Asia Economist

  • Full Time
  • London
  • Applications have closed.

Website SPX International Asset Management Limited

Job Title:                          Asia Economist

Employer:                       SPX International Asset Management Limited

Location:                         London

Salary:                              Competitive

Duration:                         Permanent

Number of positions:    1

SPX International Asset Management Limited (SPX IAM) is an asset management firm and forms part of the SPX group of companies operating in the UK and Brazil.

SPX IAM requires an Asia Economist to work within the Asia Research Team.

Main responsibilities of the role include:

Developing and implementing macro models for key economies in Asia Pacific;
·       Analysing economic data and central bank behaviours; and

·      Reporting findings to the head of the Asia Research Team and portfolio managers.

As an Asia economist, you must have:

A post-graduate degree in quantitative and economics disciplines from a top university;
Must have recent demonstrable relevant experience;
Proven advanced modelling and programming skills, especially time series analysis;
Minimum experience of 2-5 years working as a macroeconomist focused on Asia Pacific;
Detailed knowledge of at least two key Asia-Pacific economies (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia);
Ability to distinguish between short- and long-term macro drivers;
The ability to assess market-moving events as well as work on long-term projects;
Knowledge of either Mandarin and/or Japanese language is preferred; and
Excellent communication skills and grasp of English language.
Applications to be sent to:

Closing date for applications is 13 December 2019