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Senior Country Risk Analyst, Singapore

Requisition ID:  45975
Business Unit:  Fitch Solutions
Category:  Data & Analytics
Location: 

Singapore, SG

Date Posted:  Aug 31, 2023

At Fitch, we have an open culture where employees are able to exchange ideas and perspectives, throughout the organization, irrespective of their seniority. Your voice will be heard allowing you to have a real impact. We embrace diversity and appreciate authenticity encouraging an environment where employees can be their true selves. Our inclusive and progressive approach helps us to keep a balanced perspective.  Fitch is also committed to supporting its employees by advancing conversations around diversity, equity and inclusion.  Fitch’s Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) have been established by employees who have joined together as a workplace community based on similar backgrounds or life experiences.  Fitch’s ERGs are available to connect employees with others within the organization to offer professional and personal support.

 

With our expertise, we are not only creating data and information, but also producing timely insights from every angle to influence decision making in this ever changing and highly competitive market. We have a relentless hunger to innovate and unlock the power of human insights and to drive value for our customers. There has never been a better time to make an impact and we invite you to join us on this journey.

 

Fitch Solutions provides data, research and analytics that help clients excel at managing their credit risk, offer deep insight into the debt investment market, and provide comprehensive intelligence about the macroeconomic environment. All available on our platform, Fitch Connect, designed and built using our credit, macro and industry expertise to help you make more informed decisions.

 

Senior Country Risk Analyst

 

Fitch Solutions Country Risk and Industry Research team is currently seeking a senior country risk analyst based out of our Singapore office.

 

Fitch Solutions, the global leader in emerging markets analysis, requires a commercially minded and experienced individual with the skills and ambition to succeed as a Senior Analyst, specializing in Country Risk and Industry Research. You will be contributing to our market intelligence service, providing analytical research for senior decision makers in banks, consultancies, multinational corporations, investment funds and government agencies.

 

What We Offer:

  • Supportive team culture and work life balance
  • Exposure in client engagement and media interviews
  • Provide continuous job training

 

We’ll Count on You To:

  • Provide regular economic, political risk and financial market analysis
  • Act as analytical lead for a portfolio of major economies, taking full ownership of all forecasts and historical data
  • Write research notes on a daily basis, as well as contributing to monthly and quarterly analysis, producing both country-specific and thematic regional research including: economic growth, fiscal & monetary policy, trade, debt dynamics, political risk, financial markets and demographics
  • Work on maintaining and further developing proprietary data sets that add analytical value
  • Work with sales to represent the team and deliver key views and forecasts in a concise and articulate manner during client engagements as well as at industry events. Be a brand ambassador for our research and company
  • Be commercially minded and understand how research and data is used by our clients.
  • Mentor and guide junior analysts on the team through training, editing and discussion of forecasts and views

 

What You Need to Have:

  • BA/MA/MSc/PhD in economics or a closely related field
  • Relevant background working as a macroeconomic/sovereign risk analyst required, with experience in analysis, data management and forecasting
  • Ability to manage own time and adhere to publication deadlines
  • Strong writing skills, with experience conveying complex views in a succinct and straightforward manner
  • Ability to work with and analyze large data sets and forecast across key macroeconomic indicators
  • Familiarity analysing connections between political and macroeconomic risk.
  • Fluent spoken and written English
  • Strong team-working and communication skills, but also able to work independently

 

What Would Make You Stand Out:

  • Relevant experience in economic analysis, ideally with a focus on Asia, but we would consider a strong candidate who has been focused on a different region
  • Strong public speaker
  • Fluent in other Asian language

Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation, we are comprised of three main businesses: Fitch Ratings | Fitch Solutions | Fitch Learning.

For more information please visit our websites:  www.fitchratings.com www.fitchsolutions.com www.fitchlearning.com

Fitch is committed to providing global securities markets with objective, timely, independent and forward-looking credit opinions. To protect Fitch’s credibility and reputation, our employees must take every precaution to avoid conflicts of interests or any appearance of a conflict of interest. Should you be successful in the recruitment process at Fitch Ratings you will be asked to declare any securities holdings and other potential conflicts prior to commencing employment. If you, or your immediate family, have any holdings that may conflict with your work responsibilities, you may be asked to divest yourself of them before beginning work.

Fitch is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

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