New York, New York

Employment Type



Our client was established almost 20 years ago and ~$6Bil in private-credit. Their focus is on risk sharing transactions with European banks which then, trades bank capital securities. They have offices in both London and New York and are in a strong growth mode due to highly successful returns and investor interest.   We are looking to hire an Economist that will be part of the Global Risk Group and report into the CRO, as well work closely with the Fund’s founder and CEO. The ideal candidate will have a blend of quantitative & qualitative analysis as in this role you will work with in-house teams to model out time series default rates through to providing open-ended views on emerging trends impacting the business in the various EU/US & Global markets.   

Job Description:

Compensation : $400000 - $1000000
Job ID : 14748


  • Work directly CEO, CIO, Risk, Reporting updating and reporting on existing analyses including those of SMEs, EU Nations, and trending analysis. Develop new forward-looking, predictive analysis to impact the Fund’s investment strategy.
  • Develop positions & actionable thesis to be considered by the CEO, CIO and Investment Team, ie, What is the ratio of non-financial corporate debt to GDP in various countries? Are Europe’s economies growing more closely bound together? How will Covid-19 affect defaults in various countries and industries, considering government support programs? How much are individual SMEs integrated with other EU countries? How will government support measures affect default rates of SMEs in EU countries? What is the ratio of non-financial corporate debt to GDP in various countries?
  • Stay abreast of relevant research from scholarly journals, Wall Street, rating agencies and central banks.
  • Stay up-to-date with economic conditions in Europe: The economist may be called upon to present informally on the economic conditions of a country. The presentation should be consistent with the firm’s overall messaging and viewpoint.

Job Requirements:


  • ~10 – 20 years professional experience as an Economist or in Strategy within Financial Services Industry
  • Formal training in economics: Master’s degree in economics is preferred, or Master’s degree in International Affairs
  • Familiarity with economic data is a plus: basic econometrics and knowledge of European economics / politics
  • Ability to manage internal and external stakeholders
  • Great written, verbal, and interpersonal skills


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