Economist / Macro Strategist - Hedge Fund - London

Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Highly competitive base + bonus
Posted
24 Dec 2022
Closes
11 Jan 2023
Ref
17900015
Job Function
Hedge Funds
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Supporting a senior macro portfolio manager, the Economist/Strategist will directly contribute to risk-taking activities including country coverage, trade idea generation, monitoring markets and building constructive tools & models.
  • Track market developments and economic activity to manage risk and identify investment opportunities
  • Provide country coverage
  • Build quantitative/statistical models and tools
  • Work alongside the quant research team to provide analytics and ad-hoc data driven projects to assist the Portfolio Manager

Skills & experience required:
  • Educated at a top tier university (ideally to MSc/PhD level) in economics or a quantitative driven subject
  • Prior work experience of 1-5 years in a closely related field such as economics, trading, macro strategy or as a junior/assistant PM
  • Fixed Income / Rates product knowledge is essential.
  • Extensive experience with an advanced programming language, Python being highly desirable
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