Senior Economist at WBG, Washington D.C., United States

Deadline: 6 August 2018

The World Bank Group (WBG) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Senior Economist in Washington D.C., United States.

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WBG has set two ambitious goals to push extreme poverty to no more 3 percent by 2030, and to promote shared prosperity and greater equity in the developing world.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Senior Economist will perform the following functions-

  • Lead the economic policy dialogue with the authorities.
  • Serve as the focal point within the country team on macroeconomic, fiscal and growth issues.
  • Lead development policy lending operations.
  • Lead and serve as team member in a broad range of ASA work including on integrative and cross-cutting work.
  • Liaise with the IMF on the macroeconomic framework and the discussions on macro-fiscal issues and structural issues of macro relevance.
  • Work in the preparation of joint World Bank-IMF work where needed.
  • Lead within the country and macroeconomic monitoring tasks.

Eligibility Criteria

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Applicants must have-

  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in economics (PhD preferred), with 8 years of experience.
  • Strong technical skills on macro-fiscal and growth issues and a proven track record in delivering high quality and technically sophisticated analytical work.
  • Strong operational and policy dialogue skills, as evidenced by a proven track record in delivering high quality Development Policy Operations.
  • Strong integrative skills in order to support the CMU in articulating its strategic thinking on economic growth and poverty reduction and to articulate a coherent policy dialogue with the authorities.
  • Proven sense of initiative, results orientation, team work and leadership qualities, and ability to work effectively across sectors/GPs.

How to apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit WBG.