Senior European Economist

Oxford Economics is a leading global provider of economic forecasts, research, and consulting solutionsWe are seeking a Senior European Economist to work within the European macro forecasting and research team. The position can be based in London, Frankfurt or Milan. 

The European macro team, which comprises of ten other economists, reports to the Managing Director for Macro and Investor Services and is responsible for all of Oxford Economics European macro forecasts and research, including contributions to a number of OE’s global publications and macro-related consultancy projects as appropriate. 

The team has an outstanding forecasting track record and produces high quality economic research. We offer a collegial working environment where you will receive regular opportunities to work with high-profile macroeconomists on topical issues, and coaching to enhance your professional skills. This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast-growing company at the forefront of the industry. 

Key Responsibilities
  • Forecasts for a number of European economies. This will require understanding and learning the use of the Oxford Economics Global Economic Model, the tool that informs our macroeconomic projections.  
  • Producing monthly economic forecast reports on the countries under your supervision, as well as more in-depth topical research on those countries. 
  • Producing regular commentary and analysis of the broader eurozone economy including contributions to our daily and weekly publications as well as regular in-depth research reports covering topical eurozone macroeconomic issues. 
  • Contributing research ideas for broader eurozone-related work and helping edit eurozone publications. 
  • Presenting the house view to clients through client conferences, webinars and meetings. You will also be required to demonstrate and train clients in the use of our global economic model  
  • Managing/mentoring junior team members. 
  • Providing client support on European related queries. 
  • Supporting sales and marketing by presenting Oxford’s view and products to a diverse audience, ranging from financial firms, public institutions or industrial companies. 
  • Providing media commentary as requested on European macro themes. 
Skills Required
  • Three to four years of experience as a macro economist covering European economies (focus on euro area economies but experience as a Nordic economist would be a plus). 
  • A degree in economics, preferably at postgraduate level and with a superb academic record. 
  • First rate analytical and quantitative skills. Experience in macroeconomic modelling and producing forecasts is a plus. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in English (second European language would be beneficial but not indispensable), with the ability to explain economic concepts to a diverse audience, including non-specialists. 
How to apply

Please click Apply Now to send your CV (resumé) and cover letter and complete the online application form. Your cover letter should explain how you meet our requirements.

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 federal, state, or local laws.

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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 Belfast, Boston, Cape Town, Chicago, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Houston, Johannesburg, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Mexico City, Milan, Paris, Philadelphia, Sydney, Tokyo, and Toronto. We employ 400 full-time staff, including more than 250 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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