European Rates & Inflation Strategist

London, South East England

European Rates & Inflation Strategist

We are working with a leading global investment bank that are looking to hire a European Rates & Inflation Strategist to be part of their well-respected macro team.

This role would ideally suit someone with 5-10+ years’ experience with a strong macro background, as well as a specialization in rates and inflation across G10 economies (with a UK and EUR inflation market focus).

There would be a strong focus on idea generation and producing original value-added research on rates/inflation markets, while also working collaboratively with Sales, Trading and other relevant areas of the bank to develop their client franchise.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Generating value-added trade ideas, market views and economic analysis that should be useful for the trading desks, as well as clients of the bank
  • Extensive analysis of interest rate markets to provide clients and internal teams with market views/insights and actionable trade recommendations via face-to-face meetings and written publications
  • Coverage of UK nominal and inflation and EUR inflation market.
  • Writing and marketing (internally and externally) written reports on Rates Strategy views, with a particular focus on UK nominal and inflation and EUR inflation market.
  • Leveraging themes, data models/analysis and trade ideas created by macro research colleagues globally
  • Helping drive cross-asset topical ad hoc flagship research pieces.
  • Working in conjunction with Sales & Trading to generate trade ideas
  • Helping the trading desk with risk positioning
  • Acting as a spokesperson for the global strategy team views, ideas and insights regarding global markets


  • A demonstrable history of working in markets to provide bespoke trade ideas using cash and derivative instruments (including inflation, volatility).
  • Experience of and familiarity with rates research products.
  • Previous experience working in trading or sales is a big plus (or at least working closely with the sales/trading teams to provide trade idea generation in a previous role)
  • Existing experience in managing risk-on macro trades
  • A good understanding of key macro & thematic drivers across asset classes
  • Strong knowledge of economics and statistics
  • The ability to see stakeholders as well as external clients as "customers"