Job Opening: Associate Director, Global Trade

Position: Associate Director, Global Trade – Greater London Area

Posted by: IHS Markit

Key responsibilities:

  • Supporting the forecast model
  • Sets the standard for the quality of research and analysis challenging existing analytical frameworks and acting as a change agent within the team
  • Regular quantitative assessments of the forecast and qualitative explanation based on legislative, economic or political drivers and associated trend analysis for customers
  • Provide constructive input within expert area to peers
  • Close liaison with customers to ensure that their information needs are fulfilled
  • Support and defend information and forecasts delivered to clients and ensure that clients optimize the benefits available from the use of our products and services.
  • Building partnerships with clients.
  • Keeping up to date with macro trends and events
  • Develops, motivates and mentors colleagues within the R&A team

Essential Requirements:

  • 10 years direct experience in trade data analysis
  • A degree in Econometrics preferred
  • Recognition as an Industry expert in this field with proven experience of raising the profile of this area through a variety of media
  • An strong understanding of trade data and the complexities of integrating different types of trade data into analysis and data processes.
  • Ability to visualize and compile large sets of data into a clear and useable format
  • Ability to interpret complex industry data and information and manage large sets of data.
  • Excellent analytical, writing and presentation skills, with proficiency in MS Office.
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work to tight deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Commitment to excellence, continuously seeking improvements
  • Highly skilled communicator
  • An ability to initiate and develop productive business relationships.
  • Occasional travel including overnight domestic or international trips may be required

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