Global Managing Editor, Electricity Power Markets

S&P Global
London, United Kingdom
01 Mar 2023
03 Mar 2023
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Location: London or Houston
Grade: 12 ( 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. The Electricity Power team is an integral element of the Generation Fuels sector in our Established Benchmark Group. Working closely with colleagues, stakeholders, and external partners we are building next generation market reporting in energy markets globally.

The Role: The Global Managing Editor, Electricity Power Markets ( Associate Editorial Director) will help develop and drive coverage across our existing Power market reporting, and associated price assessments, and oversee the introduction of new markets and data sets, reflecting the ambitious growth opportunities identified for this exciting sector. Based in either our London or Houston office, this position leads team coverage and day-to-day operations across regions and contributes to the global strategy for Power market reporting as part of a wider Generation Fuel and Energy Transition market reporting strategy. S/he drives benchmark development and adoption; leads engagement with industry stakeholders; responds to changing market dynamics and identifies and drives opportunities for growth and operational effectiveness across regions, collaborating with other sectors and internal stakeholders.
  • Act as a subject matter expert both internally and externally
  • Oversee the development and evolution of pricing methodologies across regions
  • Drive adoption of Platts benchmarks; Engage industry stakeholders to continuously understand market developments and trends to identify emerging opportunities
  • Work collaboratively with other teams, functions, and stakeholders
  • Contribute to Power market reporting strategy, and drive execution of strategic initiatives
  • Monitor the teams news, analytic and market reporting activities, ensuring adherence to deadlines and operational/regulatory requirements
  • Support where necessary market coverage and the production of in-depth analysis
  • Drive continuous improvement in price assessment and publishing processes
  • Manage team performance; recruit, train and develop talent
  • Delegate for the global director when necessary
The Impact: The Global Managing Editor will have:
  • An opportunity to create, design and implement the next generation of market reporting price assessments and data sets to reflect the rapidly changing needs of global electricity power and energy markets.
  • Manage and nurture a talented team of market reporters to engage industry stakeholders and provide the intelligence and data to maintain relevant content and price assessments.
  • Protect and strengthen Platts reputation in respect of existing market reporting and price benchmarks and to define new areas of growth
  • Provide leadership in next generation power market reporting and publishing
  • Build alliances internally with content teams in adjacent sectors and externally with data providers and content partners
  • Play an active role in the Generation Fuels leadership team and the broader Established Markets Group
  • Be the subject matter expert for power markets and trade internally and build an external profile that continues to reflect SPGI Commodity Insights depth of expertise
Your Skills:
  • BA degree preferred together with five years reporting/writing/analytical or editorial management experience
  • Previous management experience and strong leadership ability which utilizes influence and promotes team collaboration and development as well as personal accountability
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to communicate across a wide range of groups and personalities internally and externally
  • Strong numeracy skills including ability to conceptualize proportional relationships and to understand the basic principles of algebra and statistics as well as a strong ability to apply basic math functions in Excel. Experience in quantitative analysis an advantage
  • Solid understanding of economics principles and of risk management principles
  • Skilled at identifying improvements and efficiencies and implementing processes that continually promote productivity and quality improvements
  • Strong critical thinking skills and expert at problem/conflict resolution
  • Demonstratable knowledge of global commodity markets - physical, exchange-traded, OTC and Longer term contracting
  • Energy, tenacity and ambition to excel in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of electricity power and energy markets preferred
  • Multi-lingual skills an advantage
Compensation/Benefits Information (US Applicants Only):

S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $84,000 to $175,000. Base salary ranges may vary by geographic location. In addition to base compensation, this role is eligible for an annual incentive plan.
This role is eligible to receive additional S&P Global benefits. For more information on the benefits we provide to our employees, please click here .

About S&P Global Commodity Insights

S&P Global Commodity Insights enables organizations to create long-term, sustainable value with data and insights for a complete view on the global energy and commodities markets. For more information, visit

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103 - Middle Management (EEO Job Group) (inactive), 10 - Officials or Managers (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), EDTGRP103.2 - Middle Management Tier II (EEO Job Group)

Job ID: 278833
Posted On: 2023-02-14
Location: London, United Kingdom
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