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The Role: Sugar/Ethanol Price Specialist

The Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil

The Team: This is an outstanding opportunity to join the world’s leading price reporting organization as it strengthens and grows its presence across biofuel and agriculture markets. Customers in over 150 countries look to our expertise in news, pricing and analytics to deliver greater transparency and efficiency to markets. The Americas agriculture pricing team is a dynamic and expanding team responsible for key pricing benchmarks across the region.

The Impact: We are looking for an experienced market reporter able to drive our sugar and biofuels pricing coverage in South America, with a focus on Brazil. The successful candidate will help develop benchmark pricing in an essential region. It is an exciting opportunity to build and drive S&P Global Platts agriculture assessments benchmark status.

What’s in it for you:

  • Opportunities to represent Platts at industry events, face-to-face meetings, presenting at conferences, webinars, podcasts or other interviews and to develop Platts as a significant presence in the Agriculture commodity space
  • The successful candidate would contribute to a fast paced team based in Houston, Texas and Sao Paulo, Brazil that works across the biofuels, sugar and grain space as well as with the global agriculture team in Europe and Asia
  • Assist in identifying, developing and executing assessment opportunities to drive growth


  • Reporting on daily trading activity on physical bids, offers and traded information
  • Identifying opportunities to refine methodology and help develop price assessments
  • Building and managing our database of contacts
  • Supporting the biofuels and sugar analysis team
  • Writing a daily commentary and assessment rationale explaining the trends driving prices
  • Creating news stories and multi-media coverage
  • Representing Platts at industry events as well as in face-to-face meetings with market participants

What We’re Looking For:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Two to five years’ experience of Brazil sugar and/or biofuel commodity markets
  • Strong numeracy skills and the ability to apply basic math functions in Excel
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to interact with a wide range of role types and personalities, internally and externally
  • Fluent in English and Portuguese
  • Excellent English writing skills
  • Entrepreneurial  and self-starter mindset with effective problem-solving skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A solid understanding of economics principles and commodities markets fundamentals
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize under tight deadlines
  • Additional Spanish language skills would be an advantage
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