Job Description:

A top local bank is looking for an AVP – Economist to help in the preparation, publication and presentation of economic research (both local and global) in support of the bank’s asset management / trust business. The economist will also be given investment discretion specifically in positions in global bond markets. Finally, the role will also be involved in marketing and road show activities to promote the brand’s products.


The role will be ideal for economists looking to get more direct exposure in affecting investment decisions. For more experienced candidates, the opportunity will provide them good independence in their research.




  • BA & MA or PhD (preferred but not required) in economics with strong statistics and mathematics training
  • Experience in economics or investment research (minimum of 10 years preferred)
  • BSP experience (preferred but not required)
  • Familiarity with Bloomberg and other research tools


Partner Search Firm:

The client has tasked ZMG Ward Howell to partner with them in this search. As a background:

ZMG Ward Howell is an executive search firm inSoutheast Asia with 30 years of solid experience in local and international searches for senior and mid-level executives in various industries.

With decades of experience, the firm has developed valuable relationships with many major businesses and numerous talented individuals, and an unmatched track record in executive search encompassing a wide spectrum of industries and functions. The supporting team has been focused on banking and financial services for over 15 years.

Interested candidates may apply directly to the BANKING team in ZMG WARD HOWELL.

Interested applicants may send their DOC format CVs to rgmarquez@wardhowell.com.ph