WHO WE ARE | THE COMPANY
Fednav, headquartered in Montreal, is the largest oceangoing shipowning and chartering group in Canada engaged in ocean transportation of mainly bulk cargoes on a worldwide basis. With 75 years of experience and expertise, we are a driven, innovative, and respected organization committed to our employees and customers.
Reporting to the EVP of the Marine Department, we are currently seeking a Senior Research Manager. This position is responsible for providing global macro-economic insight of the dry bulk shipping industry and commodities markets to assist with commercial strategy development.
Location: Montreal (Canada)
WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING | THE ROLE
The successful candidate is responsible for:
º Conducting research in the geo-political and macro-economical environment impacting the dry bulk shipping and commodities markets
º Formulating Fednav’s view on the long-term supply and demand developments including generating scenarios through data analytics and dynamic modelling
º Interpreting both short and long-term changes to the macro world and determine impact to the dry bulk and commodities markets
º Building and managing relationships with global providers of research and supply/demand data
º Continuously supporting the business with information that may impact business decisions and results
WHAT YOU BRING | THE PERSON
The ideal candidate has:
º Bachelor's degree in Economics, Commerce, Finance, or related discipline
º A minimum of three years as an Economy Analyst covering macro-economics, global trading, and commodities markets.
º Strong problem-solving skills including the ability to analyze and interpret complicated research data and translate it into potential business opportunities
º Identifying and evaluating the implications of major trends and developments in the commodity and shipping markets as well as changing market conditions and inputs for business opportunities
º The ability to create new insights, devise novel approaches through research information using empirical and/or modelling skills
º Strong communication skills including the ability to make effective, well-structured presentations adapted to the intended audience
º Proven ability to work both independently as well as collaborate with team members across functions and at all levels through an open, engaging, and collaborative style
º Confidence working in an international multi-continent organization with diverse cultures
º Fluency in English
Honesty, integrity, and a respect toward community and environment define our values.
Job Type: Full-time