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Overall purpose of role:
Working within the Asia FX/Rates Strategy Team, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing Research analysis of FX and Rates markets across EM Asia, Japan, New Zealand and Australia.
In the short - medium term, the role will place greater emphasis on quantitative analysis and the candidate will be a key resource (alongside other quantitative analysts in other centres) in developing the Global FX and EM Macro strategy team's quantitative framework.
In addition to supporting the local FX/Rates strategy team, the candidate will need to collaborate with the EM Asia Economics Team, as well as assist our global Strategists in model development, implementation and maintenance.
Key specific accountabilities
Build and maintain a range of economic and financial spreadsheets, and models examining Global foreign exchange, and rates in particular in EM Asia, Japan, New Zealand and Australia .
Support the Global FX and EM Macro Strategy team in developing a suite of tools to provide, develop and enhance a strong quantitative framework for the analysis of Global FX and EM local rates.
Stakeholder management and leadership
Assist the team in the preparation of Research publications
Draft responses to Client questions and requests for analysis
Assist in preparation of marketing presentations for Client meetings
Decision making and problem solving
Help improve the quality and frequency of analysis of FX and rates views/strategies by providing accurate and timely information and analysis
Risk and Control: All Barclays colleagues have to ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Policy Standards
Your Skills and Qualifications will include
Strong academic background, with a minimum of a Bachelor's degree
While the role is being advertised at a VP level, more junior candidates with high potential will also be considered
Knowledge of financial products, particularly surrounding Asia local rates markets, FX spot, forward/swaps, and FX options
Solid understanding of applied economics and time series econometrics including proficiency in econometrics packages such as R, SAS, Matlab and/or Eviews.
Excellent communication skills; both verbal and written
A proven track record of working in a team environment
Knowledge of a local language and sell-side experience is considered a plus
This role is deemed as a Certified role under the PRA & FCA - Individual Accountabilities Regulations and may require the role holder to hold mandatory regulatory qualifications or the minimum qualifications to meet internal company benchmarks.* This role will require the role holder to hold mandatory registrations with:
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and/or the Singapore Exchange Singapore (SGX) Markets
The Benefits: Our customers deserve the best. The same goes for our employees. That's why at Barclays you'll receive a range of benefits that include a competitive salary and all the tools, technology and support you need to succeed.
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