Steel Pricing Analyst & Forecaster

2020-10-15 08:44:312020-11-11Comton Group
Job Type Permanent Full Time
Location Sheffield
Area Yorkshire, England YorkshireEngland Sheffield
Sector Marketing - Market Analyst
Salary £35000 - £60000
Start Date
Telephone 0121 285 4287
Job Ref Steel Analyst - Sheffield
Job Views 46

Our client is a leading steel market analysis company, specialising in independently researched global steel prices, indices, and forecasts.

To support the development and growth of the company we are looking to recruit a Steel Pricing Analyst and Forecaster, based in our Sheffield office or working remotely from home. This is a key role in the company. We are looking for you to enhance our analytical capabilities.

Main responsibilities to include some or all of the following:

• Monitor and report on steel market trends and prices. Analyse results and provide forecasts information for inclusion within publications.

• Analysis and forecasting of steelmaking raw materials – iron ore, coking coal, steel scrap and other steelmaking input costs.

• Apply and develop the forecasting models for steel prices in a variety of countries and regions across the world.

• Analysis and forecasting of steel production, trade and consumption data.

• Collection, input and analysis of statistical and economic data.

• Develop a deep insight of the economic, financial and political influences affecting the global steel market.

• Monitor and analyse the forecast database to ensure forecast accuracy is maximised.

• The potential to contribute to the writing of publications, online commentaries, and news articles.

• Attend conferences and events when necessary.

Skill set required:

• A degree in a numerical subject is required.

• Previous relevant experience in a similar role - including data collection and analysis, writing reports and communicating your findings verbally.

• Proven analytical skills – ability to analyse large amounts of data and identify trends and key drivers.

• The ability to convey your analytical findings verbally and in writing to a wide variety of audiences. • Must have a keen attention to detail.

• The ability to analyse and understand the different dynamics in numerous steel markets across the world.

• Knowledge of the steel or commodities markets would be essential, ideally with a minimum of 2 years in a similar role.

• Fluent in English – both written and spoken.

• Excellent systems skills including strong levels of MS Excel. Ability to manipulate data on Excel, producing pivot tables, graphs and using advanced formulas.

• Good organisation and time management skills.

• Able to prioritise workload and work to strict deadlines.

• An ability to work independently and on your own initiative as well as being a good team player.

• Candidates must have the right to live and work in the UK.

If this sounds like you, join us and grow with us, and be a part of driving our future success.


• A competitive salary

• 35 hour working week

• Annual bonus scheme (dependent on company and staff performance)

• 25 days (plus statutory bank holidays) holiday entitlement (3-4 days reserved for Christmas shutdown week)

• Contributory pension scheme

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Comton Group Ltd , Branston Court, Branston Street, Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham, B18 6BA

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