Senior Economist 100% (w/m/d) Zurich (CH)

Investment Management & Research
Full Time (≥ 80%)
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About us

LGT is the world’s largest family-owned and managed Private Banking and Asset Management Group. For more than 100 years it has been fully owned and managed by the Princely House of Liechtenstein, which is also one of our biggest clients.
With around 600 employees, LGT Bank Switzerland has established itself as a renowned Swiss private bank and is an excellent address for both wealthy private clients and employees - this was also confirmed last year by the independent institute "Great Place To Work", which awarded LGT Bank Switzerland the title of one of the best employers in Switzerland.

Your challenge

  • You will support the Macroeconomic Research team in analyzing and forecasting global economic developments.
  • You will prepare in-depth analyses and presentations focusing on growth and inflation and systematically develop the analysis and forecasting tools.
  • As an interface function to the investment strategy, you will investigate which investment implications the forecasted economic development represents for the financial market dynamics.
  • You will support the Chief Economist in the preparation of relevant publications and presentations as well as in the wording of the forecast profile for economic indicators.
  • The development of meaningful econometric models is as much a part of your duties as the maintenance and further development of the chart library and the monitoring of the daily economic news flow.

Your profile

  • Excellent university degree or PhD in economics, econometrics or business administration with a focus on economics
  • Profound practical knowledge in banking and finance as well as additional qualifications such as CFA/CAIA/AZEK are a clear advantage
  • Strong analytical skills and knowledge in the fields of economics, econometrics, statistics and data visualization
  • Ideally 3 to 5 years of professional experience as an economist in a financial environment
  • Ability to present and explain complex analyses and recommendations in an understandable way
  • High commitment and interest of working in a dynamic team
  • Professional behaviour in dealing with private clients and relationship managers
  • Very good user skills in MS Office and Bloomberg
  • Very good oral and written skills in German and English

Applications from recruitment agencies are currently not being considered.

Benefits at LGT

A great place to work – a great place to have impact: LGT promotes diversity among its employees. We believe that an inclusive and appreciative corporate culture is the driver for a great workplace and provides the opportunity to create a unique and successful team. That's why our employees can also benefit from many additional benefits.

Family & Work:

  • Various flexible work models  
  • Sabbatical 
  • At least 25 days annual leave, depending on age
  • Special paid leave options  
  • Maternity and paternity leave, options for further parental leave

Your Health:

  • Employee health and wellbeing program  
  • Subsidized classes (yoga, fitness) 
  • Healthy meal options 
  • Fresh fruit supplied daily  

Growing Together:

  • Internal courses 
  • External courses offered by the Liechtenstein Academy 
  • Support for external training and further education 
  • Coaching and mentoring programs 
  • International assignments 
  • Intrapreneurship program  

Perks & Advantages:

  • Discounts on LGT banking products and services 
  • LGT co-investments 
  • Discounts on health and property insurance  
  • Pension plan with individualized options 
  • Various mobility/e-mobility initiatives  
  • Recognition of major life events  

Do you feel addressed? Then simply fill out the online application. We look forward to getting to know you.


Cornelia Brinker

Cornelia Brinker

Senior HR Manager
LGT Bank (Schweiz) AG Lange Gasse 15, Postfach , 4002 Basel Switzerland

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