Biological Markets Analyst, Crop Science

S&P Global
London, United Kingdom
01 Mar 2023
19 Mar 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The Role: Biological Markets Analyst, Crop Science

The Team
The Crop Science team is a leading provider of market analysis and data for the global crop protection and seeds industry covering agrochemicals, biologicals, GM crops, new breeding techniques and digital agriculture. Our analysts work collaboratively with colleagues across the wider S&P Global Commodity Insights division, to serve our clients from over 15,000 public and private sector organizations in over 150 countries. We look to create lasting relationships with our clients that reflect our mutual interests in a sustainable future for agriculture worldwide.

The Impact
From trusted market data on the products applied to worldwide crops to insightful analysis of mergers and acquisitions, company financial results, new products and impacts of regulatory and legal changes, we help our clients in building robust, well-informed strategic plans and to gain critical competitive advantage in a fast-changing market where they play a critical role in developing sustainable agriculture strategies.

What's in it for you
  • This role provides an exciting opportunity to join the team as it builds a presence in the fast-growing global biologicals sector.
  • Our analysts become experts in the areas they cover and develop extensive internal contacts and networks to enhance their expertise and insight and help progress their careers.
  • You will engage regularly with the industry players, from the leading companies to start-ups and attend meetings and conferences with the aim of developing contacts, building your understanding of market dynamics, and establishing your industry profile.
  • The market analyst will work closely with the regional analyst teams to develop a deep understanding of the rapidly evolving global market for biological products (biocontrol agents, biostimulants and biofertilizers), an ability to evaluate current status, key trends and growth drivers and w rite authoritative, impactful analysis which gives our clients unique insight.
  • You will evaluate proprietary and external data sources, create relevant market datasets, and develop models and other analytical tools to evaluate specific markets in order to analyse and comment on trends, drivers and forecasts for the global biologicals market and producing analysis reports and topic-based bulletins on the corporate strategy, operational and financial status of agrochemical, biological and seed companies, as well as the key regional, crop and product markets.
  • You will interact closely with colleagues in the wider Crop Science Group to create authoritative, original content which is integrated across our insights, market data and analysis and consulting teams and which informs and supports our clients in their business planning activities.
  • In this role, you will also support ad-hoc projects and contribute to the assessment and development of the crop science portfolio pipeline and launch of new products and enhancements.
What We're Looking For:
  • You will have a Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent with 3+ years of industry experience and the enthusiasm, motivation and interest in learning new publishing and business skills.
  • We are seeking candidates with some knowledge of the agribusiness sector and, ideally, some experience of producing market analysis in a relevant role.
  • You will have excellent written as well as verbal communication skills and be comfortable in writing about complex or technical information in a structured, interesting way and ability to uncover unique insights. Some experience in data management and statistical techniques will be advantageous.
  • We are looking for candidates with excellent organizational skills including time management, great attention to detail and the ability to plan and deliver products to meet deadlines.
  • Our analysts work in a collaborative and team oriented approach
  • Strong networking skills and the ability to maintain a wide network of contacts.
S&P Global Corporate
S&P Global provides businesses and organizations with essential intelligence-including data, expertise, and technology that makes it easy and efficient to bring insight into daily decision-making. As the world's leader in credit ratings, benchmarks, analytics, and financial market data, we help people navigate the market in a constantly changing world. We help customers identify opportunity, take on challenges, and accelerate progress, but it's only through our talented team that this is possible.

Our people come prepared every day to creatively approach and solve new problems. They are instrumental in helping our customers see things differently and take on tomorrow's challenges, today.

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Equal Opportunity Employer
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20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), RESECH202.1 - Middle Professional Tier I (EEO Job Group), SWP Priority - Ratings - (Strategic Workforce Planning)

Job ID: R31866
Posted On: 2023-01-17
Location: Virtual, United Kingdom
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