• EBRD Egypt Jobs | Analyst Regional Economist, SEMED

    EBRD Egypt Jobs | Analyst Regional Economist, SEMED

    Location: Egypt

    Job Description

    The Analyst, Economics (Regional), EPG provides support to the Associate Director and the Principal Economist, Regional on macroeconomic and structural reform analysis and policy advice for one of the Bank's sub-regions.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Your main responsibilities in this role include the following:

    • Monitor and analyse macroeconomic performance and risks, and assess structural reform progress in the countries of the particular region in order to provide input into key EPG and Bank products;

    • Maintain department's databases on the region and monitor local media and commercial sources about economic and policy developments in the region so as to provide up-to-date briefings to management;

    • Draft contributions for the department's regular publications, including the annual Transition Report, the flagship annual publication of EBRD;

    • Prepare regular growth forecasts and long-term macroeconomic scenarios to be used in the financial models by the Banking department;

    • Prepare presentations to be delivered in the Bank and to outside audiences;

    • Occasionally represent the Bank at policy and research forums;

    • Conduct theoretical and / or empirical research on economic issues of interest to the Bank;

    • Contributes to Bank's policy impact through participation in policy dialogue and technical cooperation engagements.

    Job Requirements

    • Strong analytical background in economics

    • Master's degree in economics or equivalent from a leading university or Bachelors degree and several years of relevant experience in the field;

    • Research or work experience in an area of interest to the Bank, including political economy, economics of development, financial economics, international economics and macroeconomics;

    • Excellent oral and written communications skills in English and French;

    • Experience of working with economic datasets and knowledge of statistical and econometric software packages would be an advantage;

    • Fluency in Arabic is a strong advantage; fluency in other languages of the Bank's countries of operation is also an advantage.

    • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in teams;

    • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines;

    • Able to operate with independent initiative;

    • Ability to operate sensitively and effectively in a multicultural environment;

    • Willingness to travel to the EBRD's countries of operation

    • Experience and familiarity with the SEMED region, including work and/or study experience;

    • Experience working with international financial institutions or similar organisations is a strong advantage;

    • Excellent proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint;

    Job Details

    Company: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development - EBRD

    Employment Type: Full-time

    Job Location: Cairo, Egypt

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