S&P Global Metals Methodology & Market Specialist in London, United Kingdom
Methodology & Market Development, Metals
This is an outstanding opportunity to join the world s leading price reporting organization as it continues to develop its strong presence in the global Metals markets. Customers in over 150 countries look to our expertise in news, pricing and analytics to deliver greater transparency and efficiency to commodities markets.
This role has responsibility for the development of metals price assessment methodology globally. This includes:*
All aspects of methodology development including the conceptualization of new ideas, ensuring the methodology process is followed, and reviewing and approving updates as defined in Platts editorial standards
Working in the Price Group partnering the regional teams that lead day-to-day metals market reporting and price assessment activities, ensuring our methodology development is conducted in line with Platts governance model and is aligned with the IOSCO Principles for Price Reporting Agencies
Supporting the escalation and resolution of assessment complaints and where appropriate jointly approving corrections as defined in Platts editorial standards.
Driving metals market price methodology development globally, working closely with the methodology development specialists in the Price Group across other sectors to ensure alignment and knowledge sharing
Advising the metals sector head & regional content directors on market and methodology development, new pricing opportunities and potential rationalization
Engaging with internal and external stakeholders of the methodology change process
Documenting key procedures and processes around methodology development for metals
Presenting at conferences and other industry events
Dealing with price assessment complaints, escalating to the metals Sector head and Price Group colleagues as appropriate to ensure resolution
Jointly approving corrections as required in line with editorial standards
Acting as the escalation point for metals within Price Group, mentoring frontline editors across the global Metals team
Contributing to news, analysis and other content where appropriate
Degree in Business, Finance, Economics or similar
Minimum 5 years of reporting, writing or analytical experience and detailed knowledge of assessment methods and processes for executing changes to pricing methodology and the introduction of new pricing assessments
Proven leadership in methodology development and handling of disputes with strong problem and conflict resolution skills
Deep knowledge of the global metals markets with an accompanying understanding of the related derivative markets and of the commodity trading community
Proven strong interpersonal and relationship building skills and ability to influence across the organization
Strong presentation skills to present at industry events, professional associations and conferences
Tenacity and the ability to gain buy-in to decisions and drive issues to completion
Strong written & oral communication skills
Previous management experience and strong leadership ability which utilizes influence and promotes team collaboration and development as well as personal accountability
Additional language skills would be an advantage
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