Global Coal Markets Senior Analyst/Advisor

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • S&P Global
  • 20 Mar 19

Global Coal Markets Senior Analyst/Advisor

JobDescription :
The Role: Global Coal Markets Senior Analyst/Advisor

The Location: Singapore or London

The Team: This role is part of International Coal Markets Group, which is part of Platts Analytics. The team is small, yet interacts with many other groups such as oil, natural gas/LNG and power. The role is also part of the growing Asia Analytics group, encompassing oil, LNG, NGLs and petrochemicals based in Singapore.

The Impact: This position will have substantial responsibilities of research in elements affecting the international coal market (supply, demand, trade, and price), the U.S. and international power market, and presenting results in both written reports and client-facing interactions. The position will also have business development and client retention responsibilities in Asia Pacific.

What's in it for you:

  • Opportunity to work with a thought-leading and highly experienced team in the industry
  • Develop your career by interacting with cross-commodity teams within the firm
  • Develop by interacting with clients on a regular basis
  • Opportunity to grow into higher responsibility

  • Maintain, improve, and develop inputs and outputs for global coal markets analysis, working closely with other analytical staff within Platts.
  • Prepare written monthly, weekly, and ad hoc reports and forecasts.
  • Support Platts Analytics' wider organization, including Gas, Power and Emissions/Clean Energy.
  • Interact with clients to answer questions and present outlooks

What We're Looking For:
Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum five years (or more) of experience in energy industry consulting, investment banking, equity research or equivalent professional experience
  • Excellent communication skills. Must be able to effectively present forecasts and supporting materials to clients in regular reports, phone calls, emails, and web/live conferences.
  • Innovative and strong problem-solving skills to streamline processes and identify and implement improvements
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to assess impact of policy issues influencing coal markets
  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in economics, engineering, or a similar field, with experience in energy markets.
  • Expert in Microsoft Excel. At ease using features such as pivot tables, matrix formulas and other advanced Excel functionality.
  • Successful candidates will possess a strong entrepreneurial spirit, be highly self-directed and be able to work well under tight deadlines

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree, preferably in economics, business administration, engineering, or similar field.
  • Experience covering the U.S. and global thermal coal markets and global power markets
  • Understanding of MS Access, SQL, and Python

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