Stanbic Bank Economist Jobs in Kenya

Stanbic Bank Economist Jobs in Kenya

Job Purpose

  • Provide advice to the Standard Bank Group companies and their clients on macroeconomic developments.

    Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities

    Real sector analysis:

  • Compile sectoral profiles of the economy to be shared with internal and external stakeholders

  • Provide sector specific forecasts of the economy

  • Develop and compile databases of sector specific information

  • Liaise with policy makers, industry regulators and representative bodies

  • Fixed income and currency strategy

  • Analyze economic and financial market developments to identify potentially profitable trade ideas in the FX and fixed income markets

  • Write topical and timely flash notes on economic and market developments

  • Assist the Head of macroeconomic research in contributing to Africa-wide publications

  • Provide economic information assisting internal and external clients in planning

  • Provide economic and market commentary and forecasts to the bank’s clients

  • Provide macroeconomic input into the equity research proces.

  • Contribute to flagship publications of the research team (African Markets Revealed, African Local Markets Monthly, Africa Sovereign Research, various strategy and/or daily pieces). Cover and monitored key macroeconomic and market events via ad-hoc external flash notes and internal publications.

  • Develop relationships with African policy makers, central bank officials and other market regulators.

  • Support the sales team in terms of client coverage on an on-going basis (client meetings, calls, Bloomberg/Reuters chats).

  • Participate in marketing road shows
    in various offshore distribution hubs.

  • Organize client road shows for international investors.

  • Provide analytical support to the Eurobond, local currency fixed income, FX and equity trading desks.

  • Advised senior management in various in-country offices on East Africa research and strategy


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Economics or a Finance related course.

  • 5-7 years work experience in an economic research writing capacity or a similar environment is desirable.

    Knowledge/Technical Skills/Expertise

  • Excellent quantitative and analytical skills

  • Strong macro-economics analysis , economic modelling and report writing skills

  • Ability to identify the key issues on opportunities and develop a structured approach to resolving these issues

  • Ability to gather knowledge and research effectively

  • Technical areas of expertise should encompass knowledge of relevant legal and tax legislation

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Stanbic Bank Economist Jobs in Kenya

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