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Research Analyst – Specialty Chemicals in Gurgaon - Ambience

Research Analyst – Specialty Chemicals


  • Working as a team with Chemical professionals in a number of global locations and who conduct research/consulting assignments on market developments and trends in the Specialty Chemicals industry
  • Create and maintain chemical supply-demand forecasting models
  • Work with product experts to identify key demand drivers
  • Translate current chemical industry data and models into a new database environment.
  • Optimize industry models to allow atomization of market reports production
  • Conduct market research on India and SE Asia chemical markets
  • Develop and maintain documentation for the model structures and functionalities


  • The candidate will have interest in the chemicals sector, as well as excellent research ability and proficiency in Microsoft Excel (medium to advanced level required). This is an excellent opportunity for young professionals with a limited number of years of experience to pursue professional growth as a supporting member in an established market research, analysis and forecasting firm.  Training on the industry will be provided.
  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry/engineering/sciences/math/business
  • 2-4 years of analytical work experience using Excel and databases preferred. Prior experience in chemistry or chemical operations is a plus
  • Very strong Excel, programming, and database experience and capabilities. Some specific areas of proficiency include:
    • Ability to write, combine, and debug advanced Excel formulas.
    • Understands methods for optimizing spreadsheet design to improve performance
    • Ability to structure, format, and present raw/calculated Excel data in a clean and efficient manner.
    • Understands implications of spreadsheet architecture on ease of use and robustness.
    • Ability to automate tedious tasks in Excel
    • Understand database structures and preparation of data for transfer to a database
  • The candidate must be a self-starter, able to take on multiple tasks at a time, hardworking, efficient with good analytical skills.
  • Must demonstrate superior communication skills and is expected to interact professionally across business units and across regions within the company
  • Being a team player is a vital aspect of the position, and it is expected that the candidate will work well individually, as well as in a global team environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to conceptualize and develop ideas and articulate issues


IHS Markit is committed to providing equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the laws and regulations in any of our locations.

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IHS Markit maintains a substance-free workplace; employees may be asked to submit to a drug test (where permitted by law).  In addition, as a federal contractor in the United States, the company participates in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work.

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  • Req ID: R12109
  • Date Posted: 01/14/2020
  • Job Category: Research, Analysis, Data and Technical Design
  • Location: Gurgaon - Ambience
  • City, State: Gurgaon, Haryana
  • Country: India

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