Vacancies

Research Assistant

Description

The Independent Evaluation Office of the IMF is looking for a Research Assistant to begin as soon as possible. The candidate’s primary initial assignment will be to undertake analytical and data work in support of an evaluation of adjustment and growth in IMF-supported programs. The initial appointment will be for one year but will be renewable depending on the needs of the office (to a maximum of four years).

Responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting staff economists, evaluators, and consultants in collecting data and conducting quantitative analysis utilizing econometric and other statistical tools.
  • Preparing charts and tables, accessing and manipulating macroeconomic data from a wide range of sources, including IFS, OECD, WB, INS, BEL, Current Economic Indicators, WEO, WEFA, Haver, DataStream, Reuters, Bloomberg and internet, among others.
  • As needed, statistical and econometric analysis, including stochastic simulations.
  • Supporting staff economists, evaluators, and consultants in retrieving and accessing documents as well as arranging and keeping records of interviews.


Applicant must be able to work independently under minimum supervision and to be accountable for the accuracy of both data and programs.


Qualifications

Advanced degree in Macroeconomics, Finance, or related field.

Strong analytical, quantitative and computer skills. Proficiency in software applications, e.g. MS Office (specifically Excel and Word) and in packages such as Stata, Eviews, and Matlab, together with knowledge of statistical and econometric techniques and macroeconomic relationships is required.

Excellent command of English, written and oral.


The IMF is committed to achieving a diverse staff, including gender, nationality, culture and educational background.

To apply, please send your CV to ieo@imf.org by July 10, 2020.

Research Officer (Job Number: 2000497)

Description

The Independent Evaluation Office of the IMF is looking for a Research Officer to begin as soon as possible. The candidate’s primary initial assignment will be to undertake analytical and data work in support of an evaluation of adjustment and growth in IMF-supported programs. The initial appointment will be for one year but will be renewable depending on the needs of the office (to a maximum of four years).

Responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting staff economists, evaluators, and consultants in conducting quantitative data analysis utilizing econometric and other statistical tools.
  • Preparing charts and tables, accessing and manipulating macroeconomic data from a wide range of sources, including IFS, OECD, WB, INS, BEL, Current Economic Indicators, WEO, WEFA, Haver, DataStream, Reuters, Bloomberg and internet, among others.
  • As needed, statistical and econometric analysis, including stochastic simulations.
  • Supporting staff economists, evaluators, and consultants in retrieving and accessing documents, arranging and keeping records of interviews, and preparing background papers.


Applicant must be able to work independently under minimum supervision and to be accountable for the accuracy of both data and programs.


Qualifications

Advanced degree in Macroeconomics, Finance, or related field.

Strong analytical, quantitative and computer skills. Proficiency in software applications, e.g. MS Office (specifically Excel and Word) and in packages such as Stata, Eviews, and Matlab, together with knowledge of statistical and econometric techniques and macroeconomic relationships is required.

Excellent command of English, written and oral.


The IMF is committed to achieving a diverse staff, including gender, nationality, culture and educational background.

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