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Senior French/European Economist

Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank

London, UK
Posted on Saturday, July 6, 2024

Job Description:

Job Title Senior French/European Economist

Location London

Corporate Title Vice President/Director

Deutsche Bank Research is responsible for economic and financial analysis within Deutsche Bank Group and covers macroeconomics, asset allocation and all major industry sectors. We examine relevant trends in financial markets, the economy and society, and highlight risks and opportunities for the Bank, its clients, and stakeholders.

You will be a member of the European Economics team, leading and supporting the macro and political coverage for France and contributing to the analysis and forecasting of macro dynamics for the European economy. You will be responsible for modelling and written reports, and presenting these to internal and external audiences.

What we’ll offer you

A healthy, engaged and well-supported workforce are better equipped to do their best work and, more importantly, enjoy their lives inside and outside the workplace. That’s why we are committed to providing an environment with your development and wellbeing at its centre.

You can expect:

  • Hybrid Working - we understand that employee expectations and preferences are changing. We have implemented a Hybrid Working Model that enables eligible employees to work remotely for a part of their working time and reach a working pattern that works for them

  • Competitive salary and non-contributory pension

  • 30 days’ holiday plus bank holidays, with the option to purchase additional days

  • Life Assurance and Private Healthcare for you and your family

  • A range of flexible benefits including Retail Discounts, a Bike4Work scheme and Gym benefits

  • The opportunity to support a wide ranging CSR programme + 2 days’ volunteering leave per year

Your key responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing the coverage of French macroeconomics and politics

  • Contribute to the analysis and forecasting of macro dynamics in Europe

  • Support the development of the European Economics team’s economic data and analysis toolkit and provide thought-provoking and original content

  • Contribute to European Economics team publications and collaborate with other parts of the Deutsche Bank Research group

  • Modelling and written reports will be complemented with client meetings

Your skills and experience

  • An established Economist with experience covering France and Europe, with experience in financial services and/or the policy sector (government, central bank, think tank)

  • Experience analysing European inflation, labour markets and European Central Bank policy would be valuable

  • Fluent in French and English

  • A track record of idea generation leading to economic analysis that provides relevant insights for market participants

  • Strong presentation and quantitative/econometric skills as well as excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Strong interpersonal skills which enable you to market your ideas to the internal and external client base

How we’ll support you

  • Training and development to help you excel in your career

  • Coaching and support from experts in your team

  • A culture of continuous learning to aid progression

  • A range of flexible benefits that you can tailor to suit your needs

  • We value diversity and as an equal opportunities’ employer, we make reasonable adjustments for those with a disability such as the provision of assistive equipment if required (for example. screen readers, assistive hearing devices, adapted keyboards)

About us

Deutsche Bank is the leading German bank with strong European roots and a global network. Click here to see what we do.

Deutsche Bank in the UK is proud to have been named a The Times Top 50 Employers for Gender Equality 2024 for five consecutive years. Additionally, we have been awarded a Silver Award from Stonewall for two years running and named in their Top 100 Employers for 2023 for our work supporting LGBTQ+ inclusion.

Our values define the working environment we strive to create – diverse, supportive and welcoming of different views. We embrace a culture reflecting a variety of perspectives, insights and backgrounds to drive innovation. We build talented and diverse teams to drive business results and encourage our people to develop to their full potential. Talk to us about flexible work arrangements and other initiatives we offer.


We promote good working relationships and encourage high standards of conduct and work performance. We welcome applications from talented people from all cultures, countries, races, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, beliefs and generations and are committed to providing a working environment free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation.

Visit Inside Deutsche Bank to discover more about the culture of Deutsche Bank including Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Leadership, Learning, Future of Work and more besides.