Associate Editor/Editor, Steel & Scrap

S&P Global
Singapore, Singapore
15 Nov 2022
15 Dec 2022
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The Role: The Associate Editor, Steel & Scrap, will be responsible for the day-to-day reporting on the Asian steel markets, including flat and long steel products and ferrous scrap, with a global team. Learn how steel plays an important role as the backbone of industries and be at the forefront of reporting on critical market trends and price developments. The person will be responsible for gathering pricing information and market intelligence, and conducting price assessments based on established methodology. The person will also write market commentaries, news and in-depth analysis stories. Based in Singapore, the successful candidate will also engage and nurture relationships with key market participants in Asia.

The Impact: Platts has established itself as a leader in ferrous market price information, and this is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team at the forefront of an evolution that is underway.

The Career Opportunity: To become a market expert, the go-to person in the industry, and to expand your knowledge of the Asian metals industry by interacting on a daily basis with regional producers, consumers, traders and analysts.

Your Skills: Proven analytical ability and confidence handling numbers, exceptional energy, tenacity and ambition to excel in a fast-paced newsroom, strong written and verbal communication skills, analysis, and presentation skills. Candidates with a background in commodity market analysis, knowledge of trading strategies and derivatives markets will have an advantage.

Our Hiring Manager says: The individual will be responsible for producing closely watched steel and scrap market price assessments in countries across, and for managing relationships with stakeholders.

  • Gather commodity price information, produce price assessments and write commentaries
  • Assess the value of benchmark prices fully in line with Platts' rigorous and published methodologies
  • Report news on markets in a timely fashion, helping subscribers make decisions
  • Regularly engage market participants, helping showcase Platts expertise, and helping to explain our methodology
  • Analyze and explain fundamentals and market developments affecting prices
  • Develop, expand and maintain contacts relevant to the market area of coverage
  • Facilitate close working relationships with key stakeholders
  • Effectively manage and develop price reporting coverage in the region
  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree
  • Desire to take ownership of a market in informational and relationship terms
  • Strong command of written and spoken English
  • Proficiency in another Asian language is an advantage
  • Ability and willingness to engage with market participants on a daily basis
  • Ability to write reports from information gathered on a daily basis
  • Ability to work in a team setting
  • Critical thinking abilities, strong sense of initiative and attention to detail
  • Conscientious user of Excel
  • Experience in market reporting and analysis, and in metals or other commodity markets would be advantageous, but not necessary
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20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), EDTGRP202.1 - Middle Professional Tier I (EEO Job Group)

Job ID: 278512
Posted On: 2022-11-13
Location: Singapore, Singapore