Senior Protein Analyst

IHS Markit in Minneapolis, MN

  • Industry: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations - Marketer/Market Researcher/Data Analyst
  • Type: Full Time
  • $70,940.00 - 114,120.00
position filled
*Memphis preferred but will also consider candidates local to Minneapolis or Chicago.

Description of the Role:

The Senior Protein Analyst is a senior member of the Protein Group. The responsibilities cover three main areas:


Developing and maintaining the Protein Teams fundamental supply/demand work for the assigned commodity group(s), comprehensive supply and demand analyses for US and global livestock, Beef/Cattle/Pork/Poultry markets, including price forecasts and development of price risk management strategies for clients across the global food and agriculture spectrum. The analyst is responsible for maintaining models and providing backup for the team. The position also involves working cooperatively with other areas of the Agribusiness Intelligence vertical, contributing expertise to consulting projects and other activities as needed.

Data and analysis development

Develop and improve the analytical process within the research teams building new and refining existing models to deliver a better service to clients. Working with the data team to increase the use of automation, artificial intelligence and machine learning improving efficiency and increasing speed and scope of analysis. Building out analytical work to develop a more global protein service through IEG Vantage and also creating alignment and connections with analysis from other groups within the business.

Client Advisory

Working with IEG vantage clients and utilizing IEG research to advise clients with respect to their business strategies across all protein and related crops areas. The position will also actively support business development and sales activity whether sales are made in the information and decision support (retainer) area or in the business consulting project area. In this regard, the Analyst will work closely with the Key Account Managers (KAM) to demonstrate product and market knowledge along with the Client Advisory component from which subscribers benefit.

Required Skills
  • A strong understanding of the economics of the assigned supply chain and of both cash and futures commodity markets.
  • Extensive knowledge of businesses located in the commodity supply chain, particularly the risks and challenges they face operating in commodity markets.
  • A passion for commodity markets and how they operate.
  • Superior written and oral communications
  • Excellent MS Excel, Access, Word, and PowerPoint skills.
  • You have high energy, are willing and able to deal with client requests as they arise, and to travel extensively as the job requires;
Attitudinal Attributes Required for the Role:
  • Need excellent interpersonal and communication skills; written, verbal and via new technologies.
  • A positive person and one that is willing to listen and communicates at a high level with both staff and the client base.
  • A conviction to ideas and beliefs but also be able to compromise when needed.
  • Convey a high level of professional competency.
Core Competencies:
  • The person holding this position is required to have an advanced educational background. A Masters or PhD level degree in agricultural economics, economics or business administration is required.
  • A high degree of analytic ability that can be applied to both the protein sector and the wider agribusiness value chain.
  • Background and experience in the assigned markets and supply chains
  • Ability to understand complex economic conditions and relate these and their implications to assigned markets and the wider supply chain.
  • Strong inter-personal and communication skills, and the ability to develop trust and respect from both colleagues as well as clients.
Key Performance Criteria:
  • Assigned IEG Vantage services delivered to schedule and standard
  • Continual analytical process improvement across the Protein group and deployment of increase levels of automation
  • Successful client advisory contact and development of existing and new business.
IHS Markit is committed to providing equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the laws and regulations in any of our locations.

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