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Job Title: Senior Economic &Political Analyst

Company: Global Integrated Trading Company

Corporate Title: Flexible Salary Range: Generous Package
Location: London Date Open: Jan 2020

Responsibilities / Duties:

  • The main purpose of the role is to support senior management and the business units by analysing economic and political situations which could affect business activities within the EMEA-CIS region, and providing relevant information in accordance with their needs. 
  • Reports to the Department General Manager Business Intelligence.
  • Monitor and analyse economic and political situations and foreign affairs within the EMEA-CIS region.
  • Share intelligence with senior management and business units regarding geopolitical, economic and political situations, as well as country risks within the EMEA-CIS region.
  • Develop and coordinate information networks with external entities such as think-tanks, universities, governmental institutions  and embassies within the EMEA-CIS region to facilitate business activities.
  • Attend external seminars or symposiums across the region to collect information and develop an information network.
  • Visit countries throughout the EMEA-CIS region to collect information and extend the company‚Äôs information gathering network.
  • Assist in developing the potential of more junior members of staff of the Department in London and Brussels.
  • No signatory or budgetary responsibilities.

Requirements / Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree level of education in Economics or International Relations
  • An excellent level of economic, political, international relations and business analytical skills
  • Regional specialisation in economics and/or international relations
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to meet the needs and understanding of the audience
  • Logical and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to collect and disseminate information that will be of benefit to the business
  • Ability to establish and maintain a wide range of networks 
  • Oral and written fluency in English
  • Self-driven and proactive
  • Possesses an intellectual curiosity
  • Comfortable in dealing with senior management and public speaking
  • Able to travel regularly within the EMEA-CIS region and engage with a wide range of business stakeholders
  • Experience in working at a senior level in a think tank, university or research department, such as in a global industrial or financial institution
  • Experience in writing analytical research reports