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J. Safra Sarasin's most valuable capital is its employees. They are essential to the success of the organisation, now and in the future. Their technical expertise, professional qualifications and social skills are highly valued by the Group's clients, management and business partners. The success of J. Safra Sarasin depends on the enthusiasm and commitment of every one of its employees worldwide.
As our Foreign Exchange Strategist you develop currency forecasts and strategies for major developed markets in collaboration with the economics and strategy team. You enhance and develop quantitative tools and contribute strategic views that are crucial for the investment process. Furthermore, you publish foreign exchange strategy research notes and presentations that are the basis of the House View. With your entrepreneurial spirit you make best use of the flexible research environment to produce best in class research applicable both by internal and external clients.
Analyse and forecast developments in major foreign exchange rates
Prepare input on major foreign exchange rate forecats and selected economies for the Investment Committees of the Bank
Collaborate intensely with the other economists and strategists of the team to develop foreign exchange strategies in line with economic scenario of the Bank
Write analytical client publications on foreign exchange markets, thematic topics and asset allocation
Prepare and give presentations of BJSS House View and communicate strategy to internal and external clients; hold regular conference calls
Develop foreign exchange valuation models and scorecards
Master in economics, econometrics or finance, PhD/ CFA is a plus
Minimum of three years experience as an analyst in an applied research function with a special interest and affinity to the foreign exchange markets
Strong analytical and quantitative skills
Excellent writing, presentation and communication skills
Team-oriented and client focused working approach. Ability to work with various stakeholders
Interest in development and innovation. Strong commitment, resilience and flexibility
Fluency in English; German and French is a strong plus
Please note that only EU/EFTA candidates can be considered for this position