Macro Strategist


London

Oxford Economics, a leading global economic research and consultancy firm, is looking to hire a high-calibre Macro Strategist to join our growing Global Macro Strategy Team. The main responsibility for this role will be to assist with asset allocation views and models, research long-term strategic macro themes and contribute tactical trade ideas. This is a global remit across multiple assets, including Fixed Income, FX, Equities, Credit and Emerging Markets. With experience, you’ll have the opportunity to pitch such investment themes and ideas to our clients.

This role is an integral part of Oxford’s growth plans and is an exciting opportunity to join a fast-growing company at the forefront of the industry.

Key Responsibilities
  • Global Macro Strategy Research: Conduct in-depth research with a multi-asset focus, across tactical asset allocation, strategic asset allocation and thematic trade ideas in collaboration with our Directors of Fixed Income, Equities, and EM strategy, as well as the broader team.
  • Publication Support: Assist with routine tasks associated with the publishing process, ensuring timely and accurate dissemination of our reports.
  • Specialisation Opportunities: Opportunity to specialise in a particular asset class or geography over time, supporting career progression within the firm.
  • Quantitative Analysis: Utilise quantitative approaches to identify and develop macro-strategy themes, asset allocation strategies and trade ideas..
  • Report Writing and Client Engagement: Write comprehensive analytical reports and gradually take on the responsibility of presenting these insights at client events.
Skills & Experience

The profile, orientation and skills that you will bring to the team include:

  • 1-3 years of experience as a global macro-strategist or macro-economist at a relevant institution.
  • Familiarity with key asset allocation concepts and tradeable investment ideas.
  • Excellent academic record, with a top Master’s degree in Economics, Financial Economics, or Finance highly desirable.
  • Experience with Bloomberg, Macrobond, Refinitiv, and programming languages such as Python or R is an asset.
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to apply quantitative methods to economic and financial data.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to convey complex ideas clearly and concisely.

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.

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 more than 15 cities. We employ more than 400 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.

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