Research Analyst – Sugar Team


Job Title: Research Analyst – Sugar Team
Company: LMC International Limited
Role reports to: Director, Sugar
Location: Oxford
Salary: Competitive
Hours: Full Time

Attachments: Job Description

Purpose of role
To carry out research tasks and contribute to the studies and projects of LMC’s Sugar Team

Primary Responsibilities
• Undertake detailed economic, quantitative, market analysis and research assignments to the standards and timetable set by the Director of Sugar Research
• Acquire a detailed knowledge of the sugar sector and be able to formulate in rigorous economic terms but simple language, ideas about the economic forces, including the policies, market trends and structural changes shaping the sector
• Contribute to the preparation of the monthly and quarterly publications of the Sugar Team, according to the publication schedule, and following guidelines set by the Director of Sugar
• Contribute to single-client projects and multi-client studies to the standards and timetable set by the Director of Sugar or a Senior Economist
• Participate, along with other team members, in the planning, preparation and work content of various team projects. Discuss project content and methodology with the Director of Sugar
• Maintain a detailed knowledge of the sugar industry by regular contacts with major participants and organisations in the sector, reading relevant publications, and attending relevant meetings with the approval of line manager
• Ensure that work projects (single and multi-client) are completed on schedule and within project budget
• Liaise with existing clients and travel, as required, on research trips
• Assist in maintaining and organising all files and documents used in the work of the Sugar Team by ensuring that the records (including data, computer files and backups, lists of contacts, visit notes and discussions) relevant to the specific projects being undertaken are kept up-to-date
• Assist the Director of Sugar in the generation of project ideas and in the management of designated projects, including assistance with the preparation of multi-client proposals, project proposals and post-publication brochures
• Communicate about project progress and completion with other research staff, and with Sales and Admin as necessary
• After agreement with the Director of Sugar, the team member may be called upon to provide research and other types of assistance to other Commodity teams
• Where appropriate, assist in the training of new staff

Research Analyst – Sugar Team Job description

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