Consulting Manager, Research (IND)

Analytics and Consulting Mumbai, India



Job Title:     Consulting Manager (Research), Asia


Job type:      Full-time, Permanent


Location:     Mumbai, India


Reporting Relationship:        Head of Mumbai/ Principal Consultant, Asia


Job Purpose


Argus is a leading provider of insights, price indexes and consulting to the global energy industry. Companies in 140 countries as well as multilaterals like the International Energy Agency (IEA) use Argus data to index physical trade and as benchmarks in financial derivative markets as well as for analysis and planning purposes.


Our Consulting business has been growing significantly over the last few years and need a Manager to lead bespoke projects and provide thought leadership in key petroleum and biofuels sectors. The principal focus of the role would be to work with the consulting team based out of India to execute and deliver a wide range of consulting assignments for clients in Asia-Pacific and the Middle East. The Manager will structure the project delivery whilst guiding the junior staff on research methodology whilst also being actively involved in the delivery of Argus’ advisory services. The Manager would also be involved in the development and the execution of multiclient studies or annual publications from time to time. Apart from the Manager’s consulting team in India, he / she will tap on the expertise of consultants and product or industry specialists in our global consulting community in London, US and Moscow as well as our network of third-party consultants.


As the key consulting person on the ground in India, the Manager, along with Argus’ consulting leaders in Singapore, would formulate a strategy for growing the business in India.


Key Responsibilities

  • Execution of single and multi-client products.
  • Ensuring that the quality of the product meets Argus’ standards.
  • Participation in client discussions during project execution.
  • Development of in-house consulting tools and analytics in support of consulting projects.
  • Assist in the development of proposals and marketing materials on specific consulting opportunities.
  • Assist in developing presentation materials and if required, deliver presentations on public conferences.


Key Opportunities

  • Development of leadership and project management skills.
  • Managing a team of commodity analysts.
  • Develop research and analytical capabilities and sharpen skills in business and project analysis.
  • Exposure to senior management in major state-owned companies and international companies.
  • Exposure to a wide range of energy and commodities markets.
  • Good career path within Argus consulting practice.




  • Results driven and willingness to go the extra mile to ensure timely delivery and customer satisfaction.
  • Flexibility with regard to type of commodities that can be handled and the range of projects.
  • Enthusiasm to acquire new skills and knowledge.
  • Commercially minded.
  • Ability to develop a team that values collaboration.
  • Ability to travel.


Skills and Experience

  • Master/Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Chemical engineering or Economics. Highly numeric
  • 6 to 10 years of work experience in energy, oil & gas sector. 
  • Experience in commodities research and analysis is a bonus.
  • Knowledge of model building that would enable guiding a team of analysts would be looked upon favourably.
  • Client-facing experience.
  • Sound communication skills, be they written or verbal.
  • Some experience having led a team.
  • Keen awareness of cultural differences.


About Argus Media and Argus Consulting Practice


Argus is a leading provider of price assessments, business intelligence and market data for the global crude oil, petroleum products, gas, LPG, coal, electricity, biofuels, biomass, fertilizers, metals, emissions and transportation industries. It is headquartered in London, and has offices in Moscow, Washington, Houston, Singapore, Tokyo, Beijing, New York, Kiev, Sydney, Astana, Portland, Johannesburg and Dubai as well as employees in other key locations including Germany, France, Nigeria, South Africa, Venezuela, Argentina, India and Chile. Argus was founded in 1970 and is a UK-registered company.


Over the past few years, Argus Consulting Practice has grown in both the breadth and depth of its consulting scope.  Argus consulting covers most commodities within Argus Media’s coverage, spanning crude to petrochemicals as well as biofuels and fertilizer.  The range of bespoke consulting assignments include market studies and price analysis and forecast, market and economic feasibility study on capital projects, due diligence assistance in support of M&A activities, strategy studies to assist companies to penetrate new markets or develop new products, assistance in performance reviews of selected departments of our clients, development of training programs and many more.




Our rapidly-growing, award winning business offers a dynamic environment for talented, entrepreneurial professionals to achieve results and grow their careers. Argus recognises and rewards successful performance and as an Investor in People, we promote professional development and retain a high-performing team committed to building our success.




If this aligns with your next career move, we’d love to hear from you.


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