Recruitment at The World Bank Group

The World Bank Group is seeking a forward-thinking, innovative Chief Economist who can support the President and senior management in leading the institution, and inspire the development profession, during this time of transformative change in issues and forces surrounding development.
The incoming Chief Economist must have the energy, drive, credibility, and leadership skills to engage with the global development community and contribute through research to knowledge on development, help translate this knowledge into operations, and provide an integrating global strategic perspective on trends and solutions that positions the Bank as a creator and implementer of premier development knowledge.  S/he will be recognized and respected widely through his/her scholarship, intellectual leadership and accomplishments in an area of economics relevant to the Bank’s development agenda. The ideal candidate will be viewed as a thoughtful and experienced leader and manager who is able to relate easily to non-economists and will have the agility and flexibility of mind to apply lessons of economic research to Bank operations.
A full position description will be sent upon receipt of nominations or expressions of interest to dwilkinson@boyden.com, copying gmccullough@boyden.com.  Deadline May 25, 2016.