Generali is a major player in the global insurance industry - a strategic and highly important sector for the growth, development and welfare of modern societies. Over almost 200 years, we have built a multinational Group that is present in more than 60 countries, with 470 companies and nearly 80,000 employees. Our Group aims to become the standard bearer and industry leader in the European retail insurance market, building on our existing base of 50 million retail clients, out of an overall total of 72 million.
Generali Insurance Asset Management SGR is the Asset Management Company of Generali Group, leveraging the experience and know-how it has developed through managing the assets of the insurance companies of the Generali Group and pension funds, GIAM offers a track record of solid performance in Liability Driven Investment (LDI) solutions for insurance and pension funds’ portfolios, as well as a series of proprietary analysis tools developed to support LDI management.
Global Macro & Market Research core accountabilities are to analyze the global economy and formulate the Financial Market House View (“top down approach”), provide macro and financial forecasts within developed countries and emerging markets and across asset classes, deliver total return forecasts, build TAA optimisation models and derive allocation proposals, participate in various local Investment Committee, actively contribute to investment idea and hedging strategy generation, regularly define macro and financial market forecasts for the medium-term financial planning of the Generali Group, release external financial market publications and presentations. Support client attraction and retention
Macro & Market Research team is looking for one talented and proactive intern that will support the team on the following activities:
Develop Machine Learning-based tools for sovereign rating/economic forecasting
Develop a database of sovereign ratings
Assist the team in the construction of early warning indicators of sovereign stress
M. Sc. in Economics/Finance (achieved or near completion)
Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills (VBA is a plus)
Good programming skills (Python) and knowledge of the Eviews package
Fluency in written and spoken English
Good knowledge of macroeconomics and finance (fixed income and rating a plus)
Excellent interpersonal skills
High degree of flexibility and ownership
Easily adapt to different environments and situation
Outstanding problem solving and analytical skills