Russia Economist

London, South East England

Barclays is one of the world’s largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity – helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive, and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.

What will you be doing?

  • You will produce timely reports both ahead of and in response to data and complement these with thematic, and longer shelf-life products
  • Your product suite includes a weekly, plus contributions to other regular publications like the Global Economics Weekly, the Emerging Markets Quarterly, and the Global Outlook
  • You will play a central role within the team, in particular working very closely with our Macro Research function both in EMEA and globally
  • Expressing the bank’s view about the economic outlook for your markets including interest rate decisions and macroeconomic forecasts
  • Hosting regular client events with experts, policymakers and thoughtful leaders

What we’re looking for:

  • Good macroeconomic background with a deep understanding of interactions with financial markets
  • Extensive academic background, preferably PhD in Economics and Finance, with strong quantitative background
  • Experience working with, or at, central banks or multilateral lenders will be preferred
  • Russian language is required

Skills that will help you in the role:

  • Ability to work in a multicultural team and independently
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to explain complex subjects very clearly and in a concise way
  • Good interpersonal skills and good team player with the ability to build a long lasting and strong professional network
  • Focused on clients and achieving targets with excellent work ethics

Where will you be working?

5 North Colonnade is home to our investment bank and is in the heart of Canary Wharf, just a short walk from our headquarters at Churchill Place. It boasts an array of onsite amenities such as dry cleaning as well as a deli and buffet style staff restaurant. The building is easily accessible by Tube, Docklands Light Railway and all major bus links. The atmosphere is second to none with a real buzz being created around the offices within.

IAR Role
This role is deemed as a Certified role under the PRA & UK Financial Conduct Authority – Individual Accountabilities Regulations and may require the role holder to hold mandatory regulatory qualifications or the minimum qualifications to meet internal company benchmarks.