jeudi 7 octobre 2010

01 Economist

Description :

(Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire / Term Contract of 2 years - Local hire)

The Africa Poverty Reduction and Economie Management Department is currently seeking to locally recruit a highly qualified candidate forthe position of Economist in the Cote d'Ivoire (Abidjan) office. The successful candidate will be mapped to the Africa Region's Poverty Réduction and Economie Management (PREM) network and will be a core member of the économie team for Côte d'Ivoire, working closely with the Lead Economist and under the overail guidance of the Sector Manager (based in Washington, D.C.). He/she will also work closely with the Country Director for Côte d'Ivoire and inter-act with other members of the Côte d'Ivoire country team both in Abidjan and Washington D.C. The Economist will provide support to the Bank team and Country Office to implement the Bank's Country Partnership Strategy for Côte d'Ivoire, with particular focus on the macroeconomic policy dialogue, analysis of core macroeconomic trends, support for économie management capacity development and donor harmonization.

Responsibilities : (for more information, please refer to the job description in the World Bank Group recruitment website, Ref # 101966 #)
  • Provide support to the Lead Economist in the économie policy dialogue with the govemment and develop close and productive relations with clients and stakeholders in the government, academia, NGOs, private sector, and the international community.
  • Manage and contribute to économie monitoring and contribute to the macroeconomic work program for Côte d'ivoire.
  • Work on a macroeconomic database for Côte d'Ivoire and use this to prépare various économie monitoring reports'.
  • Support coopération with the IMF and other development partners, notably through active participation in IMF missions.
  • Contribute to the implementation of the Country Partnership Strategy.
  • Manage and/or contribute to selected tasks in a range of areas with a focus on public financial man­agement, governance, competitiveness and growth and sectoral developments, including prépara­tion of analytical reports, as needed.
  • Assist in the supervision of existing lending opérations in the area of économie management and public sector reform and the préparation of new opérations as needed.
  • Oversee the work of short-term consultants and research assistants as needed.
Sélection Criteria
  • The successful candidate for this position should have demonstrated superior technical skills in macroeconomic analysis, fiscal policy and aid effectiveness. Agood knowledge of décision processes in public administration would be preferred.
  • Advanced degree in Economies or a related field (Masters or équivalent) with substantial expérience (minimum pf-eight years) in dealing with fiscal policy, macroeconomic management and aid effectiveness;
  • Ability to conduct independent policy discussions with représentatives of both the government and non-govemment partners on selected policy issues and to participate in formai negotiations;
  • Strong analytical and stratégie skills and a significant track record of both policy engagement and operational work;
  • Experience in working with large macroeconomic databases, producing medium-term forecasts, in-depth knowledge of spreadsheet and word processing software;
  • Good knowledge of budget Systems, processing and reporting rules, preferably for francophone countries;
  • Excellent communication skills in French and English, both in oral présentations and in writing.
The World Bank Group is committed to achieving diversity in terms of gender, nationality, culture, and educational background. Individuals with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. AN applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Applications must be submittecj electronically at (job Ref# 101966).

The closing date for receipt of applications is October 26th, 2010.

Catégorie(s) : • Fonction publique/Administration
Pays : Côte d'Ivoire
Date d'expiration : 26/10/2010

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