Assistant Research Analyst

Introduction
A financial services institution based in Harare is seeking to engage the services of
Research Analyst(s). The institution focuses on an array of financial instruments including
forex, commodities, stocks, derivatives, cryptocurrency and fixed income. The Research
Analyst Post falls under the research department, the department is responsible for
providing cutting edge and evidence based research on the above mentioned
instruments in addition to other in-house research work.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

● Providing comprehensive research output on various financial instruments mainly
commodities and forex under minimum supervision
● Collecting, collating and processing of key financial and economic data sets for
modelling purposes.
● Conducting daily, weekly and monthly market forecasts for various financial
products
● Disseminating findings and recommendations timeously through briefings,
presentations and reports
● Documentation of various research data and output
● Assisting with various operating and strategic initiatives outside the typical
research function

Minimum Requirements

● At least a 2.1 bachelor's degree in Economics, Investment and Finance, Statistics
or any related field
● A relevant Master’s degree or related professional qualification is an added
advantage
● Fluent global financial market knowledge and experience
● Solid knowledge of econometrics, data science techniques and statistical
packages

Skills & Competency

● Intimate familiarity with spreadsheets and word processor
● Strong math and analytical skills are essential for market research analysts.
● Analytical rigor, creativity, and insightful
● Strong sense of ownership and high attention to detail
● Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
● Ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects at the same time
● Eager to learn about new technologies, markets, and research methods
● Exhibits a high level of professionalism, confidentiality, and is dedicated to high
standards.
The research analyst post is a highly demanding job which requires flexibility of the
suitable candidate when it comes to working hours . Interested applicants are invited to
send their CVs and cover letters to :
Applicants are invited to fill in an online job application form which can be accessed
using the following link: https://forms.gle/QtRYKF88Pch65Z7x7
Note : You need a gmail account to fill in the application form
Application due date : Friday 26 April 2019

Created: April 16, 2019
Category: Accounting, Finance
Location: Harare
Salary: Not Stated
Expiry Date: April 26, 2019