S&P Global Analyst, Biofuels in London, United Kingdom

The Role:

We are seeking an experienced Analyst able to develop and drive our analytical services across the global biofuels markets and to help support news and benchmark pricing in this exciting sector.

Primary responsibilities include:

identifying mechanisms and methods to support and further develop our industry-leading biofuels analytics; ensuring the most effective and efficient handling of substantial data volumes from multiple inputs and the creation of compelling content; providing original analytical thought on supply and demand figures, trade flows, government legislation, mandates or financial incentives in short, any factor that may influence activity in these global markets. You will:*

  • Demonstrate your capability as a subject matter expert for the biofuels markets, fully contributing to a wide range of Platts publications including supply and demand, market commentaries and editorials

  • Take a leading role in coordinating biofuels research and analytical content for certain territories for example, Europe and Latin America

  • Maintain and further develop meaningful business relationships with producers, traders and users in the global biofuels markets in order to source market information and to ensure that Platts Biofuels Analytics are front-of-mind

  • Present at Platts conferences or other external industry events as well as undertaking webinars, podcasts or other editorial initiatives

  • Support efforts to maintain and extend the adoption of key Platts biofuels price assessments such as Ethanol T2 FOB Rotterdam

The Team - The Business:

The role is part of a disciplined global team based in our key editorial locations including London, Singapore, Houston, Sao Paulo and Switzerland, hence a global mindset will be needed.


  • Two-three years of biofuels or energy market analytics experience

  • Network of relevant contacts and knowledge of the world biofuels markets

  • Understanding of statistics and of economics and risk management principles

  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral with the ability to relay key results to a broad audience

  • Fluency in a relevant foreign language an advantage

  • Experience in quantitative analysis an advantage, as is an understanding of linear programming

    • BA Degree in relevant field e.g. Economics - Econometrics preferred