Job Vacancy - Oxford Economics - Director of Global Macro Strategy

The role

You will be a leading member of a team responsible for a strategy research product, which has been highly successful since launch. 

As a senior member of the team, you will independently develop ideas and take lead responsibility for authoring reports and pitching investment themes and ideas to clients.  

 You will be looking primarily at fixed income and FX markets from a top-down macro perspective and you should have the ability to provide strategy views reflecting Oxford Economics’ house views and forecasts. Collaborating with our global and regional macro teams will be a central part of your role as well as the ability and willingness to perform deeper dives into individual asset markets. 

 You have a flair for good writing and are a confident presenter who enjoys pitching macro-strategy / asset-allocation views to clients and can build strong client relationships over time.

Responsibilities
  • Global market strategy research; a multi-asset focus, with an emphasis on fixed income and FX for larger economies (working with our Directors of equity strategy and EM strategy) 
  • Identifying top-down macro-strategy themes and high-conviction views using quantitative and qualitative approaches. A good understanding of valuation anchors is key. 
  • Writing analytical reports and pitching investment themes / ideas to clients 
  • Interacting with clients/prospects, presenting at client events  
  • Burden sharing in the team’s routine tasks associated with the publishing process. 
 
Skills and experience

Required

  • Several years’ experience as a global macro-strategist with a strong grounding in macro-economics, including experience in asset management or similar with a core focus on developing investment ideas / themes 
  • Strong track record in developing client relationships and excellent presentation skills 
  • Strong interest in top-down macro strategy with a coherent analytical approach. 
  • Excellent academic training with a degree in economics/Finance – a top Master’s in Finance or a PhD will help you stand out.

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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