(CEN) ECONOMIC ANALYST

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Date: Jul 9, 2024

Location: San Pedro Garza García, NLE, MX, 66265

Company: CEMEX

Job Description

Support the economic research team in analyzing macroeconomic and construction trends, forecasting economic and construction data, developing internal publications, and conducting research activities.

Main Responsibilities

  • Collect and manage economic, financial, and construction-related databases.
  • Analyze macroeconomic trends and forecast key macroeconomic variables (e.g., GDP growth, inflation, FX) and national cement demand for multiple countries.
  • Elaborate monthly publications and internal/external presentations.
  • Response to ad-hoc requests from top management and local/regional planning teams.

Position Challenges

  • Maintain databases updated and operational.
  • Develop and implement econometric and other statistical techniques to improve forecasting accuracy.
  • Engage in discussions with countries’ business units about macroeconomic and industry forecasts.
  • Monitor macroeconomic events and assist in analyzing and communicating key emerging issues or policy changes that could impact the business in the short and/or long run.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop a forecasting framework for economic and construction trends.

Qualifications

  • Advanced English proficiency required (C1/C2 or TOEFL/IELTS equivalent).
  • Bachelor’s degree in economics or a related field.
  • Previous work experience preferred.
  • Proficient in data analysis and economic modeling techniques.
  • Strong communication and writing skills, meticulous attention to detail, critical thinking ability, both independent and collaborative work capabilities, proactive and assertive approach.

 

The ideal candidate embodies CEMEX’s values:

Pursuing Excellence: Strong business acumen, executive presentation skills, structured critical thinker, attentive to detail while keeping the big picture in sight.

Working as One CEMEX: Team player, results driven. Thrives in a multicultural environment.

Acting with Integrity: Always conducts oneself with integrity and honesty, leads by example; able to manage highly confidential information

Focusing on Customers: Ability to mediate and reach consensus in complex meetings with multiple stakeholders.

Ensuring Safety: Ensuring safety and health is a top priority for all members of the team.

Internal/External Relations

INTERNAL

  • Strategic Planning VPs/Directors/Team at Corporate Headquarters and Country/Regional offices.
  • Investor Relations, Finance/Treasury, other areas.


EXTERNAL

  • Central bank governors and deputies / directors / economists.
  • Public officials and members of national governments.
  • Analysts at banks, industry associations, and other economic/industry experts.
  • Academics and authorities at economic research institutions.

CEMEX Diversity and Inclusion Statement

At Cemex, we recognize the diversity of the world in which we live and in which we do business. We respect diversity, we address the inclusion and non-discrimination of any talented person, regardless of gender, physical ability, age, sexual orientation, culture, ethnicity, religion, political affiliation, marital status, pregnancy / maternity / paternity and nationality. We promote a culture of equity for the construction of a sustainable business and the well-being and development of Cemex employees.

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