Recent Graduates - Economist/Analyst
City, Province, Country:
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Number of Positions:
September 4, 2012
October 8, 2012
In order for your candidacy to be considered, you must be expecting to complete your current degree between April 2011 and August 2013.
The Bank offers a competitive total compensation package with starting salaries, based on qualifications, generally ranging between $54,580 and $65,359* (job grade P1 or P2).*Where the Bank requires specialized skills, it may offer higher starting salaries to exceptional candidates.
Canada's central bank is the nation's pre-eminent macroeconomic policy institution. No other employer in the country offers you the unique opportunity to work at the very centre of Canada's economy, in an organization with significant impact on the economic and financial well-being of all Canadians. No matter what your area of expertise, you'll enjoy an open culture and a superior work environment that will challenge, energize, and motivate you to excel. (More info)
As an Economist/Analyst, you will conduct analysis relevant to the formulation and/or implementation of Bank policy in the areas of monetary policy, financial systems, funds management and currency. You will also participate in research projects linked to your department’s field of specialization.
• analyze and report on macroeconomic, microeconomic or financial market developments• participate in the forecasting work of your department• conduct in-depth analytical projects and undertake joint research assignments designed to deepen our understanding of the Canadian and global economies or financial systems• bring a wide range of considerations and perspectives to issues and suggest topics that warrant further analysis• provide feedback to colleagues • build relationships with external parties, e.g., government and international agencies, other central banks, financial market participants and organizations, and outside academics, for the purpose of sharing knowledge, research and analysis
• master’s degree in economics or finance• specialization in one of the following areas of study:- macroeconomics/microeconomics - econometrics/quantitative analysis- finance• English or French essential• excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively • strong writing skills• ability to analyze complex economic and financial issues• ability to initiate and undertake in-depth research projects in economics or finance • ability to develop positive working relationships by supporting team decisions, addressing conflicts and promoting co-operation and partnerships
• good communication skills in both official languages• advanced knowledge of macroeconomics, econometrics and financial markets• relevant work experience analyzing economic or financial market developments• progress toward a professional designation (CFA, FRM, etc.)
• Condition of employment: Candidates must be eligible for reliability and/or secret status clearance.• Priority will be given to candidates who are legally entitled to work in Canada.• Relocation assistance may be provided, if required.• The Bank of Canada benefits from the unique perspectives, attributes and talents of its diverse workforce. We offer flexibility to accommodate the needs of our employees and candidates. The Bank of Canada is committed to employment equity and actively encourages applications from qualified men and women, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities.• Only the candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.Application Process You will need to provide the following documentation:• cover letter• resumé• recent transcripts (including course titles and grades; course codes are not sufficient)If you are a qualified candidate, please submit a cover letter, detailed resumé and most recent transcripts by 8 October 2012. You will be asked to complete a mandatory questionnaire during the application process.If you have any technical difficulties posting your application material, please send an email to email@example.com.
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