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The Role:  The Managing Editor – Metallurgical Coal will lead Platts’ pricing and news coverage in one of Asia’s largest commodities. The role involves responsibility for a team of specialists, and for the daily management of the price assessment process. The role also involves a significant amount of client engagement aimed at ensuring the assessment methodology is understood by market participants. You will also be in a thought leadership position, with responsibility for driving excellence in pricing, developing benchmarks and new price assessments as well as producing cutting edge market analysis. You will also be expected to be the voice of the company, speaking at conferences and with the media.

The Impact:  This is a key role involving a significant amount of responsibility and ownership, in a market where S&P Global Platts has strongly-established benchmarks.

The Career Opportunity:  To provide direction to the team producing some of the most important benchmark in the met coal industry, to become an expert through daily interaction with regional producers, consumers, traders and analysts etc.

The Team / The Business:  The team consists of metal market experts in Singapore producing a mix of pricing, news, commentary and analysis.

Your Skills:  Proven analytical ability and comfortable handing numbers, exceptional energy, tenacity and ambition to excel in a highly-pressured environment, written and verbal communication skills, analysis, and presentation skills. High level of initiative and self-reliance.

Responsibilities:

  • Leadership of an international team
  • Ensure smooth running of daily iron ore assessments
  • Gathers commodity price information, produce price assessments/indexes and writes commentary
  • Assess the value of benchmark prices fully in line with Platts’ rigorous and published methodologies
  • Regularly engage market participants, helping showcase Platts expertise in steel raw materials, and to explain our methodology
  • Reports news stories and analysis on trends affecting market prices
  • Develops and maintains sources and contacts relevant to the market area of coverage

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree or similar level university degree
  • Excellent English writing skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to read and write Mandarin a significant advantage
  • Good organizational planning skills; able to work collaboratively in a dynamic, fast-paced team environment
  • Must be comfortable with Microsoft excel and large data sets
  • Adept at managing multiple tasks and adhering to regular deadlines.  Able to prioritize quickly and to readjust priorities throughout the day.
  • Self-driven, energetic and proactive
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, global, multi-cultural environment

S&P Global Platts

At S&P Global Platts, we provide the insights; you make better informed trading and business decisions with confidence. We’re the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets. Customers in over 150 countries look to our expertise in news, pricing and analytics to deliver greater transparency and efficiency to markets. S&P Global Platts coverage includes oil and gas, power, petrochemicals, metals, agriculture and shipping.

S&P Global Platts is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit www.platts.com.

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race/ethnicity, gender, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status (including domestic partnerships and civil unions), sexual orientation, military veteran status, unemployment status, or other legally protected categories, subject to applicable law.

Job ID :
235101
Posted On :
3-5-2018
Location :
Singapore, SG
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