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The IMF Resident Representative Office in Pakistan is seeking for an ECONOMIC ANALYST to join its office in Islamabad, preferably starting in February 2020. The selected candidate will support the IMF Resident Representative and mission team as needed, through (a) gathering and processing key economic data; (b) performing analytical work, and (c) maintaining strong and fluid contacts with representatives of Pakistan’s government agencies and other bilateral and multilateral donors.

SUMMARY OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under the supervision of the Resident Representative, the Economic Analyst will undertake the following duties and responsibilities:

 Collects, processes and analyzes macroeconomic data, related to price statistics, monetary and fiscal accounts, financial sector indicators, balance of payments, and power sector,
among others. Capacity and flexibility to respond to ad hoc internal requests for information either by the IMF Resident Representative, the IMF team or visiting missions is a must.
 Develops and maintains effective relationships/contacts and participates in meetings with technical staff of Pakistani government agencies, the State Bank of Pakistan, donor organizations, civil society, and the private sector.
 Undertakes systematic monitoring and assessment of Pakistan’s economic developments/policies (in the areas of production, prices, financial sector, money, fiscal issues, the balance of payments, and power sector) under the supervision of the IMF Resident Representative.
 Assists visiting missions’ staff with respect to collecting and analyzing economic data. Prepares program/background notes for visiting missions (in English). Contributes to institutional capacity building; monitors technical assistance provided by the Fund.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

 Master’s degree in economics, or other relevant fields, such as financial economics, international economics, monetary economics, public finance, or equivalent combination of

education and experience.

 Good knowledge of applied macroeconomics, particularly on issues relevant to Pakistan.

Good analytical and quantitative skills. Excellent spreadsheet and data analysis skills. Some experience with econometric modeling could be an advantage.

 Two or more years of relevant work experience (e.g., on macroeconomic issues) or equivalent experience, preferably including experience working for the Government of Pakistan, State Bank of Pakistan, or other international organizations.

 Excellent oral and written communication skills in both English and Urdu. Diplomatic and strong interpersonal skills. Ability to work well with others.





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Candidates meeting the qualifications are invited to apply, by sending their CV to [email protected] by December 23, 2019.

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