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Market Pricing Analyst

Job Description

Our client, the worlds leading analytics company, is seeking an ambitious Market Analyst to join its Intelligence team. Our client offers a unique proposition as data provider to many of the world's top retailers. These companies rely on extensive pricing data to help their procurement professionals and improve their companies' profitability.

Providing material price data and business intelligence tools to global procurement teams for more than 30 years, they provide market intelligence to the largest manufacturers and retailers around the world, using advanced technology and supported by a data- driven Intelligence team with strong research and knowledge skill across a wide range of markets, from raw materials to indirect costs.

You will be a valuable member of the Intelligence team and a "go to" source on market insight and current events in the industry. The market analyst will be mainly responsible for:

  • Interpreting market research data, formulating insight and making recommendations based upon research findings;
  • Providing commodity insight/data for online platform and participating in new product development projects;
  • Undertaking forecasting activities
  • Building and maintaining contacts in the industry, and collating information from key industry participants;
  • Performing primary and secondary market analysis;
  • Delivering continuous improvement in market knowledge;
  • Continually challenging, refining and improving operational processes to achieve improvement in productivity and quality of service.

Required qualifications:

We are looking for someone with an inquisitive, rational and intellectual approach to analysing fundamental data, macro and market information with the ability to deliver cohesive and credible commodity market outlook.

Experience and Education:

  • University degree in agriculture or economics preferred
  • 2 years of experience of the commodities market (experience of either dairy, fruits and vegetable markets would be ideal)

Skills:

  • Understanding of commodities price theory, including the fundamental drivers for supply, demand, trade flows and prices and their mutual interaction
  • Experience in undertaking forecasting activities preferred
  • Excellent analytical, qualitative and quantitative skills, with strong attention to detail
  • Strong communication and presentation skills with a proven ability to quickly build and maintain positive, effective relationships across all levels in an organisation
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and thrive in a fast-paced team environment
  • Self-starter with strong continuous improvement mindset

A competitive salary and benefits are on offer.

Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.