Equity Research – Commodities Strategist, Associate

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley
  • 22 Nov 17 2017-11-22

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We are looking to hire a Commodities Strategist, based in London, to:

- Join a top ranked Metals & Mining team writing commodities thematic and sector research covering base metals, bulks and precious metals
- Build, develop and maintain comprehensive supply-demand models and set price forecasts
- Cultivate strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders
- Speak to clients on a range of industry-related topics
- Perform value-add analysis and interpret data on market and economic events to identify and describe trends
- Collaborate closely with equity analyst teams
- Attend and report on presentations and conferences
- Manage client requests and take ownership of workflow
- Keep abreast of industry-related news flow

Morgan Stanley Research has over 600 analysts globally covering more than 3,000 stocks. Morgan Stanley has offices in more than 43 countries worldwide. We are committed to being an essential part of our clients’ investment process and focus on risk-reward essentials to help clients validate their investment decisions.

We know that the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success, and we all share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and a strong team ethic. Our aim is to provide a workplace where people can learn, achieve and grow – a philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives and needs is an integral part of our culture.

Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximise their full potential. Our skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the global communities in which we operate and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences. Our strong commitment to a culture of inclusion is evident through our constant focus on recruiting, developing and advancing individuals based on their skills and talents.


You Are:

- Intellectually curious
- An excellent communicator, with strong verbal and written skills
- A proven team-player who enjoys knowledge sharing and collaborating with your colleagues
- Resourceful, a self-starter who enjoys taking initiative to deliver results with exceptional attention to detail

You Have:

- A top class undergraduate degree, or international equivalent, from a leading university
- Experience of Commodity Research – ideally covering metals or bulk commodities
- A fantastic attitude and commitment to deliver the best service to clients
- Superior data management skills with ability to filter news flow and distil large amounts of data
- Excellent verbal + written communication skills
- A curious, creative mind and a talent for problem solving
- Deep understanding of commodity market fundamentals