Responsible for analysing macroeconomic trends and socio-political developments as well as providing regular notes whenever macroeconomic data are released
Responsible for developing regression models to forecast key macroeconomic variables (GDP growth, inflation, interest rate, exchange rate etc.
These forecasts will serve as input data for sector specialists.
Contact and discuss with policy makers fiscal and / or monetary e.g. key personnel in finance ministry, debt management office, petroleum ministry, ministry of trade, inland revenue service Central Bank, etc.
The macro analyst is also in charge of fixed income research and provides updates on USA, UK, and European markets
Key Performance metrics include :
Monthly Inflation notes & model development.
Pre & post MPC reports (Bimonthly), post MPC will be dependent on whether there is material deviation from expectations.
Quarterly GDP report & model development
Quarterly Balance of Payment Reports
Budget analysis report (annual) - Scenarios
Outlook report (Macro & FI sections)
Monthly Fixed Income / Currency updates
10 Thematic Reports yearly
Timely delivery of other tasks as assigned by the Head of Research.
Minimum of 3 years expereince in similar role
Minimum of B.Sc. in any business related course from a reputable university
Maintain good communication, reporting and interaction with team
Good analytical and problem-solving skills
Relavant professional certification will be an advantage