European Rates & Currency Strategist - Ref: AB12620

Our client, a progressive global Asset Manager is looking to hire an experienced Strategist to work across their Fixed Income business. Working closely with the portfolio management and dealing teams you will be required to follow a list (typically European focused) of developed market rates providing research accordingly.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Provide macro research for a list of developed markets, the factors that affect pricing, forecasting how prices are expected to change.

  • As the concluding point of research, you will provide views as to the expected future price behaviour (position signals) for all alpha sources covered. Changes in views/conclusions will have the effect of changing portfolio positions, so in this sense, you will share in the portfolio management.

  • Analysts are expected to provide primary recommendations in the form of written research documents.

  • Frequently involved in client meetings, new business presentations, and other external sessions, for which communication and presentation skills are required.

  • You will be expected to work in a team environment, drawing on the views of other investors/analysts, using constructive challenge to refine views and positions

  • Your views and conclusions will be provided in the context of the firms investment process. The process requires a range of determinations and inputs, including a variety of price related inputs, information analysis, and other forms of investment commentary.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Proven track record in Fixed Income strategy, with a minimum of five years’ in macro analysis, portfolio management, or both, preferably for an institutional fixed income management firm.

  • Degree educated, preferably with a bachelor degree in business, a hard science or a master degree.

  • The candidate should meet superior levels of written proficiency, consistent with normal expectations for a business executive or a financial manager.

  • Innovative approach to investment analysis.

  • Possess a high degree of integrity and level of confidence and professionalism in all dealings with external company management and financial intermediaries.

  • Knowledgeable in the basic methods of research, with the ability to prescribe and execute the methods necessary for the task.

  • Able to enhance and improve business process and enhance client experience.

  • Strong presentation experience, including new business presentations.

To hear more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Alex Brown on 020 7847 8878 or email your CV to http://alex@meredithbrown.com

Please note: that due to the high volume of applicants responding to our adverts we are regrettably not able to feed back on all applications; only successful candidates will be contacted.

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