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Global Soybean & Meal Lead Analyst

Wilton, CT, United States of America
Job Reference JR0072919
Professional Areas Trading Platforms
Function Trading
Contract Type Permanent
Years of Work Experience 5 - 8
Start date 2023-12-14

Louis Dreyfus Company is a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods. Our activities span the entire value chain from farm to fork, across a broad range of business lines, we leverage our global reach and extensive asset network to serve our customers and consumers around the world. Structured as a matrix organization of six geographical regions and ten platforms, Louis Dreyfus Company is active in over 100 countries and employs approximately 17,000 people globally.

Global Soybean and Meal Lead Analyst

Are you passionate about analyzing the global soybean and meal markets and identifying trade opportunities? Do you have strong analytical skills and experience in supporting risk management? If so, you might be the perfect candidate for our Global Soybean and Meal Lead Analyst position.

As a Global Soybean and Meal Lead Analyst, you will work directly with the respective Global Heads of Soybean and Meal to lead the fundamental analysis for key markets, such as China, Brazil, Argentina, and the US. You will provide support for risk management by developing supply and demand analysis/models, forecasting prices, and highlighting trade imbalances and potential trade opportunities. You will also communicate your findings and recommendations to internal stakeholders, such as traders and senior managers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide analytical support to the Global Head of Soybean and Meal by leveraging fundamental supply and demand analyses for key markets, in collaboration with regional research teams and data science experts.
  • Identify and analyze key themes in the current trade environment and update the group on future trends that may impact the oilseeds market.
  • Apply modeling techniques and data analysis methods to obtain relevant insights and formulate effective trading recommendations based on economic trends and market conditions.
  • Identify profitable trading strategies in the agricultural space, leveraging sound fundamental analysis and exploring potential cash trading opportunities in domestic and international markets, as well as spread, flat price and relative value functions.
  • Regularly present balance sheet updates to the Product Line though conference calls, emails, and presentations.
  • Engage in daily communication with internal stakeholders, such as traders and senior managers, to provide updates on market trends and trading recommendations.
  • Work with Data Engineers and Data Scientists to improve the centralized research database with all available relevant supply, demand, premium, weather, logistics, etc data.

 

 

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in economics, finance, agriculture, or a related field. Advanced degree is preferred.
  • At least 7 years of experience in oilseeds commodity market analysis.
  • Ability to utilize data to anticipate and forecast future scenario outcomes.
  • Knowledge of statistical and econometric methods.
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word. Coding/python skills a plus.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize workload.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, and adheres to high standards of intellectual honesty.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.

This position is hybrid in Wilton, CT. 

On-site gym facilities and Cafe

What We Offer

We provide a dynamic and stimulating international environment, which will stretch and develop your abilities and channel your skills and expertise with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

- Comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental and vision care coverage, flexible spending account plans, employee assistance program, life insurance and disability coverage
- 401k with Company Match
- Family Friendly Benefits including childbirth and parental leave, fertility and family building benefits
- Paid Time Off (PTO) and Paid Holidays
- Hybrid work available (not applicable to all roles)

Diversity & Inclusion

LDC is driven by a set of shared values and high ethical standards, with diversity and inclusion being part of our DNA. LDC is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion.

LDC encourages diversity, supports local communities and environmental initiatives. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

Equal employment opportunity (EEO)

Louis Dreyfus Company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Sustainability

Sustainable value is at the heart of our purpose as a company.

We are passionate about creating fair and sustainable value, both for our business and for other value chain stakeholders: our people, our business partners, the communities we touch and the environment around us

Company Description

Louis Dreyfus Company is a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods. Our activities span the entire value chain from farm to fork, across a broad range of business lines, we leverage our global reach and extensive asset network to serve our customers and consumers around the world. Structured as a matrix organization of six geographical regions and ten platforms, Louis Dreyfus Company is active in over 100 countries and employs approximately 17,000 people globally.


Job Description

Global Soybean and Meal Lead Analyst

Are you passionate about analyzing the global soybean and meal markets and identifying trade opportunities? Do you have strong analytical skills and experience in supporting risk management? If so, you might be the perfect candidate for our Global Soybean and Meal Lead Analyst position.

As a Global Soybean and Meal Lead Analyst, you will work directly with the respective Global Heads of Soybean and Meal to lead the fundamental analysis for key markets, such as China, Brazil, Argentina, and the US. You will provide support for risk management by developing supply and demand analysis/models, forecasting prices, and highlighting trade imbalances and potential trade opportunities. You will also communicate your findings and recommendations to internal stakeholders, such as traders and senior managers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide analytical support to the Global Head of Soybean and Meal by leveraging fundamental supply and demand analyses for key markets, in collaboration with regional research teams and data science experts.
  • Identify and analyze key themes in the current trade environment and update the group on future trends that may impact the oilseeds market.
  • Apply modeling techniques and data analysis methods to obtain relevant insights and formulate effective trading recommendations based on economic trends and market conditions.
  • Identify profitable trading strategies in the agricultural space, leveraging sound fundamental analysis and exploring potential cash trading opportunities in domestic and international markets, as well as spread, flat price and relative value functions.
  • Regularly present balance sheet updates to the Product Line though conference calls, emails, and presentations.
  • Engage in daily communication with internal stakeholders, such as traders and senior managers, to provide updates on market trends and trading recommendations.
  • Work with Data Engineers and Data Scientists to improve the centralized research database with all available relevant supply, demand, premium, weather, logistics, etc data.

 

 

 


Experience

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in economics, finance, agriculture, or a related field. Advanced degree is preferred.
  • At least 7 years of experience in oilseeds commodity market analysis.
  • Ability to utilize data to anticipate and forecast future scenario outcomes.
  • Knowledge of statistical and econometric methods.
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word. Coding/python skills a plus.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize workload.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, and adheres to high standards of intellectual honesty.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.

Additional Information

This position is hybrid in Wilton, CT. 

On-site gym facilities and Cafe

What We Offer

We provide a dynamic and stimulating international environment, which will stretch and develop your abilities and channel your skills and expertise with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

- Comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental and vision care coverage, flexible spending account plans, employee assistance program, life insurance and disability coverage
- 401k with Company Match
- Family Friendly Benefits including childbirth and parental leave, fertility and family building benefits
- Paid Time Off (PTO) and Paid Holidays
- Hybrid work available (not applicable to all roles)

Diversity & Inclusion

LDC is driven by a set of shared values and high ethical standards, with diversity and inclusion being part of our DNA. LDC is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion.

LDC encourages diversity, supports local communities and environmental initiatives. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

Equal employment opportunity (EEO)

Louis Dreyfus Company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Sustainability

Sustainable value is at the heart of our purpose as a company.

We are passionate about creating fair and sustainable value, both for our business and for other value chain stakeholders: our people, our business partners, the communities we touch and the environment around us