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Europe Grains & Feed Analyst

Villeurbanne, France
Job Reference JR0073880
Professional Areas Trading Platforms
Function Trading
Years of Work Experience 3 - 5
Start date 2024-05-30

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.

The Europe Grains & Feed Analyst is responsible for forecasting acreage/yield/production for all the EU Member States, modeling domestic consumption (human, industrial and feed demand) and monitoring trade flows.

You will manage the EU grains balance sheets, which includes updating the centralized database, effectively communicating updates to the trading team (calls, Teams, emails) and coming up with conclusions on future price direction. You will also be responsible for meat supply & demand analysis in the EU, liaising with our distribution offices and updating the trading team on a very regular basis.

You will report to the Global Wheat Lead Analyst and Regional Head of G&O Research for EMEA.
 

Your missions:

  • Conduct analysis of EU supply & demand of grains
  • Forecast EU grains production volumes
  • Participate in crop tours
  • Develop a deep knowledge of the EU meat market, including meat production & consumption, prices & margins and the impact on feed grains & meals demand
  • Conduct price sensitivity analysis to forecast switches between the different feedgrains and meals
  • Work with analysts and traders in other relevant countries
  • Communicate results of analysis to Geneva traders and global group
  • Provide the group early warnings on sudden S&D changes
  • Work with traders to develop trading strategy, highlight opportunities and risks
  • Coordinate with origination and commercial desks to include feedback into S&D analysis
  • Monitor line-ups & customs and update the group (EU & global)
  • Participate in business development projects in the region (assist with research, analysis and presentations)
  • Build a good network with local external market players/analysts, including grains producers and CPF producers

Your profile:

  • Bachelor/Master Degree in Economics or Agricultural engineering (or both)
  • 2/3 years of relevant experience in a similar role
  • Strong knowledge of the grains markets
  • Strong market trends analysis skills
  • Strong communication skills (verbal / written)
  • Good Excel skills & coding skills (Python, R…)
  • PowerBI knowledge is a plus
  • Good time management skills and ability to manage multiple tasks and work to deadlines
  • Willingness to travel when required (e.g. for crop tours)
  • English (fluent), any other languages is a plus 

Additional Information for the job

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.

We offer

  • Competitive salary and benefits

  • Flexible working

  • Access to Training and Development 

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.

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

The Europe Grains & Feed Analyst is responsible for forecasting acreage/yield/production for all the EU Member States, modeling domestic consumption (human, industrial and feed demand) and monitoring trade flows.

You will manage the EU grains balance sheets, which includes updating the centralized database, effectively communicating updates to the trading team (calls, Teams, emails) and coming up with conclusions on future price direction. You will also be responsible for meat supply & demand analysis in the EU, liaising with our distribution offices and updating the trading team on a very regular basis.

You will report to the Global Wheat Lead Analyst and Regional Head of G&O Research for EMEA.
 

Your missions:

  • Conduct analysis of EU supply & demand of grains
  • Forecast EU grains production volumes
  • Participate in crop tours
  • Develop a deep knowledge of the EU meat market, including meat production & consumption, prices & margins and the impact on feed grains & meals demand
  • Conduct price sensitivity analysis to forecast switches between the different feedgrains and meals
  • Work with analysts and traders in other relevant countries
  • Communicate results of analysis to Geneva traders and global group
  • Provide the group early warnings on sudden S&D changes
  • Work with traders to develop trading strategy, highlight opportunities and risks
  • Coordinate with origination and commercial desks to include feedback into S&D analysis
  • Monitor line-ups & customs and update the group (EU & global)
  • Participate in business development projects in the region (assist with research, analysis and presentations)
  • Build a good network with local external market players/analysts, including grains producers and CPF producers

Experience

Your profile:

  • Bachelor/Master Degree in Economics or Agricultural engineering (or both)
  • 2/3 years of relevant experience in a similar role
  • Strong knowledge of the grains markets
  • Strong market trends analysis skills
  • Strong communication skills (verbal / written)
  • Good Excel skills & coding skills (Python, R…)
  • PowerBI knowledge is a plus
  • Good time management skills and ability to manage multiple tasks and work to deadlines
  • Willingness to travel when required (e.g. for crop tours)
  • English (fluent), any other languages is a plus 

Additional Information

Additional Information for the job

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.

We offer

  • Competitive salary and benefits

  • Flexible working

  • Access to Training and Development 

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.

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