Careers

Quantitative Analyst

Location: Copenhagen
Application deadline: 26/03-2021

Do you want to work with economic modelling, optimisation and/or quantitative analytics? Do you want to build data-driven solutions for real-life problems? Would you like to join some of the best economists in Europe?

We are currently looking for a new colleague with strong skills in economic modelling and quantitative analytics to join our team in Copenhagen.

WHO ARE WE?

Copenhagen Economics is comprised of a diverse mix of highly skilled economists working together to deliver hard facts as clear stories. Trusted around the world for our unsurpassed technical abilities, we thrive on complex cases, offering unbiased, trustworthy analyses valued the world over for their insight and thoroughness. We prioritise service and strive to cultivate a deep understanding of our client’s needs from the very first meeting.

WHAT DO WE OFFER?

Working at Copenhagen Economics means collaborating with the best and brightest economists in Europe. We offer you the opportunity to further develop your quantitative toolbox and analytical skills through exposure to a broad variety of cases. You will work on different stages of the project, from data collection, data management, model development and estimations, to ultimately communicating the results to the client.

You will join as a member of the Capacity team, our cross-office, interservice nexus for the collaboration and standardisation of quantitative work. You will have the opportunity to work with our different service teams to ensure that they have the necessary resources to maintain and grow their knowledge base.

You will take on an exciting and challenging position in an international, flexible, friendly, and fast-paced environment. From day one, you will be able to take on extensive responsibility and get the opportunity to grow personally and professionally. You will be based at our Copenhagen office.

YOUR EXPERIENCE AND COMPETENCIES

You possess personal drive, business orientation, and integrity. You take pride in delivering high-quality advice to our clients in accordance with agreed deadlines and budgets. You have a special interest in economic modelling or in data science. You are either just finishing your master thesis, or have a couple of years of relevant experience.

We expect you to have:

  • A relevant academic background such as a master’s in economics or similar.
  • Experience with economic modelling and optimisation in, for example, GAMS, Matlab, R, or similar (partial or general equilibrium modelling).
  • Experience with quantitative methods and an ability to conduct estimations, preferably in R or Python.
  • A natural curiosity to learn about a variety of industries and open to occasionally working on projects that may be of a less quantitative nature.
  • Excellent communication skills, including a high level of English proficiency.

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit your application, including CV, cover letter, academic transcripts and other relevant material no later than 26 March 2021. In your motivational letter, please elaborate on why you would like to work with us and why you believe you would be a good fit for the role and our team (max 500 words). As a company we are committed to responding to all applicants, no matter the result, and successful candidates will be informed and called for an interview on an ongoing basis.

If you have questions you are welcome to contact Partner Asger Lunde at alu@copenhageneconomics.com. We look forward to receiving your application!

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