Principal Research Analyst - Cost & Technology

IHS Markit
Houston, USA
May 04, 2022
May 18, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The Principal Research Analyst will be responsible for providing oil and gas industry expertise, working within the Cost & Technology team. The Research Analyst will primarily be gathering secondary and proprietary research to develop strategic research reports on the oil and gas supply chain landscape.

We are a small but nimble team, and the chosen candidate will have the opportunity for this position to translate into one with additional responsibilities.

Desired skills and Experience:
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of the unconventional oil and gas industry value chain
  • Understanding of economic concepts like supply and demand, market power, price stickiness, etc. And the ability to use those concepts to analyze oilfield services markets to deliver high level market intelligence to clients.
  • Ability to process large amounts of data and current events into a concise, professional, "gold-standard" client reports on a regular basis.
  • Candidate should be able meet deadlines while delivering high quality work.
  • Fluency in manipulating large Excel spreadsheets using pivot tables and logic statements. Familiarity with SUMIFS, AVERAGIFS VLOOKUP, IF, and INDEX/MATCH.
  • Must work closely with other colleagues to improve report consistency and depth of findings
  • Assist with business development activities as needed
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills
  • Excellent team player with a sense of initiative

Preferred Education:
  • MBA, M. Eng. or equivalent. A combination of quantitative skills and business acumen is preferable. An advanced Economics degree is also a plus.
  • Additional training and experience in subjects such as Big Data, R and Python programming, or similar will be viewed highly positively.
Inclusion and diversity are critical to the success of IHS Markit, and we actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected category. For more information on the many ways in which we enthusiastically support inclusion and diversity efforts for both candidates and employees, please access our Inclusion & Diversity Statement here .

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