Research Analyst

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About the company...
The company is a rapidly growing, mission-driven software company that is creating a more connected and productive global agriculture industry. They are an incredibly diverse team of technologists, scientists, and academics with a shared passion for building software that impacts everyone in the world on the most basic level.

About the work...
They are looking for highly-motivated, intellectually curious people who are hungry for personal growth. Successful candidates have versatile talents and are excited to work in a fast-paced, demanding, and constantly evolving entrepreneurial environment.

Responsibilities:
  • Creating and maintaining of commodity supply and demand models across various crops and African countries
  • Communicating with internal and external clients to understand and document project objectives
  • Conducting in-depth data analyses using traditional and advanced methods
  • Authoring reports containing actionable recommendations
  • Making presentations—answering questions and instilling confidence
  • Keeping abreast of industry-related news flow
  • Researching and writing reports with a commodity-specific focus
  • Responding to requests for data and information from internal and external clients

Skills Required:
  • Comfort with working with large volumes of data
  • Strong data visualization skills
  • Strong analytic and critical thinking skills
  • Exceptional written, oral, and presentation communication abilities
  • Excellent Excel and PowerPoint knowledge
  • 3+ years of relevant fundamental research experience in agricultural commodities space

Bonus Points:
  • Ability to work collaboratively with team members across functional roles
  • A self-starter, ability to work independently against tight deadlines
  • An independent thinker
  • Strongly task- and detail- oriented
  • Someone who is excited to and enjoys working in a fast-paced demanding, entrepreneurial startup where you can grow exponentially
  • Passion for enabling global food security through data driven tools
  • Degree in a technical field
  • Team management experience
  • Proficiency in a second language
  • Coding/programming/data management skills and proficiencies

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