Analyst - Senior Analyst, Steel Markets

The Location:

Shanghai (3301 Shanghai Plaza)

The Team:

The person will work with team members based mainly in Shanghai and Singapore, but also in EMEA and the Americas, in producing essential intelligence in the form of price assessments and analysis on steel markets in China and the rest of Asia.

The Impact:

Platts coverage of regional steel trade in Asia is one of the most respected and closely followed, and is backed by benchmarks in the steel raw materials like iron ore and coking coal. This is an opportunity to take ownership of a market that Platts has a foothold in and bring it to the next phase of development.

What s in it for you:

  • Opportunity to be at frontline of covering evolving Asian steel markets

  • Contribute to research in price assessment methodology

  • Gain industry exposure and knowledge through travel to engage with market participants

  • Expand writing and analytical skills in producing content for a global audience


  • Gather, verify and record pricing information from primary sources

  • Produce price assessments adhering to published methodology

  • Write insightful market commentaries and analysis on a daily basis

  • Actively engage with industry to build relationship with market participants

What We re Looking For:

Basic Qualifications:

  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

  • Desire to take ownership of a market in informational terms

  • Ability and willingness to engage with market participants on a daily basis

  • Ability to write reports from information gathered on a daily basis

  • Strong command of written and spoken English; native speaker of Mandarin

  • Critical thinking abilities, strong sense of initiative and attention to detail

  • Conscientious user of Excel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in market reporting and analysis, and in metals or other commodity markets would be advantageous, but not necessary

      • S&P Global Platts - *

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.

S&P Global Platts is a division of S&P Global (NYSE:

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