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Sulphur/Sulphuric Acid Markets Analyst London, United Kingdom

Posted 07 June 2024

The fertilizers business unit is seeking a talented and motivated London-based markets analyst to contribute further to its growth. The role will initially focus on short-term market reporting and analysis of the global trade in sulphur and sulphuric acid as major inputs into fertilizer markets. This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious young reporter keen to cover commodity markets that overlap with energy, metals and agriculture.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities
• Reporting and analysing the global traded markets in sulphur and sulphuric acid
• Sulphur and sulphuric acid market price discovery and assessments
• Analysing and forecasting market fundamentals and trends
• Communicating to clients in written and verbal form
• Working closely with other fertilizer markets analysts to publish reports in a timely and accurate manner
• Market calls for weekly price assessments and reporting
• Relationship building with key contacts

Minimum Required Qualifications
• BA (Hons)
Additional Qualifications
• Journalism post-grad diploma or similar an advantage

Knowledge & Experience
• Strong editing, writing and reporting skills
• Creative thinking based on a robust approach to data.
• Numeracy and ability to critically analyse data, identifying trends and key drivers
• Evidence of commercial awareness also an advantage, particularly an understanding of commodities markets

Skills & Competencies
• A curious mindset and ability to quickly attain market information
• Strong English writing and reporting skills – candidate should be able to capture key market events concisely and incorporate data/analysis to provide unique CRU value addition to content
• Ability to maintain relationships with information providers and expand networks
• 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
• An analytical mind-set and able to get to grips quickly with the intricacies and complexities of the economics and data that drive our industries, business and strategy
• Creative in the application of first principles to problems and mindful of the time constraints of a business environment
• Approachable, with a positive and collaborative attitude and a genuine interest in developing the team to maintain its position as the industry benchmark – delivering value to our clients and creating value for shareholders
• Delivery focused and a passion for quality and innovation, with a flexible and adaptable attitude, willing to accept and drive change

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