Research Analyst

Energy and Commodity
South West London, London
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Summary

The Research Analyst position is a key role, enabling strong candidates to get immersed in a trading environment, utilise core analytical skills, leverage and develop the firm’s various proprietary software and integrate into the Vitol culture and organisation.

The Research Analyst will have responsibility for:

  • Produce weekly market reports with analysis on key points
  • Assist in maintaining global supply and demand models
  • Forecast modelling based on fundamentals and econometrics
  • Compile information from various sources and maintain the firm’s databases
  • Produce presentations based on team analysis to present to brokers
  • Conduct ad-hoc analysis as required

Qualifications and Experience

  • Postgraduate degree in an energy trading related discipline with an excellent academic record Experience in a commercial/analytical role involving trade execution at a commodities firm
  • An understanding of refining, blending, oil storage and financial derivatives
  • Strong quantitative and analytical capability with proficiency in Microsoft Excel and VBA
  • Proficiency in French and Russian required

Personal Characteristics

  • Results oriented and demonstrably commercial
  • Incisive and accurate judgment
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Outstanding communication and relationship management skills
  • Global outlook. Able to work across organizational and cultural boundaries
  • Team player, with an open non-political style and a high level of personal integrity
  • Energetic, resilient and resourceful, with an ability to work accurately under pressure
  • Capable of prioritising tasks and meeting critical deadlines
  • Articulate, with excellent communication skills and attention to detail

Salary between £35-40K

Location: SW1W 9TQ

Applications open on Friday 14th July and will close on Tuesday 15th August.