Strategy - Macroeconomic Research Manager - UK
Who we are looking for
We want to recruit a specialist macroeconomist at Manager level with a good academic background in the field and at strong relevant work experience. The role would involve managing and working on a variety of macroeconomic research projects, including developing new regular UK regional economic reports. Excellent written and oral communication skills are required and preferably also some knowledge and experience of time series econometrics.
The successful candidate would report to the UK Chief Economist and work closely with other senior economists within the firm.
About the role
Strategy works with a wide variety of large and mid-tier corporate clients and private equity clients. We have built a strong track record, leveraging our own experience and the broader skills at PwC, often in combined multi-disciplinary teams.
Responsibilities for the role include:
Play a leading role in preparing our existing regular macroeconomic publications (e.g. UK Economic Outlook, Global Economy Watch)
Developing and managing a new series of regular UK regional economic reports
Drafting thought leadership papers on topical economic issues (and originating ideas for these papers)
Carrying out and managing quantitative analysis using spreadsheets and econometric packages
Presenting macroeconomic briefings and analysis to clients, the media and internally within PwC (to Board members and others).
Proven track record and relevant experience in macroeconomic research and analysis.
Strong economic academics at undergraduate and preferably postgraduate level.
Some experience of applied time series econometrics
Ability to use economic reasoning and apply economic concepts in practical business contexts.
Strong analytical and communication skills (both written and oral)
Ability to work effectively in teams to manage and deliver research projects against tight deadlines.