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S&P Global ASSOCIATE EDITOR, METALS in Singapore, Singapore

_The Role:

_ The Associate Editor reports on the trading activity in the Asian nonferrous metals markets. This role will cover a range of base metals, battery metals, and ferroalloys. Areas of focus include price trends; supply and demand; transportation, government policies and regulation, and the impact of those issues on the markets.

_The Impact:

_ The key role is to gather pricing information and market intelligence, and then forming that information into price assessments and published market commentaries, news updates and in-depth analysis stories. You will also be in a thought leadership position as Platts develops benchmarks and new assessments.

_The Career Opportunity:

_ You can expand your knowledge of the Asian nonferrous metals industry by interacting on a daily basis with regional producers, consumers, traders and analysts, sharpening your verbal and written communication skills on the job.

_The Team - The Business:

_ You ll work with the global metals teams in Singapore, Japan, Australia, Shanghai, London, Washington, New York and Brazil.

_Your Skills:

_ Proven analytical ability and comfortable with handling numbers. Possess exceptional energy, tenacity and ambition to excel in a fast-paced newsroom. Strong written and verbal communication, analysis, and presentation skills

_Our Hiring Manager says:

_ This role will be responsible for producing S&P Global Platts assessments, as well as contributing to a number of other regional metals assessments in one of the world s leading metals pricing services.


  • Gathers commodity price information, product price assessments - indices and writes commentary

    • Assess the value of prices fully in line with Platts rigorous and published methodologies

    • Reports news stories affecting structural market changes which affect price assessments

    • Maintain high quality, timely and real-time stream of news and pricing feed

    • Work closely with news desk, managers and others to identify news stories about issues affecting market prices

    • Develops, expands and maintains sources and contact relevant to the market area of coverage

    • Effectively manage and develop price reporting coverage in the region


  • Minimum of Bachelor s degree or similar level university degree

    • Excellent English writing skills, preferably with prior training in pricing, trading and - or analytics
  • Experience in metals or other commodities industries will be an advantage

  • Must be proficient in spoken Mandarin; ability to read and write Mandarin a plus as the role will require close communication with the China market

  • Good organizational planning skills; able to work collaboratively in a dynamic, fast-paced team environment

  • Adept at managing multiple tasks and adhering to regular deadlines. Able to prioritize quickly and to readjust priorities throughout the day.

  • Self-driven, energetic and proactive

  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, global, multi-cultural environment

  • Must be comfortable with using Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

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.

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