The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) helps leaders prepare for opportunity, empowering them to act with confidence when making strategic decisions. The EIU is the global standard in providing quality, actionable intelligence to the public and private sector, assessing issues that impact the marketplace for over two hundred countries.
We are recruiting for a Global Director of Research and Economics. This role is one of the most senior intellectual and analytical roles in the EIU, ensuring that our forecasts are the best available for decision-makers. You will manage the Global Forecasting team and the Economics Unit, being responsible for developing the team and driving quality and innovation.
You would be expected also to have influence over the much larger team of analysts around the globe, while also being a leading communicator of our forecast to clients and the wider public. You would also be able to drive innovation and quality in our qualitative and quantitative analysis and methods, and be capable of personally delivering astute insights, but also creating the conditions to generate these in the teams you manage and beyond.
This opportunity can be located in any of the EIU's major offices worldwide.
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