Graduate Trainee Economist Investment Manager

35000.00 GBP Annual + plus bonus
04 Sep 2017
02 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Junior / Analyst level Macro Economist Role for a top Buy Side Investment Manager. The role requires a graduate from a Russell Group University (or EU Equivalent) graduate. This role provides fundamental economic research and analysis to support the companies investment management products, you will also be involved in the development of new products.
The job holder will need to have strong macro skills and an analytical mindset due to the need to provide regular snd one off written analysis and presentation materials to the research department and the client team.
Our client is a successful investment management company. Their investors are mainly institutional and UHNW clients.


* Provide fundamental economic analysis on and insights into developed and emerging market economies, currencies and their return drivers on an ad-hoc and regular basis.
* Assist the research team and the client team, including reactive research requested from departments, clients
* Develop bespoke analysis
* Analyse and report on the the behaviour of Currency market
* Contribute to enhance blue-sky research
* Contribute to research projects to develop and enhance systematic investment strategies across a range of asset classes, especially currency
* Quickly build familiarity with The companies research and statistical tools with an aim to developing successful investment strategies
* Develop and maintain databases with economic indicators, such as tracking interest and inflation rates across the world, official reserves, etc

Skills Required:

* 1st class Mathematics or Economics degree from a Russell Group University
* A level Mathematics or Economics - A grade or above
* You must have a very strong technical and and analytical macro economics understanding
* Ideally some basic experience of working within research or macro economics a Bank, Broker, Consultancy or Fund
* Good understanding of the Financial Markets
* Well presented
* Good attention to detail