Price Group Partner

S&P Global
London, United Kingdom
06 Oct 2022
03 Nov 2022
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Location: London
Grade: 11 (for internal purposes only)

The Team: This is an outstanding opportunity to join the world's leading price reporting organization as it continues to develop its strong presence in the global commodity markets. Customers in over 150 countries look to our expertise in news, pricing and analytics to deliver greater transparency and efficiency to commodities markets. Price Group is an integral part of the price assessment content team and collaborates across all functions within Platts globally. Mainly focused on price assessment methodology development and deployment, the group also manages participant access to our window price assessment processes and the dissemination of market reporting best practices. Many of Price Groups functions are designed to delivery on our governance model based on our Editorial Standards.

The Impact: thought leadership in market evolution, methodology change and development, maintaining the highest standards and integrity of Platts price assessments
This includes:
  • All aspects of methodology development including the conceptualization of new ideas, partnering senior management and regional teams that lead day-to-day market reporting and price assessment activities.- resulting in the successful benchmark development of JKM(LNG) and IODEX(iron ore), amongst others.
  • Extensive cross commodity external engagement supporting methodology research and development and educating the market through strategic engagement programs, with the main players and active trading community.
  • Issue resolution resulting in the highest standards being maintained, building trust in the standards and processes in place.
  • Collaboration with other colleagues in Price Group, particularly Operations and the Regional Best Practices team as well as other functional groups internally resulting in the consistent execution of Platts methodology and the maintenance of robust price assessments.
  • Ensuring the methodology process is followed and reviewing and approving updates as defined in Platts editorial standards.
  • Ensuring our methodology development and change is conducted in line with Platts governance model and is aligned with the IOSCO Principles for Price Reporting Agencies and the EBMR.
  • Supporting the escalation and resolution of assessment complaints and in-depth price reviews, building confidence in the integrity of Platts processes and standards.
  • Ensuring best practices across commodity group, through training of front line, and helping instill integrity into Platts assessments. Mentoring front-line around external messaging, by sharing experience, helping build trust with customers.
  • Lead global price assessment methodology development working with the commodity leadership and managers.
  • Collaborate with other methodology development specialists and price group operations to ensure alignment / share knowledge / ideas and resource projects efficiently.
  • Advise and partner with the Sector heads and Senior management on market and methodology development / new markets.
  • Engage with internal and external Stakeholders of methodology change process and collaborate with other functional groups such as BCQ, Product, Product Development, and Commercial.
  • Lead editorial governance through appropriate capture of key change procedures and processes for methodology development and methodology change projects.
  • Leverage presentation opportunities at industry events/conferences raising the visibility of Platts prices/benchmarks and the relevance of the methodology.
  • Manage price assessment complaints, escalating to Sector head and Price Group colleagues as appropriate to ensure resolution.
  • Jointly approving corrections as required in line with editorial standards.
  • Lead sector escalation point/deal with price assessment complaints & escalate appropriately to ensure resolution. Jointly approve corrections as needed in line with editorial standards. Liaise and support MOC Operations PG review process when required.
  • Mentor frontline editors and demonstrate best practice in market reporting and implementation of methodology.
  • Proven strong interpersonal and relationship building skills and ability to influence across the organization
  • Subject matter expert in commodities/trading/markets and the competitive landscape and specialized knowledge of at least one commodity sector.
  • Degree educated (business, finance, economics, etc..) with 4+ years in pricing with a detailed knowledge of assessment methods and processes for executing changes to pricing methodology and the introduction of new pricing assessments
  • Proven strong interpersonal and relationship building skills and ability to influence across the organization.
  • Strong presentation skills to present at industry events, professional associations and conferences
  • Tenacity and the ability to gain buy-in to decisions and drive issues to completion
  • Strong presentation skills to present at industry events, professional associations and conferences.
  • Previous management experience and strong leadership ability which utilizes influence and promotes team collaboration and development as well as personal accountability
  • Assertive with independent mind who operates with facts and pushes back with respect

Equal Opportunity Employer
S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

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20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), EDTGRP202.2 - Middle Professional Tier II (EEO Job Group)

Job ID: 277511
Posted On: 2022-10-05
Location: London, United Kingdom
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