Commodity Analysts within the IEG Crops Group conduct comprehensive supply and demand analyses for US and global grain, oilseed, and cotton markets, including forecasts of prices and the development of price risk management strategies for clients across the global food and agriculture spectrum. The person in this position will work with more senior analysts and share responsibility for maintaining and updating IEG’s fundamental supply/demand analytic base for assigned commodities and for communication of information to clients. The position also involves working cooperatively with other areas of the company, contributing expertise to consulting projects, and other activities as needed. Analysts convey the results of their research through a variety of outlets, including internal meetings, online content delivery to clients, special reports, occasional formal presentations, and informal interaction with clients via telephone and email.
To achieve this you will need to ensure that:
procedures for data management and proprietary company methodologies are followed and updated as needed;
you have a good grasp of economic research methods and a desire to apply them to real world situations;
time is managed so that the analytical work flow is in line with company objectives, particularly with respect to data management, report content, services provided to clients and internal audiences, and special projects.