Macro Economist/Strategist (Hedge Fund) Macro Economist/Strategist (Hedge Fund) …

Non-disclosed
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 23 Aug 19
Highly competitive base + bonus
Non-disclosed
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 23 Aug 19
Highly competitive base + bonus
Global Macro hedge fund is seeking an experienced Macro Strategist/Economist to join their New York team.

Reporting to the CIO, and working alongside senior Portfolio Managers, the Macro Economist/Strategist will contribute thoughtful analysis and detailed research which will inform investment decision-making, including:   

• Collaborate with, and contribute to, the Portfolio Managers’ outlook and theses through in-depth analysis and research of economic and financial data;  

• Analysis of economic data, macro trends and investment opportunities, providing insightful and actionable commentary to team on an ongoing basis; 

• Work with quant team to develop analytical models and tools; 

• Engage with external consultants and research providers to continually inform the fund’s outlook;  

• Produce ongoing in-depth research on a tactical and strategic basis. 

 

The successful candidate should possess: 

• A minimum of a Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Economics, Finance, Math, Sciences or Statistics required; a PhD is strongly preferred.  

• A minimum of 4+ years’ relevant experience. While experience at a leading asset manager is strongly preferred, outstanding candidates from central banks, investment banks, consultancy and research firms are also encouraged to apply. 

• In-depth expertise of global financial markets and products, regulatory policy, market structure, monetary policy required.    

• A high degree of technical aptitude with advanced econometric modeling skills and programming skills in, ie: Eviews, Matlab, Python, R, Stata.  

• Outstanding written and verbal presentation skills, with the ability to operate seamlessly between quant and investment professionals.

• Confidence; the ability to articulate and defend an opinion or position. 

• A passion for economics combined with a high degree of intellectual curiosity and meticulous attention to detail. 

 

For more information and a conversation in confidence please apply with your CV.  

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