The Analyst will develop and manage databases as well as precise supply / demand models and ship tracking activities for light-
ends products (naphtha and gasoline components). The scope of the work is worldwide but the Analyst work in close cooperation with other market analysts and modelers based in Geneva, Houston and Singapore.
The Analyst will be responsible for developing his own balances, models and tracking tools leveraging on existing process and database.
The tools will be designed to meet the needs of physical and derivatives market traders on a short-term horizon (weeks to months).
The Analyst will actively participate to the trading weekly meeting and lead the monthly presentation on Light products.
The main tasks are :
Context and environment
The demanding market environment requires working to short deadlines and upon request, as conditions change and as information is required.
The Analyst will be seated on the light-ends trading desk in Geneva as to engage into a live and interactive dialogue with traders.
The person must react quickly and effectively to prompt demands while keeping up a steady flow of analysis to track the evolution of fundamentals in anticipation of trader requirements and the timing of market developments.
Precision, reliability, and rapidity are essential. The Analyst may also dialogue directly with key data suppliers and consultants as well as counter-parts within the industry.
Typically, the tools developed and used by the Analyst will track the evolution of surpluses and deficits for various regions, or countries to anticipate likely trends for trade flows or stocks.
Master’s degree in engineering, economics, finance, or business.
A specialization in oil, refining or Petchem markets is an advantage, as are certifications such as the CFA.
Excellent analytical capabilities. Logical. Rigorous. Creative. Ability to step back from the detail to get the bigger picture.
Knowledge of computer languages such as R, Python, C, VBA, SQL, and machine learning models.
Excellent writing skills, notably for succinctness and precision.
Native or bilingual in English (written and oral). French would be a plus but is not compulsory.
Excellent relationship and communication skills. Assertive and confident.
A similar experience within an energy trading house is required.