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Market Analyst


Espoo, ES, FI

Country/Region:  FI
Job Area:  Project & Information Management
Business Unit:  Product & Supply Chain Management

This is an ad for creators of change!


This is for you who wants to have a real impact on creating a healthier planet for our children every day. At Neste, you will be working for the world’s leading producer of sustainable aviation fuel and renewable diesel and a forerunner in developing renewable and circular feedstock solutions for polymers and chemicals. Let’s create transformation for a sustainable future together.


We are looking for you,


Market Analyst


to our short-term Market Analysis team in the Market Intelligence department of Neste’s Renewable Products. This is a permanent position based in Espoo, Finland.


You will focus on delivering world-class insight and analysis on petroleum and renewable product markets to a broad range of stakeholders at Neste, with the intention of supporting shorter-term profitability and key stakeholders steering Neste’s business. Besides colleagues in your own team, you will work closely with e.g. Oil Products Supply Chain Management and Finance, Renewable Products Commercial Steering and Margin Management teams. Your analyses will have a strong impact on steering our sales and refinery operations all the way to top management decision making.


In our team, you will play an integral role in creating value for our stakeholders. Together with you and your expertise, we can make an impact today and keep our promises for tomorrow.


Reasons to join


Real impact right now. We work in an inspiring and evolving business environment, where everything we do serves one purpose: to create a healthier planet for our children. To drive a growing impact as a global leader in renewable and circular solutions we live by our values every day; we care, we have courage, we cooperate.

Safety and caring. We value safety always and everywhere. We want our work to feel good and do good. At Neste, we nurture a culture where everyone is welcome and feels safe, respected and encouraged to be their unique true selves.


Exciting growth. Transformation brings new possibilities and fosters our courage and curiosity. As a global growing company we support personal development with versatile learning and career opportunities. Collaboration is the key, and we believe in flexible, smart ways of working.


In addition, our benefits for employees in Finland include, for example, a personnel fund as part of the overall remuneration, good occupational health care, and an extensive membership in a sickness or health insurance fund. We also support leisure time activities, e.g. by offering benefits for sports and culture.


More about the job


Your role in creating a sustainable future


  • Closely follow market developments both in the petroleum (oil) and renewable product markets, systematically collect and analyze a wide variety of market and fundamental data to identify important trends from market noise
  • On a monthly basis translate the results of your analysis to a high-quality 15-month rolling forecast of our key petroleum feedstocks and products, which will be used to optimize our refining capacity in Porvoo
  • Contextualize and quantify renewable product market developments as inputs to the team’s short-term supply and demand analysis
  • With your expertise, contribute to impactful analyses, presentation materials and drive collaboration with the team’s key stakeholders, including senior management
  • Support in creating wider understanding of linkages between petroleum and renewable markets, further developing team’s models, analyses, processes and ways of working


The best combination to succeed in this role


  • Master’s degree from e.g. business, economics or engineering
  • Several years of relevant work experience from quantitative analysis work either in an analyst house, in the financial sector, or from a relevant corporate or consulting role 
  • Understanding of energy or commodity markets with excellent analytical problem solving skills and a solid quantitative skill set
  • Ability to draw strategic and business-relevant conclusions, and to influence senior stakeholders by clear and convincing communication in English
  • Capability to work independently and proactively, willingness to challenge and develop oneself
  • Advanced knowledge on Google tools/MS Office, PowerBI/Looker Studio and/or a market data management tool (e.g. Zema) seen as an advantage


Other strengths we value


  • Previous experience in analyzing complex market dynamics and presenting firm views towards the company’s senior management
  • Existing understanding of petroleum markets and products, and/or biofuel markets, incentives or regulatory schemes
  • Interpersonal skills to develop networks within and outside of the organization
  • Responsible attitude with a safety-oriented mindset


Let’s get you started


We look forward to receiving your CV and application with a salary request by August 6, 2024.


If you have any questions regarding the process or the position, please get in touch with Mika Pohjo, who is leading the Market Analysis team in Renewable Products Market Intelligence (tel. +358 50 4629886) on July 1st (14:00-15:00), July 4th (10:00-11:00) or August 5 (13:00-15:00).


We will do our best to contact you within two weeks after the application time has ended. The recruitment process will include interviews and a possible aptitude assessment. The person selected for the position must pass a health examination including a drug test. A security clearance is obtained with their consent.



About Neste
Neste uses science and innovative technology to transform waste and other resources into renewable fuels and circular raw materials. We create solutions for combating climate change and accelerating a shift to a circular economy. With over 75 years of refining expertise, we are the world’s leading producer of sustainable aviation fuel and renewable diesel and a forerunner in developing renewable and circular feedstock solutions for polymers and chemicals. Our ambition is to make the Porvoo oil refinery in Finland the most sustainable refinery in Europe. We have set high standards for climate, biodiversity, human rights and the supply chain. Together with our partners we are aiming at a carbon neutral and nature positive value chain by 2040. Our success is created by 5,600 professionals working in 16 countries. Read more: Get inspired by our story.

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