Vice President - India Economist - Mumbai

  • Competitive
  • Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Nomura Asia
  • 14 Aug 17

Nomura Global Economics is looking to recruit an Economist covering India to work as part of the Asia ex-Japan macro research team. This role reports to the Chief India Economist based in Singapore.

Nomura Overview:

Nomura is an Asia-headquartered financial services group with an integrated global network spanning over 30 countries. By connecting markets East & West, Nomura services the needs of individuals, institutions, corporates and governments through its three business divisions: Retail, Asset Management, and Wholesale (Global Markets and Investment Banking). Founded in 1925, the firm practices disciplined entrepreneurship while building on a long tradition of serving clients with creative solutions and considered thought leadership. For further information about Nomura, visit www.nomura.com.

Responsibilities:

  • Analyse and forecast key macroeconomic data as well as maintain economy database. Help build and maintain quantitative forecasting and new proprietary models
  • Write regular notes on economic data releases and quick insights on news of relevance to institutional investors
  • Contribute to regular regional and global publications.
  • Assist and lead in writing thematic reports of relevance to India.
  • Servicing external and internal client requests with a quick turnaround time

Requirements:

  • Excellent academic achievement with a Masters or Doctoral degree in Economics or similar policymaking experience
  • Familiarity with econometric techniques
  • 5-10 years of experience as an economist preferably covering India. Candidates with less experience but truly exceptional will also be considered  
  • Strong at compiling and analyzing data
  • Excellent writing and communication skills with proven track record of publishing thematic reports
  • Ability to adapt quickly, learn fast, multi-task and work hard

Regional Disclaimers / Diversity Statement:

Nomura is committed to an employment policy of equal opportunities, and is fundamentally opposed to any less favourable treatment accorded to existing or potential members of staff on the grounds of race, creed, colour, nationality, disability, marital status, pregnancy, gender or sexual orientation.