Chemical Market Analytics, by OPIS, a Dow Jones Company (CMA) is seeking a Director who will be responsible for developing and stewarding new energy market research and analysis. This position will also play a key role in supporting the VP of Energy Markets within CMA.
Primary job responsibilities
Establishes and maintains a reputation for natural gas liquids (NGL) and naphtha market expertise.
Lead the development of new market research products focused on feedstocks for the petrochemical industry, such as NGLs and other refined products.
Directs primary research and creates analysis in support of new service launches. Research includes upstream production trends, refining landscape evolution, end-use demand modeling, supply/demand balancing, trade flows, pricing, general market dynamics, individual company analysis, and econometric modeling.
Builds and maintains industry contact relationships across producers, consumers, traders, and the financial community. Leverages contacts to collect market information for insightful analysis and forecasting, benefiting existing and potential clients.
Acts as a liaison between CMA & external research partners.
Oversees energy price forecasting process and communicates the forecast key messages both internally and externally.
Regularly provides neutral and objectively written content within Market Advisory Service content including weekly and monthly reports, special topic papers and strategic analyses.
Develops market presentations. Pursues opportunities to present information in client meetings and at conferences. Actively markets the energy and feedstock services.
Contributes to CMA team dynamics to ensure consistent global market coverage and analysis.
Collaborates with sales personnel to identify new business opportunities for sales and consulting engagements. Provides energy & feedstock market expertise for consulting projects and client development.
The position reports to the VP of Energy Markets. Characteristics of the ideal candidate include:
Fifteen or more years of upstream/downstream industry experience, including market intelligence and/or strategic planning.
University degreed. Chemical engineering or chemistry degree preferred, economics will be considered; post-graduate academic work in a technical field (such as PhD or master’s in data science chemical or petroleum engineering) will be considered in lieu of experience.
Outgoing personality: Ability and willingness to establish and maintain personal relationships and develop high degree of trust at multiple levels within a client’s organization.
Demonstrated “team player”; ability to internalize organizational strategy and objectives and provide peer leadership for collaborative success. Drives for action and results.
Excellent analytical and organizational skills; ability to identify and articulate core/essential issues within complex problems and deliver insights and solutions. Deals well with ambiguity and minimal direction.
Excellent oral and written communication skills. Second language proficiency a plus.
Persuasive speaker at all client levels to small and large audiences.
Strong MS Office suite management skills, PowerBI, Spotfire and/or Tableau experience a plus.
Advanced knowledge of Excel manipulation including VBA scripting, python knowledge a plus.
Willingness to travel domestically and internationally.
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Business Area: OPIS-CMA
Job Category: Data Analytics/Warehousing & Business Intelligence
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Req ID: 38211