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We are looking for a Head of Multi Commodity Research to lead the setup and management of a new Research team.

Job Description

 This is a new role that can be based in one of the following locations Singapore, London, Toronto or New York


About you and how you can excel in this role

You are an experienced leader having developed and led a global team within a market research and analytics business or function. In doing so, you have shown that you possess sound commercial acumen and have implemented strategic development within your area, particularly leading through change and business transformation. You will also be a prominent source of insight as demonstrated through your deep understanding of metals & mined commodities. This will support our world-renowned experts within your team.

Your real passion for what you do and the quality of your work makes you credible with clients and able to engage at the senior level.

The way in which you work enables you to build strong, collaborative internal relationships and can influence at all levels in the company. The people around you recognise your passion to develop others, building an environment in which people thrive. You understand that diversity of experience and thought makes a difference and that working across different geographies requires cultural appreciation.

If you want to make a positive impact on business results, your own team and those around you, apply now.


About the role

Reporting into the Global Head of Metals & Mining, you will be responsible for managing the Multi Commodity Research team and have direct line management of 3-4 research analysts & subject matter experts.  Your team will be responsible for producing world-class commercial data, analytics and insights that are tailored to our clients needs. Your leadership will inspire and support the development and timely delivery of our content, commercial goals and thought leadership across the different metals & mined commodity sectors. Your focus will be to transform the business, deliver revenue growth and inspire a cultural shift in the organization. You will foster an open, innovative and dynamic team environment where unconventional thinking is encouraged. 

You will be able to prioritise what matters most to clients and your team. Given your engagement with your network of senior-level clients and contacts, you will understand their business and priorities. Internally, you will ensure your direct reports improve workflow efficiency and the timeliness and quality of deliverables.

You will also work with client management and consulting to generate new research, sales and consulting opportunities.  You will work collaboratively as part of the Metals and Mining Leadership Team, to develop and implement a content strategy identifying and capitalizing on commercial opportunities. You will also champion our business, building senior-level relationships across industry and financial clients.


What you’ll love about Wood Mackenzie

For the past 45 years,  we have established  our reputation as a trusted source of  knowledge and forward- looking insight for the world’s most innovative  organisations. 

Our teams are located around the world, and deliver research and consulting projects based on our assessment  and valuation of thousands of individual assets, companies  and economic indicators such as market supply, demand  and price trends. As a result, we can count the world’s key energy institutions and governments  among our most loyal clients.

We are committed to supporting our people to grow and thrive. We value different perspectives and aspire to create an inclusive environment that encourages diversity and fosters a sense of belonging. We value everyone’s contribution and support them to reach their full potential while sustaining an organisational culture of health and well-being. There are opportunities to get involved in our Wellness, Diversity and Inclusion, and Community Engagement initiatives. We actively support flexible working and are happy to consider alternative work patterns, taking into account your needs and the needs of the team or division that you are looking to join. 

Hear what our team has to say about working with us:

We are part of a company that has been named as a Best Employer by ForbesMagazine and on the Forbes Most Innovative Companies list three years running. Verisk is one of only 15 out of 500 companies to appear on both lists. We are proud to be a part of the Verisk family of companies!


What you’ll love about Verisk

Verisk Analytics has an amazing story to tell. In 2017, Forbes magazine named Verisk to its World’s Most Innovative Companies list for the third consecutive year and to its America’s Best Mid-Size Employers list. We also earned the Great Place to Work® Certification for the second consecutive year in recognition of our outstanding workplace culture.

Verisk is a leading data analytics provider serving customers in insurance, natural resources, and financial services. We’ve been delivering data, analytics, and decision support services to our customers for more than 45 years, helping them protect people, property, and financial assets. At Verisk, you’ll be part of an organization that’s committed to serving the long-term interests of our stakeholders, including the communities where we operate.

At Verisk, you can build an exciting career with meaningful work; create a positive and lasting impact on the business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career. Our culture of innovation means your ideas on how to improve our business will be heard. As key contributors to our success, our team members enjoy working in a business-casual, collaborative environment that offers state-of-the-art resources, advanced technologies, and an excellent benefits package.

Verisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer.

All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age or disability.