The Global Construction Outlook group at IHS Markit is a fast-growing, dynamic team that provides decision-critical forecasts and analysis on the global construction market. Participate in producing the quarterly Global Construction forecasts.
- Assume responsibility for researching, add-factoring, forecasting and writing primarily for the Global Construction forecasts, with a particular focus on the Asia region.
- Assume lead responsibility for maintaining, updating and expanding the forecast files including history/drivers/graphics/charts needed for written analysis and presentations.
- Keep forecast files up to date and in synch with those of related services.
- Run forecast files and assist with add-factoring process, bringing in relevant high frequency leading indicators to guide the "nowcast". Perform quality checks on data.
- Perform quality checks on forecast, comparing data to national statistics, making sure totals are equal to sum of component pieces, etc.
- Write/update country articles.
- Peer edit articles written by other team members.
- Other product deliverables.
- Monitor Same Day Analysis reports for construction related articles.
- Create and maintain an inventory of useful sites such as National Statistics sites, National Budgets, etc.
- Collect and maintain data used to create the sector shares, high frequency indicators, etc.
- Prepare and deliver presentations for webcasts and IHSM forum events.
- Play key role in forecasting and researching Asia markets.
- Assist with updates and development of the Global Construction products.
- Assist with development objectives for the GCO as needed.
Education & Experience
- Act as key contact with clients to provide support and answer questions about the forecasts and data.
- Support sales team in product demonstrations to prospective clients.
- Minimum of a Master's degree in economics or other quantitative field and 2-4 years' related experience.
- Strong quantitative and modeling skills.
- Knowledge of econometric software. Experience with EViews preferred.
- Experience reading and writing programming code.
- Strong writing and presentation skills.
- Able to work independently as well as part of a team.
- Familiarity with national accounts data.
- Knowledge of the construction industry.
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