THE INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL FINANCE
The IIF is seeking and outstanding professional with an international profile as Senior Economist for our Europe department.
The responsibilities of the position include: 1) conducting in-debt macroeconomic research, analysis and forecasts on selected countries in Central and Eastern Europe and the eurozone periphery based on country visits, membership contacts and published statistical and information sources; 2) writing concise and focused country research notes and contributions to regional and global research on macroeconomic developments, economic policies, financial market developments and the outlook on the assigned countries; 3) conducting missions to the assigned countries for meetings with government officials, local businessmen and foreign investors; 4) maintenance of country databases of historical time series and forecasts for assigned countries, including maintaining and checking the database for consistency, constructing external financing and debt models and public finances and government debt models and projections; 5) supervision and guidance on the compilation by the department’s research assistance of high-frequency indicators, including the maintenance of a real-time monthly database
Applicants should have a Masters or PhD in International Economics and at least seven years or more of professional experience in conducting or managing macroeconomic analysis and research, preferably focused on emerging Europe or the eurozone. Exceptional analytical and English writing skills are essential, along with extensive experience in econometrics and database management. Knowledge of the languages of Eastern Europe, Greek, Portuguese or Spanish will be given preference. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate outstanding communication skills, be able to work under pressure with at times overlapping priorities and be able to travel frequently to the region.
To apply, please send cover letter, with salary requirements, and resume in Microsoft Word format to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, please go to our website, http://www.iif.com/about/iifjobs/.