ROLE DESCRIPTION

Job Title

Macroeconomic Strategist

Job Grade

Senior Analyst

Business Location

Lagos, Nigeria

Full/Part Time

Full Time

Reporting Line

Head, Research and Strategy

Language requirements

English

Required No. of Candidates for the Role

1

 

Job Purpose
Cordros Securities Limited needs an experienced macroeconomic analyst in the firm who is responsible for producing reports which analyze macroeconomic trends and make recommendations for internal and external clients of the business. The role is for an analyst who is quantitative, analytical, logical, and good at managing numbers and data.

Objectives of this role:

  • To establish and produce a leading macroeconomic research franchise across the Sub-Saharan Africa.


Responsibilities   

  • Understand and maintain all existing models, including (GDP, Inflation, Currency, and Fixed income)
  • Initiate new models that the unit does not currently have and other relevant models for analyzing Nigeria's macroeconomic conditions.
  • Produce periodic macroeconomics and investment-related reports for domestic and offshore based investors.
  • Contribute to the Cordros' half-yearly and quarterly strategy and outlook reports.
  • Produce other periodic macroeconomics and investment-related reports for domestic and offshore based investors.
  • Produce insightful reports on new policies and/or initiatives from the FGN, CBN, DMO, and other economic managers. Analyze the impact of the policies on the economy from an investor's point of view.
  • Participate in the company's roadshows, conference calls, and telemarketing.


Job Requirements


Education 

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, or a related field. Also, possession of relevant professional qualifications such as CFA, ACA, ACCA, CIS and other relevant certifications, or identifiable progress in pursuit of these certifications will be an added advantage.

Work Experience

  • Minimum of three years’ work experience in Economic and Financial Research within the Capital Market.

Key Knowledge and Skills    

Knowledge
The incumbent must have proficiency knowledge in the following areas:

  • Must be able to handle a fast-paced environment and be able to make informed split-second decisions.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft office suites.


Skills
The incumbent must demonstrate the following skills:

  • Excellent analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to multitask and manage time effectively. 
  • Good analytical skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and take initiative.
  • Results driven.

Behavioral Attributes

  • Adaptable, flexible, and able to thrive on challenges whilst handling a multitude of tasks and responsibilities.
  • Self-motivated with drive, energy and initiative.  
  • Integrity, honesty and total commitment to the requirement to maintain client confidentiality.  
  • Demonstrable interest in local and international finance, economics and politics
  • A team player, who is willing and able to assist the team in meeting and exceeding its objectives.

 
Working Relationships    

Internal
Traders, Investment Management Team, Sales Team, and other departments. Business Heads and Head of departments of the Cordros Group.

External
Clients.


Work Cycle    

Hours/Days the incumbent is required to work
•    Monday – Friday (8:00 am – 5:00 pm)
•    Flexible working schedule is also available i.e. remote work


Physical Requirements        

                              None    Moderate    Extensive
Lifting Required       X           
Computer use                                           X    

 

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