Senior Analyst, MENA Jobs in Dubai at LSEG (London Stock Exchange Group)

Title: Senior Analyst, MENA

Company: LSEG (London Stock Exchange Group)

Location: Dubai

Position Summary

The Refinitiv Oil Research team is providing market insight, analysis and instantaneous transparency to clients interested in the crude oil, refined products and shipping sector by continuously monitoring global supply and demand, trade flows, infrastructure outages, derivatives market and other financial activities.

The market analyst will be responsible to develop and maintain models of trade flows, oil production, supply and demand balances and refining. The role is based in Dubai, UAE and will focus on the Middle East and North Africa region.

The market analyst will be involved in data collection and manipulation, quantitative and qualitative analysis as well as writing and publishing of timely and ad-hoc reports. The candidate will also be expected to develop excel and Power BI models along with power point documents based on our research and datasets, and ultimately take the lead on building relationships with the various partners in the MENA energy industry.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leading Research team in the oil / shipping sector to design and develop new methodologies, quantitative models, analysis that enhance existing or new products and services.

Role Responsibilities

Responsible for conducting primary and secondary research mainly on refined products, with a strong focus on Heavy and Middle Distillates.

Maintain daily interaction with a network of local and international oil market players to provide market insight and add value to our products.

Conduct research, prepare client deliverables, and execute workflow to the required quality and within the designated timeframe.

Continuously maintain and improve core technical and analytical processes.

Supports the business development process by demonstrating our capabilities & research to clients.

Qualifications And Experience Required

A bachelor’s degree holder in Economics, Mathematics/Statistics, Engineering or Petroleum studies from a reputable university. A masters or technical specialization / certification would be an advantage.

Very strong experience of at least 6-8 years in the physical oil markets or a Research house, either as a trader or analyst, with strong understanding in market fundamentals and the oil/shipping market value chain. Candidates with experience in the Refining sector or trading operations are also encouraged to apply.

Extensive network of physical trading contacts in the Middle East.

Understanding of financial markets, and their impact on the oil industry.

Preferred candidates will demonstrate ability to communicate market insights in clear and concise style through reports, presentations, and webinars.

Proven ability to conduct, analyze, and report primary research.

Strong grounding in statistics.

Proficiency in Excel (VBA coding would be a plus) is a must. Knowledge of MATLAB, R or Python would be a strong advantage.

Advanced skills in using the Microsoft suite of applications.

Advanced skills in visualization tools such as Power BI (or) Tableau.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate with individuals at various levels within the organization as well as external clients.

Time management skills for managing multiple tasks simultaneously, while completing work within allocated timeframes.

Team player, with a flexible attitude and approach.

Good critical thinking, Problem-solving and analytical skills, with excellent attention to detail.


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