JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016
Goldman Sachs International
Position Title/Short Description
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: London, England, UNITED KINGDOM
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Salary Range: Competitive
Full Text of JOE Listing:
Goldman Sachs’ Global Investment Research division delivers value-added research to clients in the equity, fixed income, currency and commodities markets. Goldman Sachs develops global client-focused research in economics, portfolio strategy, commodities derivatives and equity and credit securities. Our clients use these insights and investment ideas to develop their strategies.
Global Investment Research produces original, fundamental research and analysis of industries, companies and economies. Our research teams continually identify and analyse financial information, strategic issues and trends that affect companies, industries and markets on a regional and global scale.
The strategist will work within the Global Investment Research division of Goldman Sachs London office, as part of the European Portfolio Strategy team.
•Supporting and researching projects through data gathering, analysis and presentation for all Portfolio Strategy analysis.
•Building and maintaining forecasting models.
•Handling requests for information from clients and other internal Goldman Sachs departments.
•Working closely with other research teams in London, New York and Hong Kong. Specifically the individual will be working on financial models and/or valuation projects, research and writing thematic pieces, conducting market research and attending conferences.
•The successful candidate will also be actively involved in client activities, visiting and advising clients and discussing the research views.
•At least 3 years + work experience
•Must have experience in Research working either within an investment bank, buy side, central bank or similar providing market views, forecasts and recommendations on asset allocation, sectors and investment strategies
•Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent required
•Proven understanding of macroeconomics and finance
•Strong quantitative and analytical background. Excellent modelling skills are essential.
•Ability to conduct macro analysis and generate market views
•A proven capability for original and thought-provoking research
•Inquisitive, enthusiastic researcher/model builder
•Strong interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills and ability to interact with global stakeholders
•Flexible and work well under pressure
•Good organizational/multi-tasking skills and focus on meeting deadlines
•Ability to work in a team-based environment, and adapt to a dynamic and changing organization
•Ability to coordinate and interact effectively with the team
Goldman Sachs is an equal opportunity employer. © The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., 2015. All rights reserved.
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