GIR, Global Macro Research, Commodities Research, Associate/Vice President - NY or London


From macroeconomic forecasts to individual stock analysis, our team develops tools and insights to help shape investment strategies for clients and the firm. Our analysts work on client-focused research in the equity, fixed-income, currency, and commodities markets, mining big data that enters markets around the world each day to identify game-changing insights. You'll be part of a team that is intellectually curious, creative, analytical, and passionate about performing market research.


Global Investment Research (GIR) division provides investment recommendations by generating fundamental research and analysis of economies, markets, industries and companies. GIR analysts help our clients achieve superior returns by seeking to develop creative, differentiated investment insights and ideas. Our clients include asset managers, hedge funds, mutual funds, and pension funds, among others.

The commodities analyst will work within GIR's Macro Research group as part of the Commodities team. The Macro Research group consists of country economists, commodity analysts and portfolio strategists. Commodity analysts cover energy research, metals, bulks, investor and corporate strategy. The team provides forecasts/outlook for commodities prices, demand and supply.

- Generate unique, thematic written research on Commodities outlook
- Data gathering, analyses and presentations
- Build and maintain forecasting models
- Communicate commodities views with sales, trading and external clients


- PhD training in economics or Master's in economics with extensive experience in macroeconomic research OR
- Relevant work experience in commodities research working either within an investment bank or large commodities house providing market views, forecasts and recommendations or investment strategies
- Strong quantitative and analytical background
- An enthusiastic researcher/model builder
- A proven capability for original and thought-provoking research
- Strong interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills and ability to interact with global stakeholders
- Ability to work in a team-based environment and adapt to a dynamic and changing organization


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