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Market Strategist, Glights

Market Strategist, Glights

  • Location China - Central - Shanghai, Singapore - Flexible
  • Travel required Negligible travel
  • Job category Supply & Trading Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 147907BR
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary

Trading analytics and insight (TA&I) partners with commercial decision makers within Trading & Shipping to deliver distinctive incremental value through unique analytics and innovative solutions. Bringing together a diverse range of specialisms, trading analytics and insight can pivot quickly to high value opportunities across commodity lines and regions. Embedded within the Oil Strategist team and operating in partnership with commercial stakeholders, you will use analysis of fundamentals and other price drivers to form a market view and influence risk deployment. Recognized as holding relevant expertise in energy markets and quantitative methods you will provide new insights through innovative analysis and will challenge the status quo, enabling T&S to maintain its competitive edge.

You will develop networks that stretch cross-geography and cross-commodity in order to leverage the full suite of skills and capabilities that reside within our strong multidisciplinary analytics team, connecting analysis and information.


  • Understand fundamentals and market moves and how they link back to trading and origination activity. Drive original analysis in the team.
  • Contribute to trading strategy: Conduct analysis of light ends and petrochemical markets to help support/challenge trading positions. Develop new trading opportunities out of analysis and contribute to strategy discussion.
  • Develop effective cross-discipline partnerships within TA&I to bring the best skill sets to problems.
  • Collaborate effectively across regions and commodity lines to create alignment and promote better connectivity.
  • Co-develop, maintain and embed a suite of models to quantify fundamentals and link to price.
  • Leverage skills and capabilities that reside in multidisciplinary analytics team.
  • Grow and embed technical and subject matter expertise across the business and continually develop the Analytics infrastructure.
Essential education
  • Academic background; preferably in Economics, Engineering, Data Science or another quantitative background Essential experience and job requirements
  • Professional and/or academic analytical background
  • Knowledge of relevant commodity markets and energy economics
  • History of developing partnerships with stakeholders to deliver successful outcomes
  • Subject matter expertise in relevant commodity line and/or technical discipline
  • Functional expertise developing quantitative analytics infrastructure
  • Able to communicate key themes and messages clearly and succinctly Desirable criteria & qualifications
  • Familiarity with commodity and financial markets
  • Understanding of petrochemical markets and assets
  • Experience of delivering tradeable insights from analysis
  • Knowledge of advanced statistics, econometrics, data science and AI - Capable using Python and other DS platforms
At bp, we provide the following environment and benefits to you:
  • A company culture where we respect our diverse and unified teams, where we are proud of our achievements and where fun and the attitude of giving back to our environment are highly valued
  • Possibility to join our social communities and networks
  • Learning opportunities and other development opportunities to craft your career path
  • Life and health insurance, medical care package
  • And many other benefits.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company! We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, perform crucial job functions, and receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us to request any accommodations.


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