• Beijing, China
  • Full-time
  • Verisk Business: Wood Mackenzie
  • Department: Research

Job Description

We are looking for a Consultant to join our Research team in Beijing China. A key aspect of the role will be to consult on refined product markets primarily for China. This role will play an important part in Wood Mackenzie’s downstream product and service offerings in Asia Pacific. The successful candidate will actively participate in the consultation on crude oil and refined product markets in Asia Pacific.


About you and how you can excel in this role

You have 5-7 years of relevant industry experience gained by working in refining/oil trading/oil shipping industry, preferably in a commercial/analytical role. You have good understanding of the refining sector, knowledge of oil product markets, and the ability to visualise the implications and dynamics of events in downstream industry. You have degree in energy economics, chemical engineering, statistics, or other relevant discipline would be a particular advantage.

You have a good understanding of quantitative methods and their application, preferably in refinery economics. You have excellent problem solving, technical and writing skills, including advanced knowledge of Excel and Access databases, along with an ability to work within tight deadlines.

You have strong communication skills, both written and oral; ability to communicate key concepts and trends of the refining sector (both internal and external). You have the ability to work as part of a team involving multiple locations and time zones. The successful candidate will be willing to travel to Wood Mackenzie and client offices.

You have a commitment to excellence in order to meet high quality standards expected internally and externally. You have good written and spoken English and Chinese language skills.


About the role

You will work with other highly motivated professionals analysing the key issues that influence and challenge the downstream oil industry. The role offers the opportunity for an individual to develop forecasting techniques and knowledge.

You will examine developments and industry trends including refinery investments, refined product balances, government regulations, and assess their impacts on prices and margins, industry structure, and trade patterns for East of Suez, focusing on China.  You will analyse the key trends of refined product markets in both the short- and medium/long-term from a fundamentals perspective. Write high-quality analysis on the key issues/trends for the downstream oil industry.

You will supporting growth of our network in China to improve the quality of our sources of information and consulting services. You will supporting the growth of Wood Mackenzie’s oils sector client base in China.

You will respond to internal and external enquiries regarding China oil market forecasts. You will present the short and long term market outlooks to clients and prospects in meetings and via web-calls. 

You will support development and enhancement of models for oil product demand, supply, balances and price forecasting for a variety of end uses, including optimisation of the company’s proprietary database. You will provide technical advice to consulting mandates in conjunction with the consulting team.


What you’ll love about Wood Mackenzie

For the past 45 years,  we have established  our reputation as a trusted source of  knowledge and forward- looking insight for the world’s most innovative  organisations. 

Our teams are located around the world, and deliver research and consulting projects based on our assessment  and valuation of thousands of individual assets, companies  and economic indicators such as market supply, demand  and price trends. As a result, we can count the world’s key energy institutions and governments  among our most loyal clients.

We are committed to supporting our people to grow and thrive. We value different perspectives and aspire to create an inclusive environment that encourages diversity and fosters a sense of belonging. We value everyone’s contribution and support them to reach their full potential while sustaining an organisational culture of health and well-being. There are opportunities to get involved in our Wellness, Diversity and Inclusion, and Community Engagement initiatives. We actively support flexible working and are happy to consider alternative work patterns, taking into account your needs and the needs of the team or division that you are looking to join. 

Hear what our team has to say about working with us:

We are part of a company that has been named as a Best Employer by Forbes Magazine and on the Forbes Most Innovative Companies list three years running. Verisk is one of only 15 out of 500 companies to appear on both lists. We are proud to be a part of the Verisk family of companies!


What you’ll love about Verisk 

Verisk Analytics has an amazing story to tell. In 2017, Forbes magazine named Verisk to its World’s Most Innovative Companies list for the third consecutive year and to its America’s Best Mid-Size Employers list. We also earned the Great Place to Work® Certification for the second consecutive year in recognition of our outstanding workplace culture.

Verisk is a leading data analytics provider serving customers in insurance, natural resources, and financial services. We’ve been delivering data, analytics, and decision support services to our customers for more than 45 years, helping them protect people, property, and financial assets. At Verisk, you’ll be part of an organization that’s committed to serving the long-term interests of our stakeholders, including the communities where we operate.

At Verisk, you can build an exciting career with meaningful work; create a positive and lasting impact on the business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career. Our culture of innovation means your ideas on how to improve our business will be heard. As key contributors to our success, our team members enjoy working in a business-casual, collaborative environment that offers state-of-the-art resources, advanced technologies, and an excellent benefits package.

Verisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer.

All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age or disability.


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