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Head of Market Research

Job Reference: RS1164

Job Title: Head of Market Research

Location: Middle East

Product: Metals

Role: Research & Analysis

Redstone Commodity Search focus on offering 360° search solutions to the global commodities markets. With a competitive coverage of Trading Houses, Producers, Majors, Utilities, Merchants, Hedge Funds, Investment Banks and Brokerages; Redstone Commodity Search can confidently offer you an edge in today’s volatile market.

Redstone Commodity Search are working with global commodity trading group looking to hire a market research analyst to join the commercial team in Dubai.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Responsible for the regional mine, smelter, and refinery production data for historical and forecasting.
  • Conduct ground-up analysis for the cost structure of base metal mines and perform top-down reconciliation of costs from information found in company financial and sustainability reports
  • Produce bi-monthly assessment reports, including developments and production data in mines, smelters and refineries for the metals market (copper, aluminium, zinc, nickel etc.)
  • Write high quality reports and impactful presentations and dashboards summarising market and cost developments.
  • Reports into the Directors

Key Qualifications / Experience

  • Proven experience in research and analysis of base metals (copper, aluminium, nickel, zinc etc.)
  • Must have approx. 7+ years’ experience working in a commodities research firm, smelter, mine or commercial business.
  • Have Excellent knowledge of Chinese smelters, understanding their business needs, volumes and locations.
  • The ability to demonstrate that you can meet objectives, targets and deadlines whilst maintaining a high standard and detail orientated work ethic.
  • Located in Dubai

If you match the job description and are keen on applying for this role; please send us a copy of your resume/cover letter to or submit your application through the Vacancy Form.