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Friday, June 15, 2012

World Bank - Development Economist (S3)

World Bank - Development Economist (S3)
Our client, a world organization partnering with Indonesian government, has a program which one of the largest program in the world with activities that include an active program of engagement with central economic ministries, community driven development, education and infrastructure and helping to strengthen national efforts to reduce poverty and vulnerability by supporting the Government of Indonesia in making informed and evidence-based policy and program decisions, is now currently in high need to recruit a highly motivated professional to take the challenge in the capacity as:

Development Economist

Qualifications :

1. Personal commitment to issues of poverty reduction;

2. PhD in economics (with topical focus on micro-economics, labor and demographic economics, public economics, economic development, or health, education and welfare) and at least 4 years of relevant work experience;

3. Excellent knowledge of programming, econometrics, and statistical analysis techniques and related principles underlying the Bank's economic work;

4. Expert proficiency with standard econometric software packages (Excel and STATA or SAS);

5. Experience in using and managing large-scale quantitative survey data;

6. Excellent knowledge of survey instrument design, survey data collection and cleaning; knowledge of principal sources and retrieval systems of econometric and social development survey data;

7. Strong analytical and conceptual skills; ability to interpret and present statistical information;

8. Strong communication skills; able to effectively communicate in English (writing and speaking);

9. Demonstrated commitment to teamwork and working with multidisciplinary teams, but is also self-motivated and able to work independently.

10. Knowledge of political economy in Indonesia related to poverty reduction and social protection is an asset.


1. Undertake literature reviews and analyze existing information to contribute to reports on a range of issues relating to poverty reduction and social protection;

2. Independently prepare research designs and work plans for the implementation of assigned research projects;

3. Independently carry out assigned analytical activities that respond to external requests from government partners and internal requests from within the Bank;

4. Maintain large-scale secondary databases (including BPS-Statistics Indonesia data such as Susenas, Podes, Population Census, Sakernas, Survei Industry, or other data);

5. Participate in preparing, managing and implementing survey instruments;

6. When assigned, be responsible for the procurement, administration and monitoring of contractors carrying out survey or analytical activities for the organization;

7. Participate in missions as a team member to participate in quantitative research and to collect/analyze data as well as exchange information with government/private sector officials;

8. Provide a significant role in the interpretation of analytical findings, formulation of key messages, and identification of policy implications and recommendations that are supported by the evidence;

9. Prepare policy memos based on analytical findings; write major sections of research reports;

10. Provide a leading role in the delivery of technical advice to government partners in response to key issues and the development of systems related to the improved delivery of poverty reduction and social protection policies and programs;

The appointed candidates will be offered an attractive compensation package and 2 years Full time Position. To apply, please e-mail your resume to:

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