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The Role: Agricultural Economist (crops, EAMA), Food & Agricultural Commodities 

The Team: We are currently looking for an Agricultural analyst to join S&P Global Commodity Insights’ dynamic Food and Agricultural Commodities team to help develop our coverage of European markets. The F&AC team produces world class analysis, forecasts and data across comprehensive global commodity markets.  

The Role: The Agricultural Economist (crops) is a core member of the EAMA team to produce and publish quality analysis and assist senior staff in their own analysis. The role is an integral part of the overall analysis and forecasting of global crops (wheat, corn, oilseeds, rice, etc.), with a focus on coverage of markets in Europe/Black Sea. 


  • Analysis of fundamental supply and demand drivers impacting global agricultural markets, working with the teams covering oilseeds, rice, wheat, corn and other markets, with a focus on Europe and Black Sea. They will work closely with the Head Economist (global head of crops) and the European crops team to ensure overall quality and alignment of analysis. The role will contribute to tracking developments impacting supply/demand producers, processors, exporters, and importers in Asia.  
  • They will take part in interaction with customers who are both based in Europe and/or seek insights into European markets, presenting both EAMA-specific analysis and the global analysis produced by other teams.    
  • The Agricultural Economist will convey the results of their research through a variety of outlets including internal meetings, written reports for clients, the S&P Global Commodity Insights Connect platform, formal presentations, and informal interactions with clients via conference calls and emails.  The position also involves working cooperatively with other areas of the Agribusiness Intelligence business, contributing expertise to consulting projects and other activities as needed.  
  • Working with Senior Analysts/Economists to publish Daily Comments, Weekly Reports and Featured Analysis. Assist Senior Analysts/Economists in developing and maintaining the Crops Team’s fundamental supply and demand work for European markets, including price forecasts and development of price risk management strategies for clients across the global food and agriculture spectrum.    

What We’re Looking For: 

  • A BS Economics, Agricultural Economics, or Business Administration. An advanced degree is beneficial. 
  • A high degree of analytic ability with an ability to communicate the results in reports.  
  • Experience conducting economic or commodity market research. 
  • 1-2 years of experience is a plus but not required.  
  • Strong inter-personal and communication skills, and the ability to develop trust and respect from both colleagues as well as clients. 
  • Superior written and oral communications. 
  • Outstanding written communication skills and attention to detail. 
  • A good understanding of the economic theory and an ability to apply it to both cash and futures commodity markets. 
  • Excellent MS Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint and Power BI skills. 

Your Soft Skills: 

  • A passion for learning and intellectual curiosity.  
  • An interest in commodity markets and how they operate. 
  • You will have high energy, are willing and able to deal with client requests as they arise, and to travel as the job requires. 
  • Self-motivated and ambitious, with good problem-solving skills. 
  • The ability to work independently and in an organized manner 

About S&P Global Commodity Insights
At S&P Global Commodity Insights, our complete view of global energy and commodities markets enables our customers to make decisions with conviction and create long-term, sustainable value.

We’re a trusted connector that brings together thought leaders, market participants, governments, and regulators to co-create solutions that lead to progress. Vital to navigating Energy Transition, S&P Global Commodity Insights’ coverage includes oil and gas, power, chemicals, metals, agriculture and shipping.

S&P Global Commodity Insights is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI). S&P Global is the world’s foremost provider of credit ratings, benchmarks, analytics and workflow solutions in the global capital, commodity and automotive markets. With every one of our offerings, we help many of the world’s leading organizations navigate the economic landscape so they can plan for tomorrow, today.

For more information, visit http://www.spglobal.com/commodity-insights.

What’s In It For You?

Our Purpose:

Progress is not a self-starter. It requires a catalyst to be set in motion. Information, imagination, people, technology–the right combination can unlock possibility and change the world.

Our world is in transition and getting more complex by the day. We push past expected observations and seek out new levels of understanding so that we can help companies, governments and individuals make an impact on tomorrow. At S&P Global we transform data into Essential Intelligence®, pinpointing risks and opening possibilities. We Accelerate Progress.

Our People:

We're more than 35,000 strong worldwide—so we're able to understand nuances while having a broad perspective. Our team is driven by curiosity and a shared belief that Essential Intelligence can help build a more prosperous future for us all.

From finding new ways to measure sustainability to analyzing energy transition across the supply chain to building workflow solutions that make it easy to tap into insight and apply it. We are changing the way people see things and empowering them to make an impact on the world we live in. We’re committed to a more equitable future and to helping our customers find new, sustainable ways of doing business. We’re constantly seeking new solutions that have progress in mind. Join us and help create the critical insights that truly make a difference.

Our Values:

Integrity, Discovery, Partnership

At S&P Global, we focus on Powering Global Markets. Throughout our history, the world's leading organizations have relied on us for the Essential Intelligence they need to make confident decisions about the road ahead. We start with a foundation of integrity in all we do, bring a spirit of discovery to our work, and collaborate in close partnership with each other and our customers to achieve shared goals.


We take care of you, so you can take care of business. We care about our people. That’s why we provide everything you—and your career—need to thrive at S&P Global.

Our benefits include: 

  • Health & Wellness: Health care coverage designed for the mind and body.

  • Flexible Downtime: Generous time off helps keep you energized for your time on.

  • Continuous Learning: Access a wealth of resources to grow your career and learn valuable new skills.

  • Invest in Your Future: Secure your financial future through competitive pay, retirement planning, a continuing education program with a company-matched student loan contribution, and financial wellness programs.

  • Family Friendly Perks: It’s not just about you. S&P Global has perks for your partners and little ones, too, with some best-in class benefits for families.

  • Beyond the Basics: From retail discounts to referral incentive awards—small perks can make a big difference.

For more information on benefits by country visit: https://spgbenefits.com/benefit-summaries

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at S&P Global:
At S&P Global, we believe diversity fuels creative insights, equity unlocks opportunity, and inclusion drives growth and innovation – Powering Global Markets. Our commitment centers on our global workforce, ensuring that our people are empowered to bring their whole selves to work. It doesn’t stop there, we strive to better reflect and serve the communities in which we live and work, and advocate for greater opportunity for all.


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: 295817
Posted On: 2024-04-25
Location: Virtual, Pomeranian, Poland
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