Associate Editor, Scrap and Steel Markets Associate Editor, Scrap and Steel Markets …

S&P Global
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
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S&P Global
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Associate Editor, Scrap and Steel Markets
The Role: This is a frontline market reporter and price assessor role for Asian ferrous scrap and long steel markets. Based in Singapore, the person will work closely with team members in Singapore and Shanghai in actively engaging with market participants to find out latest goings-on in the markets and reporting on them via daily commentary and news stories. The person will also contribute to longer-form analysis and features monthly.

Grade ( relevant for internal applicants only ): 9

The Impact: Platts coverage of global ferrous markets is one of the most respected and closely followed and is backed by industry benchmarks in steel raw materials like iron ore and coking coal. This is an opportunity to take ownership of a market that Platts has a foothold in and bring it to the next phase of development.

Your Skills: Exceptional energy, tenacity and ambition to excel in a fast-paced world of information flows and unfolding events, a knack for writing, confidence in dealing with numbers and an analytical mindset able to join the dots.

Our Hiring Manager says: You'll thrive in this role if you have a thirst for being the first to know and are able to work your contacts so that we can be the first to tell our readers the latest about market events and trade flows. Being able to translate what you've learnt from the market into the written word is key.

The Career Opportunity:
  • Be on the frontlines of covering fast evolving Asian ferrous scrap and steel markets
  • Contribute to research in price assessment methodology
  • Gain industry exposure and knowledge through engagements with market participants
  • Expand writing and analytical skills in producing content for a global audience
  • Gather, verify and record pricing information from primary sources
  • Produce price assessments adhering to published methodology
  • Write insightful market commentary, news and analysis on a daily basis
  • Actively engage with industry to build relationship with market participants
What We're Looking For:
  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • Desire to take ownership of a market in informational and relationship terms
  • Ability and willingness to engage with market participants on a daily basis
  • Ability to write reports from information gathered on a daily basis
  • Ability to work in a team setting
  • Strong command of written and spoken English, fluent Mandarin and other Southeast Asian languages a plus
  • Critical thinking abilities, strong sense of initiative and attention to detail
  • Conscientious user of Excel
  • Experience in market reporting and analysis, and in metals or other commodity markets would be advantageous, but not necessary
S&P Global Platts

At S&P Global Platts, we provide the insights; you make better informed trading and business decisions with confidence. We're the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets. Customers in over 150 countries look to our expertise in news, pricing and analytics to deliver greater transparency and efficiency to markets. S&P Global Platts coverage includes oil and gas, power, petrochemicals, metals, agriculture and shipping.

S&P Global Platts is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

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20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), EDTGRP202.1 - Middle Professional Tier I (EEO Job Group)

Job ID: 261296
Posted On: 2021-04-28
Location: Singapore, Singapore
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