Economist / business analyst

Job Summary

The Economist will undertake research of data and statistics that will be analysed to generate forecasts in economic trends of the country.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 4 years

Job Description

The Economist/ Business Analyst will undertake research of data and statistics that will be analysed to generate forecasts in economic trends of the country. This will enable the bank to improve the operating efficiency that ensures consistent high service performance that is in line with the bank’s vision and mission statements.

Role and responsibilities:

  • Providing strategic inputs on macroeconomic and banking developments
  • Pivotal role in policy formulation and analysis
  • Periodic analysis and presentation of the business profile of the bank to management
  • Analysing and interpreting numerical and financial information
  • Provide economic advice and recommendation in financial terms.
  • Research & development

Skills and qualities:

  • Should possess expertise and in depth understanding of domestic and foreign economic scenario, macro-economic indicators, structural changes in the economy
  • Understanding of government economic policies, laws and regulations, fiscal and monetary policies which play an important role in the growth of the bank
  • Computer literate, highly numerate and possess a quick understanding of facts
  • Ability to analyse qualitative and quantitative data and reason
  • Ability to effectively communicate complex results
  • Ability to draw economic policy interferences and to recognise the potential constraints in their implementation
  • Excellent report writing skills with analytical insights into banking/economic issues
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including client relationship management and team working skills
  • Ability to work successfully under tight deadlines

Education/ Professional Qualifications:

  • A minimum of Bachelor degree in Economics, Statistics, Banking, Finance or related discipline from a recognised University.
  • Four years’ experience working in similar job in a banking/financial institution is an added advantage
  • Minimum age of 28 years, and maximum of 35 years

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