The Template team bring essential Platts data to life in Excel. Responsible for the primary client touchpoint to Platts data in the Platts Excel Add-In, the team understand how the commodities markets operate, the Platts Methodologies and the client need. Creating and maintaining a core suite of templates and Excel based solutions to meet client needs in the trading, pricing, compliance and risk arenas the team helps clients get real value out of Platts data including basic analytics. The team are always looking at opportunities to drive client involvement with data and explaining new and interesting ways to look at evolving market situations from all sides in transparent ways. Simply put, this team is the front line of data interaction and are truly essential to Platts continued evolution as we get closer to transactions.
The role is commercially driven with client usage and financial metrics as clear goals. The impact of the role is global, with clients increasingly interacting with Platts data in new ways the role brings Platts closer to the client needs and into the processes where we can add value. This builds awareness, protects benchmarks and drives adoption of Platts prices.
What’s in it for you:
Global Exposure: A significant part of the world market process, the role exposure to all market participants is unparalleled as you solve the client problems directly with them.
Access to Platts knowledge: As Data Solutions Manager you have access to an unparalleled wealth of deep understanding throughout Platts including a requirement to interact with Editors on a 1:1 level.
Critical acclaim: The outputs created support critical processes including; live environments on trading floors globally, compliance departments of the biggest commodity companies, and international sales and marketing events.
Clients with solved problems
Business critical process continuation
Raised Awareness about Platts, Market on Close, Platts Excel Add-In, Pricing Methodology
Contribution to financial uptick in c. millions USD
Blockbuster reusable template that sales can use easily and reliably
Pre/post sales conversion
Support marketing (IP week /APAC)
What we’re looking for:
From a competitive trading support background you thrive on developing strategic, complex and articulate solutions in Excel used to deliver rapid answers to live issues in the worlds commodities markets. To do this you lean on your:
· Excellent understanding of Platts Pricing Methodology and the Market on Close
· Expert Excel experience, including testable autonomy of: Array Formulas, Named Ranges, Dynamic Real-time filtering, Power BI, 2010,2013,2016 lay up, etc.
· Stakeholder management at all levels and networking excellence (remote and face 2 face)
· Ability to understand bespoke trading concepts quickly (trading floor exposure a plus)
· Presentation skills to c-suite and demos to corporate directors
· Experience handling multiple projects and deadlines from multiple sources simultaneously
As an additional benefit you bring knowledge of:
· API interactions (restful and MQ) exposure and experience
· Platts data use at client site
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.