Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Fitch Group is comprised of: Fitch Ratings, a global leader in credit ratings and research; Fitch Solutions, an industry-leading provider of credit risk products and services; and Fitch Learning, a preeminent training and professional development firm. With dual headquarters in London and New York, Fitch Group is owned by Hearst.
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Fitch Solutions, the global leader in emerging market analysis, requires a commercially-minded and experienced individual with the skills and ambition to succeed as an analyst, specialising in the Telecommunications, Media and Technology (TMT) sector. Based in our London or Manchester
office, you will be contributing to our highly-regarded industry analysis service, providing analytical research for senior decision-makers in financial institutions, government agencies and large multinational corporations.
You will be:
- Contributing analytical research to our daily and quarterly publications
- Managing your own portfolio of country reports, producing opportunity and risk assessments and 10-year market forecasts
- Maintaining comprehensive country-level statistical databases to facilitate accurate industry forecasting and contribute to ad hoc thematic special reports and custom research
- Analysing the growth strategies of the world's leading technology firms
- Identifying market and company trends and articulating how these translate into growth opportunities for our clients
- Interacting and supporting our sales team and with clients to communicate our industry views and to help promote content sales
You will be trained to produce value-added and actionable analysis for senior decision-makers across the global business spectrum. You will be able to develop strong industry expertise, while also gaining important client-facing experience. Furthermore, you will have the chance to develop a deeper understanding of macroeconomics and global political dynamics thanks to our unique integration of Industry and Country Risk analysis. Required Skills
Requirements - Essential:
Minimum 2:1 degree with a focus on Economics, Finance, International Relations, or a related field
Relevant experience in Telecoms-specific or Technology-related analysis and research
An interest in international business, particularly emerging markets
Ability to solve problems using critical, rational and creative thinking
Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to clearly convey technical concepts
Numeracy and a working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
Attention to detail
Requirements - Desirable:
Fitch is committed to providing global securities markets with objective, timely, independent and forward-looking credit opinions. To protect Fitch's credibility and reputation, our employees must take every precaution to avoid conflicts of interests or any appearance of a conflict of interest. Should you be successful in the recruitment process at Fitch Ratings you will asked to declare any securities holdings and other potential conflicts for you and your Family Members prior to commencing employment. If you, or your Family Members, have any holdings that may conflict with your work responsibilities, they must be sold before beginning work. In certain roles, employees and their Family Members may be limited to investments in diversified mutual funds only.
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