Intern - Assistant Macroeconomist

Location UNITED KINGDOM
Experience level Internships
Job details sector Asset Management
Apply before 02/18/2022

This is an exciting opportunity for an economic undergraduate with keen analytic and mathematical skills to join an economic research team at one of Europe’s largest asset managers. Working directly with the Head of Macroeconomics, this role will involve work primarily on the US and UK economies, including analysing how economies will continue to emerge in a post-pandemic world and the financial market implications of ongoing support from authorities. This fast-moving role will give valuable experience of working in a global economics team. As well as being based in London’s newest office space.

1. Description of the department:
Macroeconomic Research provides macroeconomic and market advice to AXA Investment Managers portfolio managers, and AXA IM’s broader client base.
The Macroeconomic Research team is responsible for delivering macroeconomic advice, forecasts and research on global market moving events.


2. The main responsibilities of the role
You will
 provide research assistance and analytical support to the Macroeconomic Research team, primarily to the London-based Head of Macroeconomics and UK Economist. The breadth of work can be large, ranging from presentation production to quantitative research. Focus will largely be on the US and UK.

The role will include a degree of report and powerpoint preparation; financial model upkeep, evaluation and creation; and real-time reaction to current events.

You will be involved in quantitative research topics and could be involved in co-authoring research papers and communicating the findings of research throughout the business.

3. Profile

  • Undergraduate student towards Economics degree or similar with financial/maths co-disciplines from Universities (12 months undergraduate placement year).
  • Advanced experience with Excel & Power Point is essential.
  • Good communication skills.
  • An enthusiasm to apply basic economic concepts to real world and market situations. A desire to build knowledge in different areas.
  • Ability to work as part of a collaborative team as well as perform independently in a detail-oriented, methodical manner and ability to work to deadlines important.
  • Useful to have experience with Eviews. Knowledge of R would be an advantage.
  • Written and spoken English fluency essential, French would be an advantage.



DEAD LINE TO APPLY : February 18th 2022

 

Would you like to wake up every day driven and inspired by our noble mission and to work together as one global team to empower people to live a better life? Here at AXA we strive to lead the transformation of our industry. We are looking for talented individuals who come from varied backgrounds, think differently and want to be part of this exciting transformation by challenging the status quo so we can push AXA - a leading global brand and one of the most innovative companies in our industry - onto even greater things.

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We are an active, long-term, global, multi-asset investor focused on enabling more people to harness the power of investing to meet their financial goals. By combining investment insight and innovation with robust risk management we have become one of the largest asset managers in Europe, managing € 801bn in assets as of the end of 2019. We employ about 2,360 people around the world and operate out of 28 offices split across 20 countries.

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We are proud to foster a high-performance culture, which means that we seek to recruit and retain people who are not only technically-skilled but also globally-minded, innovative and able to leverage their unique perspectives and life experiences to support our success as a company.

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