• Global EM Strategist/Economist

    Locations UK-London
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Strategy & Research
  • Overview

    Global diversified alternative investment manager is searching for an EM Strategist/Economist with a global outlook to work in the London office.  The role collaborates closely with the investment teams in London, NY and Singapore.   The ideal candidate will have at least five (5) years of experience.

    Responsibilities

    • Analyse global EM thematic macro trends and investment opportunities.
    • Collaborate with the quant team to develop and maintain macro models and tools to understand and forecast macro variables.
    • Deep understanding of EM characteristics with ability to pivot between different countries.
    • Key contributor to an integrated investment process, [this is not a platform with multiple traders operating independently].
    • The Strategy & Research team has a presence in London and NY and is centred alongside senior PMs.
    • Economists engage through regular meetings, presentations and exchanges of ideas to have direct impact on Portfolio Managers and the overall exposures of the Fund.

    Qualifications

    • MSc degree required, PhD preferred.
    • 5 – 10 years’ of relevant experience in financial markets gained from a central bank, international institution or  investment bank. Must have emerging markets macroeconomic experience.
    • Experience of EM FX, Rates and broader central bank thinking is beneficial.
    • Econometrics – able to build upon the suite of existing models to help guide views. Modelling skills ideally in Eviews and MatLab.
    • Superior interpersonal and communication skills both verbally and in writing.
    • Comfort in voicing opinions and receiving feedback within a highly collaborative, team-oriented culture.

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