Assist the Head of Economic and Market Analysis in leading the division by contributing to the definition of annual objectives and action plans, and in achieving these objectives by supporting day-
to-day management and operations.
Assist the Head of division in his / her people management responsibilities and act as a Head of division in his / her absence.
These responsibilities include : recruiting and retaining talented staff, optimising individual and collective performance, fostering a respectful, diversity-
friendly and inclusive work environment.
Monitor and analyse global macroeconomic and financial market developments, and provide in depth scrutiny and critical thinking on financial stability issues and macroeconomic / financial imbalances.
Develop analytical models to provide insights into fixed income markets aimed at detecting early warning signs of distress in sovereign debt markets in the euro area and beyond
Produce analytical reports that help the organisation fulfil its mandate, including but not limited to :
identifying key determinants of ongoing market trends and market sentiment;
developing frameworks that give early warning signs of threats to the orderly functioning of debt markets and
studying the impact of evolving financial market regulation
Advise management and other stakeholders on the implications of changes in the market, monetary policy, and / or regulatory outlooks for financial stability and market access for sovereigns
Contribute to actual policy design and to the translation of analytical results into operational action
Coordinate cross-functional team activities
Support ESM’s interactions with the various decision makers in respect to the stability of the euro area, such as the European Central Bank, the European Commission, the Eurogroup Working Group, and the International Monetary Fund
Interact with various ESM internal teams (Funding, Banking, Investment & Treasury), external research providers (such as banks), and other financial institutions.
KEY BACKGROUND & EXPERIENCE
Graduated at Master or preferably PhD level in economics, finance, or econometrics field
At least 10 years of experience in financial market analysis, financial stability issues and economic modeling in these areas, preferably with a focus on fixed income markets
Experience in coordinating and / or managing teams would be a strong asset, preferably gained in leading private-sector financial institutions, international organisations, or central banks
Solid knowledge of econometric techniques
CFA or other relevant professional qualifications would be an asset
Fluency in English (oral and written) required
Capacity to inspire and lead
Drive to foster a respectful, diversity-friendly and inclusive work environment in line with ESM values and behaviours
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Ability to prioritise issues and to plan effectively
Analytical and technical excellence
Rigorous analytical approach
Contractual conditions : 3-year fixed term contract, with possibility of extension The ESM aims to provide equal opportunity to all candidates irrespective of their gender, nationality, age, race, culture, education, religious beliefs, sexual orientation or disability.
To further enhance the diversity of our workforce, we particularly encourage women to apply.