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Managing Editor, Agriculture & Food pricing

Employer
S&P Global
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jan 14, 2024

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Job Function
Marketing and Public Relations
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
The Role: Managing Editor, Agriculture & Food pricing

The Team: This is an outstanding opportunity to join the world's leading price reporting organization as it strengthens and grows its presence across the Agriculture & Food markets. Customers in over 150 countries look to our expertise in pricing, analytics and news to deliver greater transparency and efficiency to markets. The Agriculture & Food pricing team is a global team responsible for key pricing benchmarks across the world covering markets such as Grains, Oilseeds, Animal Feed and more.

The Impact: This is an exciting opportunity to drive S&P Global Commodity Insights Agriculture & Food price assessment strategy across the EMEA region. The Managing Editor will be responsible for developing and overseeing new assessments, driving existing assessments forward and leading a team to build and strengthen coverage in the region. The successful candidate will have excellent people and time management skills, and advanced experience of market reporting and publishing.

What's in it for you:
  • Opportunities to represent S&P Global Commodity Insights as a commodity market expert at industry events, present at conferences, host webinars, participate in podcasts or other interviews, and further develop the company as a significant presence in the Agriculture & Food space.
  • Responsible for developing and implementing price assessment strategy across the region.
  • Manage a team based in London as well as represent the EMEA region in the wider global Agriculture & Food pricing team.
Responsibilities:
  • Lead market coverage on a daily basis in the relevant market(s), following trading activity and ensuring that day to day assessment processes are applied correctly.
  • Serve externally as a subject matter expert by representing Platts at industry events and face-to-face meetings with market participants to and to further develop Platts as a significant presence in the biofuel commodity space.
  • Lead the identification of new market coverage opportunities, engaging with external and internal stakeholders as appropriate for the development of appropriate price assessment methodologies.
  • Work in collaboration with regional and global leaders, showing strong individual leadership and assuming considerable responsibility for the delivery of essential market pricing and coverage.
  • Assist with coverage in other markets as necessary.
  • Monitor and drive team's news and market reporting activities, ensuring timely coverage of events and facilitate the development of value-add news/information through multiple channels.
  • Work closely with relevant units across the organization such as Product Management, Marketing, Commercial, analytics, news and Conferences.
What We're Looking For:
  • Minimum three years' experience of global commodity markets.
  • Strong communication skills that demonstrate good listening, clear writing style, and strong verbal skills. The ability to communicate across a wide range of groups and personalities internally and externally.
  • Strong numeracy skills; an understanding of the basic principles of algebra and statistics; as well as a strong ability to apply basic math functions in Excel.
  • Strong leadership ability and influencing skills, promoting team collaboration, development, and personal accountability.
  • Entrepreneurial and self-starter mindset with effective problem-solving skills
other qualifications
  • A solid understanding of economics and risk management principles.
  • An ability to multitask and prioritize under tight deadlines.
  • Additional language skills would be an advantage.
  • Degree in Agronomics, Sciences, Journalism, Economics, Finance, Business or similar.
Flexible Working

We pride ourselves on our agility and diversity, and we welcome requests to work flexibly. For most roles, flexible hours and/or an element of remote working are usually possible. Please talk to us at interview about the type of arrangement that is best for you. We will always try to be adaptable wherever we can.

Return to Work

Have you taken time out for caring responsibilities and are now looking to return to work? As part of our Return to Work initiative (link to career site page when available), we are encouraging enthusiastic and talented returners to apply, and will actively support your return to the workplace.
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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.
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20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), EDTGRP202.2 - Middle Professional Tier II (EEO Job Group)

Job ID: 295274
Posted On: 2023-12-14
Location: London, London, United Kingdom

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