S&P Global Commodity Insights Commercial and CX Graduate Program - September 2024 - Dubai - #49264

S&P Global, Inc.


Date: 1 week ago
City: Dubai
Contract type: Full time
Remote
S&P Global Commodity Insights Commercial and CX Graduate Program - September 2024 - Dubai About the Role:

Grade Level (for internal use):
09

Role: Associate, Commercial Graduate

The Location: Dubai

The Commodity Insights Commercial and CX Graduate Program journey begins with an intensive 5-week onboarding in our London office.

The 3-months thereafter will be part of the EMEA Client Services Team, focusing on building a foundational knowledge of the commodity markets, developing essential business-related skills while learning about various Commodity Insights (CI) data, research and analytical products. At Client Services, you would be a primary contact for clients, providing solutions to their requests in a timely, professional and courteous manner and providing training on CI products through WebEx and onsite visits.

The program will consist of rotations to client services, sales, channel management and marketing functions. This will enable each graduate to gain a holistic perspective of the business. Combined with on-the-job learning, graduates must complete and pass certification milestones along with a rigorous evaluation process that will test and stretch their skills and capabilities. As you progress though the program, you will have the opportunity to support the sales team and ultimately generate additional revenue that helps to grow our business

You will be offered the opportunity to assist S&P Global Commodity Insights in achieving its mission of being one of the leading providers of the highest quality price assessments and analytical information to the world's financial and commodity markets. Our real-time news, pricing and analytical services help markets operate with transparency and efficiency worldwide. As the principal provider of commodity price assessment and information to more than 10,000 customers in 150 countries and with 20 offices spanning five continents, you will form part of a truly globally diverse workforce. You will be part of a rapidly growing organization with an exceptional corporate culture. Our data, analytics, and research help our customers make informed, smarter business decisions and investments.

We are looking for high achievers from a diverse pool of current undergraduates or recent graduates who are passionate about the energy and commodities markets and want to develop their career in a dynamic, high performing and multicultural commercial team. You will be someone who can quickly work out how to make things happen through intellectual curiosity, creativity, exceptional learning agility and problem solving skills as well as effective networking and collaboration skills.

What's in it for you:


  • You will join as a member of a cohort of Commercial Associates. Here, you will be introduced to world-class experts in various commodities including former chief economists, traders and risk managers. They will give presentations about how commodity markets work and provide insightful perspectives on global economic, political, technological and legal issues linked to their specializations. You will also be enrolled in an e-learning curriculum, providing foundational knowledge about the technical aspects of various commodities and market.
  • Within weeks you will have the opportunity to present topics to senior management and to get constructive feedback on your progress. Throughout the program you will learn how to use tools including CI-Platts products, Excel add-ins and CRM systems.
  • You will be challenged on a daily basis with a steep learning curve. You will get the opportunity to work with a broad range of clients including governments, investment banks, commodity trading houses, major oil and gas companies, hedge funds and industry and get to be part of a large energetic and international team with fantastic opportunities for growth.

Career paths after the 18-month initial phase of the program include:


  • Regional Sales
  • Analytical Sales
  • Client Services

Responsibilities:


  • Help clients understand how to navigate and extract useful data from the S&P Global Commodity Insights product range.
  • Liaise with the content, commercial and technical teams to address any client queries and ensure our data is maintained to the highest standards.
  • Proactively reaching out to clients for face-to-face/WebEx training (this will apply towards the later stages of development once fully fluent and certified on the product range).
  • Conduct research about important issues at the forefront of energy and commodity markets and present this to colleagues.
  • Support sales teams with research and proposals.
  • Build account overviews and plans to support strategic sales teams.
  • Design data-driven models and templates for clients.
  • Create marketing materials for commercial culture initiatives and future graduate cohorts.
  • Getting involved in special project initiatives where determined necessary by management.

Requirements:


  • Ability to join a class of new hires in early September 2024
  • All degrees welcome: however, concentration in Commercial, Geology/geophysics, Business, Upstream or Energy/Commodity background related disciplines preferred.
  • Fluent command of English, Arabic and French are a prerequisite.
  • Strong presentation and communication skills. You must have good telephone manners and be comfortable presenting to large groups both in person and remotely.
  • Familiarity with or strong interest in learning about financial and commodity markets.
  • Good PC skills including the Microsoft Office product range.
  • Well versed in Excel
  • Ability to effectively multi-task and work independently.
  • Willingness to learn and take on a wide variety of tasks.
  • UAE Golden visa holders welcome

About S&P Global Commodity Insights
At S&P Global Commodity Insights, our complete view of global energy and commodities markets enables our customers to make decisions with conviction and create long-term, sustainable value.

We're a trusted connector that brings together thought leaders, market participants, governments, and regulators to co-create solutions that lead to progress. Vital to navigating Energy Transition, S&P Global Commodity Insights' coverage includes oil and gas, power, chemicals, metals, agriculture and shipping.

S&P Global Commodity Insights is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI). S&P Global is the world's foremost provider of credit ratings, benchmarks, analytics and workflow solutions in the global capital, commodity and automotive markets. With every one of our offerings, we help many of the world's leading organizations navigate the economic landscape so they can plan for tomorrow, today.

For more information, visit http://www.spglobal.com/commodity-insights.

What's In It For You?

Our Purpose:

Progress is not a self-starter. It requires a catalyst to be set in motion. Information, imagination, people, technology-the right combination can unlock possibility and change the world.

Our world is in transition and getting more complex by the day. We push past expected observations and seek out new levels of understanding so that we can help companies, governments and individuals make an impact on tomorrow. At S&P Global we transform data into Essential Intelligence, pinpointing risks and opening possibilities. We Accelerate Progress.

Our People:

We're more than 35,000 strong worldwide-so we're able to understand nuances while having a broad perspective. Our team is driven by curiosity and a shared belief that Essential Intelligence can help build a more prosperous future for us all.

From finding new ways to measure sustainability to analyzing energy transition across the supply chain to building workflow solutions that make it easy to tap into insight and apply it. We are changing the way people see things and empowering them to make an impact on the world we live in. We're committed to a more equitable future and to helping our customers find new, sustainable ways of doing business. We're constantly seeking new solutions that have progress in mind. Join us and help create the critical insights that truly make a difference.

Our Values:

Integrity, Discovery, Partnership

At S&P Global, we focus on Powering Global Markets. Throughout our history, the world's leading organizations have relied on us for the Essential Intelligence they need to make confident decisions about the road ahead. We start with a foundation of integrity in all we do, bring a spirit of discovery to our work, and collaborate in close partnership with each other and our customers to achieve shared goals.

Benefits:

We take care of you, so you can take care of business. We care about our people. That's why we provide everything you-and your career-need to thrive at S&P Global.

Our benefits include:
  • Health & Wellness: Health care coverage designed for the mind and body.
  • Flexible Downtime: Generous time off helps keep you energized for your time on.
  • Continuous Learning: Access a wealth of resources to grow your career and learn valuable new skills.
  • Invest in Your Future: Secure your financial future through competitive pay, retirement planning, a continuing education program with a company-matched student loan contribution, and financial wellness programs.
  • Family Friendly Perks: It's not just about you. S&P Global has perks for your partners and little ones, too, with some best-in class benefits for families.
  • Beyond the Basics: From retail discounts to referral incentive awards-small perks can make a big difference.

For more information on benefits by country visit: https://www.spglobal.com/en/careers/our-culture/

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at S&P Global:
At S&P Global, we believe diversity fuels creative insights, equity unlocks opportunity, and inclusion drives growth and innovation - Powering Global Markets. Our commitment centers on our global workforce, ensuring that our people are empowered to bring their whole selves to work. It doesn't stop there, we strive to better reflect and serve the communities in which we live and work, and advocate for greater opportunity for all.

Equal Opportunity Employer

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: [email protected] and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.

US Candidates Only: The EEO is the Law Poster http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf describes discrimination protections under federal law.

20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), SLSGRP202.1 - Middle Professional Tier I (EEO Job Group) Job ID 299613

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