World Bank

World Bank Group is recruiting a Economist, to be based in Luanda, Angola.
  • Manage and maintain a database on economic indicators for Angola, update macro model on a regular basis, prepare periodic economic updates and briefs
  • Support dialogue on policy reform with Government authorities and development partners; maintain close working relationships with government counterparts and other stakeholders
  • Help with the preparation of analytical tasks such as policy notes, Country Economic Memorandum and other tasks
  • Lead within the country team relevant process tasks such as the annual Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA) exercise, macroeconomic monitoring, and contribute to Systematic Country Diagnostic analysis and Country Strategies as needed
  • Participate in the dialogue with development partners on improved harmonization procedures to reduce transactions costs
  • General Economic Knowledge and Analytical Skills – Possesses a demonstrated track record of working with economic and sectoral data and analytical tools and models to conduct economic analyses and produce user-friendly written outputs, understands underlying statistical concepts
  • Knowledge and Experience in Development Arena - Understands policy making process; distills operationally relevant recommendations/lessons for clients
  • Policy Dialogue Skills - Identifies and assesses policy issues and plays an important role in the dialogue with the government and/or other stakeholders
  • Integrative Skills - Working to develop an integrated view across all facets of current sector
  • Macroeconomic Skills and Country Economics Experience - Demonstrates basic macroeconomic modeling skills and knowledge, understands how different accounts in an economy fit together and links among real, monetary, trade, debt and balance of payments accounts
  • Written and Verbal Communication - Delivers information effectively in support of team or workgroup
  • Lead and Innovate - Develops innovative solutions with others
  • Deliver Results for Clients - Proactively addresses clients’ stated and unstated needs
  • Collaborate Within Teams and Across Boundaries - Collaborates across boundaries, gives own perspective and willingly receives diverse perspectives
  • Create, Apply and Share Knowledge - Applies knowledge across WBG to strengthen solutions for internal and/or external clients
  • Make Smart Decisions - Interprets a wide range of information and pushes to move forward
  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in economics, with five (5) years of experience, Strong technical and operational skills
  • Proven sense of initiative, results orientation, and leadership qualities, as well as effective teamwork skills
  • In depth understanding of the Angolan economy and a strong grasp of the economic issues facing Angola, built from experience working on the economy in a different capacity
  • Strong communication skills, in English and Portuguese, including the ability to speak persuasively and to present ideas clearly and concisely with senior policy officials
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly on complex topics to a wide variety of audiences
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiations skills and ability to work flexibly, creatively and to multitask as the need arises
  • A high degree of self-motivation, positive attitude and drive
  • Strong commitment towards team work and knowledge sharing, especially across the World Bank Group
  • Only short listed applicants will be contacted
How to Apply
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  • Publicado 13.11.2017
  • Expira 04.12.2017
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