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Economic Researcher / Forecaster, Macro Hedge Fund, London

Employer
Finance Network
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive base, strong bonus potential
Closing date
Mar 26, 2024

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Job Function
Hedge Funds
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
The fund takes a collaborative, research driven approach across the investment process making this is a significant and highly prominent role within the fund's growth and success. Their focus can be described as bottom-up macro and their track record is very strong. The role will be focused on delivering content to PMs and the CIO, so the ability to work with highly experienced, market driven individuals is vital. They are particularly interested in candidates who have built bottom-up economic and econometric models.

This hire will involve working closely with senior PMs (including the CIO) and will be an integral part of the investment process. They are looking for someone with experience building, improving, and maintaining a variety of models to underpin their investment process. This will suit a strong economist researcher who can give insight into data and interpret Central Bank communications. They want someone who can look through all the noise and give good insight and can challenge assumptions in a logical and objective way. They are a sophisticated team with a process-based approach and so the successful candidate is likely to have a highly technical methodology.

In terms of characteristics the fund hires are high performing self-starters with low ego and the ability to be pragmatic in their approach to work. There is significant exposure to working with a range of stakeholders across the business (including senior PMs), so strong communication skills are essential.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a highly successful and very collegiate fund with a progressive and positive working culture. The role will be part of one of the very best macro fixed income teams on the street in a role with significant involvement in the investment process.

Requirements
  • Exceptional Academic Background in Econometrics from a Globally renowned University, ideally to PhD standard
  • Experience working in top tier institutions, ideally alongside fixed income traders/PM's.
  • Track record in building sophisticated bottom-up economic models.
  • Exceptional communication skills

Due to demand, we are advertising this role anonymously. If you would prefer to speak to someone before submitting a CV, please send a blank application to the role and someone will be in touch to discuss.

We can only respond to highly qualified candidates.

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