S&P Global Metals Methodology & Market Specialist in London, United Kingdom


Methodology & Market Development, Metals

The Location:

London, Singapore

The Team:

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.

The Impact:

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

At S&P Global Platts, we provide the insights; you make better informed trading and business decisions with confidence. We re the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets. Customers in over 150 countries look to our expertise in news, pricing and analytics to deliver greater transparency and efficiency to markets. S&P Global Platts coverage includes oil and gas, power, petrochemicals, metals, agriculture and shipping.

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SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit www.platts.com.

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