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Analyst, Downstream in Paris -Rue du Quatre Septembre


Analyst, Downstream

About Us

IHS Markit Oil Markets, Downstream and Chemicals group provide data, strategic research and analysis across the oil, midstream, downstream and chemical markets so our clients can make critical decisions with confidence. Energy, chemical players and financial institutions rely on us to better understand market, company and economic behaviour to adjust their business strategy. Our data and research ranges from near/long term outlooks, competitive benchmark, market analysis and technology assessments.

Within the Refining and Marketing division, we provide insight on the industry and market fundamentals of refining crude oil and marketing refined products - including supply/demand balances, trade, prices, capacities and infrastructure. We forecast product balances and benchmark refining margins, details for national markets around the world as well as guidance on what is an anomaly, and what is a fundamental shift in the market.

The Paris downstream research team consists of a group of analysts covering Europe, CIS, Africa, and the Middle East, and working with global teams across IHS Markit.

Your Role

You will be a key member of the IHS Markit Refining and Marketing – European Downstream team. Reporting into the manager of the European downstream research team, you will undertake key responsibilities such as:

  • Maintenance of oil-related data and information, proactively search for new data and information sources.
  • Interpreting technical information and share insights and understanding.
  • Supporting subscription and consulting activities by producing deadline-driven, quick-turnaround analysis and research on the downstream markets in EMEA and on the companies operating within them.
  • Working across global teams to support the short-term forecasting of demand, refinery operations, prices and margins
  • Contributing to consulting projects as required and as driven by business needs; develop independent analysis in support of the project, contribute to market fundamentals and high-level financial modeling, and support delivery of high-quality client-specific projects.

About You

The key qualifications and skills you have are:

  • Excellent level of English, good written and verbal presentation skills
  • Strong and demonstrable numeracy and quantitative analysis skills
  • Excellent Excel skills and proficiency with other MS applications required (Word and Powerpoint)
  • Strong analytical and quality control skills
  • The ability to work to deadlines and prioritize a complex workload
  • Some knowledge of the energy industry, in particular oil refining and distribution, is preferred
  • Precision and attention to detail
  • Proficiency in European languages a plus

What we offer

  • Base salary plus cash incentive plan and equity award
  • Opportunities to rapidly develop skills and knowledge, and contribute to projects on a broad range of topics
  • A CDI contract
  • Annual leave and RTT leave
  • Health insurance
  • Tickets restaurants
  • A fun and diverse office environment in central Paris

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  • Req ID: R16082
  • Date Posted: 07/10/2020
  • Job Category: Research, Analysis, Data and Technical Design
  • Location: Paris -Rue du Quatre Septembre
  • City, State: Paris
  • Country: France


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