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Analyst - ICIS - China

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ICIS is a division of Reed Business and a member of RELX Group, the world's leading publisher and information provider.


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.


The dynamic role of the Analyst  is to cover a portfolio of petrochemicals markets by producing pricing reports, timely market updates and in-depth analysis, as well as maintaining plant databases and update methodologies.


You will gather information by developing relationships with sources and produces high-quality, accurate and timely content in line with standard procedures and style requirements through building a comprehensive knowledge base about the markets and the industry.


You will also contribute ideas and carry out work on new coverage areas and new product opportunities with the aim of expanding the ICIS business and meeting customer needs.


Key Responsibilities

  • Cover a portfolio of petrochemical markets and produce daily and weekly price reports, real-time market updates and in-depth stories as well as insightful commentary of assigned markets
  • Write engaging copy to regular deadlines, with the highest level of accuracy, balance and analysis
  • Speak to sources to discover pricing information and market trends and proactively chase stories and developments across your portfolio of petrochemicals
  • Assess the validity of information and place it within a wider context
  • Develop sources and maintain existing relationships
  • Deliver market presentations at key conferences and/or during client visits
  • Work on free content including podcasts, videos, and infographics


Key Requirements

  • Ability to work in a team and be highly adaptable to a fast-paced and continuously developing environment
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical and numerical skills
  • Unafraid to ask probing questions and challenge information
  • Able to write compelling copy to strict deadlines
  • Ability and perseverance to build contacts and pursue leads
  • Able to explain complex financial concepts in a simple and engaging way



  • Bachelor’s Degree or above
  • Have 1 year similar or related working experience
  • Petrochemical/energy industry knowledge or knowledge of financial markets is desirable but not required
  • Excellent communication skills 


RBI is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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