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Senior Analyst - Smelting and Refining Costs

Posted 31 August 2022

Join us

We are currently seeking new colleagues with several years’ of experience in industry or similar information, analysis or consulting businesses to join our Base Metals Business Unit to help grow and lead our base metals smelting and refining cost capability.  If you join us you would typically:

  • Lead conversations with customers and other external stakeholders, delivering CRU analysis and insights in the context of an understanding of their business needs
  • Form and shape CRU’s views on global smelting and refining operating and capital costs, working with the contribution of colleagues and own analysis work
  • Manage the production of written reports, presentations and webinar content
  • Coach more junior team members
  • Build and grow methodology and other intellectual property
  • Represent CRU at industry events
  • Support formation of marketing campaigns by identifying and shaping relevant market and industry themes and content
  • Research, and analyse quantitative and qualitative information to formulate and evidence market insights


We are looking for great people with the following attributes:

  • First degree, ideally in a numerate discipline
  • Real-word experience in drawing meaning from data and qualitative information to provide insight for decisionmakers
  • The ability to lead or contribute to discussion with senior external stakeholders, providing analysis and insight that is positioned appropriately given an understanding of their business needs and challenges
  • Ability to support and coach others, manage research and insight generation processes
  • Fluent English with the ability to construct and express well-reasoned, well-evidenced and logical arguments
  • The ability to build, maintain and grow an effective network
  • Natural inclination to collaborate and work supportively in a diverse and international team


Your impact

Your work will help major international companies, industry associations and governments make the best judgments for the good of their stakeholders and efficient natural resource allocation.  As CRU works at the heart of commodities markets, you’d be providing analysis to key people in our customer organisations.  More than that, CRU participates in industry association and wider fora where our insights and views help shape industry-wide policy and direction to which your analysis will be key.

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