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Aluminium AnalystLondon, United Kingdom

CRU’s market-leading Analysis division is seeking a talented and motivated analyst to join our Aluminium Team in the primary & products area. 

Working as part of a team producing a regular portfolio of publications, you will be responsible for primary research into the aluminium market, analysing price and supply-demand trends in ingot and value added shapes markets. You will be required to maintain and develop a structured approach to data collection, storage and analysis in the aluminium sector whilst performing detailed analysis of data and statistics to generate market forecasts.

You will also maintain detailed capacity and production databases in the primary and mid-stream area by undertaking research and communicating with the market to confirm data. Additionally, you will work closely with customers to assist them in obtaining maximum value from our services.

For the right person, this position will offer the opportunity to develop an in-depth understanding of the aluminium markets and contribute to CRU’s market-leading publications as part of a well-established team.

Essential Criteria
Undergraduate degree in Economics or in a similar field with a minimum grade of 2:1

Fluent written and spoken English

Proven analytical skills with the ability to critically analyse data and identify trends and key drivers

Ability to construct a compelling narrative and have the confidence to express and defend position clearly

Strong quantitative background and a creative thinker based on a robust approach to data/modelling

Excellent IT skills including the use of MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Desirable Criteria
Goal-oriented, with a high level of energy and enthusiasm; able to operate efficiently, effectively and professionally within a fast paced, dynamic and results driven business environment

A strong commercial awareness and an analytical mind-set with the ability to quickly understand the intricacies and complexities of the economics and data that drive CRU’s business and strategy

Fluency in an additional language would be an advantage


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