, PFFR, EOED and EMRA.
Update Price/Supply/Demand/Forecast sections for reports
Update / create meaningful charts for reports
Answer European and Middle East industry and client questions about data and services.
Discover prices through industry contacts; maintain price forecasts both short and long term
Update Supply Demand Quarterly balances and Trade Reports
Ensure all Long Forms, Supply Demand Trade and Quarterly balances for the European Aromatics group are completed, accurate and up to date
Keep consultants informed of latest news or press releases related to their products
Help with client requests as needed
Assist in enabling accurate and timely publishing of all reports by maintaining accuracy of price and chart files and troubleshooting any publishing issues.
Annual World Analysis
Update trade grids
Match quarterly balances into the long forms before balancing begins
Help during the balancing process
Write sections for World Analysis as required
Update the Technology Economic snapshots
Create forecast trade grids for the book
Maintain capacity and supply and demand data sources
Provide necessary support to consultants for Aromatics World Analyses as required
Answer or direct client questions relating to Aromatics World Analyses as required
Maintain trade charts
Maintain files and trade data for Aromatics products trade charts
Maintain logistics arbitrage analysis for specific Aromatics
Maintain logistic costs database
Direct client website questions to relevant consultant
Proactively prepare and maintain economic and other models for use by consultants
Assist consultants in resolving model errors as required
Support consultants in development of client slides if required
– Recent Graduates are welcome to apply –
Bachelor’s Degree – Chemical Engineering, Chemistry or Technical Preferred
MBA a strong plus
Skills and Experience:
Previous internship or work experience in a Petrochemicals company a significant advantage
Previous internship or work experience using analytical skills, ideally as a Business Analyst an advantage
Experience in customer facing roles an advantage
Chemical industry knowledge combined with some level of product expertise.
Good command of Microsoft Office products
A conceptual understanding of how economics and politics influence regional and global markets.
Ability to think through questions and/or problems and independently provide solutions.
Proactive and self-motivated, focused on delivery of quality results
Good team worker
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 .
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