Junior Global Macro Strategist


London

Oxford Economics is a leading provider of economic forecasts, research, consulting solutions, Global Macro Strategy research and asset allocation advice. You will join a dynamic and growing team responsible for the Strategy product, which has been highly successful since launch.

The team has a consistent and wide coverage of fixed income, equities, FX and key alternatives markets across geographies and sectors, informed by a top-down macro perspective, reflecting OE’s house views and forecasts

Role

As a member of the team, you will contribute ideas on global macro strategy themes and opportunities. You will be expected to contribute to report writing, and, over time, pitch investment themes and ideas to clients.

You will have a strong background in macroeconomics, and ideally 1-4 years’ experience working in a sell-side bank, asset manager, central bank or similar covering macro strategy and markets.

Key Responsibilities
  • Global macro strategy research, with a multi-asset focus, working with our Directors of Fixed Income and FX, Equities, and EM strategy as well as the broader ream
  • Help with the team’s routine tasks associated with the publishing process
  • The opportunity to specialise down the line in a particular asset class or geography, thus allowing for career progression
  • Tease out macro-strategy themes using quantitative approaches
  • Write analytical reports and, over time, present at client events
Requirements
  • 1-4 years’ experience as (ideally) a global macro-strategist, equity strategist or macro-economist at a relevant institution
  • Familiarity with key assets allocation concepts and tradeable investment ideas (equivalent to CFA level 1)
  • Excellent academics records. A top Master’s degree in Economics, Financial Economics or Finance will help you stand out
  • Experience with either Bloomberg, Macrobond, Refinitiv and Python/R would be an asset
How to Apply

To apply for the role, please submit a CV and covering letter, detailing how you meet the person specification and where you have relevant experience of elements and attributes of the role. 

About Oxford Economics

Oxford Economics was founded in 1981 as a commercial venture with Oxford University’s business college to provide economic forecasting and modelling to UK companies and financial institutions expanding abroad. Since then, we have become one of the world’s foremost independent global advisory firms, providing reports, forecasts and analytical tools on more than 200 countries, 250 industrial sectors, and 7,000 cities and regions. Our best-of-class global economic and industry models and analytical tools give us an unparalleled ability to forecast external market trends and assess their economic, social and business impact.

Headquartered in Oxford, England, with regional centres in London, New York, and Singapore, Oxford Economics has offices across the globe in Belfast, Boston, Cape Town, Chicago, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Houston, Johannesburg, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Mexico City, Milan, Paris, Philadelphia, Sydney, Tokyo, and Toronto. We employ 500 full-time staff, including more than 300 professional economists, industry experts and business editors—one of the largest teams of macroeconomists and thought leadership specialists. Our global team is highly skilled in a full range of research techniques and thought leadership capabilities, from econometric modelling, scenario framing, and economic impact analysis to market surveys, case studies, expert panels, and web analytics.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Oxford Economics family.

Oxford Economics is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by governmental or local laws.

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