Senior Chemicals Research Analyst
- Aarhus, Denmark
- Verisk Business: Wood Mackenzie
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We are looking for a Senior Research Analyst to join our Global Chemicals team. Wood Mackenzie Chemicals provides integrated commercial and strategic subscription research and consultancy services for the chemicals, fibres, films and plastics sectors. We provide insight combined with proprietary data, helping companies identify trends and take advantage of opportunities. Together, we inspire and innovate the markets we serve. The Chemicals team is expanding rapidly and is a key sector of growth for Wood Mackenzie. In addition to our UK office locations of Edinburgh and London, we are also open to considering applications from outside of the UK in the EMEARC Region.
About the Role
You will be a key member of the Petrochemicals Research team, leading our coverage of the aromatics chain of products (benzene, styrene and related chemistries), including acting as a critical interface with analysis of refining and other feedstock supply as well as end-use derivative demand. You will produce high-quality research in the form of thought-provoking reports, presentations and articles and will contribute to bespoke consulting projects. You will also participate in major industry events and conferences.
You will research and validate markets, assets, ownerships and strategies and will assist in producing cost, price and margin forecasts at the regional and global levels.
Through your research and responding to client queries, you will strengthen your network of contacts at key companies and industry associations. Your contribution to our industry-leading written reports, supply-demand models and presentations will be valued.
The successful candidate will have substantive experience in an analytical role. Relevant industry knowledge of the chemical sector and in-depth understanding of aromatics markets would be advantageous. You will have good knowledge of commodity product behaviors, and capability to identify key drivers (such as macroeconomic indicators, industrial/consumer activities, domestic prices, etc.) so that their effects on production, demand, price and trade are quantified in models by product and sector.
You are comfortable collecting and interpreting data, articulating your findings in a clear and insightful manner. You also have a flair for written communications and confidence when presenting your insights to small and large groups.
You are looking for a role where you can build on your existing knowledge and learn from others in a collaborative, commercial and customer-centric environment. You also enjoy sharing what you have learnt with others.
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 new opportunity in chemicals, or to expand your existing network of customers and contacts in the industry, then this role will enable you to use your effective client engagement skills.
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