Research Analyst

  • Annapolis, MD, USA
  • Full-time
  • Verisk Business: Wood Mackenzie

Job Description

We are looking for a Research Analyst for our Metallurgical Coal Team. This is a new role based in the US and covering Atlantic basin coal supply and markets with an emphasis on metallurgical coal. As part of the Metals and Mining Research Unit, the Metallurgical Coal Team are responsible for delivering comprehensive research coverage of the global metallurgical coal sector including supply, demand, pricing, and costs.


About you and how you can excel in this role

You are passionate about metals and mining and you are developing an in-depth understanding of the sector. You have an analytical mindset and an eye for detail, which has been proven in your academic and work experience to date. Your experience includes working in a commercial research team, ideally in a metals cost discipline.

You are comfortable collecting and interpreting data, articulating your findings in a clear and insightful manner. This is particularly relevant when articulating your understanding of mining cost drivers.  You also have a flair for writing and communication with strong presentation skills. 

Your long-term aspiration is to be an influential subject matter expert setting the industry agenda. You are looking for a role where you can build on your existing knowledge and learn from others in a collaborative, commercial and client-centric environment. You also enjoy sharing what you have learnt with others.   

If you are looking to further build your network of clients and contacts in the industry, then this role will enable you to use your effective client engagement skills.

You are able to work independently and as part of a team, generating ideas you want to share. The way in which you work is productive and driven, striving to be best in class.  If you are looking for a role where you can make a positive impact on business results, your own team and those around you, apply now.


About the role

As part of a world-class team of industry experts, you will quickly become adept at enhancing our research and market intelligence on coal mining activities in the US.  Your responsibilities will include updating and maintaining mine cost models and databases.  You will work effectively with senior experts and the wider metals and mining team to deliver content and commercial agendas in line with product strategy.  This will be used to produce high-quality research in the form of thought-provoking articles, presentations and reports.

Through your research and responding to client queries, you will strengthen your network of contacts at key companies and bodies. Your contribution to our industry-leading written reports, economic models and presentations will be valued. You will get the opportunity to travel.

You will also work collaboratively across the other Woodmac regions within the metals and mining research team on a regular basis in order to create a holistic view of the metallurgical coal sector with particular focus on the Atlantic basin trade.  You will also coordinate with our Consulting team to support their work.


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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