Olefins Lead / Principal Consultant

72% Flex
Full Remote
Remote from:India
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Olefins Lead / Principal Consultant

72% Flex
Remote: Full Remote
Work from: India...

Offer summary


5-10 years in pricing, market analysis, engineering or related field, Bachelor's degree in chemical engineering, Chemistry, Economics or equivalent.

Key responsabilities:

  • Provide subject expertise for olefins services
  • Develop market reports, forecasts, and analytics
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Argus Media

Information Technology & ServicesLargehttps://www.argusmedia.com
1001 - 5000 Employees

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 Olefins Lead / Principal Consultant


About Argus:


Argus is the leading independent provider of market intelligence to the global energy and commodity markets. We offer essential price assessments, news, analytics, consulting services, data science tools and industry conferences to illuminate complex and opaque commodity markets.

Headquartered in London with over 1,400 staff, Argus is an independent media organisation with 30 offices in the world’s principal commodity trading hubs.

Companies, trading firms and governments in 160 countries around the world trust Argus data to make decisions, analyse situations, manage risk, facilitate trading and for long-term planning. Argus prices are used as trusted benchmarks around the world for pricing transportation, commodities and energy.

Founded in 1970, Argus remains a privately held UK-registered company owned by employee shareholders and global growth equity firm General Atlantic.


What will you be doing?


Argus is seeking a Lead Consultant (Principal Consultant) to provide subject matter expertise for our olefins subscription services, including market reports, price forecasts/monthly outlooks, and biannually released fundamentals analytics with forecasts (capacities, supply, demand and trade flows).   This senior position is pivotal to Argus' global success.   You will support the Vice President and work closely with other consultants and analysts across the sector in various regional offices to deliver high-quality products, engage with clients and develop product innovation and industry insights.


  • Cultivate deep understanding of Asian olefins-related markets, deep understanding of capacity development, the cost to produce from the various routes, the dynamics of the PP/PE chain and understanding of the dynamics of the other derivatives - EO/PO/ACN etc. and their downstream chains.
  • Forge strong business relationships with petrochemical industry executives, industry and client relationships.
  • Share key, actionable business insights from industry meetings with the sector.
  • Establish themself as a thought leader underpinned by consistent marketing and business development output, including industry presentations and client meetings.
  • Verify data integrity and global data flow and contribute to olefins fundamental analytics and monthly price outlooks.
  • Continuously look for ways to improve the product deliverables and make the process and coordination more efficient.
  • Support the sector’s annual AAV growth targets by prioritizing client needs with product development and innovation.
  • Work closely with Data, Data Science and Technology teams, as required, to improve efficiency and speed of deliverables and support the Chemical Analytics vision for the development of dashboards and scenario analysis tools.



What we’re looking for in you:


  • 5-10 years of recent experience focused on pricing, market conditions and trends, capacity and supply & demand for ethylene and olefins
  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering, Chemistry, Economics or industry-related fields.
  • High level of understanding of petrochemicals, oil and gas.
  • Research and analysis experience from planning departments and/or consulting positions is a plus.
  • Highly accomplished collecting, monitoring, analysing and communicating market data.
  • Experienced conducting regional and/or global market analyses that identify and interpret economic drivers, supply/demand fundamentals, trade flows and capacity data.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to network and build contacts with industry executives.
  • Comfortable with preparing and delivering presentations to industry professionals.
  • Strong experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project.
  • Experience with R, Python or SQL is preferred, but strong willingness to learn and technical aptitude is a requisite.
  • Able to work independently while engaging and collaborating in line with the Argus values: Excellence, Integrity, Partnership, and Inclusivity.




What’s in it for you:


  • Competitive Compensation: Enjoy a rewarding salary package coupled with an enticing company bonus scheme, acknowledging your contributions and incentivizing your continued excellence.
  • Flexibility Redefined: Embrace a hybrid working model that seamlessly blends the best of both worlds—three days in the vibrant office environment and two days of productive work from home, fostering work-life balance and maximizing productivity.
  • Wellness Assurance: Prioritize your health and well-being with comprehensive group healthcare coverage, ensuring peace of mind for you and your loved ones.
  • Time to Recharge: Rejuvenate and recharge with generous annual leave entitlement of 18 days, including additional 8 days of casual leave to unwind and pursue personal interests.
  • Continuous Growth: Embark on a journey of continuous learning and development with extensive internal and external training opportunities, empowering you to stay at the forefront of industry trends and sharpen your skills.






This is a full-time position operating under a hybrid model, with three days in the office and two days working remotely. Office hours are Monday through Friday from 09:00 to 18:00, with a one-hour lunch break.



For more details about the company and to apply please make sure you send your CV and cover letter via our website: www.argusmedia.com/en/careers/open-positions 


By submitting your job application, you automatically acknowledge and consent to the collection, use and/or disclosure of your personal data to the Company. Argus is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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  • Great communication skills
  • Proactive in building industry relationships

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