Analyst, MENA Research, FrontierView

London /
FrontierView – Professional Services /
Full-time
/ Hybrid
Thank you for your interest in this position with FrontierView, a wholly-owned subsidiary of FiscalNote. The recruitment for this role is being managed by FiscalNote's Recruiting team (parent company), so you are in the right place! Please continue to review this opportunity and apply at your interest. We are excited to review your background. Thank you!

About the Position
The Analyst will report to our head of Middle East North Africa research. They would get a unique perspective on how macroeconomic and political trends impact business plans and operations of the world’s largest multinationals. They will also have an opportunity to monitor, analyze, and create a view on all the major ongoing political and economic issues in North Africa through ongoing coverage of the region.
This position is with our MENA team based out of London but we will consider candidates in other EMEA locations as well. 

About the Team
The position will be part of FrontierView’s global research team. The global research team produces all syndicated content for FrontierView’s client base of several thousand senior executives at multinational organizations. The team combines regional knowledge, macroeconomic and political insights, and business acumen to provide impactful analysis, forecasts, and executional advice for a senior executive audience. They work in close collaboration with the commercial team in supporting FrontierView’s growth strategy and ongoing client relationships. 

About You
Qualified individuals with a passion for informing the decisions of senior corporate executives are strongly encouraged to apply. This is a unique position that allows for significant ownership of our view, as well as exposure to how macroeconomic, political, and business analysis feeds directly into corporate plans and actions for the world’s largest multinationals. The analyst will have direct engagement with C-suite level executives, giving rare influence and insight into decision-making processes of the world’s largest businesses.
The analyst will conduct ongoing research and analysis, including political analysis, economic research and forecasting, and monitoring of a select set of markets in North Africa as part of our MENA research team. They will receive daily coaching, feedback, and support as part of our collaborative, meritocratic team culture. They will be expected to create, maintain, and pressure test views on major issues relating to their markets, and to use these to advise senior executives at large multinationals.

What To Expect In This Position:

    • Monitoring and analyzing economic, political, and business trends
    • Forecasting macroeconomic indicators & ongoing economic analysis 
    • Writing research deliverables that are concise and impactful for a senior executive audience
    • Delivering research presentations to senior executive clients

What Sets You Apart:

    • A Bachelor’s degree from a well-regarded academic institution in Economics, Business, Regional Studies, or International Relations and a master’s degree in a relevant field (e.g., international economics)
    • Demonstrated knowledge of macroeconomics through prior experience or relevant coursework
    • Demonstrated knowledge of MENA issues, especially North Africa
    • Excellent communication skills in English, both written and oral
    • Working proficiency of Arabic is preferred; French is also an asset 
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (especially PowerPoint and Excel) 
    • Experience in managing multiple projects at once; excellent time and project management skills 
    • Demonstrated ability to cover a variety of topics and issues, including unfamiliar ones
    • Knowledge of the MENA region, especially of Algeria, Egypt, or Morocco including personal background, or academic, travel, or work experience in the region is a plus
    • Familiarity with or experience in the private sector 
    • Robust interpersonal, communication, presentation, and persuasion skills
    • Outstanding writing skills
    • Excellent problem-solving skills
    • A team-oriented mindset
Reference ID: #LI-DP1

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