Associate Analyst, Sheep & Wool

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Imagine being part of one of the world’s leading food and agribusiness research teams. Imagine contributing to a team that every day offers clients along the entire food chain insights that they use to steer their businesses. Imagine providing the knowledge to make a difference so that we can grow a better world together. RaboResearch within Rabobank, the world’s leading specialist in food and agribusiness banking, is that team.

Making a difference in your role

The RaboResearch team for Australia and New Zealand has an opportunity for you to make a difference using your analytical and communication skills and knowledge of the food and agribusiness sector. 

We are looking for an Associate Analyst to analyse the local and global markets for animal protein, especially sheep meat and wool, to support the bank and its rural and corporate clients with reports and presentations in their short- and long-term strategic decision making. Preferably based in Sydney, the Analyst will be required to:

  • Undertake high quality market research and industry analysis of the animal protein sector, especially sheep and wool, for use by both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Engage in the global animal protein sector team of RaboResearch and actively contribute to the delivery of global research and analysis.
  • Prepare quality research publications including reports, podcasts and videos that will assist rural and corporate clients, especially in Oceania.
  • Be the expert for assigned research areas by delivering presentations at seminars, client functions, industry conferences, field days, and corporate meetings.
  • Collaborate closely with Rabobank’s Australian and global banking team to identify commercial opportunities within the target sectors for Rabobank in rural and corporate banking.
  • Become a respected knowledge provider by engaging in media commentary for papers, journals, radio, TV, and social media on key issues relating to the target sectors. 
  • Provide research input into credit and risk policies and proposals covering the target sectors and provide presentations to management and colleagues as required.

For the role, you will need:

  • An inquisitive mind,
  • An understanding of the Australian and global sheep sector and/or agricultural systems and markets, 
  • 1-2 years experience or strong interest in analysing commodity markets and/or livestock industries,
  • Capacity to develop knowledge on, and analyse animal protein and wool sectors, 
  • Willingness to engage collaboratively with local and global colleagues to deliver impactful insights to our clients,
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical skills,
  • To work with large sets of data and to derive clear messages based on analysis,
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills along with well-developed written and verbal communication skills to tell the messages of your research in an interesting storyline, and
  • Willingness to travel largely within Australia to engage with clients and prospects
  • Good presentation and storytelling capabilities

Our Values, Vision, and Mission

Rabobank Australia fully embraces inclusion and belonging and delivers positive experiences for our people and clients. Our great working conditions, broad learning and development programmes and the opportunity to work together for the greater good are reasons why our employees love working here. We are committed to our values; we are client focussed, action oriented, purposeful, and courageous in our work.  We are professional and considerate and bring out the best in each other and are committed to keep learning.   We have an open culture, where you can be yourself and be valued for who you are.

What we're proud to offer you:

Rabo@Anywhere is our hybrid way of working at Rabobank and for Australia, that means we have a blend of time working between the office and home.

Wellbeing leave. These 2 extra leave days support greater work/life balance and is just another way we are helping our employees to lead happier, healthier, and more fulfilling lives.

Education Assistance Program. Rabobank values the development of its people and has a great Education Assistance Program to assist with professional development.

Parental Leave that supports you and your family while giving you the freedom and flexibility to enjoy this special time (Primary carer up-to 14 weeks paid leave)

Bonus and Additional Leave. We realise sometimes 4 weeks Annual Leave isn't enough! At Rabobank we provide an incentive for eligible employees to receive 1 extra week Annual Leave and an option to purchase another 2 weeks Annual Leave.

Extra Insurance. Rabobank recognises that employees need to protect their financial wellbeing, in the event of serious illness, injury, or even death. Rabobank provides eligible permanent employees with employer-funded Death, TPD and Income Protection Insurance.

Rabo Workplace Giving program. As part of Rabobank's global Corporate Social Responsibility, Workplace Giving aims to encourage employees to contribute to our community. Rabo Workplace Giving program matches employee donations to selected Social Partners.

Rabobank is committed to a culture where diversity and inclusion is valued, respected, and encouraged. We welcome applicants from diverse cultures, faith, and sexual orientation.

If you’d like to discuss how we can make our opportunities more accessible to you, please let a member of the Talent Acquisition team know.

Rabobank is not accepting submissions from recruitment agencies for this role.

You must hold valid work rights to be considered for this role.

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  • Job type:Entry Level Jobs
  • Disciplines:
    Agriculture, Economics
  • Work rights:
    Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident,
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  • Closing Date:30th Apr 2024, 1:59 pm


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