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Senior Eurozone Market Strategist & Economist 80-100%


Are you motivated to support Zurich in shaping its investment strategies ? Are you an open-minded and ambitious person, who sets high standards and commits to providing the highest quality of work?


If you recognize yourself, you might be who we are looking for! In this key role within the Investment Management function, you will develop the investment strategy for Eurozone equity and government bond markets, as well as the economic outlook for the region. 


We value an independent way of working, logical thinking and offer you the chance to work in a dynamic team environment within an international, multi-cultural department.


What you will do


  • You are responsible for developing successful investment strategies for the region that consistently generate excess returns within the context of multi-asset portfolios
  • You help to devise profitable strategies more broadly across differing timeframes 
  • You will provide prescient macroeconomic forecasts and scenarios for the Eurozone region to provide the economic backdrop for the Zurich Group
  • Develop aggregate team capabilities and ensuring integration of regional views within a well-established cross-border framework
  • Represent expert views in a multitude of publications, presentations, and media interaction


What you bring


  • University degree, a professional investment qualification such as CFA is a plus
  • 15+ years of experience within the investment industry with a minimum of 5 years as a senior portfolio manager, asset allocator or investment strategist, with a proven track record 
  • Deep understanding of the European financial markets
  • A good understanding of the latest quantitative analysis and evaluation techniques, and experience in formulating and explaining top-down macro investment strategies
  • Strong ability to project confidence and argue persuasively with senior professionals on investment strategy
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English


Additional Information


We look forward to receiving your online application. 


Zurich wants to attract the best talent and we acknowledge that talents might not always be available full-time. At Zurich we will consider requests for flexible working. Many of our employees work flexibly in a variety of ways. Please talk to us during the interview about the flexibility you may need.


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Why Zurich


At Zurich, we like to think outside the box and challenge the status quo. We take an optimistic approach by focusing on the positives and constantly asking What can go right? 

We are an equal opportunity employer who knows that each employee is unique - that’s what makes our team so great! 
Join us as we constantly explore new ways to protect our customers and the planet.

  • Location(s):  CH - Zürich 
  • Remote working: No
  • Schedule: Full Time
  • Recruiter name: Carnal Mélina

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