Principal Consultant, Steel and Iron Ore

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

Job Description

We are looking for a Iron Ore and Steel Principal Consultant to join our China bulks Research team in Shanghai in China. As a part of a global team, the China bulks team provides clients with high-quality commercial analysis in the bulks sector, to help clients to make better decision to secure their business success. The China bulks team play a vital role in formulating Wood Mackenzie's global bulk commodity forecasts by providing high-level regional analysis for Chinese iron ore, coal and steel sectors on-ground.


About you and how you can excel in this role

You are degree-qualified in a relevant discipline (e.g. Economics / Business or Mining / Geology / Metallurgical Engineering etc.), and you have experience of the consultancy of steel and iron ore markets through employment at a consulting or resource company or in the financial sector. 

You have participated in supporting sales and marketing activities and have assisted assist in the on-going development of client relationships. You have co-operated with Consulting, Sales and Marketing teams in the Business Development process.

You have visited and engaged with clients and prospects to foster the exchange of information.

Most importantly, you have computer literate with in depth knowledge of MS Office products.


About the role

Reporting to Senior Manager in the bulks research team, you will have a track record in analysing steel and raw materials (iron ore, met coal, scrap) markets and will be able to interact with industry participants at a variety of levels in order to both obtain information and to communicate insight. You will form part of a highly respected team responsible for consulting the metals sector and specifically the wider carbon steel industry.

Specifically, you are looking to develop your career as a metals and mining consultant and will allow for opportunities in new areas of consulting, new product developments and in consulting assignments.

You will apply solid analytical capabilities and knowledge of the steel  and iron ore industries to produce analysis of the market to include: supply, demand and price forecasts. You are responsible for reconciliation of data on supply, demand and trade from a variety of sources and entering into Wood Mackenzie proprietary systems.

You will be establishing and maintaining contacts with industry stakeholders to acquire proprietary data and knowledge.

You will apply communication of consulting result to clients via written reports and through presentations (including webcalls, podcasts, presentations) and face-to-face meetings.


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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