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European Ferroalloys Price Reporter London, United Kingdom

Posted 28 May 2024

CRU leads in the field of global commodity market analysis and business intelligence. The industries we work in are vibrant and truly global: a hurricane in Australia, a strike in Peru, or a construction boom in China can influence markets across the world. Our work relies on the best market research, data and insights because our multi-national customers - leading companies in the commodity space - rely on us to inform and support crucial decisions they need to make in fast-moving and volatile markets.

Our market-leading Steel team at CRU seeks a talented and motivated individual to undertake price discovery in the European ferroalloy markets. Key elements of the role include price discovery, engagement with and expansion of price assessment contacts and writing market updates and analysis.

The job demands the ability to maintain and grow a strong network of contacts, accurately assess prices to defined specifications and contribute to the understanding and response to current and evolving market requirements for price benchmarks. The jobholder must be able to work effectively and collaboratively in an international team of price and market analysis specialists, to tight deadlines and within the necessary compliance framework.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities

• Maintenance and growth of a network of price assessment contacts; price discovery and assessment; collection, ordering and sharing market intelligence; writing market updates; collecting information on market requirements for price benchmarks.

Requirements, Skills and Experience
• Bachelor’s Degree.
• Ability to speak a second European language would be an advantage.
• Price discovery and assessment;
• Network building and maintenance;
• Commodity pricing mechanisms, ideally in bulk ferroalloy markets;
• Market requirements for pricing benchmarks;
• Structure and operation of commodity supply chains, industry and competitive landscape;
• Creation of written market analysis;
• Customer value drivers and motivations.
• The ability to maintain and grow an effective market intelligence network;
• Price discovery;
• Market intelligence gathering;
• Insightful analysis of data trends and key drivers;
• The ability to work effectively in a multi-site international team and communicate with team members across numerous time zones;
• Unrelenting attention to detail and the ability to deploy this in error-free outputs;
• Ability to work to strict deadlines and within the necessary compliance framework;
• First class communication skills, both written and verbal;
• Resilience, persistence and the determination to succeed;
• To be a team and company player and work with colleagues towards common goals.
• Commodity pricing mechanisms and systems, ideally in physical spot markets;

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