Brazil Fertilizer Pricing Analyst

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Sao Paulo

Posted Feb 28, 2024 - Requisition No. 123468

Green Markets, a Bloomberg Company, offers an exciting opportunity for a Brazil Fertilizer Pricing Analyst to join a growing market research team. This position is located in Bloomberg’s Sao Paulo office.

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For over 45 years, Green Markets has improved the performance of companies across fertilizer product value chains. By creating market transparency, Green Markets enables fertilizer professionals to make more informed decisions and improve company performance.

Green Markets’ industry coverage includes the influential fertilizer market in Brazil. Through the “Green Markets Brazil” weekly market report, the business provides detailed insight on fertilizer pricing trends and market conditions. The product is sold to market participants including fertilizer manufacturers, distributors, cooperatives, and agricultural producers.

The Role

The Brazil Inland Fertilizer Pricing Analyst continually expands and manages an existing network of inland fertilizer market participants representing buyers and sellers of fertilizer, as well as market intermediaries. Following specific guidelines the analyst regularly engages with and gathers data from market participants to develop high-confidence, proprietary price assessments for fertilizer products within regional markets in Brazil.

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual with the ability to develop a strong network within the Brazil fertilizer industry to undertake price discovery and ascertain market developments.  Geographies to be analyzed include Mato Grosso, Western São Paulo State and Paraná, Maranhão, Tocantins, Piauí, and Pará.

The role requires communicating with market participants, learning/knowing/uncovering market trends and developments, and synthesizing this information to develop proprietary pricing intelligence and market reports to be used by a variety of market constituents.

You will be responsible for sourcing market sentiment information, reacting to feedback from clients and company stakeholders, and managing ad-hoc projects that are part of the overall product strategy. Your industry knowledge will also play a central part in the marketing of any product launch.

You'll need to have:

  • 3+ years of professional experience in analyzing, buying or selling fertilizer products in Brazil
  • Expert understanding of fertilizer pricing dynamics, influences and mechanisms
  • Credible knowledge of the Brazil fertilizer market and/or a strong understanding of the companies operating in this industry
  • Superlative communication, interpersonal, networking and relationship development skills
  • Analytical and information gathering skills combined with the ability to develop written conclusions on market pricing trends
  • English fluency

We’d love to see:

  • A passion for understanding the nuances of the Brazil fertilizer industry
  • Interest in continuous learning and expanding fertilizer industry knowledge base
  • Ability to assimilate and transform gathered market intelligence into narrative market reporting

Project Requirements:

  • Manage and further develop a proprietary network to source Brazil fertilizer prices and market sentiment
  • Work within a pricing discovery process provided to you by Bloomberg that includes:
  • Use of salesforce automation software that simplifies and organizes network development; provides activity tracking using established methods and best practices
  • Use of a source and pricing data tracking tool to organize data and provide transparency of network/source feedback
  • Use of Bloomberg email systems
  • Operate within established ethical guidelines to be provided
  • Obtain current market prices and provide written market sentiment narrative on Brazil fertilizer products
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