Research Analyst, LNG Demand
- Edinburgh, UK
- Verisk Business: Wood Mackenzie
- Department: Research
- Is this an Analytics Req?: No
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Wood Mackenzie is seeking a highly motivated global LNG Short-term Market Analyst to join our Global Short-term LNG Analytics team. This role is key to forecasting and modelling our LNG short term demand across the key Asia markets, as well as coordinating with experienced analysts across the globe to create a truly live global balance.
In addition to deploying analytical skills to understand the fundamentals, you will also be creating market commentary reports to explain our future market view. You will interact with clients through webinars, conferences and one-to-one engagement to build up the company, and your personal, brand in short-term analytics. You will also take part in future product development.
You will be responsible for ensuring our short-term LNG import forecasts across the key Asian markets of Japan, Korea, China, India and S.E.Asia remain robust, and consistent with our global LNG demand view. This will involve collecting market research within each country, as well as modelling fundamental gas balances. You will work with market analysts across all regions globally to ensure updates to short-term demand forecasts remain consistent with the broader long-term country gas balance.
You will create a monthly short-term LNG demand report which includes both country and regional demand fundamental forecasts, which supports our global supply/demand balances, as part of our global short-term LNG market price outlook report.
In addition to analysis and report writing, you can expect to partake in key client engagement. This will include one-to-one client queries, as well as participating in our short-term LNG webinar series, where you will present our latest fundamental views.
As we develop out further our LNG short-term capabilities, you will find yourself at the center of our product development program – helping Wood Mackenzie grow and enhance our short-term product suite, while establishing LNG as a central piece of the next generation of the company’s products. Your ideas about future development will help shape the future direction our current product offerings.
About you and how you can excel in this role
We are ideally looking for someone with:
- BSc or MSc in engineering, mathematics, economics, physical science or a similar field
- Advanced MS Excel and modelling skills
- Exposure to programming languages (VBA and Python in particular)
- Experience working with data visualization tools
- English (fluent spoken and good written)
To be successful you will need to demonstrate that you are:
- Self-motivated, engaged and focused on delivering high quality results
- A strong communicator, able to deliver messages both through written reports as well as verbal presentations
- Flexible in your approach, embrace change and seek continuous improvement
- Have attention to detail and a desire to problem solve
- Able to build and maintain networks and relationships internally and externally
- Able to articulate ideas clearly across remotes teams
- Passionate about the gas and LNG markets
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