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Lead Analyst, Chicago

Redstone Commodity Search
Chicago, Illinois, United States
January 06, 2017

Redstone Commodity Search focus on offering 360 search solutions to the global commodities markets. With a competitive coverage of Trading Houses, Producers, Majors, Utilities, Merchants, Hedge Funds, Investment Banks and Brokerages; Redstone Commodity Search can confidently offer you an edge in today’s volatile market.

Redstone Commodity Search are working with an international trading house seeking a market analyst/head economist in their US office.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

• Manage the economists and quants within the division

• Create reports on the market: Daily/Weekly/Monthly/Quarterly/Annual; Analysing the commodity markets centering on Dairy as well as wider food stuffs

• Support brokers in providing market and data analysis using statistical studies on prices and trends

• Create a product/marketing plan for brokers to monetize with the economist group. The candidate will be responsible for P/L of the division and will work globally with the team in Europe, US and Asia

• Reports into the Head of Dairy

Key Qualifications / Experience

• 5 years’ experience in market analysis/economist role within commodities, ideally dairy/foodstuffs

• Advanced understanding of the global dairy market as well as strong computational skills in areas such as C#, C++ Matlab, Python, Java, R, and similar is advantageous.

• Experience in compiling and writing reports

• Have an educational background at a university level, ideally within economics

• Located in Chicago or happy to relocate

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If you match the job description and are keen on applying for this role; please send us a copy of your resume/cover letter to or submit your application through the Vacancy Form.