• Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Self Employed, Full time
  • Fitch Ratings
  • 2019-07-23

Consumer Industry Analyst

  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Full time

Consumer Industry Analyst

Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries.  Fitch Group is comprised of: Fitch Ratings, a global leader in credit ratings and research; Fitch Solutions, an industry-leading provider of credit risk products and services; and Fitch Learning, a preeminent training and professional development firm.  With dual headquarters in London and New York, Fitch Group is owned by Hearst. 


Fitch complies with all laws governing employment in each jurisdiction in which it operates, and provides equal opportunity to all applicants and employees.  All applications will be considered without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, and other status protected by applicable laws.


Fitch Solutions, a leading emerging markets analysis firm, is recruiting for an Industry Analyst , who will focus on the Consumer Sector.

You will be contributing to our market intelligence service, providing analytical research for senior decision makers in multinational corporations, consultancies, government agencies, banks and investment funds.

Responsibilities include :

  • Being the analytical lead for a portfolio of key countries, including taking full ownership of all forecasts and historical data
  • Contributing to the daily and quarterly analysis produced by the team 
  • Contributing to broader research team-wide projects and initiatives
  • Thinking creatively, with a keenness and ability to formulate forward looking, high conviction views
  • Mentoring and training younger analysts on the team
  • Inspiring and encouraging members of the team to perform at high levels of excellence via your example

  • Being client facing, with the ability to represent the team and deliver views and forecasts in a concise and articulate manner during client engagements as well as at industry events. Be a brand ambassador for our research and company
  • Being commercially minded and understanding how research and data is used by our clients and forward-thinking in coming up with new ideas of how we could commercialise our content

Qualifications and experience:


Key skills and experience requirements include:
  • Relevant experience working in positions of analysis and research, including experience writing around data forecasts and industry trends.
  • Ability to work with and analyse large data sets
  • Familiarity analysing connections between industry, political and macroeconomic risk
  • Experience in consumer industries (FMCG/ food and drink/ retail and e-Commerce etc.) highly desirable.
  • Interest in working in a Connected Thinking environment that encourages cross-industry analysis
  • Ability to cope with time pressure and deadlines
  • Fluent spoken and written English
  • Strong public speaker
  • Excellent and proactive communicator







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