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Commodity Associate Program

S&P Global Singapore
Posted 11 days ago Permanent Competitive
Commodity Associate Program
About the Role:
Grade Level (for internal use):
09 The Role:

S&P Global Commodity Insights' Commodity Associate Program is a 7-month rotational program starting in Sept 2024 with 1 month of comprehensive training followed by 2 three-month rotations in different commodity sectors.
  • You will be involved in gathering data and market intelligence and conducting analysis on the assessment and reporting process.
  • You will get an opportunity to learn about all aspects of Oil, Power, Natural Gas, LNG, Coal, Petrochemicals, Metals, Agriculture and Shipping markets.
  • You will also be exposed to a number of market subjects including supply & demand, infrastructure issues, geo-political issues, transportation, and regulation, and how these subjects impact respective markets.
  • You will be part of a global team in Platts Content and will be considered as a specialist in the market(s) you will be working in.
  • You will be trained to work in the price reporting function and will generate assessments and content. This includes market commentary and news pieces which powers our pricing benchmarks and analytics.
Should you meet expectations & perform well, you will be offered full-time permanent role at the end of this program. Rotations & final placements are based on business needs & determined by the business.

The Impact:
  • Our real-time news, pricing and analytical services help markets operate with transparency and efficiency.
  • Be part of a global company with a strong history of growth and a globally diverse workforce with 20 offices spanning five continents.
  • Be known as a respected source of essential information and part of a renowned brand.
  • Get the best of both worlds: a nimble, highly specialized company and a business casual culture with the benefits and backing of S&P Global - a company that fosters development and growth, as well as work-life balance.
  • We are looking for world-class thinkers to join our team at S&P Global Platts, the principal provider of commodity price assessment and information to more than 10,000 customers in 150 countries. The content you generate and the relationships you build are essential to the markets.
  • Market reporters provide insightful market commentaries that demonstrate Platts' thought leadership in the market, demonstrating our ability to spot key trends that help customers better anticipate market-moving events and phenomenon.
  • Write concise, informative commentary.
  • Learn and demonstrate successful interviewing techniques and how to obtain data for commentary.
  • Identify drivers moving the daily markets.
  • Verify source information through appropriate channels.
  • Learn and demonstrate understanding of Platts Market on Close assessment process.
  • Complete all assigned news training modules & foundational training to learn about commodity market.
  • Completion of a bachelor's or master's degree by July/Aug 2024.
  • Concentration in Journalism, Communications, Business, Marketing, Economics, Engineering, or energy related disciplines are preferred.
  • Ability to join full-time from September 2024.
  • Excellent communication skills (a clear concise writing style is essential together with good verbal skills, listening techniques) and strong writing skills.
  • Team player with collaborative working style.
  • Able to learn quickly, multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment and able to readjust priorities throughout the day to meet deadlines.
  • Problem-solving and critical thinking skills, attention to detail.
  • Strong numeracy skills (including statistics; the ability to conceptualize proportional relationships; and an understanding of economic principles).
  • Proficient with Excel and other Microsoft Office products (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint).
  • Some knowledge of social media and web technologies (e.g., HTML)
Please indicate on your CV:
  • Current cumulative GPA
  • Expected graduation year and month
  • If you are fully available for the 7-month program starting from Sept 9, 2024
  • Level of proficiency in Mandarin and English
  • Citizenship and whether you possess/require a visa to be employed in Singapore
About S&P Global Commodity Insights
At S&P Global Commodity Insights, our complete view of global energy and commodities markets enables our customers to make decisions with conviction and create long-term, sustainable value.
We're a trusted connector that brings together thought leaders, market participants, governments, and regulators to co-create solutions that lead to progress. Vital to navigating Energy Transition, S&P Global Commodity Insights' coverage includes oil and gas, power, chemicals, metals, agriculture and shipping.
S&P Global Commodity Insights is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI). S&P Global is the world's foremost provider of credit ratings, benchmarks, analytics and workflow solutions in the global capital, commodity and automotive markets. With every one of our offerings, we help many of the world's leading organizations navigate the economic landscape so they can plan for tomorrow, today.

For more information, visit .

What's In It For You?

Our Purpose:
Progress is not a self-starter. It requires a catalyst to be set in motion. Information, imagination, people, technology-the right combination can unlock possibility and change the world.

Our world is in transition and getting more complex by the day. We push past expected observations and seek out new levels of understanding so that we can help companies, governments and individuals make an impact on tomorrow. At S&P Global we transform data into Essential Intelligence®, pinpointing risks and opening possibilities. We Accelerate Progress.

Our People:
We're more than 35,000 strong worldwide-so we're able to understand nuances while having a broad perspective. Our team is driven by curiosity and a shared belief that Essential Intelligence can help build a more prosperous future for us all.

From finding new ways to measure sustainability to analyzing energy transition across the supply chain to building workflow solutions that make it easy to tap into insight and apply it. We are changing the way people see things and empowering them to make an impact on the world we live in. We're committed to a more equitable future and to helping our customers find new, sustainable ways of doing business. We're constantly seeking new solutions that have progress in mind. Join us and help create the critical insights that truly make a difference.

Our Values:

Integrity, Discovery, Partnership

At S&P Global, we focus on Powering Global Markets. Throughout our history, the world's leading organizations have relied on us for the Essential Intelligence they need to make confident decisions about the road ahead. We start with a foundation of integrity in all we do, bring a spirit of discovery to our work, and collaborate in close partnership with each other and our customers to achieve shared goals.

We take care of you, so you can take care of business. We care about our people. That's why we provide everything you-and your career-need to thrive at S&P Global.

Our benefits include:
  • Health & Wellness: Health care coverage designed for the mind and body.
  • Flexible Downtime: Generous time off helps keep you energized for your time on.
  • Continuous Learning: Access a wealth of resources to grow your career and learn valuable new skills.
  • Invest in Your Future: Secure your financial future through competitive pay, retirement planning, a continuing education program with a company-matched student loan contribution, and financial wellness programs.
  • Family Friendly Perks: It's not just about you. S&P Global has perks for your partners and little ones, too, with some best-in class benefits for families.
  • Beyond the Basics: From retail discounts to referral incentive awards-small perks can make a big difference.
For more information on benefits by country visit:

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at S&P Global:
At S&P Global, we believe diversity fuels creative insights, equity unlocks opportunity, and inclusion drives growth and innovation - Powering Global Markets. Our commitment centers on our global workforce, ensuring that our people are empowered to bring their whole selves to work. It doesn't stop there, we strive to better reflect and serve the communities in which we live and work, and advocate for greater opportunity for all.


Equal Opportunity Employer
S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.

US Candidates Only: The EEO is the Law Poster describes discrimination protections under federal law.


20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), EDTGRP202.1 - Middle Professional Tier I (EEO Job Group)

Job ID: 295202
Posted On: 2024-05-14
Location: Singapore, Singapore
Job ID  295202
New York, United States
35000 Employees Information Services
We accelerate progress: Our world is in transition and getting more complex by the day. We push past expected observations and seek out new levels of...
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