Senior Research Manager

Fednav Limited - Montréal, QC (30+ days ago)

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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)


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


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


  • Market Research: 1 year (Preferred)