Research Analyst

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands


ED&F Man Liquid Products Division is a leading global supplier in molasses, molasses blends and related liquid products as well as dry cargo products for (mainly) animal feed industry. The Amsterdam office is the regional headquarters for the European, Asian and African business. We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join us as a Research Analyst on a full-time basis. 



The Research Analyst will work as part of a team responsible for providing data analysis and reports to support the various trade desks. 

The responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


  • Collecting data/information from primary sources, structuring and analysing data/information for practical use
  • Keeping constant track of emerging trends in the sector
  • Pro-actively keep the traders up to date on what news, reports and events move the market
  • Provide monthly updates on Supply and Demand estimates and import/export volumes
  • Regularly provide distribution offices with updates and reports
  • Prepare and present updates on market insights to trading team on a weekly basis
  • Opportunity to work on different projects 

We offer a challenging role in a very dynamic environment.



  • Bachelor/Master’s degree
  • Analytical/research experience in a working environment is essential
  • Knowledge of the agricultural commodity sector is desirable
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken) is essential, Dutch is desirable 
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills with a pragmatic and commercial approach
  • Excels in a team environment and is proactive, collaborative and collegiate.
  • Strong communication skills, driven and good interpersonal skills.
  • High level of integrity, flexibility, ability to work under pressure and self-reflection are key attributes to perform this role.
  • Right to work in the Netherlands


Who We Are

Established in 1783, ED&F Man is an employee-owned agricultural commodities merchant with 6,000 people in 60 countries and annual revenue in excess of $8bn We trade, source, store, process, ship and distribute agricultural products, such as sugar, coffee, molasses, animal feed and pulses. Each year we trade 11m bags of coffee, 11m tonnes of sugar and 6m tonnes of animal feed. 

Essential Behaviours

Here at ED&F Man we are guided by our five company values: Respect, Integrity, Meritocracy, Client Focus and Entrepreneurship. Our values are underpinned by a set of essential behaviours, which form part of our performance management approach. Delivering on our objectives is very much about ‘what’ we do, but these essential behaviours also provide a guide and measure for ‘how’ we do things. Our performance essentials are Take Initiative, Self-Management, Deliver Results and Collaboration. 

Equal Opportunities Statement

ED&F Man is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment.  All qualified applicants will receive equal treatment without regard to race, colour, sex, gender, age, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, marital or civil partner status, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender reassignment (identity, gender expression), genetic information or any characteristic protected by local law.  



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