Macro/Currency Strategist

  • 80k-100k
  • Londres, Angleterre, Royaume-Uni
  • CDI, Plein-temps
  • Millennium Global Investments Ltd
  • 17 nov. 17 2017-11-17

Millennium Global is recruiting a Macro/Currency Strategist to join the Portfolio Management Research team.

THE COMPANY

Millennium Global (www.millenniumglobal.com) is an independent, privately owned investment management firm with USD 17.5 billion in assets under management. The firm is a leading provider of bespoke currency management solutions to institutional clients around the world. Millennium Global offers discretionary absolute return and active currency overlay programmes, systematic dynamic hedging and strategic currency advisory.

Millennium Global has one of the longest performance records in active currency management. Its unique discretionary investment approach combines in-depth macroeconomic analysis, to identify the underlying drivers of currency pairs, and continuous monitoring of financial markets for the timing of entering and exiting trades.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Macro/FX Strategist will contribute to our macroeconomic and currency research and provide support to the discretionary portfolio management team.  Specifically, the Macro/FX Strategist will:

  • Provide timely macro analysis and currency views on a set of developed and/or emerging economies
  • Build the fundamental economic rationale for currency trades under the guidance of the Head of Economics and Strategy
  • Monitor economic data, political events and structural issues for countries under coverage
  • Identify, create and maintain econometric models and macro indicators used to forecast macroeconomic trends, interest rates and currencies
  • Interact with other research analysts, Portfolio Managers and the business development team
  • Participate in daily portfolio management meetings, weekly macro views meeting and quarterly strategy meetings
  • Contribute to monthly or quarterly client reports and research or portfolio analysis notes for investors
  • Participate to meetings or conference calls with investors or prospects

 

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • A strong academic background in macroeconomics, international economics or development economics, ideally combined with skills in mathematics, statistics or econometrics
  • Working experience in Investment or Fund Management, be it in currencies or other asset classes (emerging market debt, fixed income, credit, equities…)
  • Previous experience in emerging markets would be valuable
  • Ability to analyse economic and financial data under tight deadlines and reach investment conclusions
  • Advanced skills in MS Excel and working knowledge of econometric software e.g. Eviews
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Ability and desire to work within a team structure

 

APPLICATION

By Dec 4th

Salary range GBP 80k – 100K

By CV and covering letter to:

strategist-position@millenniumglobal.com