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Research Analyst

Office location: Basel
Department: Monetary & Economic Department
Unit: Statistics & Research Support (SRS)
Employment - Duration: up to three years
Contract type: Fixed-term
FTE%: 100%
Application Deadline: 24/02/2019


We are recruiting Research Analysts at our head office in Basel. We seek master’s graduates in economics, statistics, finance or related subjects with at least one year of job experience.

In this role you will provide the Bank’s economists with comprehensive support for their research and policy work. You will collect, process and conduct statistical and econometric analysis of data from a range of sources including central banks, supervisory authorities and international organisations.

You will use data to create graphs and tables for use in publications and at key meetings to discuss global monetary policy, financial topics as well as new digital technologies.

You will maintain statistical databases for internal and external use, and you will conduct data quality control to ensure the highest standards of data provided. Knowledge of SQL would be an advantage.

You will keep abreast of new technologies and help test and implement new statistical applications.

You are a skilled user of econometric and programming software packages such as STATA, Matlab, Python. You are interested in new econometric methods and machine learning techniques. You are experienced in retrieving data from Bloomberg and Datastream. Knowledge of other data sources is desirable. You have strong analytical skills, team spirit, are a fast learner and enjoy the challenge of working across a range of topic areas.

Are you interested in working at the heart of the central banking community and contributing to an important global mission?

We look forward to receiving your application, CV and letter of motivation.

The BIS’s head office is located in Basel, Switzerland, with representative offices in Hong Kong SAR and Mexico City. We are able to recruit globally, regardless of nationality, and offer competitive employment packages. All new staff members are recruited on a fixed-term basis without expectation either of any contract renewal or conversion. The contract may however be extended or converted to an open-ended one at the end of the term, subject to organisational needs and individual performance. The BIS is fully committed to equal opportunity employment and strives for diversity among its staff. Against this background we encourage applications from female candidates.

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