S&P Global Managing Editor, Petrochemical Markets, Platts in Singapore, Singapore

The Role:

Managing Editor, Petrochemical Markets, Platts

You will provide price assessments and commentaries and report on market trends for a key petrochemical product covered by Platts in Asia. You will also manage and coach 4-6 price reporters, help the Associate Editorial Director set performance objectives for price reporters under your charge and ensure the market engagement expectations are met, as also adherence to Platts editorial standards, especially accuracy of assessments and data quality, protection and enhancement of benchmarks, and talent development within the team. You will initiate thought leadership projects and delegate them to (and coach) senior team members as and when needed. In addition, you will contribute ideas on editorial strategy initiatives.

The Impact:

You will have a positive impact on the company s standing in the industry by driving excellence in market coverage, enhanced market engagement and compliance with Editorial standards.

The Career Opportunity:

The right candidate will have ample opportunity to progress to the highest level within the Editorial Team in Platts.

The Team - The Business:

You will be joining a high-performing, diverse team, providing business-critical data and analytical information to the marketplace.

Minimum and Preferred Experience - Skills

  • A. BA degree in journalism or business preferred with approximately 6 years ofreporting - writing - analyticalexperience; or a graduate degree in journalism, business, economics or finance; with 5 years ofreporting - writing - analyticalwork experience.

    • B. Well-rounded communication skills that implement good listening techniques and good verbal skills. The ability to communicate across a wide range of groups and personalities internally and externally. Ability to provide a detailed and accurate review of peers work, showing good judgment and ability to express, both positive and negative comments.

    • C. Works well in a team environment, capable of leading and adapting to the needs of a diverse team.

    • D. Displays good numeracy including ability to conceptualize proportional relationships; understand the basic principles of algebra and statistics; as well as a basic understanding of how to apply basic math functions in Excel. A basic understanding of economics principles is also required.

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

    • F Displays good problem-solving and critical thinking capabilities

    • G Has basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel ; Microsoft Office suite (Word, Powerpoint, Outlook); and basic keyboarding skills (both speed and accuracy)

    • H. Serves as a subject matter expert on more than one adjacent market and has good presentation skills.

    • I. Ability to build trust, respect and rapport and is adept at working as a manager within the organization and providing valuable feedback to the Associate Editorial Director.

Our Hiring Manager says:

I m looking for the kind of person who loves challenges, who is good at conflict-resolution, problem solving and possesses tremendous initiative, leadership acumen and team building ability. If you re right for this role, you will love this job because you will gain rich experience and recognition and grow exponentially within the organisation.