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S&P Global Commodity Insights

The Role: Analyst, Base/Battery/Ferrous Metals Markets

In this dynamic role, you will gather content relating to metal market supply and demand components concentrating on ferrous or non-ferrous metals, battery materials, or other critical minerals, analyzing this data to produce insightful forward-looking research.   

The Impact: S&P Global Commodity Insights and S&P Global Market Intelligence have solid reputations as premier sector-focused price- news-, and information providers. Our clients include a cross section of the broader Metals, Minerals and Mining sector from mining companies, traders, vendors, consultants, regulators/governments, and all those that operate within the financial and commodities markets such as Investment Banks, Investment Managers, Hedge Funds, Brokers, etc. We are a multinational organization that has built a robust franchise on data collection and standardization, layering on proprietary news and research, employing analysts, economists and geologists that are well regarded within the sector. 


The Career Opportunity: In this role you will be part of a highly motivated and growing global group of analysts further expanding our footprint in the commodity space. Situated within the wider team, you will raise your presence as an authority on various aspects of the commodity supply chain. You will get exposure to product development across teams, work with experienced analysts on all aspects of the value chain, as well as gain experience on a range of other traded commodities. This will be a great platform for you to continue to grow and broaden your value professionally as either a contributing analyst, and where experience merits, as a go to contact among international media and our client base. 


The Team / The Business: Our Commodity Briefing Service team provides in-depth expert insight into the metals and mining sector. Able to leverage off an unsurpassed level of experience and data, from worldwide exploration, development and production to strategic planning and acquisitions activity - this group delivers reliable, unbiased research and analysis drawn directly from extensive industry contacts, global news and other information sources. Our high-quality products and services help clients identify, benchmark and value new business opportunities, monitor competitors and market trends, and act on strategies more confidently and efficiently. 


Requirements: The ideal candidate will have experience as an analyst focused on ferrous or non-ferrous metals, battery materials, or other critical minerals, be educated to degree level or above, and have an enthusiastic and keen approach to learning and developing on their existing knowledge of commodity markets. Experience in building supply/demand and price forecasting models will be advantageous. 

Responsibilities: Including but not limited to: 

  • Modelling end-sector supply/demand for a commodity’s supply chain 

  • Assessing impacts of energy transition efforts on future demand 

  • Researching, analyzing, and publishing commentary on topical events pertinent to metals & mining markets 

  • Regular publishing and production of price forecasts 

  • Participation in business development activities and external representation as required, such as at conferences or client roadshows 

  • Communication on and defense of your work to clients 

  • Some business travel as required 



  • At least 1-2 years established experience as an analyst in the metals or mining space, preferably with direct exposure to other commodities as well.

  • Strong English communication and writing skills is desired.

  • Understanding of environmental, social and governance concerns pertinent to the mining industry.

  • Degree educated, for example including mining finance, engineering, chemical disciplines, economics, or business.

  • Advanced MS Excel Skills (Required).

  • Solid numeric analytical and problem-solving capabilities  

  • Familiarity with VBA, and SQL and/or Python programming language are a plus.

  • Fresh graduates with Commodity background are welcome to apply.



Equal Opportunity Employer

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law.  Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.  


If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: EEO.Compliance@spglobal.com and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.  
US Candidates Only:  The EEO is the Law Poster http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf describes discrimination protections under federal law. 


20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), RESECH202.1 - Middle Professional Tier I (EEO Job Group), SWP Priority – Ratings - (Strategic Workforce Planning)

Job ID: 296210
Posted On: 2023-12-22
Location: Manila, Philippines
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Analyst, Base/Battery/Ferrous Metals Markets
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