IMF Recruitment Mission to the MENA Region

IMF Recruitment Mission to the MENA Region
(Recruitment Pipeline for Nationals of the MENA Region /1)

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) established in 1945, is an organization of 188 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world.
 In November 2016 the IMF will visit countries in the Middle East region (Saudi Arabia and UAE) to use as hubs to conduct preliminary interviews with qualified MENA nationals who have a background and relevant experience in a full range of professions including Economists, and professionals in Finance, Legal, HR, IT and Communications.
We are seeking talented and experienced economists who will be responsible for monitoring and assessing economic sectors and providing economic policy advice and technical assistance related to the IMF's work, including all macroeconomic and financial sector issues (e.g.:  fiscal and public financial management, exchange rate and debt and management, macro-financial risks and policies across low income, emerging and advanced economies).
Successful candidates should have a graduate degree, preferably at the PhD level, in macroeconomics, financial economics or related fields, plus 2 to 8 years of relevant professional experience in macroeconomic analysis, policy formulation, research and academia in addition to proficiency with quantitative modeling and econometric packages.
All experienced economist positions require strong analytical skills, and excellent written and oral communication skills in English. Selected candidates should demonstrate strong interpersonal and diplomatic skills to work in a team and advise senior government officials on technical issues.
To support policy and advisory work of the Fund undertaken by economists, there are a range of professionals with backgrounds in the following areas:
  • Legal
  • Finance & Accounting,
  • Communications / Public Relations,
  • Information Technology (IT),
  • Human Resources (HR),
/1 Afghanistan, Algeria, Bahrain, Djibouti, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen.
Professionals support the work of the IMF. More details of the professions we seek can be found on our website at:http://www.imf.org/external/np/adm/rec/job/careers.htm
Individuals must possess a Master’s degree, a minimum of five years of relevant post graduate experience, a professional qualification where appropriate (e.g. accountancy: CPA, ACMA, ACCA or ACA) and excellent written and spoken English language skills.
Compensation and Benefits:
The IMF offers a competitive salary combined with an excellent package supporting visa applications, relocation, allowances for children's education and home leave as well as first class health and pension benefits. Further details are provided here:
Shortlisted candidates may be contacted as early as October 2016 for interviews scheduled in Saudi Arabia and UAE. Based on the availability of candidates some interviews may be conducted virtually.
Note: Candidates who have previously submitted applications through the MENA Recruitment Mission for 2015 must submit a new application to be considered for opportunities in this year's campaign.
The IMF is committed to achieving diverse staff including gender, nationality, culture and educational background.