Commodity Analyst (Indian Vegetable Oils)

IHS Markit

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Researcher / analyst

Research Analyst I, Agribusiness, Gurgaon - India

IHS Markit (NASDAQ: INFO) is a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. The company delivers next-generation information, analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance and government, improving their operational efficiency and providing deep insights that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. IHS Markit has more than 50,000 key business and government customers, including 80 percent of the Fortune Global 500 and the world’s leading financial institutions. Headquartered in London, IHS Markit is committed to sustainable, profitable growth.

SUMMARY :The Research Analyst functions as a core member of the team to produce quality analysis and assist senior staff in creating reports that will go on the Agribusiness platform.

Duties & accountabilities

  • Perform analysis of specific supply/demand factors of vegetable oils markets, with a particular focus on the Indian veg oils market.
  • Support activities of senior researchers by producing quick-turnaround analysis and research for publications, consulting projects, and client presentations.
  • Understanding the production factors, import/export, processing margins and end user applications of vegetable oils, particularly in India.
  • Under supervision or as part of a team effort, respond to research-related questions from clients by working in a highly collaborative fashion; requires learning the roles and expertise of others on research teams, seeking out help from other colleagues, become familiar with our research products and client request procedures.
  • Gain knowledge and skills by actively contributing to the above listed activities, pursing activities/work in various disciplines, and staying abreast of current/hot topics.
  • Collecting and analysing data on Indian vegetable oils. Assess trends, key trigger points and link them to market participants’ strategic intent. Review internal IHS data sources and work on in-house models.
  • Prepare marketing collaterals and a news briefs for promoting current products.
  • Ensure that client deliverables are of the highest quality and completed according to schedule.
  • Updating important databases relate to vegetable oil production, world trade, consumption, stocks and use in bio-fuels.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Proficiency with MS applications is required (Excel, Word and PowerPoint); experience with databases is helpful.
  • Keen attention to detail and highly effective organizational skills, including the ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
  • Effective verbal and written English communication skills in a deadline-oriented environment.
  • Flexible and able to work effectively and collaboratively with all co-workers.
  • Self-motivated and ambitious, with good problem-solving skills.

Qualification and Experience


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Gurgaon , India