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Junior Analyst - Plastics Recycling - ICIS - Houston, Chicago, NYC or Remote

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Junior Analyst, Plastics Recycling - ICIS
We have an outstanding opportunity available in our Houston, Chicago or New York City office for a Junior Analyst to join a team focused on the recycled plastics sector. We will also consider remote working for the right candidate.  This role will be central to the development of an exciting new suite of products and services and provides an opportunity to help deliver our company’s strategy. This is an entry level role for a bright graduate with the ambition to become an expert in a fast growing and socially important sector.
There will be a strong research element to the role, with data gathering and relationship building within the industry expected. A high level of internal collaboration will be required with colleagues around the world and across different functions.
Strong data, analytical and communication skills will be required. Attention to detail, creativity and initiative will be highly valued.
This role would suit an individual with experience in this or a related commodities or environmental sciences sector.  The role will provide exposure to this company’s global team of industry experts and quantitative analysts.
Key Responsibilities

• Generate company data and analysis in the plastics recycling sector
• Develop deep understanding of recycling market drivers and contribute to the production of written analysis explaining and predicting market developments
• Fundamental data research relevant to the plastics recycling value chain
• Effective maintenance and regular updating of key data sets
• Idea generation for expansion in this sector
This is an outstanding career opportunity within a market-leading global business. We have a supportive culture with a keen focus on innovation, technical excellence, career development and mutual support.
Desired Skills and Experience

What are we looking for?

• A graduate who can demonstrate their interest in the circular economy and in contributing to its development.
• Proven quantitative and qualitative research skills either in education or employment.
• Attention to detail and high level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel.
• Excellent communication skills and an aptitude for building contacts and networks.
• Experience with forecast modelling software and methodologies would be an advantage.
• Multiple European languages would be an advantage.

ICIS is the world's largest petrochemical market information provider and has fast-growing energy and fertilizer divisions. Our aim is to give companies in global commodities markets a competitive advantage by delivering trusted pricing data, high-value news, analysis and independent consulting, enabling our customers to make better-informed trading and planning decisions. We have more than 30 years’ experience in providing pricing information, news, analysis and consulting to buyers, sellers and analysts.
With a global staff of more than 800, ICIS has employees based in Houston, Washington, New York, London, Montpellier, Dusseldorf, Karlsruhe, Milan, Mumbai, Singapore, Guangzhou, Beijing, Shanghai, Tokyo and Perth. Some 350 of ICIS’s staff are journalists engaged in reporting market prices and news, and ICIS is fully committed to upholding the highest journalistic principles of verification, corroboration and authentication.
ICIS is a division of Reed Business and a member of RELX Group, the world's leading publisher and information provider.

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- 18 Days Holiday
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