Iron Ore Analyst

London (Central), London (Greater)
22 Sep 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Citadel Investment Group (Europe) Limited

Title: Iron Ore Analyst

Location: London

The Commodities business at Citadel is one of the world's leading buy-side commodities groups.  We focus on a fundamental approach to trading across the entire product mix from energy to agriculture.  Our team focuses on world-class execution of our strategy and continuously improving our methods, models and approaches.  We have some of the best minds and commodities experts in the world, covering markets in North America, South America, Europe and Asia.  Our success is born through the quality of our team, collaboration and unyielding focus and we are always looking for the best talent to bring new ideas and lead the team to new heights. 

Do you aspire to:

  • Be a part of a highly successful Global Commodities business
  • Work in a team environment where you are constantly being intellectually challenged



Job Description:

  • Analysis of current and future iron ore and freight supply and demand fundamentals with a focus on the Asian iron ore and steel market
  • Automating analytical processes
  • Specific building, enhancing and management of models within iron ore, steel and freight markets, in order to track flows between global markets
  • Produce trade strategies
  • Collate and model short term fundamental data relevant to the global Iron Ore and Freight market (focusing on Asia) whilst supporting the dry bulks team with ad hoc analysis and relevant trading strategies



Required Skills & Experience

  • Have an existing Iron Ore / Steel mill contact network in Asia
  • Produced tradeable ideas that have been traded on; SHFE, DCE and SGX.
  • Recent, proven track record of producing complex supply & demand balances to management and board- level
  • Strong IT skills, ideally possesses modeling skills within Python and/or VBA, Matlab
  • An understanding of steel mill operations in Asia (specifically China, Japan and Korea)
  • Must have recent experience working for a physical company within Iron Ore and Freight
  • Strong analytical background with experience in fundamental analysis of Iron Ore and Freight products markets
  • Undergraduate degree in Economics, Finance, Business or Mathematics 
  • Masters, Doctorate or MBA in same field, a plus

Closing Date for applications: 20 October 2016

Salary: Competitive