Global Research - Commodities Research - Associate or Vice President

JP Morgan

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


Short Description:

If you are highly motivated individual, who values collegial teamwork, dedicated to excellence, curious and ready to make an impact we are looking for you to join the Global Commodities Research as UK Commodities Market Strategist.

Posting description

Our team is looking for you to step in the role of UK Commodities Market Strategist, reporting to the Head of Global Commodities Research. If you are a highly motivated individual who values collegial teamwork and a dedication to excellence this is the right opportunity for you. This is a client facing role and requires some regional and international travel, as well as frequent interaction with the sales and trading teams across the globe.

Your day-to-day responsibilities include modeling of carbon, energy, and agricultural markets, processing and providing analytical assessment of market events, data flow and news. You should be prepared to work flexible hours around the times of publication.

Job Responsibilities

  • Modeling carbon and energy balances and share analysis through written research
  • Build new analytical frameworks (supply/demand, econometric, etc.) where necessary and maintain/update/improve the existing frameworks
  • Follow sector topics related to the coverage corporate strategies, business environment, M&A deals, play economics and government energy policy
  • Work collaboratively with other members of the energy and commodities research team to prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly flagship publications and other ad hoc research reports
  • Regularly present published views to internal and external stakeholders
  • Able to respond rapidly to market events and news
  • Capable of thinking out-of-the-box in suggesting research projects, and be independent in your work on near- to medium-term ideas
  • Added knowledge in the global gas, coal and agricultural markets is a plus

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills:

  • You can demonstrate 2-5 years of work experience analyzing supply and demand balances for the US oil market at an energy/industrial company or research organization
  • You should have have an undergraduate degree, preferably in engineering, geosciences, economics, mathematics or finance
  • Advanced analytical skills. Python or other coding skills is an advantage
  • Excellent writing (in English) and communication skills are essential. Ability to put together impactful analysis, often working to tight deadlines.
  • Ability to tailor research views to specific audiences (external clients, traders, salespeople, government officials)
  • Willingness to a reasonable amount of travel
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced work environment and with ambiguity

This role encompasses the performance of UK regulated activity. The successful candidate will therefore be subject to meeting UK regulatory requirements in the assessment of fitness, propriety, knowledge and competence (as assessed by the Firm) and (where appropriate) approval by the UK Financial Conduct Authority and/or the Prudential Regulation Authority to carry out such activities.

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