Senior European Economist Senior European Economist …

IHS Markit
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 13 Apr 21
IHS Markit
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 13 Apr 21
Senior European Economist
Company & Team - "About Us"

As part of IHS Markit's World Economic service, the Europe Economics team consists of eleven economists and provides a comprehensive understanding of the region's macroeconomic context and outlook to our clients.

The Europe Economics team delivers:
  • A detailed set of consistent and regularly updated 30-year economic forecasts of for up to 500 indicators using IHS Markit's forecasting and scenario planning tool Global Link Model (GLM).
  • Assessment of growth potential in individual or regional markets.
  • Benchmark economic, financial, investment and sovereign risk by country.
  • Daily headline analysis, special topical reports, in-depth country reports and monthly economic overviews. This allows rapid responses to unfolding economic and political developments.
  • The service also offers direct client contact with the World Economic services' team of 150 economists through email, phone calls, quarterly webcasts, and global conferences.

Duties and Responsibilities - "Your Role"

You will be a key member of the Europe Economics team. The European Economics team within the Economic and Country Risk unit at IHS Markit is seeking an enthusiastic economist to help support the group's deliverables in the areas of economic analysis and forecasting.

In this role, you would:
  • Provide insightful economic analysis for several European countries
  • Model and forecast macroeconomic conditions for these countries
  • Contribute to monthly and quarterly outlook and risk publications
  • Provide same-day analysis of major economic news
  • Author in-depth reports on key topics and themes
  • Respond to internal and external client inquiries
  • Interact and coordinate with other regional, data, and analytical groups within IHS Markit
  • Support the firm's commercial expansion through analytical support and client presentations.

Job Requirements - "About You"

Requirements for the position include:
  • Degree in economics, Master's degree preferred
  • Relevant work experience, preferably in a commercial environment
  • Practical experience of using econometrics, EViews preferred
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Fluency in spoken and written English; familiarity with other European languages a plus
  • Experience in use of Excel and PowerPoint
  • Dynamic self-starter, enjoys working in teams

Job Benefits - "What we offer"
  • Become part of a dynamic and knowledgeable team
  • Develop with and learn from a team of highly experienced economists across the World Economics Service
  • A competitive employee benefits package
  • Cash incentive plan and equity award scheme
  • Flexible hours and/or an element of remote working are usually possible
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