Macro Strategist

Brown Shipley, London, GBR, EC2R 7HE
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Purpose of the Job

The successful candidate will work as part of the Macro & FX Team in Group CIO.

Key Accountabilities

- Provide forecasts/views with a focus on macro/central banks/interest rates, currencies, commodities and emerging markets
- Develop quantitative models for G10 & EM currencies, yield curves and commodities, as well as macro indicators and frameworks
- Contribute to Quintet’s suite of Counterpoint publications and other ad-hoc material
- Interact with internal/external stakeholders on macro topics across the board

Knowledge and Experience

Solid knowledge of applied macroeconomics, monetary & fiscal policy, quantitative techniques
Some experience in connecting macro/policy trends to currencies and/or interest rates, commodities, emerging markets
Strong statistics/programming skills, time series analysis, econometric and data packages, macro and market databases
Ability to derive insight from macro analysis for investors, with 1-3 years of experience in the financial sector or central banks
Understanding of role of macro research in asset allocation and across the investment value chain

Attributes and Qualities

Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Attention to detail and strong organisational skills
Solid analytical skills, lateral thinking and judgment
A proactive approach and the ability to think outside the box

Technical Skills

Economics, market strategy, statistics/econometrics and related programming/data packages

Languages Skills

Fluent in English, with strong writing, editing and presentation skills; other language a plus

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