Insight Analyst - Dry Bulk

Houston (Remote)
Business – Research /
Full-time /
​​At Kpler, we simplify global trade information and provide valuable insights. Founded in 2014, our goal is to help over 10,000 organisations by offering the best intelligence on commodities, energy, and maritime through a single platform.

Working at Kpler means you'll be a key player in turning complex data into strategic resources for our clients. Your role involves creating data-driven stories that empower clients in their industries.

Your expertise helps Kpler navigate markets successfully. Your journey starts here, where innovation meets impact. Join our team of 500+ talented people from 35+ countries worldwide.

Your future position
Kpler is looking for an experienced dry bulk market analyst to join our Insight team. You'll be playing a pivotal role in the development of the dry bulk Insight product, as we expand our coverage of dry commodity markets, in particular coal, iron ore, and steel. This is a cross-commodity role where you will be required to take the initiative in directing your own research and be confident in presenting your findings to a wide and varied audience.

Your mission is to:

    • Work closely with the rest of the dry bulk Insight team and dry bulk market data analysts to support the development and expansion of our dry bulk commodity coverage.
    • Utilise Kpler and external data sources to produce market-driven and independent analyses of current and projected trends within dry bulk.
    • Communicate this analysis through a variety of channels, including regular written reports, presentations, webinars, and client meetings.
    • Use your market knowledge and experience to identify potential areas of future growth and expansion for our research.
    • Work with Kpler engineers and product owners to enhance dry bulk market data and tools.
    • Aid sales and customer success teams by articulating the value of Kpler research to clients, prospects, and other external parties.

It will be a match if you are or have:

    • At least 3 years of experience analysing dry bulk markets.
    • A good understanding of global commodity trade flows, pricing, key commercial players and fundamental supply and demand drivers for dry commodity markets.
    • Experience in analysing coal, iron ore and steel markets is strongly desired.
    • You are skilled at carrying out complex analyses across multiple datasets using appropriate tools and have some experience in forecasting commodity flows and prices.
    • A strong track record of producing insightful written analysis and experience in presenting your findings to varied audiences.
    • Fluent in English and possess excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to work and communicate in an international cross-cultural environment.
    • High competency in using Excel.

    • Nice to have
    • Understanding of fertiliser, grains, oilseeds, and dry freight markets is an advantage.
    • Experience in using SQL, Python, R or Tableau.

And you REALLY want to join the team because:

    • We are the market leader in commodity data and analytics with a healthy pipeline of innovation
    • Our growth is strong and we are proudly bootstrapped
    • We are still small enough that you can know everyone and your voice will be heard
    • We are passionate about growth and this includes your personal development


We're a dynamic company dedicated to nurturing connections and innovating solutions that tackle market challenges head-on. If you're driven by customer satisfaction and thrive on turning ideas into reality, then you've found your ideal destination. Are you prepared to embark on this exciting journey with us?

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Don’t meet every single requirement? Research shows that women and people of color are less likely than others to apply if they feel like they don’t match 100% of the job requirements. Don’t let the confidence gap stand in your way, we’d love to hear from you! We understand that experience comes in many different forms and are dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team.

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