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Join a culture of innovation.

“Digital tools such as those supplied by Mintec have become essential to procurement teams.” 


Spencer Wicks,
CEO Mintec

Spencer

 

Join a culture of innovation.

“Digital tools such as those supplied by Mintec have become essential to procurement teams.” 


Spencer Wicks,
CEO Mintec

Spencer

 


Current Vacancies

 

Our continued success is a direct result of our talented employees. We continually seek exceptional people who embody our core values and who will ensure excellence is maintained in every engagement with our clients. As a people centric company, we invest in personal development supported by mentoring to enable our employees to reach their full potential.

If your passion to support clients is matched by a desire to continually learn and develop as part of a successful growing business then we would love to hear from you.

 

 

Mintec, the world’s leading soft commodities and food raw materials price analytics company, is seeking sales agents to expand its business in key strategic markets. In an $8 trillion annual market for agricultural commodities and food, Mintec occupies a unique position as data provider to many of the world’s top food manufacturers and retailers. Our clients rely on our extensive pricing data and analytical tools to help their procurement professionals purchase raw materials smartly and improve their companies’ profitability. Our primary target markets are Europe and the U.S. with our top regions being Netherlands, France, Germany, Scandinavia, Italy and the USA. We are also interested in opportunities for sales agent representation in Asia and the MENA region.

Your role as a Mintec sales agent will require you to respond to qualified leads and identify new opportunities. You will be entirely responsible for presenting our solutions to companies, crafting proposals, negotiating and then closing annual subscription deals.

If you have experience of selling data solutions into this market and have a network of contacts in food and CPG procurement, we would be interested in hearing from you. These roles will require some agreed travel to meet clients at events or at their offices.

A competitive sales commission scheme is on offer for these territory-based home-working roles. If you are interested, then please apply to find out more details.

Department:                 Sales

Responsible to:            Sales Director

Location:                        Bourne End

 

Main Purpose of Job:

 

Mintec, the leading soft commodities and food raw materials price analytics company, is seeking a Market Analyst to join its growing team. In an $8 trillion annual market for agricultural commodities and food, Mintec occupies a unique position as data provider to many of the world’s top food manufacturers and retailers. These companies rely on our extensive pricing data to help their procurement professionals purchase raw materials smartly and improve their companies’ profitability.

Mintec is rapidly growing serving this huge and burgeoning global market and is seeking an experienced and ambitious Business Development Executive to join our Sales team. Using our lead generation processes and your own research, identify, nurture and manage the generation of quality sales leads that enable software demonstrations, that lead to increased sales. Your focus will be on expanding the Companies client base across Europe

This position is based in our Bourne End office.

 

Responsibilities:

 

Acquire an in-depth knowledge of our full range of products and services and convey that knowledge to potential clients as directed

• Manage the quality of lead generation by researching, compiling and maintaining lists of prospective clients through our lead generation campaigns

• Contact and schedule ‘demo’ appointments as directed

• Meet or exceed agreed sales targets
Document, track and monitor all leads and activities in Salesforce

• Produce basic sales reports as directed
Follow up prospects who responded to marketing and advertising campaigns as directed

• Provide support and develop sales initiatives to meet targets

• Represent the Company at seminars and trade fairs as required

• To ensure ISO 27001 training is attended and all mandatory documents have been read to ensure working practices comply

 

Required Qualifications:

 

We are looking for someone with specific experience and proven success within Sales or Business Development within a relevant market, such as SaaS or a subscription service. 

Experience and Skills:

• Minimum 2-3 years’ experience of working in a business development or sales role, with successful experience of lead generation and conversion within the SaaS or subscription service markets

• Experience with a similar product to our offering would be ideal

• The ability to speak European languages would be ideal

• Excellent negotiation skills, being able to demonstrate the ability to apply commercial experience and a consultative selling approach

• Strong networking and influencing skills, demonstrable ability to work independently and intuitively to build relationships and influence decision making across large organisations

• Ability to build trusting relationships and increase clients confidence in our products

• Analytical and logical ability to enable you to understand both our product and the clients needs and assess how to align both

• Self-motivated and quick to get started, demonstrating the drive to achieve the best results.

• Attention to detail with the ability to understand and disseminate complex information.

Department:                 Sales

Responsible to:            Sales Director

Location:                        North America

 

Main Purpose of Job:

 

Mintec, the leading price reporting and analytics firm focused on the food industry, is seeking a Business Development Executive to join its growing team in North America. As a leader in this space, Mintec occupies a unique position as data provider to many of the world’s largest food companies and brands. These companies rely on our content and online platform to help their procurement teams purchase smarter.

Mintec is rapidly growing and is seeking an experienced and ambitious Business Development Executive to join our Sales team in North America. Your goal will be to target new accounts across North America, ranging from small food manufacturers to Fortune 100 companies. We are just beginning to develop our presence in North America, so there is tremendous opportunity in this region.

 

Responsibilities:

 

Acquire an in-depth knowledge of our full range of products and services and convey that knowledge to potential clients 

• Provide detailed demonstrations of Mintec’s online platform and key value propositions

• Negotiate contracts and close business with monthly targets

• Achieve sales KPIs including meeting volume

• Meet or exceed agreed sales targets through closing new business contracts

• Prospect new logos while taking advantage of support tools such as ZoomInfo

• Document, track and monitor all leads, opportunities, and activities in Salesforce

• Follow up on marketing-generated, warm leads

• Represent the Company at seminars and trade fairs as required

• Comply with Mintec system and company requirements regarding security and compliance

 

Required Experience: 

 

We are looking for someone with specific experience and proven success within Sales or Business Development at a price reporting agency or market intelligence firm.

Experience selling to procurement roles is desirable. 

 

Recommended Skills and Experience:

• Minimum 3-5 years’ experience of working in a business development or sales role

• Experience selling subscription access to an online platform

• Analytical and technical, able to learn our product quickly

• Excellent negotiation skills, being able to demonstrate the ability to apply commercial experience and a consultative selling approach

• Experience working with Salesforce would be ideal

• Ability to build trusting relationships and increase clients confidence in our products

• Competitive mindset

• Self-motivated and quick to get started, demonstrating the drive to achieve the best results

• Attention to detail with the ability to understand and disseminate complex information.

Department:                Forecasting

Responsible to:            Fundamentals Team Leader

Location:                        Copenhagen, Denmark

Contract Type:               15-20 hours per week

Mintec, the leading soft commodities and food raw materials price analytics company, is seeking a Commodity Analyst to join its growing team.

In an $8 trillion annual market for agricultural commodities and food, Mintec occupies a unique position as data and analytics provider to many of the world’s top food manufacturers and retailers. These companies rely on our extensive pricing data to help their procurement professionals purchase raw materials smartly and improve their companies’ profitability.

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB:

The successful candidate will be a valuable member of the forecasting team and will update and develop analyses of market developments within a range of commodities, including metals, energy sources, plastics, and edibles. As a student employee at Mintec you will be able to schedule your working hours to a great extent. The working hours will be 15-20 per week. We expect a certain degree of flexibility near deadlines, but we will accommodate your requests in relation to your exams and schedule.

This position is based in our Copenhagen office.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Maintain fundamental analyses of commodities, which analyse supply, demand, inventory levels, cost driver developments and financial measures

  • Support the identification and development of additional analytical indicators

  • Collect and interpret data from a wide range of sources including industry organizations, The Federal Reserve, Eurostat, Census Bureau, CFTC, BLS, and many more.

 

THE CANDIDATE:
  •  

    Studies HA (almen), HA (mat), or Polit 2nd, or 3rd year

  • Possesses strong quantitative and analytical skills with attention to detail and accuracy

  • Is fluent in English

  • Speaks Danish at an intermediate level or better

  • Works independently, professionally and in a well-structured manner

  • Is able to identify problems, to collect data, to establish facts, and draw valid conclusions

  • Enjoys repetitive tasks based on practical procedures and systems

  • Has an interest in econometric techniques

  • Has a solid knowledge of Excel

WHAT WE OFFER:
  • Join a young team of 14 people (7 of which are also students)

  • An opportunity to work for a fast-growing international company

  • Great support and thorough training in analysing commodity markets

  • Flexible working hours that can easily be combined with studies

  • Central location in Vesterbro

  • Lunch scheme with a broad choice of options and free coffee and tea.

     

If you think this sounds like a great opportunity, we would appreciate hearing from you. Even if you do not match every requirement 100%, we would welcome your application in English (with a cover letter, CV, and grade transcript).

DEPARTMENT: Data & Intelligence

RESPONSIBLE TO: Chief Analyst

LOCATION: Flexible 

The Company:

Mintec, the leading soft commodities and food raw materials price analytics company, is seeking a Forecast Analyst to join its growing team. In an $8 trillion annual market for agricultural commodities and food, Mintec occupies a unique position as data provider to many of the world’s top manufacturers and retailers. These companies rely on our extensive pricing data to help their procurement professionals purchase raw materials smartly and improve their companies’ profitability.

Mintec is rapidly growing, serving this huge and burgeoning global market, and is seeking an ambitious Analyst to join our Forecast team. Using best in class proprietary price forecasting methodology, the Forecast team analyse and forecast a wide range of food and non-food commodity prices to provide purchasing recommendations and pivotal insight to our clients.

The successful candidate will be a valuable member of the Forecasting team, overseeing commodity price forecasts and delivering hedging recommendations to Mintec’s customers.

The role:

  • Becoming an expert in Mintec’s price forecast methodology

  • Evaluating and updating forecasts

  • Interpreting analytical content and relaying it in a written format

  • Developing the analysis to launch and maintain new forecasts

  • Delivering topical webinars and joining calls with customers to support the adoption of the forecasting product

  • Participating in forecast discussions to ensure key knowledge is shared across the forecasting team

  • Continuously demonstrating initiative by proposing methods and techniques to improve current forecast methodology

  • Continually challenging, refining and improving operational processes to achieve improvement in productivity and quality of service

  • Undertaking courses and training to acquire expertise in Forecast methodologies as part of the career development of this role 

Required qualifications:

We are looking for someone who has an inquisitive, rational and intellectual approach to analysing and interpreting data. The successful candidate must also possess good communication and writing skills.

The ideal candidate would have experience in either technical analysis or commodity pricing analysis (fundamentals, futures, etc). Successful candidates who don’t have experience in Technical Analysis would be given the opportunity to attend a course in the Society of Technical Analysis to develop expertise in the field. Candidates with experience in technical analysis but without the necessary knowledge in commodities, would also be trained. 

Experience and Education:

  • University degree in Economics, Finance, Engineering or in a similar numeric field would be beneficial

  • Diploma in Technical Analysis from the STA or equivalent (or relevant experience in technical analysis/commodity price analysis)

Skills:

  • Understanding of commodities price theory, including the fundamental drivers for supply, demand, trade flows and prices and their mutual interaction would be beneficial

  • Understanding of financial markets in general or commodity futures markets, in particular, would also be beneficial

  • Excellent analytical, qualitative and quantitative skills, with strong attention to detail and passion for accuracy

  • Good communication and presentation skills with a proven ability to support the Commercial team and members of the forecast team, whilst build and maintain positive, effective relationships across all levels in an organisation

  • Excellent writing skills, able to articulate insight and reports clearly and concisely

  • Self-starter with strong continuous improvement mindset

Department:                 Price Reporting Agency

Responsible to:            US Commodity Insight Manager

Location:                        America

 

Main Purpose of Job:

Mintec, is the world-leading soft commodities and food raw materials price analytics company with over 35 years of experience serving Europe's largest and most well-respected companies. In an $8 trillion annual market for agricultural commodities and food, Mintec occupies a unique position as data provider to many of the world’s top manufacturers and retailers. These companies rely on our extensive pricing data to help their procurement professionals purchase raw materials smartly and improve profitability.

Responsibilities:

  • Increase the number of reports and price assessments published by Mintec in the industrial commodity sector such as metals, energy, plastics, packaging and chemicals.
  • Build and grow the number of industry contacts in the industrial sector that submit pricing data and insights using all means of communication including face-to-face meetings and networking.
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of the fundamentals, supply chain and key participants for the industrial commodity markets.
  • Collect transactional market insights as well as pricing data that will be relevant to publishing reports, and news stories or assess the Mintec Benchmark Prices in line with Mintec’s robust methodology, price specifications and IOSCO-compliant principles.
  • Follow procedures to continue to build and maintain Mintec’s proprietary data.
  • Write regular pricing rationales, reports and analytical pieces.
  • Handle questions from contacts and the market about the dynamics of particular pricing, seeking guidance from your manager when inquiries are sensitive, to make our processes and judgement transparent to the market.
  • Publishing Mintec Benchmark Prices and Mintec reports to an agreed schedule

Recommended Skills and Experience:

  • At least one year of experience working with industrial commodities such as metals, energy, chemicals, pulp & paper, or similar.
  • A strong understanding of what impacts physical commodity prices, with experience in fundamentals analysis and report-writing, as well as a knowledge of incoterms, trade flows and value chains.
  • A high standard of written work and ability to summarize complex topics for a broad audience.
  • Highly numerate with a keen eye for detail; very comfortable using MS Excel as well as performing various types of data analysis.
  • Knowledge of hedging and financial risk management of commodities.
  • Experience of working independently, with a self-starter attitude that is well-served in growing and maintaining a network of industry contacts for market knowledge and price collection.
  • Business-level Spanish would be considered a plus.
  • Willingness to travel when required.

Department:                 Price Reporting Agency

Responsible to:            EMEA Commodity Insight Manager

 

Main Purpose of Job:

Mintec, the world-leading soft commodities and food raw materials price analytics company, is seeking an ambitious Commodity & Pricing Analyst to join its Commodity Insight Team. With over 35 years of experience serving Europe's largest and most well-respected companies, the Mintec Commodity Insight Team is looking for a new pricing analyst to join its expanding EMEA coverage and provide market prices, knowledge and commentary to the biggest names in international retail and food services.

Responsibilities:

  • Increase the number of reports and price assessments published by Mintec in the industrial commodity sector such as metals, energy, plastics, packaging and chemicals.
  • Build and grow the number of industry contacts in the industrial sector that submit pricing data and insights using all means of communication, including face-to-face meetings and networking.
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of the fundamentals, supply chain and key participants for the industrial commodity markets.
  • Collect transactional market insights as well as pricing data that will be relevant to publishing reports, and news stories or assess the Mintec Benchmark Prices in line with Mintec’s robust methodology, price specifications and IOSCO-compliant principles.
  • Follow procedures to continue to build and maintain Mintec’s proprietary data.
  • Write regular pricing rationales, reports and analytical pieces.
  • Handle questions from contacts and the market about the dynamics of particular pricing, seeking guidance from your manager when inquiries are sensitive, to make our processes and judgement transparent to the market.
  • Publishing Mintec Benchmark Prices and Mintec reports to an agreed schedule

Recommended Skills and Experience:

  • At least one year of experience working with industrial commodities such as metals, energy, chemicals, pulp & paper, or similar.
  • A strong understanding of what impacts physical commodity prices, with experience in fundamentals analysis and report-writing, as well as a knowledge of incoterms, trade flows and value chains.
  • A high standard of written work and ability to summarise complex topics for a broad audience.
  • Highly numerate with a keen eye for detail; very comfortable using MS Excel and performing various types of data analysis.
  • Knowledge of hedging and financial risk management of commodities.
  • Experience of working independently, with a self-starter attitude that is well-served in growing and maintaining a network of industry contacts for market knowledge and price collection.
  • Business-level German would be considered a plus.
  • Willingness to travel when required.

Department:              Price Reporting Agency - Commodity Insights Team

Responsible to:         EMEA Head of Commodity Insights

Location:                      UK/Europe/Hybrid

Company

Mintec is a world-leading soft commodities and food raw materials price analytics company with over 35 years of experience serving Europe's largest and most well-respected companies.

In an $8 trillion annual market for agricultural commodities and food, Mintec occupies a unique position as a subscription data provider to many of the world’s top manufacturers and retailers. These companies rely on our extensive pricing data, analysis and forecasts, delivered through our cutting-edge SaaS platform. Mintec Analytics helps procurement professionals purchase raw materials smartly and improve their company’s profitability.

The Role:

We are seeking an experienced and ambitious Protein Analyst to join our Commodity Insights Team. You’ll come from an established Price Reporting Agency (PRA) or proteins company and be experienced in working with price assessment methodologies and commodity specifications.

You’ll be highly numerate with excellent analytical and communication skills who enjoys interaction with traders, producers, and manufacturers in the agricultural commodity value chain. You’ll also work closely with other members of the global Commodity Insights Team.

The role is open to applicants interested in hybrid working in the UK or remote working in Europe, with occasional travel to the UK.

Responsibilities:

  • Expand Mintec's position as the leading food-commodity PRA by growing Mintec’s coverage in the meat and dairy protein markets.
  • Increase the number of price assessments and reports published by Mintec in the meat and dairy sectors.
  • Grow the number of industry contacts in the meat and dairy sectors who submit pricing data, using all means of communication, including face-to-face meetings and networking.
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of market fundamentals, supply chains, and key proteins commodity market participants.
  • Collect transactional pricing data, bids, offers, tenders and any other information that will be relevant to assess the Mintec Benchmark Prices in line with Mintec's robust methodology, price specifications and IOSCO-compliant principles.
  • Follow procedures to continue to build and maintain Mintec's proprietary data.
  • Write regular pricing rationales, reports and analytical pieces.
  • Handle questions from contacts and the market about the dynamics of particular pricing, seeking guidance from your manager when inquiries are sensitive, to make our processes and judgement transparent to the market.
  • Publishing new Mintec Benchmark Prices to an agreed schedule.

You should have:

  • Experience of working in agricultural commodities, preferably in the protein sector.
  • A strong understanding of what impacts physical commodity prices, with experience in fundamentals analysis and report writing, as well as a knowledge of incoterms, trade flows and value chains.
  • High numeracy skills with a keen eye for detail; very comfortable using MS Excel and performing various data analysis.
  • Knowledge of hedging and financial risk management of commodities.
  • Experience of working independently, with a self-starter attitude that is well-served in growing and maintaining a network of industry contacts for market knowledge and price collection.
  • Ability to present complex topics clearly and concisely to groups of any size.
  • Business level fluency in additional European languages would be considered a plus.
  • Willingness to travel when required.

Department:              Price Reporting Agency - Commodity Insights Team

Responsible to:         Commodity Insight Manager

Company

Mintec, the world-leading soft commodities and food raw materials price analytics company, is seeking an ambitious Softs Analyst to join its Commodity Insights Team. With over 35 years of experience serving Europe's largest and most well-respected companies, the Mintec Commodity Insights Team is looking for an analyst to join its expanding coverage and provide market prices, knowledge and commentary to the biggest names in international retail and food services. Mintec recently acquired AgriBriefing with its companies Urner Barry, Stratégie Grains, Feedinfo, and Tropical Research Services, which together form the world’s largest food-commodity Price Reporting Agency (PRA) and data provider.

The Role:

Mintec is seeking an experienced and ambitious Soft Commodities Analyst to join our proprietary Commodity Insights Team, with particular focus on tropical softs such as coffee and cocoa. Ideally, you will come from an established Price Reporting Agency (PRA) or a soft commodities company with a familiarity in coffee and/or cocoa, and be experienced in working with price assessment methodologies, commodity specifications and IOSCO-compliant price reporting processes. You will need to be highly numerate with excellent analytical and communication skills and enjoy interaction with traders, producers and manufacturers in the agricultural commodity value chain. The Soft Commodities Pricing Analyst will be working closely with other members of the global Commodity Insights Team.

This position can be remote or based in one of our global offices.

Responsibilities:

  • Expand Mintec’s position as the leading food-commodity PRA by covering and expanding Mintec’s offering in tropical softs such as coffee and cocoa
  • Increase the number of price assessments and reports published by Mintec in the coffee and cocoa sectors.
  • Build and grow the the number of industry contacts in the coffee and cocoa sectors who submit pricing data, using all means of communication including face-to-face meetings and networking.
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of the fundamentals, supply chain and key participants for the coffee and cocoa commodity markets.
  • Collect transactional pricing data, bids, offers, tenders and any other information that will be relevant to assess the Mintec Benchmark Prices in line with Mintec’s robust methodology, price specifications and IOSCO-compliant principles.
  • Follow procedures to continue to build and maintain Mintec’s proprietary data.
  • Write regular pricing rationales, reports and analytical pieces.
  • Handle questions from contacts and the market about the dynamics of particular pricing, seeking guidance from your manager when inquiries are sensitive, to make our processes and judgement transparent to the market.
  • Publishing new Mintec Benchmark Prices to the agreed schedule.

You should have:

  • Experience working in commodities, preferably in agricultural commodities. Experience of the coffee and/or cocoa industry would be preferable but is not a must.
  • A strong understanding of what impacts physical commodity prices, with experience in fundamentals analysis and report-writing, as well as a knowledge of incoterms, trade flows and value chains.
  • Highly numerate with a keen eye for detail; very comfortable using MS Excel as well as performing various types of data analysis.
  • Understanding of hedging and financial risk management of commodities.
  • Experience of working independently, with a self-starter attitude that is well-served in growing and maintaining a network of industry contacts for market knowledge and price collection.
  • Ability to present complex topics clearly and concisely to groups of any size.
  • Willingness to travel when required.

 



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