Principal Analyst, Liquid Bulk Markets

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • IHS Markit
  • 14 Aug 18 2018-08-14

Principal Analyst, Liquid Bulk Markets

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate closely with the data analysis team and provide industry expertise to help improve and develop existing forecasting models on fleet and freight rates.
  • Specific responsibility for the liquid bulk freight rate model and help deliver insight and solutions to create improvements required by product management
  • Specific responsibility for the short term crude trade flow model and help deliver insight and solutions to create improvements required by product management
  • Understand the models and be a key point of contact for the business and customers on the modelling approach
  • Use maritime and trade data assets to create original analysis on the current state of the liquid bulk market.
  • Develop strong working relationships with peers and counter parts in IHS Energy teams to ensure alignment and collaboration across offerings.
  • Provide regular reports on the state of the market and freight rates to support product offerings.
  • Keep track of changes in port and vessel activity on a daily basis as it relates to liquid bulk trade through IHS Markit data, news sources and industry contacts.
  • Provide thought leadership through a variety of media on the current and future state of the market.
  • Cover and present at industry shows and IHS Markit events
  • Provide bespoke analysis to clients when required
  • Support sales teams with business development activities
  • Interface with and support clients subscribing to Maritime and Trade analytical services
  • Keep up to date with market trends and events
Essential Requirements:
  • Proven expertise in the liquid bulk market. This will have been gained through at least 8 years working in a similar role or in the industry.
  • Have an enquiring mind and passion for the maritime liquid bulk market and how it is evolving.
  • Be at ease with data analysis and a developed understanding of advanced modelling techniques and machine learning
  • Be fluent in English and one or more other languages.


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