We are currently recruiting for a number of Research Analyst positions at our head office in Basel, and are looking for people with master’s degrees in economics, statistics, finance or related subjects and at least one year of job experience to work in the following area:
In this role, you will support the Bank’s economists in their research. As part of a team with an excellent working atmosphere, you will collect, process and analyse statistical and econometric data from a range of sources including central banks, supervisory authorities and international organisations.
- You will create graphs and tables for use in publications and at key meetings to discuss global financial topics.
- You will maintain statistical databases for internal and external use, and provide solutions to issues related to large data sets and firm-level data. You will also conduct data quality control to ensure that data of the highest standards are provided.
- You will keep abreast of methodologies and technical developments, and take part in the testing and implementation of new statistical applications.
- You are a skilled user of econometric software packages and knowledgable about statistical concepts applied in finance and/or economics. You are experienced in retrieving data from Bloomberg and Datastream. Experience using statistical packages/tools/libraries (ie Eviews, Stata or Matlab) would be an advantage. You have strong data skills, are a fast learner and enjoy working across a range of topic areas.
Do you have the skills we are looking for and a strong academic track record? Would you like to work in an international financial institution at the heart of the central banking community and contribute to our global mission? If you are interested in joining this collaborative team, we look forward to receiving your application. Please include your CV and letter of motivation in one single PDF file.
Application closing date: 8th October 2019