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Senior Analyst – Base Metals Mining AssetsSantiago, Chile

Posted 06 July 2023

Over the last 50 years, CRU has established itself as one of the world’s leading providers of data intelligence to the metals, mining and fertilizer sectors. With a team of over 350 people working across the world, we have a truly global presence that reaches from Santiago to Johannesburg to Shanghai to Sydney. Our teams focus on supporting customers to make essential business decisions by providing micro-to-macro analysis and insight that is derived from through our unique market outlooks, price assessments and operational data.

An opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated individual to join CRU’s Base Metals Asset Services team, taking ownership of regional analysis coverage and representing the team’s work to clients. This international team provides industry-leading operational and emissions data and analysis covering the world’s mines, smelters & refineries across the copper, gold, lead, lithium, nickel and zinc commodities.

This new role will involve:

  • Collecting, analysing and forecasting production, costs and emissions data for base metals (copper, nickel, lead, zinc) mines, with a central focus on copper.
  • Maintaining and growing the capabilities of CRU’s base metals costs & emissions services (especially copper).
  • Engaging the mining sector on the current and future impact of mineral economics and emissions themes to promote CRU’s analysis and shape the industry’s thinking about its future.
  • Creating in-depth analysis on the global competitiveness of copper mines; the current and future cost structure of the base metals industry; and the impact of and opportunities from industry decarbonisation.

To achieve this, the successful candidate must be comfortable structuring and executing primary research activities, be highly numerate and have a passion for metals and mining industry. This role will be ideal for a mid-career individual who is already working within or supporting the mining industry.


About You

  • A high degree from a top university or equivalent level qualification in a relevant discipline
  • Master’s degree with merit or above is advantageous.
  • Experience working within the mining industry is essential, with operation experience seen as highly advantageous.
  • Well-honed ability to quickly grasp the key technical and financial aspects is expected.
  • Strong quantitative background and a creative thinker.
  • Ability to construct, deliver and defend a compelling sectoral narrative.
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