Economist - Scenarios Team

Oxford Economics is a leading economic consultancy firm. Founded in 1981 as a commercial venture with Oxford University’s business college, we have since become one of the world’s foremost economic consulting firms. We offer a competitive salary, flexible working conditions and a success driven promotion system.

Please note that this role is based either in our London Office or Oxford Office. Candidates must be willing to work in one of the two locations.

Headquartered in Oxford, with regional centres in London, New York, and Singapore, Oxford Economics has more than 20 offices across the globe. We employ over 300 full-time staff, including 200 professional economists, industry experts and business editors. Our worldwide client base now comprises over 1,500 international organisations, including leading multinational companies and financial institutions; key government bodies and trade associations; and top universities, consultancies, and think tanks.

We are seeking Economists as part of our Scenarios team and based in Oxford Economics’ London/ Oxford office. The unit is responsible for OE’s Global Scenario Services, bespoke scenario projects, supporting the Global Macro Service, and Stress testing.

Key responsibilities

  • Producing and writing up scenarios for the quarterly Global Scenarios Service.
  • Supporting the production and expansion of scenarios demanded by clients for regulator demanded stress testing.
  • Production of ad-hoc scenarios for clients.
  • Contributing ideas that will improve the properties of Oxford Economics’ Global Economic Model.
  • Support the sales team by running model demonstrations and training for clients.
  • Conduct internal training for new members of the forecast team.
  • Maintain and develop scenarios for the Global Model Workstation.
  • Dealing with risk and scenario-related client queries.
  • Forecasting and writing on specific economies every month.

Skills and experience

  • Strong academic education in Economics at postgraduate level.
  • Previous experience in using applied macroeconomics models for forecasting and/or scenario analysis.
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in teams across different offices and to tight deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Terms of the position

  • Competitive salary.
  • Performance-related bonus
  • Leave: 23 days a year plus bank holidays. You are required to take three days of this leave in the period between Christmas and New Year when the office is closed.
  • Probation period: six months
  • Start date: TBD

If you are interested in this position please send your CV and Cover letter to